Sometimes it happens that the NUC or Compute Stick purchased with Windows 10 Home doesn't connect to your domain. To solve this matter, you may require the system update to Windows 10 Pro, and it could be easily done by making a few steps. Below you will find more details about this matter.


First of all, please note that all of our SmartFlow computers are sold with Windows 10 Home. They are sold this way because usually, these computers run SmartFlow only via an internet connection and don’t need the extra features of domain connectivity. It also keeps the costs down for these systems and holds true for most of the NUCs and Compute Sticks that we sell.


At the same time, it may happen that you'd like Windows 10 Pro installed to have it connected to your domain together with the required domains set up previously, according to THIS article. In that case, all you should do is make an In-place upgrade to Windows 10 Pro as it's described in two FAQs below:

 

How to Upgrade From Windows 10 Home to Pro? - instruction with screenshots;

Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro - Microsoft instructions applied to Windows 10.


We hope you found this information useful!