Windows 11 Setup Edition Selection

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I'm having some trouble enabling the edition selection screen when installing from a USB. Unfortunately, I have a laptop that installs Windows 11 Home rather than Pro, even though it had a Windows 10 Pro license.

I tried the ei.cfg file I used in my Windows 10 USB but had no luck.

Any ideas?
 

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The setup automatically checks your firmware embedded key. Thus it automatically selects Home Edition.

You can either create an install media with Pro only and install using that, It will ask for a key.

OR

Just install Home and then change your key to Pro once installed. Windows should automatically activate your Pro license and start downloading missing files that are part of Windows Pro.
 

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TomGTI

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I have attempted this, comes back saying the product key is invalid.

Is there a solution similar to the Windows 10 installation where we can select which edition at the setup screen?
 

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NavyLCDR

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I have attempted this, comes back saying the product key is invalid.

Is there a solution similar to the Windows 10 installation where we can select which edition at the setup screen?
Which product key are you using? You should be using: VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T
 

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I have attempted this, comes back saying the product key is invalid.
Where did you enter the key, during setup?

Did you try entering the key while already in Windows, in the change product key section in settings?

Your computer came with either Windows 7, 8, or 10 Home edition preinstalled. Which version did you upgrade to Pro?
 

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    Windows 11 Pro build 10.0.22478.1012 (Dev Channel)
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Lenovo A485
    CPU
    Ryzen 7 2700U Pro
    Motherboard
    Lenovo
    Memory
    32GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    iGPU Vega 10
    Sound Card
    Realtek
    Monitor(s) Displays
    14" FHD (built-in) + 14" Lenovo Thinkvision M14t (touch+pen) + 32" Asus PB328
    Screen Resolution
    FHD + FHD + 1440p
    Hard Drives
    Intel 660p m.2 nVME PCIe3.0 x2 512GB
    PSU
    65W
    Keyboard
    Thinkpad
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 2S
    Internet Speed
    400/100Mbit
    Browser
    Edge (Chromium)
    Antivirus
    Windows Defender
    Other Info
    SecureBoot: Enabled
    TPM2.0: Enabled
    AMD-V: Enabled
    VBS: Enabled
    HVCI: Enabled
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro, Windows 11 Pro build 10.0.22000.258 (VHDX) , Linux Mint 20
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    i7-2600k @4.4GHz
    Motherboard
    Asus P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3
    Memory
    16GB 4x4GB 1600MHz CL9
    Graphics card(s)
    MSI GTX970 4GB
    Sound Card
    Soundblaster X-Fi
    Monitor(s) Displays
    32" 10-bit Asus PB328Q
    Screen Resolution
    WQHD 2560x1440
    PSU
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    Case
    Fractal Design (something old)
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    Noctua
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