Unsupported PCs running Windows 11 are still getting updates

When Microsoft announced Windows 11, one thing that people quickly discovered is that it significantly bumps up the minimum hardware requirements. Specifically, you need pretty new CPUs. The company eventually said that you’d be able to install Windows 11 on unsupported PCs by using an ISO; however, you won’t get updates.
As it turns out, people that used this method are getting updates. This week was Patch Tuesday, and that’s the day that all supported Microsoft products get updates. With the Windows 11 updates, unsupported devices found themselves on the same track as everyone else.
Despite the fact that Microsoft all but said that unsupported devices wouldn’t get Windows 11 updates, this isn’t entirely surprising. The Redmond firm has a support page dedicated to installing the new OS on devices that don’t meet the minimum requirements. The key phrase that relates to this is the following:
“If you proceed with installing Windows 11, your PC will no longer be supported and won’t be…

Written By: Rich Woods

Original Article: https://www.xda-developers.com/unsupported-pcs-running-windows-11-getting-updates/

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