|These are the minimum system requirements for installing Windows 11 on a PC.|
|If your device does not meet these requirements, you may not be able to install Windows 11 on your device and might want to consider purchasing a new PC.|
|If you are unsure whether your PC meets these requirements, you can check with your PC Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or,|
|if your device is already running Windows 10, you can use the PC Health Check app to assess compatibility.|
|Note that this app does not check for graphics card or display,|
|as most compatible devices will meet those requirements listed below.|
|Your device must be running Windows 10, version 2004 or later, to upgrade. Free updates are available through Windows Update in Settings>Update and Security.|
|Required processor||1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on a Chip (SoC)|
|Required memory||4 gigabyte (GB).|
|Required hard disk space||64 GB or larger storage device|
|Note: See below under “More information on storage space to keep Windows 11 up-to-date” for more details.|
|Required System firmware||UEFI, Secure Boot capable|
|Required TPM||Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0.|
|Required video card||Compatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver.|
|Required Display||High definition (720p) display that is greater than 9” diagonally, 8 bits per color channel.|
|Required connectivity||Internet access (fees may apply)|
|Internet connection & Microsoft account||Windows 11 Home edition requires internet connectivity and a Microsoft account.
Switching a device out of Windows 11 Home in S mode also requires internet connectivity.
For all Windows 11 editions, internet access is required to perform updates and to download and take advantage of some features. A Microsoft account is required for some features.
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