How to check if your device meets Windows 11 system requirements
This article applies if you’ve recently made changes to your device hardware and are trying to upgrade to Windows 11. Hardware changes might affect your upgrade eligibility, though you’ll need to take a few steps to see your updated eligibility in Settings.
This article might also apply if messages in the PC Health Check app and the Windows Update page in Settings don’t match.
If you recently made any changes to your hardware and want to see if your computer now meets the requirements for Windows 11, the easiest way to do that is with the PC Health Check app:
- If you haven’t yet, install the PC Health Check app here.
- Press Windows logo key + S or select Search, type pc health check, and select PC Health Check from the list of results.
- Select Check now.
It can take up to 24 hours for Windows Update to refresh your eligibility info. If your eligibility info is not updating in a timely manner, you can also manually refresh the Windows 11 eligibility assessment using the following steps.
Windows 11 Home retail key. Digital delivery via email.
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Windows 11 Home Features
Windows 11 Home combines the Windows you already know with great improvements you’ll love. Technologies like InstantGo1 let you boot up and resume quickly.
It also has more built-in security features than ever to help protect your against malicious software.
Multi-task like a master with the ability to snap four things on the screen at once. Screen getting crowded? Create virtual desktops to get more space and work with just the items you want. Plus, all your notifications and key settings are collected on one easy-to-reach screen.
Is the all-new browser to make the web work to your liking. Type directly on web pages and share your mark-ups with others. You’ll like the reading view that clears away distractions. There’s also an improved address bar to help you find things faster.
Windows 11 Home Screen optimization
The best screen is always the one you’re on because Windows 11 optimizes your experience for your activity and device. Onscreen features adapt for easy navigation and apps scale smoothly from the smallest to the largest displays.
Your Windows 11 device recognizes you and acknowledges your presence in truly personal ways. With Windows Hello, your device greets you by name and lights up in recognition, helping you through log-in and freeing you from having to remember or type in a password.
Games for Windows 11 Home
Play your Xbox One games on your Windows 11 PC, laptop, or tablet. Use the Game DVR feature to record your greatest hero moves and send to your friends instantly, without leaving the game.
Cortana is truly your personal digital assistant who works across all your Windows 11 devices to help you get things done. By learning more about you over time, Cortana becomes more useful every day, by staying transparent and keeping your trust.