NewThe operating system is expected to be compatible with the vast majority of PCs on the market, according to a Windows blog post published last week.
But if you are planning to upgrade your current PC, we recommend that you make sure that the updated operating system will work on your PC. Otherwise, you will probably have toyour computer as over the next few years.
While Microsoft for the first time asked Windows users to download its PC Health Check app to check if your PC meets the system requirements for Windows 11, many people reported that it did not provide enough details on the reasons why their device was not compatible. On Monday, the company temporarily removed the tool and said in a blog post that it plans to respond to comments and put them back online before Windows 11 is generally available in the fall.
However, you can still determine if your device will run Windows 11 in another way. Here is what to do.
How to check if your laptop can run Windows 11
To determine if your current PC will be able to run Windows 11, you canon the Microsoft website or in the table below. If your machine is compatible, you can when it becomes available around the . Or, if you are part of the Windows Insider program, you can .
System requirements to run Windows 11
Here is the, including at least 4 gigabytes of RAM, 64 GB of storage, and a 720p display that is over 9 inches diagonally.
System requirements for Windows 11
|Processor||1 GHz or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or system on a chip|
|Storage||64 GB or more storage device|
|System firmware||UEFI, secure boot compatible|
|TPM||Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0|
|Graphic card||Compatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver|
|Display||HD (720p) display greater than 9 inches diagonal, 8 bits per color channel|
|Internet connection and Microsoft account||For Windows 11 Home Edition: Internet connectivity; Microsoft account to complete device setup on first use For all editions of Windows 11: Internet access to perform updates and to download and use certain features; Microsoft account for some features|