Microsoft has issued an update this week explaining why certain users won't be offered the Windows 11 upgrade even though their systems may be passing the PC Health Check app with flying colors.
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Although Windows 11 23H2 was released this week, users began to notice that the Media Creation Tool was not downloading the update. Now, a Microsoft exec has confirmed that it will land later.
Users who are happily running Windows 11 22H2 on unsupported PCs as per Microsoft's system requirements for Windows 11 should be able to upgrade to the new 23H2 feature update using the EKB.
Microsoft released Windows 11 23H2 earlier today. Following that, the tech giant has gone on to explain in detail the need for the KB5027397 enablement package which will upgrade devices to 23H2.
There is new evidence now that suggests that the general availability (GA) release date for Windows 11 23H2 isn't too far away. The latest leak happens to be in the form of ISO download links.
There are quite a few ways to bypass the stringent system requirements of Windows 11 like those involving registry tweaks or using third-party tools. Recently, a new way to bypass has been discovered.
Microsoft, at the beginning of the year, introduced bootable ReFS to the Windows 11 Canary Insider channel. After some more progress, the company has now started enabling in-place upgrades too.
Microsoft recently published new Intel and AMD CPU support list for Windows 11. Speaking of which, the tech giant may also be working on blocking installs of the OS on unsupported hardware.
Microsoft had quietly blocked Windows 11 in-place upgrades from Windows 8.1 on the Dev Channel somewhere in the middle of last year. However, some underlying changes made have revived it.
Microsoft released new KB5027317 Dynamic Update packages for feature updates in Windows 11 version 21H2. These dynamic updates are meant to improve the Windows 11 setup process and more.
Microsoft has released new KB5027318 Dynamic Update packages for feature updates in Windows 11 version 22H2. These dynamic updates are meant to improve the Windows 11 setup process.
Today, Microsoft has formally published guidance for family safety accounts setup on Windows 11. This guide finally comes nearly two years after the OS was first publicly available.
As suspected when the original news broke, Microsoft has confirmed that it wrongly offered Windows 11 to unsupported Windows 11 21H2, as well as Windows 10 22H2, 21H2, and more PCs this week.
It appears that something went wrong in Microsoft's labs, resulting in Windows 11 upgrade prompts showing up on all Windows 10 devices, including those that do not officially support Windows 11.
Today, Microsoft has announced the availability date of the on premises UUP, and it's less than two months out. With the new feature, the company promises up to 30% smaller Windows update downloads.
Microsoft has quietly released a compatibility update (KB5022609) for Windows 11 22H2. This comes hot on the heels of the firm's announcement that it will now automatically update 21H2 PCs to 22H2.
Microsoft has released new KB5022370 Dynamic Update packages for feature updates in Windows 11 version 21H2. These dynamic updates are meant to improve the Windows 11 setup process.
Ventoy, which is a tool similar to the extremely popular Rufus, recently added bypass for Windows 11 system requirements in a previous version. The latest update fixes an issue related to that bypass.
Microsoft has acknowledged that Windows 11 Dev Channel Insider builds are suffering from a slow upgrade bug. A senior employee suggested that the firm is actively looking at the issue.
The latest version of Ventoy, a Rufus alternative, adds bypass for Windows 11 Microsoft Account (MSA) signin and Internet connection, as well as a bypass for system requirements check.
Microsoft has now begun to offer Windows 11 to Windows 10 22H2 users through the OOBE for the first time ever. Earlier this year, the company said that the next Windows was ready for broad deployment.
Despite the fix, Microsoft has confirmed that you may not receive the Windows 11 22H2 update option in case your system had gaming performance issues. Such users will have to wait a while.
After several user reports and complaints, Microsoft is finally acknowledged gaming performance issues on Windows 11 22H2. The company has now partially removed the upgrade block it implemented.
Microsoft has reminded users about the upcoming end of support for Windows 8.1, that's happening soon. With that, the Redmond giant has asked users to move to Windows 11 or 10 on a new PC.
Microsoft has reminded users that Windows 10 version 21H1 is reaching end of service in about a month's time. Alongside that, the Redmond giant has also nudged people about upgrading to Windows 11.
Microsoft released the Windows 11 2022 Update last month, but some unlucky people are still not being offered it yet. Here is a way you can upgrade without having to enroll as a Windows Insider.
Latest survey data - released after a year since Windows 11 first launched to the public - reveals that close to half the systems worldwide are still not meeting the requirements for it.
Microsoft is seemingly blocking the installation of its new Windows 11 2022 feature update on dynamic disk types. In-place upgrade seems to be failing with an "0x8007001" error message.
Microsoft recently released its anticipated Windows 11 22H2 feature update. However, many are reporting that the update fails with an error 0x800f0806. Thankfully, some potential fixes are available.
Microsoft earlier today rolled out its latest KB5015878 update to Windows 10. The new update is said to bring an improved OS upgrade experience. On top of that, there are several other bug fixes.
Microsoft has added the ability to quickly upgrade to a newer Windows 11 version with its latest update KB5015882. Along with this, the new update also brings several other improvements and bug fixes.
One of the recent Windows 11 updates, KB5014668, is causing installation failures according to several user reports online. Ironically, this update itself was supposed to fix an OS upgrade fail bug.
Microsoft announced Windows 11 22H2 RTM build recently and if you wanted to check if your PC is compatible with the upcoming feature update, there is an interesting trick to know it via Registry.
Since yesterday, downloads for Microsoft's Windows 11 and Windows 10 operating systems are being blocked in Russia. Thankfully, though, there is a way to bypass this sudden apparent blockade.
Microsoft has shared some more insights into its internal Windows 11 upgrade process which saw the company deploy the OS on 190,000 employee PCs in the "smoothest" update ever at Microsoft.
Similar to many previous campaigns of this nature, a fake Microsoft lookalike Windows 11 download website has been found to infect victims' computers with a novel Inno info stealer malware.
Microsoft says its internal rollout of Windows 11 to 190,000 devices was the smoothest ever till date. In a blog post, the company has explained in detail how all this was made possible.
As we enter Q2 2022, a study conducted across 2 million devices has found that more enterprise computers are finally ready for a Windows 11 upgrade. The report also reveals other interesting details.
Rufus 3.18 beta version fixes an ISO to ESP issue. But more importantly, the version brings the "Extended" option that will now help bypass Windows 11 requirements for in-place upgrades too.
The AdDuplex report for February 2022 shows that Microsoft's Windows 11 is now in nearly 20% of devices or one in five PCs. However, the rate of growth definitely seems to have slowed down.