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How to Bypass Windows 11’s CPU, TPM, Secure Boot, RAM, and Online Account Requirements

Since Microsoft announced the new system requirements for Windows 11, users have been looking for a workaround to circumvent the restrictions. In fact, Microsoft itself has relaxed the rules somewhat. If you have TPM 1.2, you can bypass TPM 2.0 and the CPU check with Microsoft’s official registry hack. Not to mention that there are several other methods to bypass Windows 11 CPU, TPM, Secure Boot, RAM and online account requirements. Therefore, in this tutorial, we bring a detailed tutorial to skip all minimum system requirements and install Windows 11 on unsupported systems. With that in mind, let’s jump to the tutorial.

Bypass Windows 11 CPU, TPM, Secure Boot and RAM Requirements (2022)

We have mentioned all the steps to bypass Windows 11 minimum system requirements in this article. You can use Rufus to clean install Windows 11 while removing all restrictions. You can also apply Windows Update to incompatible PCs. Finally, we’ve also included Microsoft’s official workaround. You can expand the table below and go to any section you want.

Bypass all Windows 11 system requirements with Rufus

Rufus is a free, open-source formatter used to create a bootable USB drive for Windows 11 and Linux operating systems. It is an excellent tool that you can use to bypass all Windows 11 system requirements as well. The latest version of Rufus allows you to bypass TPM, Secure Boot, the 4GB RAM limit, and even the online account requirement recently introduced in Windows 11 Pro and Home.

With that in mind, let’s proceed and learn how to skip all Windows 11 minimum system requirements.

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1. First, go ahead and load the latest version of Rufus (3.18 or higher, free) via the link here.

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2. Next, download the official Windows 11 ISO Microsoft’s website (visit) free. Follow our linked guide for detailed instructions.

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3. After that, connect a USB drive to your PC and run Rufus. The USB stick is recognized automatically. Now click on “Choose‘ to load the Windows 11 ISO image.

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4. Here, Select the Windows 11 ISO image you recently downloaded.

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5. After that, click “beginning‘ to create the bootable USB drive for Windows 11.

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6. Once you click Start, a pop-up window will appear on the screen immediately. Here you can Disable all Windows 11 requirements, including TPM, 4GB RAM, Secure Boot and online Microsoft account. In addition, you can also disable data collection and the like. Finally click on “OK”, and the bootable flash drive will be ready in a few minutes.

note: Rufus does not bypass the CPU requirement for which we have mentioned additional steps below.

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7. Now connect the USB drive to your target computer and Clean install Windows 11, as you normally do. You will not face any errors. If you have an unsupported CPU, continue to the next step.

Additional steps to bypass Windows 11 CPU requirement

Additional steps to bypass Windows 11 CPU requirement

1. For users who don’t have Windows 11 supported CPU and get the “This PC cannot run Windows 11” mistake, don’t worry. Just press “Shift + F10‘ to open the Command Prompt window. Enter here regedit and press Enter.

Additional steps to bypass Windows 11 CPU requirement

2. This will open the registry editor. Now navigate down path.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Setup  
Additional steps to bypass Windows 11 CPU requirement

3. Here, right-click on “Setup” and select New -> Key.

Additional steps to bypass Windows 11 CPU requirement

4. After that, rename it to “LabConfig‘ and press Enter.

note: If LabConfig is already present under setup, skip to step 5 immediately.

Additional steps to bypass Windows 11 CPU requirement

5. After the LabConfig key is created, select it and right-click in the empty space in the left pane. Vote here New -> DWORD (32-bit) value.

Additional steps to bypass Windows 11 CPU requirement

6. Rename it BypassCPUCheck and press Enter.

Additional steps to bypass Windows 11 CPU requirement

7. Now double click on it and Change the value data to 1. Click OK to close the Registry Editor and Command Prompt window.

Additional steps to bypass Windows 11 CPU requirement

8. After that, click on the back button in the upper left corner.

Additional steps to bypass Windows 11 CPU requirement

9. Now, click on Continue”, and you will not encounter the error this time. So, this is how you can bypass the CPU check on Windows 11.

Bypass all Windows 11 system requirements with Rufus

How to bypass TPM check during Windows 11 updates

While users managed to install Windows 11 on unauthorized PCs, the official Windows updates fails to install due to system requirement checks during dynamic updates. Well, that’s to be expected as Microsoft has previously said it cannot guarantee future updates on incompatible PCs.

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So, if Windows updates won’t install on your Windows 11 PC due to missing requirements, this method will help you to solve the problem. A developer named AveYo has created a script that automatically bypasses the setup requirements using a Product Server trick. Thats how it works.

1. Go ahead and open the script’s GitHub page. Click here Code -> Download ZIP in the upper right corner.

Bypass TPM check during Windows 11 updates

2. Next, extract the ZIP file on your Windows 11 PC and open the folder.

Bypass TPM check during Windows 11 updates

3. Now go to the bypass11 folder and right click on it “Skip_TPM_Check_on_Dynamic_Update.cmd“. Choose here “Execute as administrator“ from the context menu. If you get a security prompt, click More info -> Run anyway.

Bypass TPM check during Windows 11 updates

4. A command prompt window will open and inform you that the Bypass has been applied.

Bypass TPM check during Windows 11 updates

5. Now check for updates on your Windows 11 PC and you can install them without any hassles. Before installation, the setup wizard may prompt you to accept the risk before installing updates on your incompatible PC. Accept, and you’re good to go. If it doesn’t work, restart the PC and try again.

Bypass TPM check during Windows 11 updates

6. If you wish Remove the bypass patch from your system, run the same script again and it will be removed immediately.

Bypass TPM check during Windows 11 updates

Bypass Windows 11 CPU and TPM requirements (Microsoft official method)

Third-party tricks aside, Microsoft also has detailed instructions on how to bypass the CPU and TPM requirements when upgrading from Windows 10 to Windows 11. However, you need at least a TPM 1.2 chip for this method to work. Here’s how to do it.

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1. Press the Windows key and type “regedit“. Now open the registry editor.

Bypass CPU and TPM requirements, Microsoft's official way

2. Paste the here below path in the Registry Editor address bar and press Enter. This will take you directly to the following path.

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Setup\MoSetup
Bypass CPU and TPM requirements, Microsoft's official way

3. Next, right click on “MoSetup” in the left sidebar and select New -> DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Bypass CPU and TPM requirements, Microsoft's official way

4. Rename it AllowUpgradesWithUnsupportedTPMOrCPU and press Enter.

Bypass CPU and TPM requirements, Microsoft's official way

5. Now double click on the new key to open it. Here, Enter 1 in the value data field and click OK.

Bypass CPU and TPM requirements, Microsoft's official way

6. You can now close the registry editor and Restart your PC to apply the changes. If you have already downloaded the Windows 11 ISO image, right-click on it and Select Mount.

Bypass CPU and TPM requirements, Microsoft's official way

8. The Windows 11 ISO image is mounted as an external hard drive. Next, open File Explorer and browse to the mounted drive. Double click heresetup.exe‘ to start the upgrade process.

Bypass CPU and TPM requirements, Microsoft's official way

9. Click the Next button and Accept the warning that you will be running Windows 11 on an incompatible PC. That’s it. You can now officially upgrade to Windows 11 and bypass the CPU and TPM checks.

How to bypass Windows 11 CPU, TPM, Secure Boot, RAM and online account requirements

Remove Windows 11 system restrictions on unsupported PCs

So, these are the three easy ways to skip Windows 11 minimum system requirements. The first method allows you to clean install Windows 11 and the second method allows you to apply future updates to your Windows 11 PC. The third method allows you to upgrade Windows 10 to Windows 11 on incompatible PCs. Anyway, that’s all from us. If you want to enable or disable fast startup on Windows 11, follow our linked article. And to install Android apps on Windows 11, we have a dedicated guide for that. If you have any questions, let us know in the comment section below.

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