July 29, 2021

Windows 11: Use Microsoft’s PC Health Check utility to check if your device is compatible. Here’s how

Microsoft has a tool to find out if your device can run Windows 11.

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New Windows 11 The operating system must be compatible with most PCs on the market, According to a Windows blog post released on Thursday.

If you plan to upgrade your current system, we recommend making sure that the updated operating system works on your computer. Otherwise, you probably have to Change Your PC By 2025 As Microsoft releases Windows 10 Over the next several years.

read more: Do you want to buy a new Windows laptop now, or wait for Windows 11?


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How to check if your PC is running Windows 11


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How To Check If Your Laptop Can Run Windows 11

Follow these steps to see if your computer meets the system requirements for Windows.

1. Download Microsoft PC Health Check here. Open the file and click Accept Terms of Service Install. Make sure the box that says Open PC Health Check is checked and click Hair.

2. The application home page says “PC Health at a Glance”. Above, click a box “Introducing Windows 11” Check now.

If your machine is not compatible, you will get a message saying “This PC will not run Windows 11”. Although this is what you first see, on Friday Microsoft updated the tool to give you detailed information about which system requirements are not being met.

If your machine is compatible, you can Download the Windows 11 update for free When it gets around 2021 Holiday Period.

System Requirements to Run Windows 11

Here Full list of system requirements for Windows 11At least 4 gigabytes of RAM, 64 GB of storage and more than 9 inches diagonal including 720p display.

Windows 11 requirements

Profile

Required

Processor

Compatible 64-bit processor or 1GHz or faster with 2 or more cores on a chip system

RAM

4 GB

Storage

64GB or larger storage device

Computer firmware

UEFI, secure boot capability

D.P.M.

Reliable Platform Module (DPM) Version 2.0

Graphic drawing, graphic card

Compatible with DirectX 12 or later WDDM 2.0 driver

Display

HD (720p) over 9 inches diagonal, 8 bits per color channel

Internet connection and Microsoft account

For Windows 11 Home Edition: Internet connection; Microsoft account for all versions of Windows 11 to complete device setup in the first application: Internet access to make updates and to download and use certain features; Account for some features of Microsoft