Will applications built on windows 11 work on windows 10

Mahesh Yeddu 0 Reputation points
2023-05-03T17:28:58.3666667+00:00

Hello There,

We are planning to migrate to Windows 11 os in our laptops, Currently have Windows 10 where we develop our apps/dll's and test on other hardware with Windows 10 os. If we migrate, Then I would be building apps/dll's in Windows 11. But my apps/dll's still need to run on Windows 10. Do you see any compatibility problems already due to this migration? What kind of problems could occur and how to resolve them?

Thanks for the feedback.

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  1. S.Sengupta 16,481 Reputation points MVP
    2023-05-04T01:43:26.97+00:00

    Microsoft has made changes to the hardware requirements for Windows 11, but app compatibility is set to remain the same.

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  2. VARADHARAJAN K 86 Reputation points
    2023-05-05T09:34:37.71+00:00

    Before migrating to Windows 11, you need to test all your needed applications in only one machine. Not all the laptops are upgraded to Windows 11, since few laptops might be added with unsupported intel or amd processors.

    First, check your laptop processors are on the supported list

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/design/minimum/supported/windows-11-supported-intel-processors

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/design/minimum/supported/windows-11-supported-amd-processors

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/design/minimum/supported/windows-11-22h2-supported-intel-processors

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/design/minimum/supported/windows-11-22h2-supported-amd-processors

    second

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-11-specifications

    Microsoft vulnerable driver blocklist this feature is added on 22h2 .

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  3. Darrell Gorter 1,386 Reputation points
    2023-05-12T18:04:50.92+00:00

    Hello,

    Microsoft has committed to App Compat issue.

    See the promise via the AppAssure program by Microsoft

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/fasttrack/microsoft-365/app-assure

    Support should be free for App Compat issues

    Darrell

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