Is it possible to activate Windows 10 Pro by using Windows 11 Pro license

Tech Support Motorsport 0 Reputation points
2024-06-04T11:32:50.7766667+00:00

For technical requirments I need to use Windows 10 Pro in my office. Please provide me a variants how and where I can buy license of it. Or tell me is it possible to use license from Windows 11 to it?

Windows 10
Windows 10
A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.
10,957 questions
Windows 11
Windows 11
A Microsoft operating system designed for productivity, creativity, and ease of use.
8,630 questions
0 comments No comments
{count} votes

3 answers

Sort by: Most helpful
  1. Daisy Zhou 20,301 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-06-04T11:48:44.71+00:00

    Hello Tech Support Motorsport,

    Thank you for posting in Q&A forum.

    No, it is not possible to activate Windows 10 Pro using a Windows 11 Pro license. Each version of Windows requires its own unique license key for activation. If you have a Windows 11 Pro license, it can only be used to activate Windows 11 Pro.

    You can purchase a Windows 10 Pro license directly from the Microsoft Store or from authorized retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy, or Newegg. You can also purchase a license through a Microsoft Volume Licensing program if you need multiple licenses for your organization. Additionally, some computer manufacturers may offer Windows 10 Pro pre-installed on their devices.

    I hope the information above is helpful.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to let us know.

    Best Regards,

    Daisy Zhou

    ============================================

    If the Answer is helpful, please click "Accept Answer" and upvote it.

    0 comments No comments

  2. Docs 15,391 Reputation points
    2024-06-05T23:37:30.8366667+00:00

    Windows 10 or Windows 11 are interchangable.

    Once you've activated Windows 11 on Microsoft servers you can clean install either Windows 10 or 11.

    Once you've activated Windows 10 on Microsoft servers you can clean install either Windows 10 or 11.

    .

    .

    For testing purposes:

    Make a free or pay backup image of your current Windows 11 installation using third party software:

    (Acronis, Aoemi, EaseUS, Macrium, Paragon, etc.)

    Clean install Windows 10 > activate > upgrade to Windows 11 > downgrade to Windows 10

    Restore the backup image after you've completed the testing.

    The above should be able to be performed with only a local account.

    For extra benefits you can create a Microsoft account.

    0 comments No comments

  3. Deleted

    This answer has been deleted due to a violation of our Code of Conduct. The answer was manually reported or identified through automated detection before action was taken. Please refer to our Code of Conduct for more information.


    Comments have been turned off. Learn more