How to Install or Upgrade to Windows 11 on Your PC?

donemax editorLucien updated on Jul 08, 2022 to Disk Clone

Windows 11 Install

#1 About Windows 11

Since it's released in 2021, Microsoft Windows 11 has been becoming one of the best operating systems. Windows 11 features well-designed interface, fast speed for games, Teams Connection, supporting Android apps...According to Microsoft news, Windows users are upgrading to Windows 11 at twice the rate that they did for Windows 10.

#2 Windows 11 basic requirements

Now, many users are searching “How to install Windows 11 on PC” or “How to upgrade to Windows 11”. If you want to install Windows 11 on your PC, upgrade old Windows to Windows 11 or just want to buy a new Windows 11 PC, you should learn about new features in Windows 11 and how to install/upgrade to Windows 11.

Here is the Windows 11 Minimum system requirements:

  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with at least two cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or SoC
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB
  • System Firmware: UEFI, Secure Boot capable
  • TPM: Trusted Platform Module 2.0
  • Graphics Card: DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver
  • Display: 720p, 8-bit per color channel, at least 9-inch diagonal
  • Internet Connection and Microsoft Account: Windows 11 Home requires an active internet connection and a Microsoft Account to complete initial, first-use setup of the operating system, or when switching a device out of Windows 11 Home in S-mode.

Windows 11 Requirements

#3 Check if your PC can install Windows 11

To check if your PC can meet the requirements of Windows 11, you can download Microsoft PC Health Check App. You also can download Donemax Windows 11 Upgrade Checker to help you check your PC.

Step 1. Download Donemax Windows 11 Upgrade Checker and install it on your PC.

Step 2. Open Donemax Windows 11 Upgrade Checker. Click on Check Now button.

Windows 11 upgrade checker

Step 3. The Windows 11 compatibility results window will soon appear. All the incompatible and compatible configuration items will be listed.

Windows 11 upgrade checker

If your PC have issues to install Windows 11, you can try to fix them. If your PC meets all requirements, you can download and install Windows 11, or upgrade to Windows 11 from current Windows OS.

#4 Ways to install/upgrade to Windows 11

If you're upgrading from Windows 10, we recommend you wait until you're notified through Windows Update that the upgrade is ready for your device. To check if Windows 11 is ready for your device, select Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > Check for updates.

Windows 10 upgrade to Windows 11

If you are using Windows 10, you can upgrade to Windows 11 without any limitation and for free. There are also some other methods to help you install or upgrade to Windows 11.

Use the Installation Assistant to upgrade

We recommend you wait until your device has been offered the upgrade to Windows 11 before you use the Installation Assistant. When you're ready, you can find it on the Windows 11 software download page.

Create Windows 11 installation media

On the Windows 11 software download page, select Create tool now and follow the instructions to install Windows 11.

Check Microsoft Official Site to Know All Methods to Upgrade to Windows 11 >>

Other Tips:

  • If you want to recover lost data after installing Windows 11, just download Donemax Data Recovery to help you get lost data back.
  • DMclone, a Windows disk clone program, can help you create bootable clone of Windows 11.
  • Now, you can buy a new PC with Windows 11 pre-installed.
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Lucien is a writer and a chief programmer of Donemax software who has worked in the company for 5+ years. He has written much of the content on the site and devotes to providing troubleshooting and solution for Windows and Mac users including disk cloning, data recovery, migration, eraser, error fixes.