Windows 11 will be able to be installed on older computers, but there is a risk

Windows 11 will be able to be installed on older computers, but there is a risk

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Windows 11 will be able to be installed on older computers, but there is a risk

Microsoft prepares the launch of your next operating system –Windows 11-, and while they wait for more news, he assured this Monday that will allow it to be installed on those computers that do not meet the requirements minima. However, as they explained, there is an important caveat that its users should take into account.

The American company told the site The Verge about what will not preventPC users who do not meet the minimum hardware requirements to install Windows 11.

It is a process that Microsoft will not recommend or advertise to users, they will have to manually download and install the new operating system themselves.

However, the tech giant later reported that PCs that do not meet technical requirements they are not guaranteed to receive updatesWindows 11, and that they may not even have the updates of security and drivers.

This announcement from Microsoft is related to the communication of Windows 11 minimum requirements with the announcement of the new system.

Windows 11 requirements

To use the new operating system, a 64-bit system on chip (SoC) or processor is required, with a frequency of at least 1GHz or two or more cores, as well as a RAM memory of at least 4GB and internal capacity of 64GB or plus.

It also requires compatibility with DirectX 12and a high definition monitor, with a resolution of 720 pixels, that exceeds a diagonal size of 9 inches.

The US company announced in a statement that it is expanding its requirements for processors and that it will also support chips Intel Core X, Xeon W and the 7th generation Core 7820HQ (Until now the limit was in the 8th generation of Intel Core).

Windows 11 will be able to be installed on older computers, but there is a risk

Laptops with Windows 11.

It should be remembered that the new operating system -the Home version- it will be free for users using Windows 10 when it becomes available for download sometime in October, according to rumors.

Unlike current notebook and desktop PC software, the visual novelty More importantly, the start menu and icons have been moved to the middle of the screen. The new design also includes a dark mode and a light one.

Also, Windows 11 adds compatibility with mobile applications with Android operating system, so that these can be downloaded from the application store directly, through the Amazon App Store.

It is also designed for unify the experience on tablets and computers. In addition, they promise improvements for use with a stylus and an on-screen touch keyboard with this type of technology.

With information from agencies.

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