This assistant is for those who wish to:
- This article describes ways to install Windows 11.
Before you begin, check to see if the following conditions apply to you:
- Note: To upgrade to Windows 11, devices should meet the Windows 11 minimum system requirements.
- Some Windows 10 features aren't available in Windows 11. System requirements to experience some Windows 11 features and apps will exceed the Windows 11 minimum system requirements.
- Find Windows 11 specs, features, and computer requirements. Make sure the device you want to install Windows 11 on meets the minimum system requirements. If your device is currently running Windows 10, we recommend you verify the minimum system requirements using the PC Health Check app.
- We do not recommend installing Windows 11 on a device that doesn't meet requirements.
After you download the Installation Assistant:
- For more info, see Installing Windows 11 on devices that don't meet minimum system requirements.
- If you’re upgrading from Windows 10, we recommend you wait until you're notified through Windows Update that the upgrade is ready for your device.
- To check if Windows 11 is ready for your device, select Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > Check for updates.
- For known issues that might affect your device, you can also check the Windows release health hub.
Note: Windows 11 Installation Assistant doesn’t run on ARM-based PCs. It’s only supported for PCs using x64 processors. If you need installation media to install Windows 11 on a different PC, see Create Windows 11 Installation Media.