Nearly 11 months after release and Microsoft has decided Windows 11 is in a good enough state for everyone to install and use. That is, assuming your PC meets the requirements for running the OS.
As Neowin reports(Opens in a new window), the Windows Health Dashboard changed the status of Windows 11 this week to be “designated for broad deployment(Opens in a new window).” It basically means that Microsoft believes the operating system is now robust enough that all new PCs should be shipping with it, and anyone holding off upgrading from Windows 10 should pull the trigger.
Whether you PC is capable of running Windows 11 or not can be determined by using Microsoft’s PC Health Check app(Opens in a new window). Some Microsoft employees can’t even upgrade to Windows 11, so it’s definitely worth checking before attempting the upgrade. If you can, there are some very good reasons to switch to Microsoft’s latest OS as soon as possible.
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Microsoft is very keen to get more people using Windows 11, especially when you consider it’s currently less popular than the 20-year-old Windows XP. Certain requirements, such as your PC needing TPM 2.0, mean in a lot of cases upgrading simply isn’t possible. However, that’s a good excuse to go out and treat yourself to a new desktop PC or laptop.
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