Windows 11 has all the power and security of Windows 10 with a redesigned and refreshed look. It also comes with new tools, sounds, and apps. Every detail has been considered. All of it comes together to bring you a refreshing experience on your PC. Windows 11 offers new productivity features and functionality designed to meet the challenges of the hybrid world, with a completely refreshed look and feel that helps you get more done with less stress.
Minimum system requirements
The following tables provide the official minimum system requirements to support Windows 11.
|Processor||1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on a Chip (SoC)|
|Memory||4 GB RAM|
|Storage||64 GB or larger storage device|
|System firmware||UEFI, Secure Boot capable|
|TPM||Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0. TPM 2.0 is typically a discrete chip that provides additional hardware-based security for your system. Any Windows laptop released in 2016 should have the feature enabled by default. Whether it was disabled or you have an older system, you may now find it necessary to enable TPM 2.0 in BIOS in order to upgrade to Windows 11.|
|Graphics card||DirectX 12 compatible graphics / WDDM 2.x|
|Display||>9” with HD Resolution (720p)|
|Internet connection||Microsoft account and internet connectivity required for setup for Windows 11 Home|
Certain features require specific hardware, see detailed system requirements.
Regarding mainboard support for TPM 2.0, review the following article for details: https://stefanos.cloud/mainboard-tpm-2-0-hardware-support-for-windows-11/.
Windows 11 PC Health Check App
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First check and resolve any potential Windows 11 upgrade issues.
You should then be ready to upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows 10, by following any of the upgrade options provided on the following page.