Microsoft launched its latest version of the Windows operating system, Windows 11 in June 2021. Since then, Windows users are enthusiastic to upgrade their older versions of Windows to the latest one. However, many of the users are facing difficulties in form of update errors when they try to freely upgrade and update Windows 7 to Windows 11. The article rounds up some solutions to the common questions that users are facing in the process of upgrading.
How to Windows 7 to Windows 11
The free upgrade
One of the questions that come up to mind is that whether we can be able to upgrade our older versions of Windows to Windows 11 free of cost. In answer to that evidence suggests that it is convenient and free of cost for users of Windows 7 can upgrade to Windows 11. This is because Windows 11 has a configuration key for the product. The key supports Windows 7 along with Windows 8.1. There is a file for Windows 8 too but the version is not supported. So if you are intending to upgrade Windows 8 to Windows 11, you will first have to upgrade your Windows to 8.1 versions.
Make preparation to launch Windows 11
According to the recent announcement by Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, the free upgrade of Windows will be available for the existing version of Windows including 10, 7, 8, etc. This will be done by the month of November 2021. According to the given time, users have plenty of time to fix all the errors and bugs to evolve their PCs so they are compatible to smoothly run Windows 11. Users should also upgrade their PCs to the latest system requirements for Windows 11.
How to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 11:
All those users who are using genuine Windows 7 Professional, Home, Ultimate, or any of the editions can upgrade their Windows by performing the following tasks.
- Go to setting and navigate to the option of Windows update and security.
- You will find this specific option in your system under Windows update Tab.
- You will find Windows 11 update by clicking on the tab and tapping on “check for Windows 11 update.”
- If you find that it is ready to update to Windows 11 then you can download and install the updated version.
- The next step will be to restart the PC. The restart process will boot up the new features of the updated windows 11 version.
- Go to Settings, where you will find Update and security. Check on Windows Insider Program Access and tap on the tab Get Started.
Fixing the errors
It is important to fix the Update and Upgrade Errors f Windows 11. The Windows 11 Update has fixes for bugs and security fixes. It also has fixed to run the new features on the Latest Version of the Microsoft Operating System. You will have to update these fixes if you want to upgrade the Windows 7 version of your PC to the Windows 11 operating system. Simply download the PC Health Check app on your system and install it. The tool is easily available on the official website of Microsoft.
Once the tool is downloaded and installed successfully in your computer system, it will run a number of tests, providing the diagnoses that why and what are the errors of your PC. You will receive several pop-ups about the errors that you need to fix. Configure the errors, fix them and reboot the system. Make sure that you know the details of the RAM, TPM, Processor, Display, Memory, Graphics, Firmware, and other Hardware that is required by Windows 11. You can get the details of the Windows 11 system requirements from the official site of Microsoft. Perform the mentioned tasks to fix the issues to get a smooth update and run Windows 11 on your PC.