You can install Windows 11 on older PCs — but there’s a catch

Unsupported PCs can try Windows 11, but they won’t be entitled to updates.

This week, Microsoft revealed that a few more CPUs had been tested and deemed Windows 11 ready, after initially being dismissed as incompatible. But now it seems that the company’s earlier rigid insistence that only certain hardware would be permitted to run the new operating system wasn’t quite as clear cut as it seems.

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