Fix "Windows 11 cannot Install on this computer" Issue

Many users have encountered the error "This PC can't run Windows 11" when checking the compatibility of their computer with Windows 11

Many users reported the compatibility error, “The PC can’t run Windows 11” on their system even they have all the requirements to install Windows 11. Actually, if you can check the system requirements points that Microsoft made to run Windows 11, you will get Microsoft had pointed out two things required for Windows 11. 

  • TPM (Trusted Platform Module)
  • Secure Boot (Safe Boot)
In most cases, the “The PC can’t run Windows 11” issue is mainly related to the above two requirements. So to fix this issue first you need to enable the TPM and Secure Boot option from BIOS.

This issue has been updated in our earlier post. Please do check out the updated information regarding the issue. The new update makes it much more clear to know why your system can't run Windows 11. Do check it out!

Check the TPM version and Enable it

To run Windows 11, you must have the TPM version 2.0 module installed on the motherboard, and to check your TPM version follow the following steps-
  1. Press the combination Win+ R to open the Run window.
  2. Now type tpm.msc and click OK. The "Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Management on Local Computer" console should open.
  3. In the section of the TPM manufacturer information value version of the specification should be equal to 2.0, as in the screenshot below.
  4. If this section of the panel is not displayed and you receive the "Cannot find a compatible TPM" error, then the TPM chip is not present on the device's motherboard or is disabled in the BIOS. For this, you can enable it from the BIOS setting.

Enable TPM from BIOS setting

Most of the PCs have TPM disabled by default, and for this PC Health Check-Up app shows “The PC can’t run Windows 11”. To solve this issue, just follow the below steps:
  1. Restart your system and enter into the BIOS setting.
  2. On the Advanced tab, look for TPM/fTPM and enable it. 
  3. The next step is to enable “Secure Boot” as well. 
  4. Now run the PC Health Check-Up app to check if your PC can run Windows 11.

Check and Enable Secure Boot (Safe Boot)

Windows 11 system requirements state that the computer must support Secure Boot. However, on many computers, this feature is disabled in the BIOS settings.
To activate Safe Boot, you need to restart your computer and enter the boot menu or BIOS setting. Depending on your computer model, you need to press F2, F11, ESC, or Del before loading Windows.
On the BIOS setting, look for the "Secure Boot" option and enable it
That's all... Just restart your system and again check for Windows 11 compatibility. 

Hope you got the fix for the "Windows 11 cannot install on this computer" issue. If you have any queries, write them down in the comment box.