When attempting to install Windows 11, several customers have received the ‘this PC can’t run Windows 11 error. This error is produced by a device’s Secure Boot and TPM 2.0 settings. A user may need to correct both or one of the problems in order to correctly install Windows 11 on a PC.
Continue reading to learn how to fix the ‘this computer can’t run Windows 11’ error and what Windows 11 minimum requirements you’ll need.
TPM 2.0 must be supported by the PC
Check Whether or not TPM is turned on
- Launch the run command by pressing ‘Windows + R’.
- Type ‘tpm.msc’ into the dialogue box that appears and click OK.
- The ‘TPM Management on Local Computer’ window would appear.
- Under the ‘Status’ area, see if the TPM is enabled.
- If the notice says “The TPM is ready for usage,” it means it’s turned on and you don’t need to do anything further.
If you don’t know how to enable it, follow the steps below
- Start the computer and press F1, F2, F10, F11, DEL, or any other required key to access the ‘Startup Menu.’
- Select the ‘Security Tab’ from the drop-down menu.
- Select ‘TPM device’ from the drop-down menu.
- Choose ‘Available’ from the drop-down menu.
- Save your work and restart your computer.
What Are the System Requirements for Windows 11 Installation?
The official Windows 11 system requirements aren’t overly demanding, and most modern computers should be able to run it right out of the box. There are, however, certain improvements from Windows 10.
The system requirements for installing and running Windows 11 are as follows:
- 1GHz 64-bit processor
- 4GB of RAM
- 64 GB of storage space
- System firmware that supports UEFI, Secure Boot capable
- Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0.
Now, you know how to install Windows 11 without encountering any problems.