Windows 11 and its incomprehensible minimum requirements put to the test: Unsupported PCs are receiving updates without problems

Home windows 11 was launched on October 5, 2021, however earlier than that day, Microsoft had already been making a large number with the minimal necessities. The well-known TMP on the one hand, Safe Boot on the opposite, and doubtless the worst of all: the list of supported CPUs that leaves out numerous trendy processors.

For sure, these measures weren’t very nicely obtained, and maybe to alleviate the blow a bit, Microsoft determined to supply the “present” of permitting the system to be put in on unsupported computer systems, however sure, warning that it will be “at your personal threat” and that no updates can be supplied by Home windows Replace. Right here we’re, virtually 10 days after launch with a really totally different actuality.


A particularly synthetic barrier


Home windows 11 obtained its first patch on Tuesday a few days in the past, that’s, system customers have already got the first cumulative replace for Home windows 11 that will get to unravel some bugs (make others worse) and brings a very good batch of safety updates.

As our colleague Marcos has been in a position to confirm, the identical one who up to date to Home windows 11 on an incompatible PC to inform us about his expertise, the system has allowed you to put in the updates with out the slightest drawback.

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His case is by far the one one, there’s multiple reports from the identical on the Home windows 11 subreddit, and even from our personal readers within the feedback. Home windows Replace is working regular on unsupported computer systems.

When Microsoft itself decides to publish in its assist weblog a trick (not beneficial) to “hack” Home windows 10 and be capable of replace to Home windows 11, the worth and effectivity of the barrier that they put within the first place with their record of minimal necessities.

It’s that even in PCs the place the replace is blocked as a result of incompatibility, it’s attainable that it’s a part of the recognized bugs of the replace and never true incompatibility. It’s already recognized that there are machines which are being incorrectly recognized regardless of assembly the minimal necessities.

A category on the way to ignore your personal guidelines

To recap: Microsoft revealed some minimal necessities, then determined to permit updating with out assembly the minimal necessities by leaving the updates out, then they supplied a information to bypass the minimal necessities, and now it appears they let the updates set up anyway.

It’s one thing that’s extraordinarily chaotic and tough to justify, besides once you bear in mind the phrase “at your personal threat”, with which you would largely wash your fingers when justify any system issues as a result of that lengthy record of necessities that the consumer just isn’t assembly, and that he determined to disregard on his personal.

Home windows 11 is an efficient system, as we stated in our evaluation, however it’s one that would profit from not solely extra improvement time, but additionally extra consideration to element of which they needed a lot to boast, and eventually, of a greater communication on the a part of the corporate.

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