Things to know before using Windows 11

Windows 11 will be available soon. Windows 11 licensed Windows 10 users will be able to upgrade for free, and Windows 11 will be officially released this Christmas. For those who want to use Windows 11, the official system requirements set by Microsoft are that the CPU must have a minimum of 2 cores for Windows 11 and a minimum clock speed of 1GHz. RAM is required for 4GB or more and storage is required for at least 64GB. The Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version must be 1.2 or higher and requires Secure Boot Capable support.

Under these requirements, Windows 11 CPUs will not be compatible with Intel 6th and 7th generation PCs, and AMD will not be compatible with AMD FX series and A series motherboards, and Ryzen 1000 and Ryzen 2000 chips will not be compatible with Windows 11.In addition, Windows 11 requires a display with a minimum 9-inch 720p resolution and DirectX 12 graphics and WDDM2.x.

Laptops that do not meet these requirements will not be able to use it, and desktops will need to be upgraded with the necessary hardware. Most of the problems will be with the CPU and motherboard.

The TPM version will need to be activated in the system bios before using Windows 11. If you want to try Windows 11, you can register through the Windows insider program and try it out next week. For those who are Windows 10 licensed and have minimum system requirements, Windows 11 is a free upgrade.