Microsoft has just released the official Windows 11 ISO file, and it’s an exciting time
Microsoft has just released the official Windows 11 ISO file, and it’s an exciting time as Microsoft is finally bringing a breath of fresh air to Windows.
Microsoft is dishing out the OS (Operating System) in phases, so your computer might not prompt you to upgrade just yet, in fact, you might not find it even if you tell your computer to check for updates.
Microsoft said the company expects “all eligible devices to be offered the free upgrade to Windows 11 by mid-2022.”
If next year seems a bit far for you to start enjoying the newly launched Windows 11 and it’s features.
Then read on to find out how the Windows 11 Installation Assistant is your shortcut to gain access to Windows 11.
Install Windows 11 using Microsoft’s tool:
Microsoft has laid out three methods using which users can easily upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11.
The three tools consist of the Windows 11 Installation Assistant that updates your system directly (if the PC meets the system requirements), creating Windows 11 Installation Media, and manually installing using ISOs.
See the system requirements for Windows 11
Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on a Chip (SoC)
RAM Size: 4 GB
Storage: 64 GB or More
System firmware: UEFI, Secure Boot capable
TPM: TPM version 2.0
Graphics card: DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver
Display: HD display that is greater than 9” diagonally, 8 bits per color channel
Internet: Microsoft account and internet connectivity.
Download Windows 11 from the Official source
The first thing to do is check that your PC isn’t already eligible for an upgrade to Windows 11. Just go to Settings menu, then go to Update & Security > Windows Update > Check for Updates.
If Windows 11 is available, then it will show in your upgrade section. You can simply click the Download and Install button to install the domain directly to your system.
However, if you do not want to upgrade to windows 11 using the easy way, you can download Windows 11 from external sources as well.
The best and simplest option will be to download the Windows 11 Installation Assistant. Choose Run after the download to make sure your hardware is compatible.
Visit the Windows 11 Download page and click the Download Now button under the first section called “Windows 11 Installation Assistant.”
If your PC and apps pass the requirements, the Windows 11 Installation Assistant will proceed and install Windows 11 on your PC.
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The overall process takes around 90 minutes to complete, and the time may vary for different computers.
Then Accept and Install to agree to the licensing terms and begin the installation. When the program is finished installing, you’ll be prompted to restart your computer.
Your PC might restart several times during the process of finishing the installation, so don’t be alarmed. Just keep your PC on until everything’s done.