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How To Upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows 10 for Free

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Microsoft has dropped their biggest update of the year as an upgrade to Windows 11 comes out for users with Windows 10, absolutely free.

As Windows 11 finally rolls out in full swing, age-old customers cannot wait to get their hands on the new and improved take on the OS. Microsoft has introduced a free Windows 11 upgrade for via window updates.

Now without further ado, let us dive right into how you can get Windows 11 up and running for your laptop or personal computer, today.

Guide To Upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows 10 for Free

Before we get into the guide, note that there are a few hardware requirements your machine needs for upgrade.

  • Intel 8th generation coffee lake processor or Zen 2 CPU
  • A minimum of 4 gigabytes of RAM.
  • We have designed a step-by-step guide for you to follow and get your hands on your official Windows 11 copy.

Step By Step Guide to install Windows 11 on your PC

  • Get your hands on a PC health check app and find out if your PC is eligible to be upgraded to Windows 11.
  • Create a backup of your personal data, we don’t want you losing important documents!
  • Navigate to settings through the search field in your taskbar.

Windows Settings

  •  Find the option that says “ Update & Security” and click on it.

Updates and security

  • Check for new Windows updates to find out if your machine has been offered the free upgrade!

If your PC is not yet eligible for an upgrade, hang tight as according to Microsoft, after the initial release they will be looking at hardware eligibility to allow more users to incorporate the new OS. According to Microsoft, most systems would be able to upgrade by the mid-2022s.

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Reference image to depict how Windows 11 update will show up.
  • If a free upgrade shows up, just navigate to the download and install button to get Windows 11.

From here on, all you need to do is follow the installation wizard through the process, and before you know it, you’ll have Windows 11 running on your PC.

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Jike Eric

Jike Eric has completed his degree program in Chemical Engineering. Jike covers Business and Tech news on Insider Paper.

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