This update installs the PC Health Check application onto Windows 10,version 20H2 and later devices. However, we will not install PC Health Check on Windows 11 devices. PC Health Check includes diagnostics to monitor device health and troubleshooting to improve performance, all from the convenience of a single dashboard.
Key features include:. Windows 11 eligibility: Provides a comprehensive eligibility check based on the minimum system requirements for Windows 11.
Backup and sync: Sign in or create a Microsoft account to sync device preferences across devices and set up Microsoft OneDrive to protect your files.
How to manually refresh Windows 11 eligibility assessment
Windows Update: Keep your device secure by always running the latest version of Windows 10. Battery capacity: View the battery capacity relative to the original for devices that use a single or multiple batteries. Storage capacity: View the storage usage for the main drive that contains files, apps, and Windows.
Startup time: Manage startup programs to improve startup time.
Known issues in this update
Tips on PC health: Provides additional tips to improve overall PC health and performance. Important By default, when you open the PC Health Check application, it will automatically install important application updates when they become available.
PC Health Check users will not be able to turn off automatic updates. You can uninstall PC Health Check by going to Apps > Apps & Features > App list (Windows PC Health Check) > Uninstall.
Microsoft is not currently aware of any issues with this update. Important You must restart your device after you install these required updates.
Install this update. Release Channel. Windows Update and Microsoft Update.
How to get this update
This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update. If you don't receive this automatically, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update.
Select Check for updates. Windows Update for Business. See the other options.
Refresh using Task Scheduler
Microsoft Update Catalog. See the other options. Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). See the other options. 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.
Refresh using an administrator Command Prompt
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:.
Tips on PC Health
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.
See your device specifications
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.