After the success of Windows 10, the company is providing a free upgrade to all eligible users for Windows 11. The only condition is that your computer must fulfil the minimum system requirements.
Windows 11 is a leap over its predecessor and looks even better with tons of new features. The company added a lot of good ones to make it even more user-friendly than before. Grab your own copy of Windows 11 for free by following any of the below steps.
Check system updates
In most of the devices, the company has started giving updates after October 5 2021 and there is a possibility you missed the notification. Well, worry not here is how to check it from system updates and download/upgrade for free.
Step 1 – Head to the Windows search bar and type/search for Check for updates.
Step 2 – Click Check for updates. If the update is available it will be mentioned on the screen after the check is finished.
If the update is not available it leaves you with 2 options. The first one is to wait for the update to be available directly by the company for your system. In the second case if you are tech-savvy like us and can’t wait any longer, follow the next method.
From Microsoft official website
Yes, if your system requirement matches the minimum requirement of Windows 11, Microsoft allows you to download it directly via its official website. Here is how you can do it.
Step 1 – Head to Windows 11 download page: Microsoft official Website.
Step 2 – You will find 3 options to choose from
- Windows 11 Installation Assistant
- Create Windows 11 Installation Media
- Download Windows 11 Disk Image (ISO)
By choosing the Windows installation assistant users can download Windows 11 directly to their system hassle-free. After clicking on Windows 11 Installation media the application will create a bootable version for you on either DVD or USB storage device. The last option is by downloading the ISO file directly to your system. Using this ISO users can create a bootable on their own. The easiest way to upgrade for free is by using the Windows installation assistant and follow the on-screen instructions. Remember you need 9GB of free storage space in your PC for this step to work.
By following any of these steps you can easily download Windows 11 on your system. Please note: Make sure to read Before you start guide while choosing any of the three options in the second method. Also, we advise you to check the minimum specifications page as well. The installation takes a lot of time and also it is recommended to backup your important files before starting the process. So this way you can upgrade to Windows 11 free of cost.
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