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How to install Windows 11 on an old PC

Microsoft has announced that it won’t block people from installing Windows 11 on most older PCs. However, not all older PCs can get the newest version of Windows. Anyone with a PC with an older CPU has to upgrade to the windows 11 version manually. Thus here’s how you can do it.

With just a few simple steps, you can install Windows 11 on your PC. Here’s how to do it:

Steps to install Windows 11 on an old PC

Step 1: The very first requirement is downloading the Windows 11 iso file. It can be obtained from the official Windows 11 download page.

Link: Download Windows 11

Step 2: Scroll down to the ‘Download Windows 11 Disk Image (ISO)’ section. Therefrom the drop-down select Windows 11. And then start the download by clicking on the blue button.

Step 3: Windows 11 iso file is 5.1GB in size. While it downloads, we can jump to other procedures.

Step 4: On the search bar, type “regedit” and open the Registry Editor app.

Step 5: For administrator rights, to allow, click on ‘Yes.’

Step 6: Next, you’ll be able to see expandable folders on the left panel. By expanding them, you can find registries nested under various levels.

Step 7: Thus, Navigate to find this address: Computer > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > Setup > MoSetup

Step 8: Or going the other way around, you can copy and paste Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Setup\MoSetup in the address bar, where “Computer” is written.

Step 9. Now, you can right-click on the right panel and select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Step 10: In the ‘Value Name’ field, write or copy-paste AllowUpgradesWithUnsupportedTPMOrCPU, and in the ‘Value Data’ field, type 1.

Step 11: Click on ‘OK,’ and close then you can close the app. Wait for the downloading to finish.

Step 12: Once the ISO gets downloaded, navigate its downloaded location and double-click on it so that it mounts itself and opens.

Step 13: Double-click on the setup file and the installation process will begin. You may receive a warning but the installer will not stop you from going ahead.

And that’s all. You’re ready to have the newest Windows 11 on your old PC.

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