IT-Guide

Installation and setup for Windows

Boot at BIOS/UEFI here:


Dell
Tap F12 when the Dell logo is displayed.
HPTap F9 when the HP logo is displayed.
LenovoTap F12 when the Lenovo logo is displayed.
AppleHold Option (next to the ⌘ key) when the computer first turns on.
ToshibaTap F12 or F2 when the Toshiba logo appears.
AcerTap F12 as the Acer logo appears.
OtherTry tapping Esc, F1-12, or Enter during bootup.

Windows

Windows 10

How to upgrade from Windows 7 and 8 to Windows 10

Follow instruction from article ‘Here’s how you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade’

If you need to make backup of Windows 7/8 then do:

  1. Win + R then type Sdclt.exe
  2. Set up back-up

After backup of Windows 7/8 then download at Windows at Microsoft’s official website:
https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/software-download/windows10

You have two choices:

  1. Install Windows 10 on desktop and upgrade
  2. Install Windows 10 to boot USB

If you have problem with upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro then follow the instruction at:

Unable to Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro from Windows 10 Home
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-windows_install/unable-to-upgrade-to-windows-10-pro-from-windows/09208afd-8132-4b26-bae6-5a03d1b3bd87

The instruction from the link:

  1. Open Registry Editor (WIN + R, type regedit, hit Enter)
  2. Browse to key HKEY_Local Machine > Software > Microsoft > Windows NT > CurrentVersionChange EditionID to Professional (double click EditionID, change value, click OK). In your case it should at the moment show Home
    Change ProductName to Windows 10 Professional. In your case it should at the moment show Windows 10 Home
  3. Browse to key HKEY_Local Machine > Software > Wow6432Node > Microsoft > Windows NT > CurrentVersion, change the same two values as in steps 3 and 4 above
  4. Close the Registry Editor
  5. Insert the Windows 10 Pro installation media, do an in-place upgrade by launching the setup from desktop (not booting with Windows 10 Pro install media)
  6. When asked, enter your valid Windows 10 Professional product key and select what to keep (settings, personal files and apps, only personal files or nothing)
    Windows 10 Pro in-place upgrade will be done now.