How to Download and Install Windows 11 Officially from Microsoft

Finally available, you can now install Windows 11 on your computer without enrolling in the Windows Insider program.
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Finally available, you can now install Windows 11 on your computer without enrolling in the Windows Insider program. Widgets, a centered start menu, all-new smooth animations, rounded corners, and many other impressive features are included in Windows 11.

As this is a newly launched version of windows, so you might face some bugs. However, there are three ways to upgrade your Windows from version 10 to version 11.

  1. From Windows Assistant
  2. By creating Windows installation media
  3. By downloading Windows 11 Disk images (ISO)

But Windows 11 has some requirements.

  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with at least two cores on a compatible 64-bit processor from Intel, AMD, or QUALCOMM
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: at least64GB Storage
  • System Firmware: UEFI, Secure Boot capable
  • TPM: Trusted Platform Module 2.0
  • Graphics Card: DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver
  • Display: 720p, 8-bit per color channel, at least 9-inch diagonal
  • Internet Connection and Microsoft Account: Windows 11 Home requires an active internet connection or a Microsoft account.

You can still be able to use Windows 11 Pro without Microsoft account. The main problem is processor requirements. As you can see that the processor requirements are very restrictive. You will need at least an 8th gen intel processor, AMD Ryzen 200-series processors, and newer versions.

How To Tell If My Pc Supported Or Not?

So how can you tell whether your PC is supported for windows 11 or not? This is very simple you can download PC Health Check Application.

If you see the aforementioned message, your computer hardware is compatible with Windows 11 if you see it. If you see this message:

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it means that your pc hardware is not supported.

Now it does not mean that you cannot install windows 11. You can still install Windows 11. But you have to bypass the requirements of windows 11. See this article.

If your PC qualifies, move on to the following step.

How To Install Windows 11 Using Microsoft Windows Installation Assistant

Before you start this process please make sure that you take a full backup of your important data. In case of anything goes wrong so you have a backup of your data. Once done, move towards Windows 11 Download Page.

There are 3 methods of upgrading to Windows 11. Using the Microsoft Windows 11 installation assistant is the best and safest option.

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Download the Windows 11 Installation Assistant tool. After downloading the file. Execute the file as Administrator rights.

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Click yes for administrator rights.

You will now notice that it instructs us to check the PC Health Check app to verify your hardware’s compatibility.

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Just click on the Get PC Health Check app.

After clicking on this link you will be head over PC Health app.  Don’t close the Windows 11 Installation Assistant window.

After downloading the .exe file open the .exe file.

Accept the terms in the License Agreement>Install>Finish

After it’s finished installing you will see a window like this

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Click on Check now. And it will automatically detect your hardware and inform you if your hardware is eligible for a windows 11 upgrade.

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As you can see my PC meets windows 11 requirements.

Now go back to Windows 11 Installation Assistant window. Click on Refresh. After refreshing, you will go to the next step:

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This message will appear. Congratulations you can move to the next step.

Click on Accept and install. Now it will download windows 11. This procedure depends upon the speed of your internet connection.

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Keep in mind that. After downloading it verify the download. So be patient.

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Once every important process is completed. A message appears, Your PC needs to restart to install windows 11. Before clicking on Restart now. Make sure to save any unsaved work. And after clicking on Restart now. Your Windows will restart and install windows 11. And that’s all. This is the complete process of installing windows 11 using Microsoft Windows 11 Installation Assistant.

Windows 11 brings many changes to its UI and other software as well. Ms- Edge also becomes more stable and fast. But in case you don’t like Microsoft edge, you can follow these steps to uninstall Microsoft Edge from your windows completely.

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