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I am looking forward for the new windows 11 but I am kind of confuse with the new requirements from the microsoft health check saying that my CPU is unsupported, the CPU being an I7 6700K. but I got TPM 2.0 was not that the important requirements for it ? Will I run into issues like not getting update or other things ? Id like not to bother with workaround to get it running smooth .... And id really like a fresh new windows I have been using Win 10 LTSC for 3 good years and everything work like a charm one big minus being the fact I cant use game pass on it anymore...
 
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i7-6700K is not supported in Windows 11, you need TPM, Secure boot and a supported CPU, all important I'm afraid.
It's unknown what exactly will happen after Win11 is released regarding if you can install on an unsupported CPU not and what Microsoft may or may not enforce regarding updates.
There are a lot of rumours, speculation and some confusion created by certain web sites claiming to have info from Microsoft which is unverifiable.
There are various work rounds that can currently install Win11 on unsupported hardware but it might be a good idea to wait until after the 5th, which is only a few days away and see how those with unsupported CPUs have got on.
Whatever you decide make sure you have a backup system image done with Macrium Reflect or similar so you can revert to 10 without loosing everything if anything goes wrong.

I'm leaving my i7-6700K rig on 10 as I have other PCs that are compliant.
 

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The cynic in me thinks they may relent on some requirements once their partners sell enough new computers. But that's a long shot and I doubt it.
 

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The cynic in me thinks they may relent on some requirements once their partners sell enough new computers. But that's a long shot and I doubt it.
Yep... it's almost certainly OEM motivated... not that, that is gonna stop us from installing on non-compliant CPU-machines.. ;)
 

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i7-6700K is not supported in Windows 11, you need TPM, Secure boot and a supported CPU, all important I'm afraid.
It's unknown what exactly will happen after Win11 is released regarding if you can install on an unsupported CPU not and what Microsoft may or may not enforce regarding updates.
There are a lot of rumours, speculation and some confusion created by certain web sites claiming to have info from Microsoft which is unverifiable.
There are various work rounds that can currently install Win11 on unsupported hardware but it might be a good idea to wait until after the 5th, which is only a few days away and see how those with unsupported CPUs have got on.
Whatever you decide make sure you have a backup system image done with Macrium Reflect or similar so you can revert to 10 without loosing everything if anything goes wrong.

I'm leaving my i7-6700K rig on 10 as I have other PCs that are compliant.

@clam1952,

Excellent post (y), just want to add that the "reason" many are finding a way around the full requirements (mainly CPU) is because Microsoft is currently allowing unsupported CPU's in the beta/test program.

The big bet is that Microsoft will discontinue allowing unsupported 6 & 7th gen CPU's once the official RTM releases October 5th. I too am running Windows 11 on both a desktop running an i7-7700K CPU, and a laptop running an i7-7600U CPU. Both support TPM 2.0, but I suspect the CPU's will not be supported come release day :(
 

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Skuttlebutt is that microsoft will warn if a system fails the Processor check during install but will not abort the install. the installer will recommend that the system is reverted to Windows 10, and if ignored microsoft will not support the install, including updates, even the essential security updates

We shall see if this is true shortly, I would advise anyone who receives the warning from the RTM installer should back out or ensure they have a workable backup of their Windows 10 install before continuing
 

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BTW, as a reminder of the Windows 11 requirements, there's also the GPU - a DirectX 12 card running a WDDM 2.0 driver.

 

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I would advise anyone who receives the warning from the RTM installer should back out or ensure they have a workable backup of their Windows 10 install before continuing

If things stay where they are, I'm going to have to revert both my backup desktop and main laptop back to Windows 10. Main desktop is fully supported, just waiting for the RTM ISO for a clean install.
 

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Skuttlebutt is that microsoft will warn if a system fails the Processor check during install but will not abort the install. the installer will recommend that the system is reverted to Windows 10, and if ignored microsoft will not support the install, including updates, even the essential security updates

We shall see if this is true shortly, I would advise anyone who receives the warning from the RTM installer should back out or ensure they have a workable backup of their Windows 10 install before continuing
Hmmm.. I hope everybody has a recent backup Tuesday... it's a non-negotiable.
 

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Currently I have Windows 11 running well on a 1st gen i5, System Two in My Computers below.

I intend to keep it running 11 after the release, just so I can see first hand what (if anything) MS may do to restrict its use on unsupported hardware. Until the release, all we can do is guess....
 

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Currently I have Window 11 running well on a 1st gen i5, System Two in My Computers below.

I intend to keep it running 11 after the release, just so I can see first hand what (if anything) MS may do to restrict its use on unsupported hardware. Until the release, all we can do is guess....
But even after that Bree, what has MS divulged in terms of older CPU's being compromised with Win 11? So they obviously do not have certain instructions but what makes them so vulnerable or whatever... I fail to understand the logic.
 

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The cynic in me thinks they may relent on some requirements once their partners sell enough new computers. But that's a long shot and I doubt it.
I believe it's more likely the major microsoft customers - enterprises, multi nationals, government, health, education, armed forces Etc (maybe including some OEMs) who are pushing for the security side at least of the "requirements"

I could see the processor requirements being more flexible for two reasons, the lower rated older processors have proved in the Beta testing to work more efficiently than was envisaged, and also a more cynical reason, that the major customers noted above, who are the Cash Cow for Microsoft are not known for running the latest hardware, just to suit software requirements
 

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Hmmm.. I hope everybody has a recent backup Tuesday... it's a non-negotiable.
I have made the decision to hold off on updating to Windows 11 on my two systems My desktop and laptop, as I am currently in the process of assessing the latest batch of Image editing software, several of which are releasing major updates in the near future, and I do not want a new OS blurring the lines of the assessment.

"Unfortunately" I am on the Windows Release preview channel on both the systems so I have to keep declining Microsoft's kind offer to install Windows 11 which I have been getting for a week or so - I will grab an installer of the RTM when it drops to run in a Windows to Go install to check it with my hardware but will fully update early 2022
 

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    32" UHD 32 Bit HDR Monitor + 43" UHD 4K 32Bit HDR TV
    Screen Resolution
    2 x 3840 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    1TB M2 SSD OS, 500GB Fast Access SSD, 2 x 8TB Data + Various Externals from 1TB to 4TB, 10TB NAS
    PSU
    NZXT C750 80 PLUS Gold 750W Modular PSU
    Case
    Chillblast Silent Workstation PC Case - Black
    Cooling
    NZXT Kraken X63 280mm CPU Cooler, Quiet Case fans Fan
    Keyboard
    Wireless Logitec MX Keys + K830 [Depending on where I'm Sat]
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    Wireless Logitec - MX Master 3 + M570 Trackball
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    Nexus 7 Android tablet
    Samsung 10.2" tablet
    Sony Z3 Android Smartphone
    Samsung S9 Plus Smartphone
    Samsung Note S20
    Wacom Pro Medium Pen Pad
    Wacom Pro Small Pen Pad
    Wacom ExpressKey Remote
    Loopdeck+ Graphics Controller
    Shuttle Pro v2 Control Pad
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro x64 [Latest release]
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell XPS 17 9700
    CPU
    i7 10750H
    Motherboard
    Stock
    Memory
    32 GB
    Graphics card(s)
    Stock Intel + GTX 1650 Ti
    Sound Card
    Stock 4 speaker
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Stock 17"
    Screen Resolution
    3840 x 2160 HDR touchscreen
    Hard Drives
    2TB M2
    PSU
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    Case
    Stock Aluminium / Carbon Fibre
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    Stock + 2 fan cooling pad
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    Stock Illuminated
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Superfly

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I have made the decision to hold off on updating to Windows 11 on my two systems My desktop and laptop, as I am currently in the process of assessing the latest batch of Image editing software, several of which are releasing major updates in the near future, and I do not want a new OS blurring the lines of the assessment.

"Unfortunately" I am on the Windows Release preview channel on both the systems so I have to keep declining Microsoft's kind offer to install Windows 11 which I have been getting for a week or so - I will grab an installer of the RTM when it drops to run in a Windows to Go install to check it with my hardware but will fully update early 2022
Yeah that's pretty astute ;)

BTW.. dunno why MS drops zero-day patches that has not been Insider tested ... apparently there will be one (.252 or something)
 

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Yeah that's pretty astute ;)

BTW.. dunno why MS drops zero-day patches that has not been Insider tested ... apparently there will be one (.252 or something
My guess would be an insllation/update bug.
 

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  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro x64
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    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    DIY
    CPU
    10900KF, 5.1 GHz delid
    Motherboard
    Asus Maximus Hero XII Wifi
    Memory
    64GB G.skill TridentZ RGB 3200CL14 B-die @ 3600 CL16
    Graphics Card(s)
    Asus ROG Strix 2070 Super A8G
    Sound Card
    Onboard Audio, Vanatoo Transparent One; Klipsch R-12SWi Sub
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Eizo CG2730, ViewSonic VP2768
    Screen Resolution
    2560 x 1440p x 2
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 960 Pro 512 GB (OS), Samsung 980 1TB, Raid 0: 1TB 850 EVO + 1TB 860 EVO. Sabrent USB-C DS-SC5B docking station: 6TB WDC Black, 6TB Ironwolf Pro; 2TB WDC Black
    PSU
    750W Seasonic Prime Ultra Titanium
    Case
    Fractal Design Meshify 2
    Cooling
    EK-AIO 360 D-RGB w/Phanteks 120 T30 fans, 2x Noctua NF-A14 Chromax case
    Keyboard
    Glorious GMMK TKL - Brown mechanical
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    Logitech G305 wireless gaming
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    120 Mb/s down, 12 Mb/s up
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    Firefox
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    Defender, Macrium Reflect 8 ;-)
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barman58

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I Gave up trying to understand Microsoft's thought process when they released Windows Millennium Edition, :)
 

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    Windows 10 Pro x64 [Latest Release Preview]
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Chillblast to my design
    CPU
    Ryzen 9 5950X, 4.9GHz
    Motherboard
    Asus Prime X570-Pro Motherboard
    Memory
    64GB DDR4 3200MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    4GB NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 1650 Ti - HDMI, DP
    Sound Card
    On motherboard Feeding SPDiF 5.1 system
    Monitor(s) Displays
    32" UHD 32 Bit HDR Monitor + 43" UHD 4K 32Bit HDR TV
    Screen Resolution
    2 x 3840 x 2160
    Hard Drives
    1TB M2 SSD OS, 500GB Fast Access SSD, 2 x 8TB Data + Various Externals from 1TB to 4TB, 10TB NAS
    PSU
    NZXT C750 80 PLUS Gold 750W Modular PSU
    Case
    Chillblast Silent Workstation PC Case - Black
    Cooling
    NZXT Kraken X63 280mm CPU Cooler, Quiet Case fans Fan
    Keyboard
    Wireless Logitec MX Keys + K830 [Depending on where I'm Sat]
    Mouse
    Wireless Logitec - MX Master 3 + M570 Trackball
    Internet Speed
    72 MB Down 18.5 MB Up
    Browser
    Latest Chrome
    Antivirus
    BitDefender Total Security 2021
    Other Info
    Also run...
    Laptop - Quad 8GB - Windows 10 Pro x64 HP 15.2"
    Nexus 7 Android tablet
    Samsung 10.2" tablet
    Sony Z3 Android Smartphone
    Samsung S9 Plus Smartphone
    Samsung Note S20
    Wacom Pro Medium Pen Pad
    Wacom Pro Small Pen Pad
    Wacom ExpressKey Remote
    Loopdeck+ Graphics Controller
    Shuttle Pro v2 Control Pad
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro x64 [Latest release]
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell XPS 17 9700
    CPU
    i7 10750H
    Motherboard
    Stock
    Memory
    32 GB
    Graphics card(s)
    Stock Intel + GTX 1650 Ti
    Sound Card
    Stock 4 speaker
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Stock 17"
    Screen Resolution
    3840 x 2160 HDR touchscreen
    Hard Drives
    2TB M2
    PSU
    Stock
    Case
    Stock Aluminium / Carbon Fibre
    Cooling
    Stock + 2 fan cooling pad
    Mouse
    Stock Trackpad
    Keyboard
    Stock Illuminated
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    Latest Chrome
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    BitDefender Total Security 2021
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