Windows 10 Home 2004 Edition Upgrade to Education

Andrew Green 1 Reputation point

Hi all,

In the past, I would upgrade Windows 10 Home machines to Education to enable domain functionality. Since v2004, there have been problems.

Manual method:

I get this error. If I wait around an hour and reboot, the edition will eventually upgrade to education.

Configuration Designer
I would usually use Config Designer to create a USB that I use to bulk upgrade machines from the OOBE. It hangs at:

If I leave for a while, and force reboot, it seems to work, but there is no visual confirmation.

Any ideas? Previous revisions of Windows 10 Home had worked.


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  1. Jenny Feng 13,976 Reputation points


    As far as I know, there is no related known issues has been offered.

    The error code 0x80070005 is also described as ACCESS DENIED.

    To go from Home to Pro Version after Version 1803 can only be done offline if it doesn't already have a Pro Digital License.
    This may also apply to the Education version.

    I suggest disconnect totally from the Internet and try the upgrade again.

    Hope above information can help you.
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  2. Andrew Green 1 Reputation point

    WIndows 10 Home to Education is supposed to be supported:

    As above, I tried Using a provisioning package and Entering a product key manually. Both these methods worked in previous Windows 10 versions. I believe it to be a bug.