Use the PC* malfuction monitor to see if your PC can run Windows 11.
* For computers running Windows 10 in S mode, Download this version of PC Computer Application Monitor. Note that this application does not control the graphics card or monitor, as most compatible devices will meet the requirements (seeWindows 11 Specifications).
Microsoft Windows 11
More structure for your desktop
Windows 11 has easy-to-use tools to help you optimize your desktop and maximize your productivity. If you combine that with a Microsoft 365 subscription *, nothing can stop you.
New ways to connect With Chat from Microsoft Teams, you can reach everyone (free of charge), whichever channel you choose (call, chat, text, video) -directly from your desktop 2 .
Connect with All Chat and calls are built into your system tray and seamlessly integrate with Outlook and Calendar so you can connect with just a few clicks 2 .
Refocus workflows PowerPoint, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Teams - the apps * you need to work seamlessly - with new multitasking tools such as snap layouts, desktops and a new, more intuitive redocking experience.
Your content, your favorite photos perfectly prepared . The world news. Today's to-do list and tomorrow's weather. Widgets help you find content that is important to you. Everything you do - always a swipe away 1 .
Work and Play The apps you need. The shows you love to watch. Find them quickly with the new Microsoft Store. 10
The browser that puts you first Work, play, shop, stream, connect - whatever you're up to, Microsoft Edge on Windows 11 helps you get it all done quickly and securely.
The latest in PC gaming performance
Play the latest games with graphics that rival reality. Play with game ends on the console. Play with the peripherals you love. Play your way - Windows 11 makes it possible. 1 6
Play on day one, Halo Infinite, Forza Horizon 5, Age of Empires IV - these are just a few of the big names that you can access from day one with Xbox Game Pass (subscription sold separately). 3
The availability of apps and features may vary by region.
1 Certain functions require specific hardware, see here for full details. Some layouts are only available based on display resolution and scaling settings. SMS chatting is available in limited countries and is being made available to other regions on an ongoing basis. See the following page for more details. Internet access required; ISP fees may apply. Function only available in Windows 11.
2 During the period of device support provided by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM).
3 TPM key protection requires TPM 2.0 or higher.
4 Requires InstantGo / AOAC / HSTI compliant. More details here .
5 Special hardware such as a fingerprint reader, active IR sensor or other biometric sensors and supporting devices are required.
6 For Windows 11 Pro: WIP requires either Mobile Device Management (MDM) or System Center Configuration Manager to manage settings.
7 Requires separate subscription to Azure Active Directory Premium.
8 Available in selected markets. Features and apps vary by market and device.
9 MDM requires an MDM product such as Microsoft Intune or other third-party solutions (sold separately).
10 Certain functions require specific hardware, see here for full details. Some layouts are only available based on display resolution and scaling settings. SMS chatting is available in limited countries and is being made available to other regions on an ongoing basis. Visit this page for more information. Internet access required, ISP fees may apply.
11 Apps that are no longer open are not automatically placed back in their place. Apps that come out of full-screen mode when you undock are not switched back to full-screen mode when you dock again, but are placed back as well as possible.
12 Hardware and software dependent, requires an NVMe SSD with at least 2.5 GB / sec. Reading time, DirectStorage API introduction for games.
+ Some of the apps shown will be available soon. Certain apps are only available through the Microsoft Store app in Windows 11. * Sold separately. ** Microsoft 365 subscription sold separately.
Minimum system requirements:
Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or SoC (System on a Chip).
RAM : 4 GB RAM
Storage: 64 GB or larger storage device
System firmware : UEFI, enabled for safe start. Here is information on how your PC can meet this requirement.
Graphics card : Compatible with DirectX 12 or higher with WDDM 2.0 driver.
Display resolution : High-resolution display (720p) with a diagonal of more than 9 inches, 8 bits per color channel
Internet connection and Microsoft account
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