Instructions on how to update to Windows 11 from Windows 10

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 Currently Windows 11 has been officially released. If you want to upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11 , the following article will show you how to upgrade to the free version, even if Windows update has not yet provided an update. This method is also effective in case Windows 11 does not officially support your PC anymore.

I. Check if Windows 11 supports your PC.

To check if Windows 11 officially supports PC hardware in use, download and run the PC Health Check application of Microsoft publisher.

The detailed steps I have outlined in the article: Instructions for using Windows PC Health Check to check whether the computer can install Windows 11   Besides, there are also many other tools to help you do this, such as like WhyNotWin11 .

This is good news because even if your PC is not officially supported, if you want you can still upgrade to Windows 11. As such, it is up to you as Microsoft will warn you that you may encounter problems. and the company does not guarantee that future updates to Windows will be available on your hardware.

II. Using Windows Update: How to upgrade safely, but time consuming.

To make the update process as safe as possible, go to Settings => Update & Security => Windows Update on a PC running Windows 10. (You can press the Windows + I key combination to quickly open it. go to Settings).

Next, click Check for updates to check if there are any new updates. 

If Microsoft thinks your PC is ready to upgrade to Windows 11, you'll see the message "Upgrade to Windows 11 is ready - and it's free!" here. At this point, you just need to click Download and install to download.

Note : Microsoft will distribute Windows 11 updates to users in turn from time to time. If your PC hasn't been offered the update yet, don't worry, you'll probably see it in a few weeks or a few months. For the best hardware update process, Microsoft advises that all users should wait until Windows Update provides an update for your PC. When Microsoft tests and evaluates that your PC is ready, you will receive the update.

If Windows 11 doesn't officially support your PC, you won't be able to see the update offered through Windows Update. (But you shouldn't worry too much, Windows 10 will be officially supported until October 2025).

Using Windows Update is a safe way to upgrade, but it takes time.

III. How to download Windows 11 quickly.

Microsoft supports many tools for users to download Windows 11 instantly. This will bypass Windows Update's slow, cautious upgrade process and let you install Windows 11 in no time - even if your PC isn't officially supported with Windows 11.

To get started, visit Microsoft's Download Windows 11 page The article recommends that you download and run Windows 11 Update Assistant. The tool will automatically update your current PC to Windows 11 for you. In addition, you can also use the Create Windows 11 Installation Media tool to create a bootable DVD, USB boot or download (download) Windows 11 ISO and use it in a virtual machine.

Note : If you install Windows 11 immediately, it means that you have eliminated the process of slowly, sequentially and stably introducing the operating system version that Microsoft proposes. You can easily encounter errors with Windows 11 on the hardware you are using. If you're concerned about this, you should wait until the upgrade is officially available.

If you run into problems, remember, you can downgrade back to Windows 10 within the first 10 days after upgrading.

Microsoft says there are ways to help you upgrade a PC running Windows 10 operating system to Windows 11, even if the PC's hardware isn't officially supported by Windows 11. Accept the risks of running into problems. It's the owner's choice whether or not to try it, but it's best to leave your old PCs running Windows 10 as-is, unless there's an urgent reason to upgrade.


Above is a guide on how to update to Windows 11 from Windows 10 in the most detail. Hope the article will be useful to you. Good luck.

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