PC can't install Win 11 on new drive. Does not meet min. system requirements

Vern DeWitt 0 Reputation points

Attempting to install Win 11 on brand new drive. The computer meets the operating requirements specified by MS. However Win 11 stops the install and gives me the following message:

This PC doesn't meet the minimum system requirements to install this version of Windows.

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  1. Kapil Arya 7,596 Reputation points MVP

    You can try manual upgrade using ISO file: 


    Or you can also use Windows 11 Installation Assistant which you can download from here:


    Let us know if this helps!

    Note: Included link in this reply refers to blog post by a trusted Microsoft MVP.

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  2. Limitless Technology 43,926 Reputation points


    Thank you for your question and reaching out. I can understand you are having query\issues related to Windows 11 Installation.

    This PC doesn't meet the minimum system requirements for running Windows 11 - these requirements help ensure a more reliable and higher quality experience. Installing Windows 11 on this PC is not recommended and may result in compatibility issues. If you proceed with installing Windows 11, your PC will no longer be supported and won't be entitled to receive updates. Damages to your PC due to lack of compatibility aren't covered under the manufacturer warranty.

    Before you install Windows 11

    If you are unsure if your device meets the Windows 11 minimum system requirements and have Windows 10 already installed, you can download the PC Health Check app, which will assess eligibility and identify components of your device that don't meet the minimum requirements. The app will also link to info that details steps you can take to make your device meet the minimum system requirements. To learn more, download and install PC Health Check app. https://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-11#pchealthcheck

    Reference :



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  3. Limitless Technology 43,926 Reputation points

    Double post

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