There is also one issue that I don't' quite understand as far as
upgrading to Windows 11. When I tried upgrading my older Windows 10
machine to Windows 11 as Brian Vogel has suggested, windows itself
told me I had passed the test. But when I then began the upgrade, I
got a message to the effect that the process couldn't continue
because of some sort of issue with the bios security. I was told to
contact my motherboard producer for further information .
I don't know just what this message meant, but that's something to
be aware of.
On 8/4/2022 12:52 PM, Brian Vogel
If your computer is suitable for Windows 11 you should be being
told that in the Update & Security settings, Windows Update
pane. In fact, if it qualifies you should have some sort of link
that would kick off an in-place upgrade, but being that I don't
have a machine where that's the case, I can't say what the exact
phrasing on that link is.
If your machine does not qualify for Windows 11, there should be a
message that reads, "This PC doesn't currently meet the minimum
system requirements to run Windows 11" There are occasions where
that is because a given setting that needs to be turned on is not
turned on, as opposed to the hardware not being sufficient.
Directly beneath that message will be another about PC Health
Check, and a link Get PC Health Check, which you can activate to
have the PC Health Check download and run to verify whether you
have insufficient hardware or the hardware is OK but something
else needs to be tweaked.
If your computer has an Intel i-series processor it must be 8th
generation or newer (a number after the dash, e.g., i5-8493, that
is 8000 or higher) to be Windows 11 compatible. If you already
know you have an i-series that's first through 7th generation, you
cannot update to Windows 11.
Brian - Windows
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