Windows 11 is set to be rolled out on Oct. 05

By – Arun Shekhar Jawla

Microsoft is planning to launch its latest windows program to its users from October 05 in a phased manner. Let’s discuss details on availability, system requirements, and other details. Currently, Windows 11 is running with a beta version and is available to those who are parts of the Windows Insider program only. The latest announcement discuss new changes that will be brought along with the Windows 11 update, it will include no. of new elements such as the new center-aligned taskbar, Microsoft 365 integration, new sounds, etc.

When will you get Windows 11?

The Company will begin rolling out in a phased manner from October 5 which means that you may not get an immediate update notification, but you will receive it on your device very soon. There will be eligibility criteria for the update too. You can check for your device’s update to Windows 11 post-October 5 by heading to the Settings option and look for Windows Update and after it opens you must select Check for updates.

Windows 11 minimum requirements

A few months back, Microsoft revealed some of the key requirements for running Windows 11 on a PC.

  • It will need a processor that has two or more cores and a clock speed of 1GHz or higher.
  • It will also need to have RAM of 4GB or more, and at least 64GB storage.
  • The PC will also need a TPM security version of TPM 2.0 and SecureBootCapable support.

Additional changes to its PC eligibility.

The latest blog post of the company suggests that the new additions to the compatible CPU list include Intel Core X-series and Xeon W-series. The list now also includes Intel Core 7820HQ CPUs, but only selected devices running this CPU are compatible. The devices that shipped with modern drivers based on Declarative, Componentised, Hardware Support Apps (DCH) design principles such as the Surface Studio 2 are supported. Microsoft also confirmed that there are no new additions for AMD CPUs. The company asserted that it has carefully analyzed AMD Zen processors in partnership with AMD. Users will soon be able to use Microsoft’s PC Health Check app to find out whether their PC is compatible with Windows 11.