If you have been putting off treating yourself or your work force to new computers now is probably a good time to take the plunge as it turns out Microsoft will be rolling out a new version of Windows soon.
Windows 11 is going to be FREE
Here is the official line from Microsoft via their Blog ” Windows 11 will be available through a free upgrade for eligible Windows 10 PCs and on new PCs beginning this holiday. To check if your current Windows 10 PC is eligible for the free upgrade to Windows 11, visit Windows.com to download the PC Health Check app. We’re also working with our retail partners to make sure Windows 10 PCs you buy today are ready for the upgrade to Windows 11. The free upgrade will begin to roll out to eligible Windows 10 PCs this holiday and continuing into 2022.”
You can read the full post here
You may want to stick with Windows 10 for a while longer and if thats the case bear in mind that new computers will soon be shipping with Windows 11.
If you plan to upgrade as soon as possible check out the min system requirements below.
Windows 11 Minimum System Requirements
Processor – 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on a Chip (SoC)
Memory – 4 GB RAM
Storage – 64 GB or larger storage device
System firmware – UEFI, Secure Boot capable
TPM – Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0
Graphics card – DirectX 12 compatible graphics / WDDM 2.x
Display – >9” with HD Resolution (720p)
Internet connection – Microsoft account and internet connectivity required for setup for Windows 11 Home