How to Upgrade Windows 10 To Windows 11 For Free
In this post, we take a look at performing an upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11 using Windows 11 Installation Assistant which is the best option for installing Windows 11 on the device you’re currently using.
- IMPORTANT: Before you start make sure that your PC has the minimum system requirements for installing Windows 11 (If you are unsure whether your PC meets these requirements, you can use the PC Health Check app to assess compatibility):
|Processor||1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on a Chip (SoC). Supported Intel Processors Supported Qualcomm Processors Supported AMD Processors|
|RAM||4 gigabyte (GB).|
|Storage||64 GB or larger storage device.|
|System firmware||UEFI, Secure Boot capable.|
|TPM||Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0.|
|Graphics card||Compatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver.|
|Display||High definition (720p) display that is greater than 9” diagonally, 8 bits per color channel.|
|Internet connection and Microsoft account||Windows 11 Home edition requires internet connectivity and a Microsoft account. Switching a device out of Windows 11 Home in S mode also requires internet connectivity.|
- Also check to see if the following conditions apply to you:
Your PC must have Windows 10, version 2004 or higher installed to run Installation Assistant.
Navigate to Microsoft official website to Download Windows 11
You'll find 3 options : Windows 11 Installation Assistant, Create Windows 11 Installation Media and Download Windows 11 Disk Image (ISO)
In the Windows 11 Installation Assistant. Click Download Now
After you download the Installation Assistant, Select Run. You need to be an administrator to run this tool
Once the tool confirms the device hardware is compatible, you will be presented with the license terms. Select Accept and Install.
- Once the tool is ready, click the Restart Now button to complete installation on your computer.
- It might take some time to install Windows 11, and your PC will restart a few times. Make sure you don’t turn off your PC.