Microsoft just announced Windows 11 on June 24. Windows 11 with many outstanding features such as the new Start menu bar, window capture feature, a fresher interface, new tools, sounds, applications, and speed are significantly improved compared to Windows 10. at Microsoft allows you to install Windows 11, however, you are wondering whether your computer can install Windows 11 or not?. A simple way is that you can use the Windows PC Health Check software to check the ability to install Windows 11 on your computer.
Windows PC Health Check is a compact utility software, completely free and very easy to install and use. Below is a detailed guide to use Windows PC Health Check software to check whether the computer can install Windows 11 or not?
1. Instructions to check if your computer can install Windows 11
Step 1 . Click the link below to download Microsoft’s free Windows PC Health Check application.
- Windows PC Health Check
- If you can’t download the above, you can download Windows PC Health Check here
Step 2 . Click the Save File button to save the file to your device
Step 3 . Double-click the downloaded file WindowsPCHealthCheckSetup to proceed with the installation
Step 4 . You select I accept the terms in the License Agreement and click Install and wait for a while for the installation to complete
Step 5 . Click Finish, to open the PC Health Check software with the interface as shown below
Step 6 . Click the Check now button , if the message This PC can run Windows 11 , this means your computer is eligible to install Windows 11
The opposite case means that your computer is not currently eligible to upgrade to Windows 11. You will continue to use Windows 10 and upgrade to the latest version of Windows 10.
2. Recommended configuration to use Windows 11
Also in the Windows PC Health Check download page, Microsoft has a recommended configuration to install Windows 11, you can refer to this configuration before buying a new machine that takes into account Windows 11 operating system.
|Processor||1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on Chip (SoC)|
|Memory||4 GB RAM|
|Storage capacity||64 GB or more storage device|
|System Firmware||UEFI, Secure Boot support|
|TPM||Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0|
|Graphics card||DirectX 12 / WDDM 2.x . compatible graphics|
|Display screen||> 9 inches with HD Resolution (720p)|
|Internet connection||Microsoft account and Internet connection required to set up Windows 11 Home|
3. Microsoft Changes
However, recently, Microsoft has removed the PC Health Check tool from its official page, where the Download button now says Coming Soon. Does this show that Microsoft is considering the correctness of this tool or has Windows 11 changed the requirements for the computer to be installed?