Microsoft begins the roll out of Windows 11 earlier than expected

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  • Microsoft set to roll out Windows 11 to more devices earlier than previously indicated. 
  • Devices must first pass Microsoft’s check for compatibility to make the Windows 11 update. 
  • You can still install Windows 11 on your device if it meets the system requirements without necessarily having a TPM.
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There are plenty of options for users who want to finally make the move and upgrade to Windows 11. However, if you are one to sit calmly and wait for the roll out to get to you, then the time is finally here. 

Previously, Microsoft had indicated that the Windows update roll out was going to take a bit of time. However, things have since changed. Things have been running smoothly for Microsoft and as such, they are more than willing to hasten the roll out process. 

Microsoft is quite positive that this move will go as planned. The feedback from users has been mostly positive. This majorly contributed to Microsoft moving up the roll out timeline

Initially, Microsoft had planned to begin the roll out process in June, 2022. If the initial roll out for Windows 10 in 2016 was anything to go by, Microsoft would rather hold back and give it time. The 2015 roll out came with its fair share of challenges. 

Requirements to upgrade to Windows 11

Devices that are eligible for the Windows 11 update are the ones that pass Microsoft’s check for compatibility. They should also be running on Windows 10 version 2004 (the May 2020 update) or even a better version. It should also have the September 14, 2021 cumulative security update. 

The update should automatically pop up if your device fits the criteria described above. However, if the update is not yet available to you, it means that you have to wait a little bit longer. 

Workarounds to make the update

However, this does not necessarily compel you to stick to Windows 10. You can upgrade to WIndows 11 using our guide. On the other hand, you can make a payment to Microsoft to stream Windows 11 to any device you want, regardless of whether it is running on WIndows. 

Moreover, there are several ways available that you can use to upgrade to Windows 11 without necessarily having a TPM. However, you run a great deal of risk when you attempt this. 

It is important to ensure that your device meets all the system requirements with an exception of the TPM. this should ideally work, thus allowing you to make the upgrade. 

Are you excited about Microsoft’s early roll out of Windows 11, than earlier projected? Share your thoughts with us in the comment section below.