Windows 11, the new operating system from Microsoft is now available. It was launched on 5th October but will be made available for most users by 2022. With a clean and attractive look, it has many improvements from its predecessor, Windows 10. One of the most noticeable changes is that the start menu has been moved to the center. With the new Windows, you will be able to set up multiple desktops and windows on your screen. It also has rounded corners which gives it a smoother look.
How to get Windows 11
If you are looking to upgrade to Windows 11, there are several options available. The first is to buy a new computer with preinstalled Windows 11. Computers preloaded with Windows 11 are now available. The second option is upgrading from your current Windows 10. Microsoft recommends that you should wait until you get notified through Windows Update that the upgrade is ready for your computer. The advantage of using this option is that you will preserve all your files, settings, and programs. Many Windows 10 computers are eligible for a free upgrade. The third option is downloading Windows 11 and installing it on your computer. As with its predecessor, there’s a Pro and Home version of Windows 11. Once you have installed Windows 11, you will be able to roll back to the older version in 10 days if you like.
As for the question of whether your current PC qualifies for an upgrade, below are the requirement.
- RAM: 4 GB
- Storage: 64 GB or higher
- CPU: 1GHz or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor
- TPM: Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0
- Graphics Card: Compatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver
- Display: Larger than 9-inches with HD Resolution
- Internet connectivity and Microsoft account
If you are not sure whether you want to upgrade to Windows 11 just yet, there is no need to worry. Windows 10 will still be available until 2025.