One thing to look out for: Windows has confirmed that the minimum system requirements for using its new operating system have changed so that it can “go ahead and take better advantage of the latest innovations.” This means that if you are using an older computer, you may not be able to upgrade.
Microsoft has confirmed that you need at least 1 GHz or a fast 64-bit processor, 8 GB of RAM, 64 GB or more of storage, a 720p HD display, and a DirectX 12 compatible graphics card with a WDDM 2.0 driver.
Can’t wait to get your hands on the new features? You can join the beta program to try Windows 11, but be warned: Microsoft says the software is still in testing and has “scratches”. Beta testers are likely to encounter many bugs, crashes, and missing features.