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How to fix “This PC can’t run Windows 11” error!

PC can't Run Windows 11
Written by Konain

After the launch of Windows 11. Some of the users are facing problems like getting the slower performance and not running Windows 11 properly. Among all of the issues, one of the common issues the people are facing is ‘This PC can’t run Windows 11‘.

So, Today we will together fix “This PC can’t run Windows 11” error and improve your Windows 11 experience. We will give you a detailed guide on how you can fix that issue with simple steps.

This issue is not really a big deal in most of the cases and Your device settings might be the reason for this notification.

Fixing “This PC Can’t run Windows 11” error

There are several reasons why you get this notification so we will start with the first one. Method 1 involves some settings related to the TPM on your device. So, move on to the steos below to fix the error telling you that “This PC Can’t run Windows 11“.

Method 1: Check the Windows 11 compatibility using Health Check App

  1. Download the Health check app from Microsoft on your PC Using the method given below
    Open your browser and search the PC health check app.
    Click on Microsft’s official link from the options you will see after you search for the PC health check app.
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    Click on the Download app to continue the installation.
    PC can't run Windows 11Allow for the permissions (if asked). Wait for the downloading process to complete.
  2. After the downloading is complete open the application.
  3. Click on the “Check Now” option to check the compatibility.
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  4. A new window will appear if it gives you the notification “This PC does not currently meet the system requirements for Windows 11. Then it means that there is some compatibility issues. Click on the ‘see all results option’ to see what specification your device lacks.
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  5. See all the options and check what is required to download Windows 11 on your PC today.

In addition to that, there is a possibility that your device is not compatible with Windows 11. First, check if your device meets the minimum requirements for Windows 11. If your PC does not meet minimum requirements for Windows 11 then simply downgrade to Windows 10 or else use Windows 11 with the issues of getting slower and getting the notification that says that ‘Your PC can not run Windows 11’. IF your device shows compatibility with Windows 11 and you are still getting this notification then follow the guide given below.

Method 2: TPM Settings.

  1. First of all, we need to check if the TPM is enabled on your device, So Go to the Search bar and type “Windows PowerShell“. 
  2. Now, open the Windows PowerShell by clicking on “Run as Administrator“.
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  3. It will open a command prompt in front of you. Simply Type get-tpm and press enter.
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  4. Now, make sure that both “TpmPresent” and “TpmEnabled” are True/Active.
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  5. If the “TpmPresent” and “TpmEnabled” are True/Active then move on to Method 2, otherwise, follow the steps below to enable the TPM from the BIOS settings of your PC.
    • Reboot your PC and press F1 or F2 depending on your PC to enter the BIOS menu.
    • Now, click on “Security options”.
    • Find the TPM settings and enable the TPM from there.
    • Reboot your PC.

That’s all on Fixing the ‘This PC can’t run Windows 11‘ using the TPM method. If you are still facing the issue then please move on to the Method given below and find another solution.

Method 3: Check Secure Boot Status:

  1. We will check in this method if the Secure Boot is turned on. So, Press the Win+R button to open the Run App.
  2. Type “msinfo32” in the search bar of the Run app.
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  3. After the windows appear on your Computer check the state of Secure Boot.
  4. Now, check “Secure Boot Status” and make sure it’s set to ON.
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  5. If the “Secure Boot Status” is not active then follow the steps below to enable it.
    • Reboot your PC and press F1 or F2 depending on your PC to enter the BIOS menu.
    • Now, Navigate to Boot menu >> Advanced Options and enable the Secure Boot.
    • Save your settings >> Reboot your PC and verify that the “Secure Boot Status” is enabled following the steps above.

That’s all on Fixing the ‘This PC can’t run Windows 11‘ using the Secure Boot method. If you are still facing the issue then please move on to the Method given below and find another solution.

After doing all this check the PC health app. If it is still giving the error of “This PC can’t run Windows 11” then there is a possibility that your PC is really not compatible with Windows 11. Another possibility is that it is not showing the correct information. If you are running Windows 11 on an incompatible device. Then it will be better if you downgrade to Windows 10. Or else use the latest operating system with all the issues you are facing right now.

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