Windows 11, Health Check says my PC isn't compatible..

  1. Goldengirl52's Avatar
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    Windows 10 21H1
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    Windows 11, Health Check says my PC isn't compatible..


    ..but I want to get some 2nd opinions (or 3, 4, 5 )because I really love what I heard about the changes in 11.

    I am upgrading my RAM and adding an SSD drive to my Gaming PC, see here if interested. So I wanted to go ahead and update to Window 11. I'll link the report from Windows PC Healthcheck that I took this a.m. I was surprised as my PC isn't that old (2018):

    HP Pavilion Gaming Desktop Computer
    AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
    AMD Radeon RX 550, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, Windows 10 (today I'll put in the SSD, and the RAM is now 16 GB)

    I do understand newer computers come out every year though, and it's my CPU that isn't capable according to health-check. If anyone wants to help me with this, I'd appreciate it. I haven't priced a CPU yet, but it's a biggy I know I am not sure about putting one in either.

    Thanks in advance for any info, I'd sure love to just install Windows 11 while I'm doing the rest of my upgrade Here's a snip of the healthcheck, and on it, it mentions finding out what I can do to get 11 to work with my PC. I though coming here was the best place to find out:

    Right in front of my face, I just saw there is a Windows 11 Forum! I'm sorry I didn't see that and post this over there ;( I am looking there for info as well now.
    Windows 11, Health Check says my PC isn't compatible..-cpu-healthcheck.jpg
    Last edited by Goldengirl52; 25 Nov 2021 at 09:58. Reason: add note on Win 11 forum
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  2. dalchina's Avatar
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    Win 10 Pro (1903) (2nd PC is 21H2)
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    Windows 10 is supported for another 5 years, approximately. You can upgrade your existing PC as such to Win 11- methods have been posted. One member wrote a guide.

    You may wish to try Win 11 in a virtual machine just to see how it feels. You will gain nothing significant by doing so, and lose taskbar functionality.

    Your choice, of course.
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  3. Samuria's Avatar
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    windows 10
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    Its reported today that very few people have updated due to the restriction. My check shows different now saying we are working on getting your pc to work. There are lots of simple ways to install 11 if it isnt compatable but there are risk it may not update
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  4. Goldengirl52's Avatar
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    Windows 10 21H1
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    dalchina said:
    Windows 10 is supported for another 5 years, approximately. You can upgrade your existing PC as such to Win 11- methods have been posted. One member wrote a guide.

    You may wish to try Win 11 in a virtual machine just to see how it feels. You will gain nothing significant by doing so, and lose taskbar functionality.

    Your choice, of course.
    I read about the Taskbar no longer showing labels I think it was, and no Cortana but I didn't see anything else? I did finally find the HUGE banner at the top I didn't see and am looking at the way to get 11 on my PC. I will look into 11 further but what I loved right off was that it runs Android Apps.

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    Samuria said:
    Its reported today that very few people have updated due to the restriction. My check shows different now saying we are working on getting your pc to work. There are lots of simple ways to install 11 if it isnt compatable but there are risk it may not update
    I haven't seen info on "restriction", or I did and it went over my head, easy to do What is it if you don't mind me asking? Thanks much for your feedback :)
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  5. MaloK's Avatar
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    Windows 7 Pro
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    Your machine has a TPM2, so big chances are that you only need the "bypass CPU check" hack to install 11 on this
    Last edited by MaloK; 25 Nov 2021 at 10:36.
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  6. Goldengirl52's Avatar
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    Windows 10 21H1
    Thread Starter
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    MaloK said:
    Your machine as a TPM2, so big chances are that you only need the "bypass CPU check" hack to install 11 on this
    Thanks Malok!! I just read about what the TMP is, and I will look into that on the instructions to get by it. I read the article on it below as before you mentioned it I hadn't even heard of it! :
    What Is a TPM, and Why Do I Need One for Windows 11? | PCMag
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  7. Berton's Avatar
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    Win10 Version 21H2 Pro and Home, Win11 Pro
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    I have several machines that don't meet Win11 specs but because of future needs of clients in going to Win11 I bought a new 14" Dell Vostro Notebook a month ago to learn with. It came with Win10 Pro and after setup and updates was offered Win11 Pro, went smoothly and no issues yet in daily use. I may use one of my other Win10 desktops with the tweaks posted various places to see if they work but will hang in with the others on Win10 until the announced end-of-support of October 14, 2025 arrives, I have rehabbed 2 17" Notebooks and may try on one but one has Office 2019 and I would hate to lose that since I didn't have to pay for it [I think the lady forgot it was still installed].
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