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Incompatible PCs always receive updates

Incompatible PCs always receive updates

Officially, the installation of Windows 11 can only be performed on machines that support Microsoft. The OS should only be installed on machines with a recent processor, integrating the TPM 2.0 module and managing secure boot.

Unofficially, Redmond’s new operating system Can be installed on machines that do not strictly comply with these specifications. Even on its support pages, Microsoft has issued instructions to go around this range, with the engine having at least a TPM 1.2 module.

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However, Microsoft is very clear about this: individuals who install Windows 11 on an incompatible machine do so at their own risk. In addition, Redmond pointed out that unsupported machines running Windows 11 are not eligible for future OS updates and therefore will not be liable for any damage caused by the problem.

However, contrary to what Redmond points out, some machines that are not officially compatible have received Patch Tuesday, the first security update for Windows 11. In our test engine, the HP Specter x360 Hybrid PC, which did not meet Microsoft’s standards and we were able to install Windows 11 first The overall update was actually provided in the Windows update.

While this is good news for users, there is no indication that Microsoft will not block updates on machines that do not meet its criteria in the future.

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