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Microsoft fixes Windows 11 minimum requirements: more CPUs supported

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The list of Windows 11 compatible processors will be expanded to include some older models. Even those who do not meet the minimum requirements can install Windows 11 using a solution.

At the end of June, Microsoft released Minimum requirements for the latest version of Windows And Received a lot of criticism. There was an update to Windows 11 At least the eighth generation Intel processor 2018 or a AMD Raison-2000-CPU Granted, this excludes many users of the most outdated systems. In addition, a TPM-chip (Reliable Platform Module), which is generally not available, especially in specially packaged systems.

Tools like WhyNotWin11 tells you if your computer is ready for Windows 11

Microsoft is now responding to this criticism Changes the requirements for Windows 11. Minimum requirements are often unchanged, however Requires TPM 2.0, UEFI secure boot, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space. But the Previous list of compatible 64-bit processors It is now being expanded to include the seventh generation Intel models (Intel Core X Series and Zion W Series) and the Intel Core 7820 HU. Extended.

Microsoft is modifying the tool PC health test So far it has only indicated whether a system is ready for Windows 11 or not. In the future, users will find out here whether they can meet the requirements by implementing Secure Boot or DPM 2.0. It provides detailed information on which parts of the PC stand out for upgrading to Windows 11 Open source-program Why Notwin 11 Robert Mehl.

But even those who have not yet met the minimum requirements are not excluded: Microsoft has announced that it will not block the installation of Windows 11 on older PCs. For this solution, the new version of Windows must be installed manually using the ISO file via Windows Update.

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