Windows 11 to continue with updates for unsupported PCs – for the time being

We saw yesterday that Microsoft is telling Windows 11 testers whose PCs don’t meet the minimum spec for the OS, who despite that were happily running preview builds thus far, that they now have to go back to using Windows 10 – causing some confusion about perceived promises in the past, and a clarification to be issued by the software giant on updates.

This comes off the back of Microsoft recently (last week) making it clear that there would be no budging on the minimum CPU spec, which requires a second-gen Ryzen processor or at least an 8th-gen Intel chip.

As we reported yesterday, testers with PCs that fall below the now confirmed minimum requirements for Windows 11 are receiving a message via Windows Update informing them that their device is not eligible for the Windows Insider (preview build testing) Program on Windows 11, and that they should now revert to testing Windows 10.

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