How to Downgrade Windows 10 Pro to Home

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If you want to downgraded from Windows 10 Pro to Windows 10 Home without losing personal files and apps, you can read this article.

Why downgrade from Pro to Home?

I had been on Windows 10 Home until my friend, who bought 5 copies of Pro keys, generously gave me one to upgrade Windows 10 Home to Pro. The upgrade process to Pro was easy and uneventful, until Windows wanted me to activate it afterwards. I used the Pro key but Windows refused to accept because of some reason like my original OS being an OEM or volume. It was during that time that reports came out about Microsoft causing all those activation errors. I even hoped that that was the cause of my problem, but it was not.

How to Downgrade Windows 10 Pro to Home

Step 1: You press Win + R to open Run

Then you type: C:\Windows\System32\spp\tokens\skus

Windows 10 Enterprise skus

Step 2: You download SKUs of Windows 10 Home here

Then you extract it and copy it to C:\Windows\System32\spp\tokens\skus (The local you open at step 1)

copy Windows 10 Home skus

Step 3: You open cmd (run as administrator)


open cmd admin Windows 7 8 10

Then you copy and paste these codes:

cscript.exe %windir%\system32\slmgr.vbs /rilc
cscript.exe %windir%\system32\slmgr.vbs /upk >nul 2>&1
cscript.exe %windir%\system32\slmgr.vbs /ckms >nul 2>&1
cscript.exe %windir%\system32\slmgr.vbs /cpky >nul 2>&1
cscript.exe %windir%\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk TX9XD-98N7V-6WMQ6-BX7FG-H8Q99
sc config LicenseManager start= auto & net start LicenseManager
sc config wuauserv start= auto & net start wuauserv
clipup -v -o -altto c:\

Step 4: You use Media Creation Tool to reinstall Windows 10 Home without losing data.


You can check again.

You can watch this video to know how to downgrade Windows 10 Pro to Home:

After you change Windows 10 Pro to Home, you need Windows 10 Home product key to activate it. You can buy Windows 10 Home product key for $25/key (lifetime) here:

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