Microsoft has announced what Windows 11 is now ready for mass deployment. This means that anyone with a compatible computer can already install the latest version of the system. In any case, it is advisable not to launch the bells on the fly: the company warns that some teams could still find it difficult to update.
Although Windows 11 was released seven months ago, the demanding system requirements (both TPM 2.0 and the need to use newer generation processors), as well as some component and driver issues, meant that the initial deployment was slower. slow than expected
Microsoft has fixed known bugs in Windows 11
Over the last few months, Microsoft has been correcting one by one the known errors that limited the operation of Windows 11 on computers whose hardware, despite being compatible with the system, had blue screens or malfunction.
The errors were detailed in the section “release statusThe good news is that this page announces that all known issues have been mitigated or resolved, which means that the system is ready to work on all supported computers.
This new state of system implementation reaches both home and corporate users. In this way, those who have computers that are not managed by a company and meet the system requirements will be able to install the update through Windows Update.
System administrators in corporate environments, meanwhile, will be able to deploy mass updates with greater security as the failure rate when moving from Windows 10 to Windows 11 has been significantly reduced.
Although we are in the mass deployment phase of Windows 11, users who wish to upgrade from Windows 10 will need to have the version version 2004 or later of this system. To do this, they only need to have Windows 10 updates up to date.
However, some users, despite meeting all the requirements, may continue to encounter problems updating. This may be due to calls “protective retentions“. These are specific problems that prevent the update process from starting.
In these cases, when an attempt is made to update, the system will display a message detailing the cause of the problem and a possible solution. The range of problems is very varied, from an incompatible driver to a specific configuration.
Let’s remember that the PC Health Check application is a good tool to check if our computer is compatible with the latest operating system from Microsoft. It is only necessary to install it and run an analysis that will provide us with detailed information.
The mass rollout of Windows 11 comes shortly before release 22H2 ‘Sun Valley 2’ is finished. Everything seems to indicate that in the coming weeks the deployment of the first annual update of the system will take place, which will arrive with new features and bug fixes.
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