Windows 11 Installs On Unsupported Hardware Are Getting Updates, For Now

Unsupported PCs are getting some updates but Microsoft remains vague on the extent of what they’re willing to give.
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Windows 11 users have received their first updates and, while buggy, it does carry some hope for users that have been using the new Microsoft OS with unsupported hardware.

Despite what Microsoft said before releasing Windows 11, unsupported hardware installs will at least get some updates.

Microsoft had previously mentioned that installs on unsupported hardware would not get critical security updates.

Unsupported PCs will get updates, for now. Photo by XPS on Unsplash

Imagine my surprise, then, when I booted up my Dell XPS 15 with the unsupported Core i7-7700HQ and installed security, driver, and .NET framework updates just like on any other Windows 11 computer.

digitaltrends’s Jacob Roach on his unsupported install.

Microsoft is still vague about the updates for unsupported PCs which could mean future Windows 11 updates will only be for supported hardware installs.

If you still want the Windows 11 OS on your PC, there is the registry value hack you can do.

READ MORE: Upgrade To Windows 11 Even If Your PC Is Unsupported With This Hack

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