Windows 11 can be installed on incompatible computers with a little trickery. However, Microsoft warned: in this case, updates will not be installed. However, some users received it.
To get Windows 11, you must meet certain conditions. You need a device that does not have a very old processor, But also the TPM 2.0 chip. If one of these items is missing, the operating system will not be able to install. However, there are ways to get around these obligations, but at your own risk. Microsoft has already indicated that computers that have Windows 11 installed without the minimum configuration will not receive any update. It seems that Redmond reversed its decision.
Windows 11 got its first update on October 12th. Minor update (KB5006674) which is above all for security. Two websites, ghacks.net and ntnobo.net, reported that even computers that installed the operating system without meeting the standards after receiving it. We ourselves, in the editorial office, ran the test and the update appeared on our computer, which did not have a TPM 2.0 chip. Surprisingly enough, Microsoft may have changed its mind.
Will Windows 11 be supported for a long time on incompatible PCs?
Affected users should not claim victory too soon. If this update rolls out well for everyone, nothing says the following will be. We can also assume that Microsoft releases security patches, but does not provide other patches, including large annual updates. at this moment, We can only guessThe company did not provide any additional information.
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As a reminder, the company forced the TPM 2.0 chip on Windows 11 for security reasons. This chip is present in the latest computers (less than five years old), But not necessarily old. Thus a large part of the users cannot install this new operating system by traditional means.
While these rules can still be circumvented, they won’t be without risks. For now, Microsoft seems to be protecting these users, but for how long? If your computer is not compatible, we can’t advise you much To stay on Windows 10Microsoft is still tracking it until at least 2025.
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