Neowin News Feed for: Pc health check https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/pc health check/ Neowin News Feed for: Pc health check en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net PC Health Check App gives ancient Pentium 4 thumbs up for Windows 11 https://www.neowin.net/news/pc-health-check-app-gives-ancient-pentium-4-thumbs-up-for-windows-11/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/10/1634728822_p4_windows11_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/pc-health-check-app-gives-ancient-pentium-4-thumbs-up-for-windows-11">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Wed, 20 Oct 2021 11:52:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/pc-health-check-app-gives-ancient-pentium-4-thumbs-up-for-windows-11 If you upgrade to Windows 11 on an unsupported PC, you will have to sign a waiver first https://www.neowin.net/news/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="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/07/1627222744_w11_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/if-you-upgrade-to-windows-11-on-an-unsupported-pc-you-will-have-to-sign-a-waiver-first">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:36:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/if-you-upgrade-to-windows-11-on-an-unsupported-pc-you-will-have-to-sign-a-waiver-first Microsoft restores PC Health Check app for Windows 11 compatibility https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-restores-pc-health-check-app-for-windows-11-compatibility/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/08/1630087281_pc-health-check-update_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-restores-pc-health-check-app-for-windows-11-compatibility">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Tue, 21 Sep 2021 12:26:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-restores-pc-health-check-app-for-windows-11-compatibility Microsoft clarifies stance on Windows 11 minimum system requirements https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-clarifies-stance-on-windows-11-minimum-system-requirements/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/06/1624804741_w11-sysreq_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-clarifies-stance-on-windows-11-minimum-system-requirements">Read more...</a> abhay.venkatesh@neowin.net (Abhay V) Mon, 28 Jun 2021 18:40:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-clarifies-stance-on-windows-11-minimum-system-requirements You won't need a TPM to run Windows 11 on certain "special" PCs https://www.neowin.net/news/you-wont-need-a-tpm-to-run-windows-11-on-certain-special-pcs/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/06/1624624440_windows_11_tpm_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/you-wont-need-a-tpm-to-run-windows-11-on-certain-special-pcs">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Sun, 27 Jun 2021 17:38:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/you-wont-need-a-tpm-to-run-windows-11-on-certain-special-pcs Microsoft updates PC Health Check to show why your device is ineligible for Windows 11 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-updates-pc-health-check-to-show-why-your-device-is-ineligible-for-windows-11/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/06/1624649846_pc_health_check_fail_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-updates-pc-health-check-to-show-why-your-device-is-ineligible-for-windows-11">Read more...</a> anmol.mehrotra@neowin.net (Anmol Mehrotra) Fri, 25 Jun 2021 19:40:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-updates-pc-health-check-to-show-why-your-device-is-ineligible-for-windows-11