Fix Windows 10 Activation Error Using Troubleshooter


You might encounter Windows 10 activation issues after upgrading from Windows 7/8 to Windows 10 or after reinstalling Windows 10 or after making significant changes to your PC’s hardware. In the past, we discussed how to check if your Windows 10 copy is activated and how to know why your Windows 10 is not activated. […]

How To Upgrade Windows 10 Home To Pro Without Product Key


Do you want to upgrade from Windows 10 Home edition to Windows 10 Pro edition? Want to buy the Pro license and upgrade to the same from Windows 10 Home edition? Would you like to upgrade from Windows 10 Home edition to Pro without the product key? In this article, we will see how to […]

Generic Product Key To Upgrade From Windows 10 Home To Pro


Windows 10 is basically available in two editions for end consumers: Home and Pro. The Home edition offers all the features sans the advanced features like Group Policy Editor and Remote Desktop available in the Pro edition. Like its predecessors, Windows 10 also offers users upgrade from the Home edition to Pro for a fee, […]

How To Check Product Key Version & Edition In Windows


A few days ago, I happened to came across an interesting question while browsing Microsoft support forums. A PC user wanted to know the edition and version of Windows a product key belongs to, so that he can download and install the right version and edition of Windows on his PC. Let us assume that […]

How To Recover Windows Product Key From Windows.old Folder


Perhaps you upgraded from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 and now looking to retrieve the product key of your previous version from the Windows.old folder so that you can activate your Windows 10 OS using your Windows 7/8 key, or maybe you performed a clean install of Windows without formatting the drive, […]

How To Activate Windows 10 With Windows 7/8/8.1 Product key


Ever since the official release of Windows 10 on July 29th, over 100 million PC users have upgraded their Windows 7/8.1 installations to Windows 10 using the free upgrade offer. If you upgraded from Windows 7/8.1 to Windows 10 or plan to do so in near future, you probably are aware that you need to […]

How To View Your Windows 10 Product Key


Unlike Windows 7 PCs, computers pre-installed with an edition of Windows 8 and Windows 10 don’t have a Certificate of Authenticity (CoA) sticker with their original product key printed on it. This is because, the product key is embedded in the PC’s UEFI firmware and can’t be seen just by accessing the UEFI. While using […]

NeoSmart OEM Product Key Tool: Recover Windows 10 Product Key From BIOS/EFI


Ever since the release of Windows 8, all PC manufactures have started embedding product license key into the BIOS/EFI. That is, computers pre-installed with Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 don’t display product key information or Certificate of Authenticity (COA) sticker on the backup of the computer or in the battery bay. Instead, PC […]

How To Properly Change Product Key Of Office 2016/2013


Do you want to change the product key of Office 2013 or Office 2016? Would you like to change Microsoft Office 2013 or Office 2016 product key without re-installing the Office suite? In this guide, we will show how you can change or update the product key. Most Office users never find the necessity to […]

Windows 10 Preview Product Key


As promised yesterday during the media event, Microsoft has made available for download the Technical Preview build of its upcoming Windows 10 operating system. Even though the Preview is intended for enthusiasts and IT Pros, anyone can install and experience the preview build for free. To download the ISO copy of Windows 10, which is […]