(Disclaimer: this guide is probably outdated. I haven’t updated it because I no longer have a Yoga 910.)
No third-party programs are required in this procedure.
Back up your files first!
Creating the installation media
Open the Media Creation Tool. Wait for it to load and accept the terms and conditions. Select “Create installation media for another PC” and click Next.
For simplicity’s sake, do not tick “use the recommended options for this PC”. Select your language. Make sure you select “Windows 10” for edition and 64-bit for architecture. Click Next.
Choose “USB Flash Drive” and click Next.
Carefully select the USB drive that you want to use as the installation media. Make sure you have backed it up. Click Next.
The Media Creation Tool will now download the Windows install files and then make your USB drive a bootable Windows installer. You can close the Media Creation Tool after it says it’s done.
Nowadays, Windows installer detects the OEM key in the laptop’s UEFI/BIOS and installs the edition of Windows that came with it. To get Windows 10 Pro instead of Home on your Yoga 910:
Open Notepad. Type in:
[EditionID] Professional [Channel] Retail
Save with the following settings:
Save as type: all files
File name: ei.cfg
Getting the storage controller drivers
Select “Storage” and “Windows 10 (64-bit)” from the dropdown menus.
Download the latest Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver.
Run the downloaded EXE file.
Click Next. I accept. Next. Leave the default location for simplicity’s sake and click Next. Click Install.
Uncheck “Install Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver now”. Click Finish.
Open the Command Prompt and execute the following command:
"C:\drivers\Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver\SetupRST.exe" -a -p "C\drivers\Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver"
Go to C:\drivers\Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver and copy the “x64” folder to the root directory of your install drive.
Turn off the computer.
Use a sharp tip to press the tiny Novo button on the right side of the laptop.
Use the up-down arrow keys to navigate and enter to select. Select “Boot Menu”.
Select your install drive.
Go through the usual Windows install steps. Choose Windows 10 Pro.
Choose “Custom: Install Windows Only”.
You would see an empty drive list. The Windows installer cannot find the PCIe SSD without the drive controller. Click “Load driver”.
Locate the driver folder you previously loaded in your install drive.
Select the driver and click Next.
Delete all your current partitions and click Next. The installation should continue as normal now.