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Force upgrade to Windows 11 (recommended by Microsoft)

If you are one of the users that PC does not meet the minimum installation requirements of Windows 11 we have good news for you. Incredible as it may seem, the company Microsoft has provided a method that will allow you to force the upgrade to Windows 11 on PCs that do not meet the system requirements.

With the following Microsoft recommended method, we can update our PC, even if it does not have the necessary hardware for its execution. However, the company has been quite clear on this issue, since it warns that the Windows 11 installation it could have compatibility issues.

On the other hand, he also mentions that forcing the upgrade to Windows 11 on unsupported PCs they will not receive updates, including those that have to do directly with the security of the equipment.

Force upgrade to Windows 11
Force upgrade to Windows 11

Force upgrade to Windows 11 with a method recommended by Microsoft

If you have come this far, it is because what we mentioned above does not matter to you, then let’s get started. The following procedure that we will see below is similar to the previous ones for force update, but it is less automated since you have to enter the Windows registry.

  • In Windows 10 we enter the search option and we are going to write “regedit”.
  • Now we go to the following path “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SYSTEM Setup MoSetup”.
  • Once in the path, on the right side, we right click and then click on «New» and «DWORD Value».
  • Now we change the name of the value to “AllowUpgradesWithUnsupportedTPMOrCPU”.
  • Next we set the value to “1”.
  • Finally, we follow any of the installation procedures by using the Windows 11 ISO in this article.
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With this procedure we will be able to force the update to Windows 11 on unsupported PCs, although we cannot have access to the updates that Microsoft is deploying. If you want to know more about this method you can go to this article created by the company.

But if your PC meets the Windows 11 installation requirements, you can do it officially by using Windows update.

How about this method? Have you already updated your PC? Let us know your opinion in the comments of this article.

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