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Why your Windows 10 PC won’t get Windows 11? Microsoft updates minimum requirements & health check app to explain


Microsoft has updated its PC health check app to explain why many Windows 10 PCs are not upgradable to Windows 11. It has also updated Windows 11 minimum requirements to reflect TPM2 requirement.

You can read all the details about what Windows 11 brings over Windows 10 in terms of changes and new features in our massive collated changelog.

The updated health check app now explains the reason behind the Windows 10 PC not being eligible to get the free Windows 11 update. You can install the app by clicking here. You can also learn how to check the Windows 11 eligibility for your Windows 10 PC by clicking here.

Microsoft has also update the minimum Windows 11 system requirements. The only change is confirmation of TPM version 2.0 as one of the “minimum requirements”. Many PCs that may meet other requirements may not get the update because of TPM 2.0 version unavailability.

Windows 11 Minimum system requirements:

Processor 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on a Chip (SoC)
Memory 4 GB RAM
Storage 64 GB or larger storage device
System firmware UEFI, Secure Boot capable
TPM Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0
Graphics card DirectX 12 compatible graphics / WDDM 2.x
Display > 9″ with HD Resolution (720p)
Internet connection Microsoft account and internet connectivity required for setup for Windows 11 Home

Microsoft has also provided a big list of processors that are supported by Windows 11. Windows 10 PCs with processors not in the list won’t be upgradable to Windows 11. Click on the links below to check AMD, Intel and Qualcomm processors supported by Windows 11.

Windows 11 Supported AMD Processors Supported Intel Processors Supported Qualcomm Processors
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