Windows 11 - HP 255 G7 Laptop

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I read an article via Google the other day on my phone. It was telling you which computers from different manufacturers were compatible with Windows 11. My Laptop - HP 255 G7 was on the list as one HP's compatible PC's for the new upcoming OS. However, when I run the PC Health Check, it says it isn't compatible and the processor in it will not run Windows 11.

I am thinking HP knows it will run it, yet it isn't confirmed from Microsoft because they don't tell you what compatible computers will work and because the updated and revised PC Health Check app on my computer has the original application installed. So if the manufacturer says it will run it, then I think it will when 11 is released.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Home 64-bit
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Lenovo IdeaCentre 5 14ARE05
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
    Motherboard
    LENOVO 3728 (AM4)
    Memory
    8 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon Graphics
    Sound Card
    Realtek High Definition Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    HP 23es
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080@60Hz
    Hard Drives
    931GB Western Digital WDC WD10EZEX-08WN4A0 (SATA)
    119GB SAMSUNG MZALQ128HBHQ-000L1 (SSD)
    Keyboard
    Lenovo Wired Keyboard
    Mouse
    Logitech
    Internet Speed
    100 Mbps
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge
    Antivirus
    McAfee LiveSafe
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Laptop - 15-ef107nr
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 3 - Picasso 12nm Technology
    Motherboard
    HP 8706 (FP5)
    Memory
    8 GB Single-Channel @1197MHz (17-17-17-39)
    Graphics card(s)
    2048 ATI AMD Radeon Graphics (HP)
    Sound Card
    Realtek High Definition Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Generic PnP Monitor (1366x768@60Hz)
    Screen Resolution
    15.6"
    Hard Drives
    238 GB SK hynix BC511 HFM 256GDJTNI-82A0A
    Mouse
    Logitech M325 Wireless Mouse
    Internet Speed
    100 Mbps
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge
    Antivirus
    McAfee LiveSafe

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My Laptop - HP 255 G7 was on the list as one HP's compatible PC's for the new upcoming OS. However, when I run the PC Health Check, it says it isn't compatible and the processor in it will not run Windows 11.
It appears that none of the AMD processors for the HP 255 G7 that HP list here...


...are on Microsoft's current list of supported AMD processors.


Check your processor against that MS list to see if it is supported. The supported processors may change to include some older processors by release. I'm hoping so as none on my machines have an Intel processor newer than 7th gen - and currently MS only support 8th gen or newer for Windows 11.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire 3 A315-23
    CPU
    AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
    Memory
    8GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon Graphics
    Monitor(s) Displays
    laptop screen
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768 native resolution, up to 2560x1440 with Radeon Virtual Super Resolution
    Hard Drives
    1TB HDD
    Browser
    Edge, Firefox
    Antivirus
    Defender
    Other Info
    fully 'Windows 11 ready' laptop. Windows 10 C: partition migrated from my old unsupported 'main machine' then upgraded to 11. A test migration ran Insider builds for 2 months. When 11 was released on 5th October it was re-imaged back to 10 and was offered the upgrade in Windows Update on 20th October.


    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, Windows 11 Pro.
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Lattitude E4310
    CPU
    i5 M 520
    Motherboard
    0T6M8G
    Memory
    4GB
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    500GB HDD
    Browser
    Firefox, Edge
    Antivirus
    Defender
    Other Info
    unsupported machine: Legacy bios, MBR, TPM 1.2, upgraded from W10 to W11 using W10/W11 hybrid install media workaround.


    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, Windows 11 Pro.
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