Windows 10 upgrade process takes so long. When I upgraded from Windows 7, It took 11 hours. It may take more time than expected If you have a slow or unreliable internet connection. Windows 10 upgrade tool first download installation files subsequent to which It begins upgrade process.
I’ve come to know that in addition to official Windows 10 upgrade tool,We can use Windows 7 or Windows 8 product key to activate Windows 10 without wasting hours. I put this method to the test and my Windows 7 Pro product key managed to activate my copy of Windows 10 Pro.
If you want to upgrade to Windows 10 then don’t be late. Windows 10 free upgrade offer ends on 31 Dec 2017.
The process is pretty simple, download Windows 10 ISO image file using Windows 10 media creation tool and install Windows 10, You may use Windows 10 DVD too. Please keep in mind, Install any Windows 10 edition according to Windows 7 or Windows 8 edition. For an example, Install Windows 10 Home If you have Windows 7 Home product key, otherwise It will not work.
When you are asked during Windows installation, Type in your Windows 7 or Windows 8 product key and click next. But I am doing after Windows 10 clean install and will show you how to activate Windows 10 after clean install with Windows 8 or Windows 7 product key.
Click on start menu and go to settings.
Click Windows isn’t activated, Activate Windows now.
Click change product key.
Type in or copy paste the product key and wait until Windows completes the activation process.
As you can see Windows 7 product key has managed to activate my copy of Windows 10. I hope You find this short video informative and useful. Please do let me know this method work out or not for you? As well as You may ask your questions in the comment below. I will try to solve your problems.