Windows 11

Upgrade to Windows 11

Introduction

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.

Requirement typeDescription
Processor1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on a Chip (SoC)
Memory4 GB RAM
Storage64 GB or larger storage device
System firmwareUEFI, Secure Boot capable
TPMTrusted 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.
Requirement typeDescription
Graphics cardDirectX 12 compatible graphics / WDDM 2.x
Display>9” with HD Resolution (720p)
Internet connectionMicrosoft account and internet connectivity required for setup for Windows 11 Home

Certain features require specific hardware, see detailed system requirements.

Windows 11 PC Health Check App

Use the PC Health Check app to see if your current PC meets the requirements to run Windows 11. If so, you can get a free upgrade when it rolls out. DOWNLOAD APP. Also sbscribe to the WIndows 11 newsletter so you can stay informed with the latest information about Windows 11.

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Sources

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-11

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsforbusiness/windows-11

https://insider.windows.com/en-us/

https://blogs.windows.com/windowsdeveloper/2021/06/24/what-windows-11-means-for-developers/

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/information-protection/tpm/trusted-platform-module-overview

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