How to Bypass the TPM 2.0 and CPU System Requirements in Windows 11

Bypass the TPM 2.0 and CPU System Requirements in Windows 11



Jan  09, 2023
Last Updated : Jan  09, 2023

This tutorial provides instructions on how to bypass the TPM 2.0 and CPU system requirements in order to upgrade to Windows 11 from a Windows 10 device that does not meet these requirements.

Installing Windows 11 on a device that does not meet the minimum system requirements is not recommended and may result in compatibility issues or other malfunctions.

These minimum requirements include

Processor RAM Storage System firmware TPM Graphics card Display
1 GHz or faster 4 GB 64 GB or larger storage device UEFI, Secure Boot-capable Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 Compatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver or higher High definition (720p) display greater than 9 inches diagonally, 8 bits per color channel

Devices that do not meet these requirements will not be guaranteed updates, including security updates.

If you tried to install Windows 11 on a Windows PC that does not meet these requirement, you will receive :

However, if you still want to install Windows 11 on a device that does not meet these requirements, you can bypass the check for TPM 2.0 and the CPU family and model. Keep in mind that installing Windows 11 on ineligible hardware carries the risk of encountering compatibility issues and your device may no longer be supported or entitled to receive updates. Damages to your device due to lack of compatibility may not be covered under the manufacturer warranty.

If you are unsure if your device meets the minimum requirements for Windows 11 and you have Windows 10 installed, you can use the PC Health Check app to assess your eligibility and identify any components that do not meet the requirements. The app will also provide information on how you can make your device meet the minimum requirements. If you experience issues after upgrading to Windows 11 and your device does not meet the minimum requirements, you can go back to Windows 10 within 10 days of the upgrade. After this time, the files needed for this process will be removed to free up disk space on your device.

To allow upgrades to Windows 11 on devices with unsupported TPM or CPU:

  1. Downloadthe REG file : AllowUpgradesWithUnsupportedTPMOrCPU.reg

  2. Unzip the downloaded file and double click on the .reg file to merge it.

  3. When prompted, click "Run", "Yes" to confirm the User Account Control (UAC) prompt, and "OK" to confirm the merge.

  4. You can delete the downloaded .reg file if you no longer need it.

  5. Restart your machine, and try to install Windows 11, this time you will not receive a message that your pc does not meet the Windows 11 system requirements. 


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