use win 11 pro key for win 10 pro

cj.ackermann 1 Reputation point
2021-11-13T13:22:54.203+00:00

Hey,

is it possible to use an Window 11 Pro Key to aktivate an windows 10 Pro System?

Thanks

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  1. Leon Laude 85,041 Reputation points
    2021-11-13T13:47:24.503+00:00

    Hi @cj.ackermann ,

    You won't be able to activate Windows 10 using Windows 11 product key, it will only work the other way (Activate Windows 11 with Windows 10 key).

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  2. Dave Patrick 330.3K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
    2021-11-13T13:49:45.993+00:00

    It may be possible to obtain a downgrade product key, I'd ask the reseller about downgrade rights.
    https://download.microsoft.com/download/6/8/9/68964284-864d-4a6d-aed9-f2c1f8f23e14/downgrade_rights.pdf

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  3. Limitless Technology 37,351 Reputation points
    2021-11-15T20:46:46.503+00:00

    Hi @cj.ackermann

    I suppose Windows activation will not work in reverse order. You can use the Windows 10 key to activate the Windows 11 .

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