After much anticipation, Microsoft finally released Windows 11 this Thursday (24). As with the launch of Windows 10, the download will be available for free through the official Windows website. People who have Windows 10 will be able to update without using extra programs.
According to the company’s website, the operating system will only be released to everyone in 2022. But after all, will your computer support Windows 11? Check out how to know if your machine can handle the new generation of OS from Microsoft.
How to tell if your PC is compatible with Windows 11
During the event, the company released the list of minimum requirements that the computer must have to ensure Windows 11.
- Processor: 1GHz minimum with 2 or more cores on a supported 64-bit processor;
- Memory: at least 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage;
- Firmware do sistema: UEFI
- Video card: DirectX 12 / WDDM 2.x compatible graphics
- Screen: at least 9 inches with HD resolution (720p)
- TPM (Trusted Platform Module): 2.0 — meet the component
The company points out that there may be additional requirements over time for future updates.
Check the compatibility on the Microsoft website
Users who enter the official system page also receive a message notifying whether or not Windows 11 is compatible with the PC. In addition, Microsoft released the programa PC Health Check to check if the computer is compatible.
The company’s official program is available for download on this website. The software performs a hardware check on the system and notifies you if your computer is “healthy” to receive Windows 11. Despite the extra download, the result tends to be the same as shown on the Microsoft website.
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