1. mikeywc's Avatar
    Checked the system requirements of my workstation and it says "This PC can't run Windows 11". Processor not supported. Why? Core i7@4.2GHz processor with 64 GB RAM. Specs attached... windows_11_no.jpgwindows_11_my_specs.jpg
    06-28-2021 11:54 AM
  2. interlocutor1980's Avatar
    Please check that your system have TPM 2.0 (Trust Platform Module). If yes then enable it in your BIOS. Your problem will be solved.
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    06-28-2021 12:20 PM
  3. Bla1ze's Avatar
    Just to add to the post, you can learn how to enable it here - https://www.windowscentral.com/how-e...-its-supported
    mikeywc likes this.
    06-28-2021 12:55 PM
  4. mikeywc's Avatar
    Thanks. I checked in the device manager and TPM 2.0 is working properly. I just wanted to see if my system was compatible with Windows 11 and was surprised to get the message that the processor was not compatible. Maybe Microsoft can fix this in the future, so it's easier for people to check without going into the BIOS and changing settings.
    06-28-2021 01:05 PM
  5. mikeywc's Avatar
    Here's more info. I have Core i7. Right now, I guess, it is only Core i8 and above, but they are considering adding i7...
    https://www.windowscentral.com/micro...nts-windows-11
    06-28-2021 01:12 PM
  6. Renoktation's Avatar
    An OS that cannot run! Perhaps, it's time for some memes...

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    06-29-2021 12:37 PM
  7. spicypadthai's Avatar
    Here's more info. I have Core i7. Right now, I guess, it is only Core i8 and above, but they are considering adding i7...
    https://www.windowscentral.com/micro...nts-windows-11
    Just to be clear b/c you're conflating the tiers and generations: the initial Windows 11 reqs are 8th Gen or higher and yours is 7th Gen. The tier doesn't matter; 7th Gen i7 = not supported, 8th Gen i3 = supported. 7th Gen, maybe others, will probably be tested so there's a good chance your PC will end up being eligible.
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    06-29-2021 03:56 PM
  8. xandros9's Avatar
    They pulled the PC Health Checker, we'll probably have to wait until release is imminent to really know what is supported, what is "unsupported" and what it outright unsupported.
    06-29-2021 04:46 PM
  9. mikeywc's Avatar
    I did not know that. I was confusing that. The sticker on the computer says Intel Core i7, 7th gen. I don't even want the preview. I just wanted to see if my computer could run Windows 11 when it was released at the end of the year.
    06-29-2021 06:41 PM
  10. abhishek singh21's Avatar
    up and running the latest dev build on my I5 7th gen. My experience is that the boot up time is very long, thanks to the aging HDD. but the overall performance and general experience is good and feels more fluid than windows 10 . i do have TPM 2.0 enabled but still i have this notification in windows insiders tab that my system isn't supported. which will be eventually. so dont get worked up with such messages.
    mikeywc likes this.
    06-30-2021 01:58 AM
  11. finbaar's Avatar
    I think this is a wise comment! Things will likely change before the OS goes live to all.
    mikeywc likes this.
    06-30-2021 02:10 AM
  12. interlocutor1980's Avatar
    These all are speculations at that time. Nothing is right and nothing in wrong to say. The thing is Microsoft conduct in the windows 11 launch is questionable. i think the launch is a bit confusiing on many ends. So lets see what happens next. Right now they give us a ball to play or a lollypop to chew.
    mikeywc likes this.
    07-12-2021 12:05 PM

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