Microsoft Windows released its most awaited new operating system Windows 11, on 5th October 2021. This is now available in the public version instead of the developer or beta version, so its now available for download on your laptops and PCs. According to the Microsoft windows special release, there are some minimum system requirements for the compatibility of Windows 11, the newly launched operating system, which is definitely free to upgrade if it fulfills your system upgrade.
Here, in this post, we will discuss those Windows 11 requirements for your PC in detail, so read the post till the end because this post will be very informative for you and definitely help you upgrade your PC to this newly launched Windows 11.
Windows 11 system requirements
If you visit the Microsoft page for Windows, you will get a section that is available at the right side of the bottom of the page for the PC health Check App. Though the original release of this tool caused a great deal of confusion, listing new, powerful PCs and laptops as unable to support this upcoming OS without any specific reason. Here is how you can check your system requirements.
- First of all, download the PC Health Check app from the Microsoft Windows release page.
- Run the downloaded file on your current PC and follow the onscreen instructions to start the complete installation process.
- After the completion of the installation process, run the application, and you should get the PC health at a glance screen.
- Now under the Introduction Windows 11 section, click the Check now
- After this process, you will get two messages, either “This PC can run Windows 11” or This PC can’t run Windows 11.
This is the best and quickest way you can figure out whether your system is fulfilling all the requirements or not.
According to the Microsoft Windows release, there should be some system requirements that can run Windows 11 smoothly or are eligible for the Windows 11 degradation, which are like:
- Your system should be of 64-bit processor
- 1 GHz clock speed
- Minimum 4 GB of RAM
- 64 GB of hard drive space requirement
- UEFI, Secure Boot capable
- TPM 2.0
- A display larger than 9-inches with an HD Resolution minimum (1366×768)
- DirectX 12 compatible graphics/ WDDM 2.x
- High-speed internet connection
Overall, if you have purchased a recently released or manufactured system, then you will meet these requirements. Most people face difficulties because they do not have a TPM 2.0 module.
TPM or trusted platform module is normally a little security co-processor that protects your system from any kind of tampered; this is an unknown term to many people, so you may not familiar with this term, and your device already has a TPM 2.0 module before.
So, check the following steps before your runoff to add one to your system.
- Press Windows Key+ R
- When the new box appears, type tpm.msc to open the Trusted platform Module Management window.
- Now check the sub-window for TPM Manufactured information and check under Specific Version to see your device’s TPM version.
Follow all the given steps to check your system requirements for Windows 11. Hopefully, you got detailed information regarding the Windows 11 requirements. According to the report, 55% of the enterprise systems are not compatible with this newly launched OS. If your system doesn’t support and still attempts to install Win 11, you may not get all the latest and updated features, and it may risk your system due to overload pressure of the heavy system requirements.