windows 10 pro

Forum discussion tagged with windows 10 pro.
  1. TheFlash1300

    Question How to downgrade Windows 10 21H2 to 21H1?

    This is the Windows 10 version i have: Edition Windows 10 Pro Version 21H2 Installed on ‎5/‎22/‎2022 OS build 19044.1741 Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.4170.0 It turned out version 21H2 is not supported for my CPU, AMD A4-9120e. I want to downgrade to the...
  2. J

    Question HP Envy M6 laptop (m6-n113dx) Screen opens and closes random windows on its own and goes crazy

    I have an HP Envy M6 laptop I have been having problems with that makes it almost unusable. After using the laptop for awhile my screen goes crazy and starts closing windows and reopening them, clicking all over. It's like the laptop has a mind of its own sometimes. I have to restart the...
  3. D

    [SOLVED] Need guidance. PC off for 9 months, new components needed, steps needed before booting

    CPU: Intel i9-9900k Motherboard: ASUS Z390 ROG Maximus XI Hero WiFi Intel LGA 1151 ATX GPU: (previous) MSI RTX 2080 8GB Gaming X Trio (current - in question) EVGA NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti FTW3 Ultra Gaming Triple-Fan 12GB GDDR6X PCIe 4.0 Memory: 4x G.Skill Trident Z Royal 16GB DDR4-3200...
  4. SAWCE

    Question Newly built gaming PC, only crashes with some games

    I am 3 months deep in troubleshooting this issue. It is such a wide range of issues, that isolating it is difficult for me, especially since I am a novice in pc building Here are my specs: CPU Intel i9 9900K CPU Cooler NZXT Kraken z73 Watercooler GPU Gigabyte AORUS GeForce RTX 3080 Ti...
  5. N

    [SOLVED] Use old SSD on new PC ?

    HI!!!, Happy New Year to all, Can I take my Old SSD with WIN 10 pro x64, and place it in a new build( new CPU ,M/B) and it wont need a Format????? brgds, nick
  6. S

    Question Clone Windows 10 Pro from SSD to NVMe M.2 - is it possible?

    Hey all, I recently brought a Western Digital WD SN550 1TB NVMe M.2, for my Desktop PC. My desktop configuration are as below: CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3rd Gen Motherboard: ASUS ROG Crosshair HERO VIII RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws V 16 GB X 2 (32GB) 3600Mhz Graphic Card: Sapphire Radeon RX580 8GB DDR5...
  7. theRTT

    Question New PC build: Games crash randomly. NEED HELP!

    Hello. I have a brand new PC Build that keeps crashing in games. This happens oddly enough only with Origin games (for as far as I know): Apex Legends and Star Wars Battlefront II. When I was playing Overwatch, it didn't crash. The crashes happen mid-game. So not in the menu or whatever. I have...
  8. DirtySZN

    [SOLVED] Need help with RAM upgrade options

    So I am trying to get help with which RAM to possibly purchase as an upgrade to my build. I currently have OLOy DDR4 RAM 16GB(2x8GB) 3000MHz CL16. And my motherboard is ASRock B450 Pro4. From what I’ve read the MOBO only supports up to 3200MHz as per my CPU, but I need help trying to make...
  9. JunkSniperJoe

    [SOLVED] Program Manager preventing shutdown and restart

    Every now and again when shutting down or restarting, Windows tells me that "Program Manager" is running in the background. This sometimes prevents my pc from shutting down or restarting for a few seconds. This is a new build I recently put together and installed Windows 10 Pro on. I did not...
  10. S

    [SOLVED] My PC with a MX500 250GB sata SSD is stuck in a restarting loop after I tried to install a fresh copy of Windows 10 in over 20+ different ways

    Here is what happened to my old PC that I was trying to install a fresh Windows 10 into a Crucial MX500 250GB Sata SSD: I tried to factory reset the PC (when it was working normally) by using the "Reset this PC" option and cleaned the drive. Then the PC was stuck in a never-ending restarting...
  11. X

    Question Computer crashes during Destiny 2 but not when playing other intensive games?

    My computer fully crashes (No BSOD, just straight to power off) within 15-20 minutes of launching Destiny 2. The power button flashes and I have to unplug the power until the capacitors clear before I can turn it back on. I don't have this issue with any other game so I'm quite confused...
  12. Tomm013

    [SOLVED] Display Ports on graphics card suddenly not working

    Hey, A few weeks ago my monitor started to turn black for a second and get back on. A few days later it didn't go on anymore. I thought it was the cable so I ordered a new one. Also with the new cable is the problem still there. My monitor is connected with a DP to HDMI cable. Me and my friend...
  13. I

    [SOLVED] Can't upgrade to pro

    I can't seem to get registered with the ASUS forums, so hopefully someone here can help me figure out what is going on. I just bought a new AUSUS TUF laptop. I wanted to install a larger NVMe SSD, so I got one, plus a new copy of windows pro. When I installed windows, it says my copy of windows...
  14. G

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 activation

    I have a quick question for you guys. I own a lenovo ideapad 110-15ISK with windows 10 home 64bit pre installed. If i upgrade to windows 10 PRO via Microsoft Store, will i be able to retain my PRO licence when i change laptop in the future? Say if i buy a new laptop with windows 10 home, will i...
  15. M

    [SOLVED] GeForce RTX 3080 can my build handle it

    I have questions can my pc handle GeForce RTX 3080 or it will bottlenecking and what I need to replace. my rig 1 INTEL CORE I7 -4770K 2 GIGABYTE GTX 980 ti g1 gaming 3 RM Series™ RM750 — 750 Watt 80 PLUS® Gold Certified Fully Modular PSU 4 CORSAIR HYDRO SERIES H100I HIGH PERFOMANCE LIQUID CPU...
  16. W

    [SOLVED] Official version of Windows 10 broke my PC

    Never posted on a forum before but Im getting out of ideas and really need some help. I bought a serial code of Windows 10 Home, got sent an invalid key, contacted the seller to get a new one. They provided me with a W10 Pro key which I wasn’t aware of until I got a notification saying upgrade...
  17. R

    [SOLVED] Clean Installation of Windows 10

    Recently my laptop is facing a lot of problems. So I decided to clean install Windows 10 but I don't have any external hard drive on which I can backup my data. so I have to keep all my data on my computer and install Windows 10. I have three more local drives besides the local drive C. So if I...
  18. A

    [SOLVED] Is Windows 10 Home Faster Than Windows 10 Pro?

    Is Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro faster? Which OS is faster and uses less CPU, GPU, Storgae and Memory? Which one is better for gaming?
  19. O

    [SOLVED] Can't resolve BSOD

    Built my new PC on 14th of April. I've windows 10 Pro installed in my new pc. But everyday i've getting BSOD. I've tried almost everything on inernet, Still getting BSOD. And the worst part is It's only happening once or twice in a day. Somtimes more than 3 times. BSOD Names: Unexpected Store...
  20. C

    Question Dell T3600 Can't Load Windows?

    1. My college had a "clearance" sale, which essentially they were just giving away old desktop computers, Macs, and monitors (among other small things). With this, I didn't expect to get a brand new computer, so I'm in troubleshooting mode right now. 2. Essentially the computer came completely...
  21. A

    [SOLVED] How do I fix issue with monitor showing as generic monitor?

    I have Dell dimensions 9150/xps 400 im connected with vga cable onto my Asus vg245h. i tried updating it and uninstalling it and I still can't figure how to fix it im running on Windows 10 pro.
  22. D

    [SOLVED] Brightness slider works on one laptop, but not on the other one? Why?

    Hi everyone. I two laptops that have Windows 10 Pro on them. I can adjust the screen brightness on one of these laptops, but not on the other. Does anyone know why? Does anyone know what I can do to make this other laptop's screen brightness adjustable? Maybe there are files on the laptop with...
  23. johnx125

    [SOLVED] Can I still use my storage drive after upgrading from Windows 10 Home to Pro?

    I've been using the same installation of Windows 10 Home for over 4 years, but for the last month my PC has been doing all sorts of annoying things like random crashes and blue screens and stuff, so I'm thinking about reinstalling Windows and this time I want to install Windows 10 Pro. I only...
  24. [SOLVED] Upgrade from W7 to W10 (error: FIRST_BOOT, SYSPREP_SPECIALIZE)

    Hi folks. Since W7 support ended Tuesday, i was forced to move to W10 with my OSes. I have 2x builds, Skylake and Haswell (i have actually more but only these two matter here). Full specs with pics in my sig. Today, i did the W7 to W10 updates on my PCs, 1st one was Haswell build and OS...
  25. gamerbrehdy

    [SOLVED] Transfering all files to external HDD for transfer

    Hi, (I allready posted something similar to this post, but this is about transfering files specifically) At the moment, my Windows 10 Pro N version expired. I have no key for this version, and I only have a non-N Pro version key. My plan is to completely wipe my drive to install a fresh new...
  26. R

    [SOLVED] Booting from three separate SSD's with three separate OS's

    I have three Separate SSD's in my system and instead of having to boot from Bios every time I was wondering is there a way to get a boot menu or something ? The operating Systems are Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Kali Linux 2019.4 I have a feeling there's an answer here somewhere but I'm...
  27. A

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 Home vs Pro for Gaming?

    Hi, I have a mid-range PC Should I use Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro for Gaming? And is it possible to go from Windows 10 Home to Pro or Pro to Home after Windows 10 is installed?
  28. Georgi Gospodinov

    [SOLVED] i7 3770 - Intel HD Graphics 4000 - Poor FPS Performance

    Hello guys, Recently I have started building a low budget PC for Vegas, Premiere, Photoshop, and League of Legends. I have started with an old office mini-tower pre-build by Lenovo M92p (Bought for around 150$). I have moved all of the parts to a new full tower case and added a lot of 120mm...
  29. K

    [SOLVED] Would I have to buy a new windows software?

    I am currently running an Intel i3 3770k with a Gtx 1060 6 GB Zotac mini, and 16 GB of ram. All placed in a default Dell Optiplex 9010 motherboard. I (I can see why this irrelevant)but I also use a 500gb hardrive with 2 pioneer 480 GB ssds and in which one of them has windows 10 pro...
  30. C

    [SOLVED] Please help

    I finally fixed my windows 7, I put the boot files in there, but is it safe to delete windows 7 from msconfig, since it has boot files now. Btw SSD windows 10 HDD windows 7. View: https://imgur.com/a/hlmpwYO View: https://imgur.com/a/7JCop4t
  31. C

    [SOLVED] Please help I can't boot to windows 7

    I can't boot up my windows 7 hard drive, it just keeps sending me to my SSD which has windows 10. I don't really know how this happened, but after I used the help of the people that commented to me on this post...
  32. C

    [SOLVED] How to change dual boot to just going to BIOS and using override to boot up the other system from 2 different disk drives

    I have an SSD and an HDD I have windows 7 on my HDD and windows 10 on my SDD, but I want windows 10 again, because my windows 10 got removed and I dont want to transfer my files to my HDD to SDD, I want to use my SSD because I got hardware banned for an accidental glitch, and I need to change...
  33. Lil’bertz

    [SOLVED] If I bought a Windows 8.1 Pro, can i upgrade it to Windows 10/Pro right away?

    I found a discounted Windows 8.1 license from $153 (converted price) to $68 (converted too) i wondering if can upgrade it to Windows 10/Pro using its license key.
  34. [SOLVED] Windows 10 start menu search not working anymore?

    Hello, I'm not even sure what's happening here, this just suddenly happened one day when I was trying to search for music with the start menu. All of a sudden, I get some type of webpage result that just says "Page Not Found" in the start menu when searching for something and I click 'Search My...
  35. B

    [SOLVED] How do I go about buying Windows 10 Pro 64-bit?

    Hello everybody, this is a dumb question but I need help. I am looking to upgrade to Windows 10 64-bit or just do a clean install. When I search online to buy a copy, there seems to be many different variations and I don't quite understand what they mean. Some places offer a digital key such...
  36. ThunderBoyDavid

    Question Alternative Way of Installing Windows 10

    Let me start with listing my hardware: ASUS Z87 Sabertooth and an Intel i7-4770k and a Corsair Carbide 400R Case. NOW-- i finally decided to redo my system.. i bought new hard drives and Windows 10 Pro. BUT.. i got Windows 10 on a USB Drive. i have never been able to get my system to boot off a...
  37. SniperSpree58

    [SOLVED] WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR out of the blue

    Hey everyone, I recently started experiencing a similar issue to another user. This is a new PC, built about 2 weeks ago, and for the first week and a half it worked like a charm, no issues whatsoever. Then, about 4 days ago, I randomly started experiencing WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR BSODs at...
  38. C

    Question Windows 10 Pro stuck at restarting

    Hello, I can't update my windows 10 version, because it keeps getting stuck at restarting. I have a dual boot system, I use windows 7 ultimate as a main, and windows 10 pro as secondary and if I want to use windows 10 pro I have to get into bios and do it there, also I need to use windows 7
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    Question Windows 10 Black screen after windows LOGO

    I JUST gotten an Kingston A400 SSD 240gb Yesterday and installed my Windows on it and everything was smooth and PC is starting in 5 seconds But Today i'm surprised that when i turn on PC after the windows logo i get a (black screen for like 4 seconds) it happens before windows logon after...
  40. D

    Question "Remote Desktop can't find the computer" - Need help

    Hi everyone. I need help getting the Remote Desktop feature to work between two computers. Each computer runs Windows 10 Pro. I successfully got the Remote Desktop feature to work when I had both computers connected to the same Internet network, however, when I tried connecting one computer to...