So there is a lot of buzz online about Windows 11. Microsoft has changed the minimum requirements for Windows 11. Rumour has it that they might lower them.
- Check out the latest here: Windows 11 Requirements
- You might also want to read Jim Hillier’s article here: Windows 11 Forces Hardware Upgrades
Are you up to specs? If you’re not sure, there is a free utility that you can download from GitHub called WhyNotWin11
It’s a simple program — download it and run it. I first got a Windows protected your PC screen, so I clicked on More info. You have to click on this to get the Run anyway button.
Then I had to adjust the size of the window so I could click on the Run anyway button.
And no surprise to me, my system is not up to specs. I searched through my BIOS and couldn’t find any options for secure boot or TPM. Not an issue, for now. I believe Windows 10 will still get updates until October 2025.