Make sure you’re ready for Microsoft’s latest and greatest operating system!
These are the basic requirements for installing Windows 11 on a PC. If your device doesn’t meet these requirements, you may not be able to install Windows 11 on your device and should consider buying a new PC. If you are unsure whether your PC meets these requirements, you can check with your PC original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or, if your device is already running Windows 10, use the PC Health Check app to check compatibility ( for Download ).
1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or SoC (System on a Chip).
|4 gigabytes (GB)
|64GB or moreNote: See “Additional information about storage space to keep Windows 11 up to date” below for more details.
|UEFI, Secure Boot capable
|Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0
|Compatible with DirectX 12 or higher with WDDM 2.0 driver
|High-resolution display (720p) with a diagonal of more than 9″, 8 bits per color channel
|Internet connection and Microsoft accounts:
|Windows 11 Home edition requires an internet connection and a Microsoft account to complete device setup on first use. Switching a device out of Windows 11 Home in S mode also requires an internet connection. All Windows 11 editions require internet access required to perform updates and to download and use some features. A Microsoft account is required for some features.
Over time there may be additional requirements for updates as well as requirements to enable certain features within the operating system.