Microsoft on Thursday released the brand new version of Windows 11 with tons of new features. The new Windows 11 looks so cool with all that new Snap layouts, new themes a whole new experiences, and much more. So, when its finally coming out and how would you able to download the new Windows 11?
Windows 11 Release Date
Microsoft has said that the new Windows 11 OS will release soon in India and worldwide through a free upgrade for eligible Windows 10 PCs and on new PCs beginning this holiday.
How to Download Windows 11?
Unfortunately, you won’t be able to download the full Windows 11 64 bit or 32 bit in an IOS form directly from Microsoft.com, at least when it finally comes out. Microsoft has said that the new Windows 11 will soon be available through a free upgrade for eligible Windows 10 PCs and on new PCs beginning this holiday.
However, not every Windows PC will be eligible to get the free upgrade to Windows 11. So, how would you know if your PC is eligible to get the free upgrade? well, to check if your current Windows 10 PC is eligible for the free upgrade to Windows 11.
You can simply download the Windows PC Health Check app and after downloading the app run it and then click on the blue Check now button to start the checkup, see the image below.
The free upgrade to Windows 11 will begin to roll out to eligible Windows 10 PCs this holiday and continuing into 2022.
Also Read: Windows 11 PC System Requirements
Windows 11 PC System Requirements
To make sure your current Windows 10 PC meets the minimum system requirements. Microsoft has released the Windows 11 system requirements which you can check out below.
|Processor||1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on a Chip (SoC)|
|RAM||Min 4 GB (gigabyte)|
|Storage||64 GB or larger storage device|
Note: See below under “More information on storage space to keep Windows 11 up-to-date” for more details
|System firmware||UEFI, Secure Boot capable|
|TPM||Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0|
|Graphics card||Compatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver|
|Display||High definition (720p) display that is greater than 9” diagonally, 8 bits per colour channel|
|Internet connection and Microsoft accounts||Windows 11 Home edition requires internet connectivity and a Microsoft account to complete device setup on first use.|
Switching a device out of Windows 11 Home in S mode also requires internet connectivity. Learn more about S mode here.
For all Windows 11 editions, internet access is required to perform updates and to download and take advantage of some features. A Microsoft account is required for some features.
These are the basic requirements for installing Windows 11 on a PC. If your PC does not meet these requirements, you may not be able to install Windows 11 on your PC.
Microsoft also lists several additional feature-specific requirements for Windows 11 such as 5G support, Auto HDR, BitLocker to Go, DirectX 12 Ultimate, and more. The complete list of feature-specific requirements can be found here.
Some frequently asked questions about Windows 11
What’s the difference between Windows 10 and Windows 11?
Windows 11 has all the power and security of Windows 10 with a redesigned and refreshed look. It also comes with new tools, sounds, and apps.
When can I buy a PC that comes with Windows 11 pre-installed?
PCs with Windows 11 pre-installed will be available later this year.
How much does a PC with Windows 11 will cost?
It depends! Many different manufacturers will offer a variety of devices that will run Windows 11, all at different price points.
Where can I buy a PC with Windows 11?
PCs that come with Windows 11 pre-installed will be available from a broad selection of retailers later this year. Details to come.
Will my accessories work with Windows 11?
If your accessories worked with Windows 10 and meet the Windows 11 requirements, they should work with Windows 11. If you want to be sure, please check with your accessory manufacturer.