- The Your organization manages updates on this PC message shows up even when you check eligibility of personal Windows computers.
- If you have a school or work account connected to your system, that could bring up this issue.
- You can resolve this problem by quickly changing some Group Policy Editor settings.
Along with Windows 11’s launch, Microsoft introduced a nifty little software called PC Health Check with the sole purpose of enabling users to check if their current Windows PCs meet the minimum requirements for this OS or not.
Unfortunately, many of the interested users were greeted by Your organization manages updates on this PC message despite checking on a personal computer.
Users encountering this issue were not able to check the eligibility of their Windows computer through the software and were left with no other option but to manually check the minimum requirements for Windows 11.
What does Your organization manages updates on this PC mean?
If the PC Health Check app on your machine displays this message on the screen, it simply means that you do not have the administrator rights of the PC or you are not logged in using the administrator account.
There can be other possibilities too, such as if you are using a Microsoft Family account and a parent or caretaker is set as the primary system administrator.
Moreover, this issue can also present itself on Windows machines that have linked business or educational accounts.
On the flip side, using a local account on a Windows computer can also be the culprit behind this message since having a Microsoft account is a requirement for Windows 11.
Though there are many possibilities of why this issue is presenting itself, you don’t need to be alarmed. Below are some quick and easy fixes that will definitely resolve the problem.
How can I fix the error: Your organization manages updates on this PC?
1. Use an administrator account
- Click on the Start Menu and choose the Settings option.
- Next, click on the Accounts tab present on the left panel of the Settings window. Then, click on the Your info tile present to the left of the window.
- After that, your account role will be mentioned right underneath your account name. It should be saying Administrator; if it not, you need to contact your system administrator to get your account upgraded to an administrator or get credentials for the administrator account.
As mentioned earlier, this issue mostly means that you are not running an administrator account. Thus, the first and foremost thing you should make sure of is that you have an administrator account on the system or at least have credentials for one.
Changing to an administrator account will most likely resolve the issue. In case you are already logged in with an admin account, move on to the next solutions in the list.
2. Disconnect work or school account
- To disconnect work or school accounts, click on the Start Menu icon present on the taskbar and then choose the Settings option.
- Next, click on the Accounts tab present on the left panel of the screen and then head to the Access work or school tile situated on the left side of the window.
- After that, click on the Disconnect button present on the school or work account tile.
- Once you have disconnected the work or school account, restart your machine from the Start Menu and run the PC Health Check app.
3. Edit Windows Registry
- First, press Windows+R on your keyboard to bring up the Run command utility. Then, type regedit in the space provided and click on the OK button. This will open a Registry Editor window on your screen.
- Next, navigate to the following key using the left panel on the Registry Editor window. You can also copy+paste the following text in the address bar:
- Then, double click on the NoToastApplicationNotification file. This will open a overlay pane on your screen.
- Now, enter 0 in the Value data: field and click on the OK button to confirm and close.
- Finally, restart the computer using the Start Menu and check if the issue has been resolved.
4. Change Group Policy Editor Settings
- Press Windows+R on your keyboard to bring up the Run command utility. Then, type gpedit.msc and click on the OK button or hit Enter on your keyboard.
- Next, navigate to the following directory on Group Policy Editor. Now, from the right side of the window, locate and double-click on the Manage end user experience directory.
Computer Configuration/Admisistrative Templates/ Windows Components/ Windows Update
- Then, double-click Configure Automatic Updates.
- After that, select the Not Configured option by clicking on the radio button preceeding it. Next, click Apply to confirm and click the OK button to close the window.
- Now restart your Windows machine and run the PC Health Check app to see if the issue has been resolved.
Since this solution requires a Group Policy Editor, it only applies to a certain pool of Windows users. Though for non-pro users there are plenty of other reliable solutions.
5. Change Diagnostic data settings
- First, click on the Start Menu button from the taskbar of your computer and choose the Settings option from the flyout.
- Next, click on the Privacy & security tab from the left sidebar of the window. Then, click on the Diagnostic & feedback tile present to the right of your screen.
- After that, locate the Send optional diagnostic data section and then toggle switch to the On position.
- Restart your PC and run the PC Health Check app. Your issue should be resolved by now.
If the issue is presenting itself due to the insufficient data being sent to Microsoft, changing Diagnostic data will cent percent resolve the problem.
6. Enable telemetry
- To do so, press the Windows+R shortcut on your keyboard to bring up Run command utility. Then, type services.msc in the space provided and click on the OK button.
- Next, from the services window, locate the Connected user experience and telemetry option and double-click on it to open. This will open a separate window on the screen.
- Now, click on the drop-down menu situated adjacent to the Startup type field and select the Automatic option.
- Then, click on the Apply button to save the changes and click on the OK button to close the window.
- Now, reboot the Windows machine from the Start Menu and run the PC Health Check app.
What can I do when getting the message saying This PC can’t run Windows 11?
With the above-mentioned solutions, you are most likely to resolve the problem in no time. However, for many users, another issue comes to the light.
Windows 11 has some peculiar minimum requirements that many devices seemingly cannot fulfill, and as a result, will not be able to run the desired OS.
In case your PC is also one of the unfortunate ones, it is up to you to solve the message saying This PC can’t run Windows 11.
There has also been a pool of users complaining of the non-accessibility of settings along with the above-mentioned issue. If that’s also the case with you, make sure to check out our post on some settings that are managed by your organization issue.
In case you still have questions or even suggestions, do not hesitate to let us know using the comments section below, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.