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Microsoft has formally released Windows 11 operating system as a stable free update worldwide. It will be available for free for all Windows 10 users with compatible computers.

Moreover, users’ computers will only be compatible with Windows 11 if the machine is operating on Intel’s 8th generation CPUs or later, AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs or later, has 4GB RAM and 64GB storage at the least, a 720p display or better, and a DirectX 12 compatible GPU.

Windows 11 Free Update is First for Newer Machines 

Furthermore, in order to convert the current operating system to Windows 11, users will have to wait for Windows to make the free update available for users to download. The Windows 11 free update will become available to more latest machines first i.e. those issued in 2021 and will slowly make it to older devices over the next few months.

Read more: Microsoft to end support for Windows 10 by October 2025

Though, if a user has a new PC and it is agreeable with Windows 11, then the user should see the free update in the upcoming weeks. Users with older PCs will likely have to wait until next year.

Users Can Also Use Download Assistant to Download Windows 11

In addition to this, users can also download the latest version through Microsoft’s Windows 11 Download Assistant. It can be downloaded from Microsoft’s website and it works similar to the Windows Update system already available in Windows 10. The device will download the free update for the user and then the user can choose to install it whenever he wants.

Users can also download a different tool from Microsoft’s website as well that allows users to create a bootable USB to install Windows 11. Moreover, Users can also burn the ISO file onto a DVD if they fancy the old-fashioned way.


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