Neowin News Feed for: Pc health check health check/ Neowin News Feed for: Pc health check en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 PC Health Check App gives ancient Pentium 4 thumbs up for Windows 11 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Windows 11 requirements can be checked using the PC Health Check app that Microsoft released. However, it seems the app is misidentifying a hyper-threaded Pentium 4 as a CPU officially supported. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Wed, 20 Oct 2021 11:52:02 +0000 If you upgrade to Windows 11 on an unsupported PC, you will have to sign a waiver first <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft announced recently that it would allow people on unsupported PCs to install Windows 11. However, such users may first have to agree to a formal pact that their PCs may not receive updates. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:36:01 +0000 Microsoft restores PC Health Check app for Windows 11 compatibility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has re-released the PC Health Check app, but now you must be signed in and registered as a Windows Insider in order to download it. it adds support for some 7th-gen Intel CPUs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 21 Sep 2021 12:26:01 +0000 Microsoft clarifies stance on Windows 11 minimum system requirements <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has posted a blog clarifying its stance on the system requirements for Windows 11. The firm will also test the OS on seventh-gen Intel and Zen 1 AMD CPUs to consider supporting those chips. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Mon, 28 Jun 2021 18:40:01 +0000 You won't need a TPM to run Windows 11 on certain "special" PCs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>For running Windows 11, Microsoft says TPM 2.0 support is necessary due to security reasons. However, in its document, the firm says this criterion, with prior approval, is relaxed for &quot;special&quot; PCs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Sun, 27 Jun 2021 17:38:01 +0000 Microsoft updates PC Health Check to show why your device is ineligible for Windows 11 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you were not sure about why you can&#039;t upgrade to Windows 11, you need to grab the latest update to the PC Health Check app that now tells users the reason why their device is not supported. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Anmol Mehrotra) Fri, 25 Jun 2021 19:40:01 +0000