The highly-anticipated Windows 11 operating system was recently announced by Microsoft, rolling out on October 5, and comes with a new look and experience, yet retaining the comfort of the Windows functionality.
1GHz processor or faster with at least two cores, 4GB RAM, and 64GB storage to ensure
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0 support required for security-related functions.
Secure Boot capability, 720p display, and a graphics card with DirectX 12 or later.
A free upgrade is available for PCs (Intel 8th-Gen or newer), with all PCs to be able to upgrade by nect year, as are newly loaded PCs for sale.
How to check PC compatibility, upgrade to new OS
Microsoft launched the PC Health Check app to check compatiiblity with your PC.
On eligible PCs, the upgrade option be found in Settings>Update & Security>Windows Update.
If unavailable, one can visit the Windows 11 software download page on the official Microsoft website and use the Installation Assistant to get their hands on the latest version of Windows.
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