Why is PC Health check showing my processor is not compatible with Windows 11 even if it is in the list of compatible processors?

Derek 0 Reputation points
2023-05-15T19:39:14.38+00:00

My windows 10pro 22H2 has the Intel i5 7500 processor. In the list of windows 11 compatible processors, this processor is listed. PC health check says my processor is not compatible even though Microsoft says it is. Why is this?

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  1. Castorix31 83,196 Reputation points
    2023-05-15T19:55:07.9166667+00:00
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  2. Kapil Arya 7,946 Reputation points MVP
    2023-05-19T06:21:57.78+00:00

    Hello,

    Unfortunately, i5-7500 processor is not compatible for Windows 11, according to Microsoft.

    Please check with official Windows 11 list of supported processors:

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

    You can drop a feedback to Microsoft about this, using Feedback hub app.

    Regards.

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