Windows 10 Home upgrade to Pro issue

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Hi Expert,

I am unable to use MAK Windows 10 pro license key to upgrade from Windows 10 Home, under Windows Home Activation it's shown "Windows is activated with a digital license"

Is windows digital license incompatible MAK Windows 10 pro license thus unable to upgrade to pro?

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It should work. Any error message?

I've seen cases where the upgrade process isn't started with a new key. If thats the case, use a generic key to upgrade the edition:

VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T

after Win10 pro is installed change to the key you bought and activate.

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Getting "The product key you entered didn't work. Check the product key and try again, or enter a different one. (0xc004f050)

I still have many licenses left in the MAK, strange though, but this the first time I tried a direct upgrade.

Thanks!
Same problem with the generic key?
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Home does not convert to pro and if you read the VL license agreement,is not a legal upgrade path.  You'll have to purchase a pro retail upgrade or work with Microsoft to do a one time "true up" to get all of your home devices legally to Pro.

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Commented:
Hi Expert,

Thank for reverting back.

For the generic key I am getting "Unable to upgrade your edition" because don't have a valid digital license or product key.(0x803fa067)

Thanks!

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i reslove the error 0xc004f050, and the generic key method work.

Thanks for the kind support

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