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Install Windows 11 without TPM 2.0 in unsupported PCs

Microsoft has announced its new operating system Windows 11 on October 5. Great design enhancements and android apps support are the major changes.

It is available to download from Microsoft’s official website. You can download your Windows 11 ISO from here. If you are a Windows 10 user, you will get a free upgrade to Windows 11. Most of the Windows 10 devices will have to wait for June 2022 to get the upgrade. Upgrade will be available to those devices first, which have the latest hardware and meets Microsoft’s minimum requirements. If you want to know either your PC can run Windows 11 or not. You can check it via the Microsoft tool.

Alongside other requirements, Microsoft has announced TPM 2.0 support to be able to install windows 11 to your PC. More of the older PC don’t have the support of TPM 2.0. Processors from the 7th generation or lesser are not eligible for Windows as they don’t meet the minimum requirements for installing the operating system.

However, if you don’t have a TPM 2.0 board, processor, and other specs. Don’t rush to buy the new hardware as we have a solution for you. But it involves Windows registry tweaks to bypass the requirements. So, we highly recommend backup your data before proceeding.

How to install Windows 11 without TPM 2.0

This method involves some tweaks and downloading the Windows 11 ISO from the official Microsoft website. You need to follow these steps;

1. Go to the official Microsoft website to download Windows 11 ISO file. (If you don’t know how to download Windows 11 ISO, check this article before proceeding.)

2. After downloading the ISO, if you want a clean install from USB. Make a bootable USB by using Refus.

3. Download this registry file and copy it to a bootable USB root directory.

4. Restart your PC and at the start screen press F2 or F12 depending on the manufacturer of your PC and boot via USB.

5. While accepting the terms and conditions you see an error message that you cannot install Windows because your PC does not meet minimum requirements. Don’t worry 😊

6. Press SHIFT+F10 and this will open CMD, their type “regedit” and hit enter. Registry Editor will open.

7. Now click on File and select Import and browse to the USB drive and select the file that you have copied earlier.

8. After importing the registry file, go back and you will see setup continuing.

9. Hurrah! We have completed everything and now follow all the steps and complete the installation.

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