Microsoft backs down and will release Windows 11 for “older” PCs, but no updates

Microsoft releases new teaser of Windows 11 ahead of launch

a Microsoft announced on Friday (27) that outdated hardware is not compatible with Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0, one of the Microsoft Essentials for Windows 11, will be able to install the new operating system.

However, this computer will not receive security updates Even more Unable to upgrade via Windows Update. Installation will have to be manual via an ISO file that will be provided by Microsoft.

The developer’s view is that older hardware users can Use Windows version 11 as a trial experienceAs much as it puts the system at risk, security updates fix dangerous OS vulnerabilities.

A company states that Older components may not provide the full experience And the security that Windows 11 is intended to bring to users. As a result, it appears that Microsoft is unwilling to go out of its way to support such hardware.

Initially, the ban was for AMD and Intel processors released before 2017. Microsoft recently confirmed that most 7th generation Core chips other than AMD Zen 1 will not be supported.

“After carefully reviewing the first generation of AMD Zen processors in partnership with AMD, we have together concluded that there are no additions to the list of supported processors,” the company says.

The developer’s position has caused controversy among users who are unwilling to replace their hardware to use the new system. Windows 11 is expected to be Officially released later this year.

So, what’s your take on Microsoft’s stand on this standoff? Tell us in the comments below!

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