Microsoft launched the most awaited Windows 11 operating system for all the qualified PC owners now via the Window Insider Program. The first Windows 11 Insider Preview comes with build number 22000.51. See how to download and install Windows 11 Insider Preview on any computer even if the PC Health Check software shows unsupported & non-TPM 2.0 Compliant hardware by Microsoft.
Microsoft has some Windows 11 system requirements for eligibility for a free upgrade. This requires your device to have the newer generation processors like 8th gen or later for Intel, AMD Gen 2 or later, as well as Qualcomm 7 and 8 Series. Most importantly, TPM 2.0 and UEFI with a secure boot are a must.
Although the support for Intel processors is regularly updated, it may take very long to become into the Windows 11 dev channel. Here is how to bypass the PC Health Check and get into the Windows Insider Program on unqualified PCs, unsupported or Non-TPM 2.0 hardware.
The following tutorial requires tweaking the Registry to trick Windows into thinking it is supported hardware. This tutorial will help you download and install the latest Windows 11 Insider Preview build 10.0.22000.51 easily.
How to download and install Windows 11 Insider Preview on unsupported Windows PCs?
Step 1: Go to Microsoft website and Register for the Windows Insider Program.
Step 2: On your PC, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Insider Program on the left sidebar.
Step 3: Opt-in your PC to flight Insider Preview builds.
Step 4: You will need to enable the Optional Diagnostics Data and Feedback option from the Privacy section.
Step 5: Click on the button Get Started.
Step 6: Select “Release Preview ring” and continue.
Step 7: Click on “Restart” to complete the setup.
Step 8: Direct Download Reg File Or Open Notepad or Notepad++ and create a .reg file with the following content:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSelfHost\UI\Selection] "UIContentType"="Mainline" "UIRing"="External" "UIBranch"="Dev" [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSelfHost\Applicability] BranchName"="Dev" "ContentType"="Mainline" "Ring"="External"
Step 9: Run the file, those settings will be applied and you will be back to Dev Channel.
- After restart, search for “Regedit” and press ‘Enter’.
- This should open Registry Editor.
- Navigate to “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSelfHost\UI\Selection” (without quotes)
- Change the “UIBranch” key to “Dev”, “ContentType” key to “Mainline” and “Ring” key to “External”
- Again, navigate to “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSelfHost\Applicability” (without quotes)
- Change “BranchName” key to “Dev”, “ContentType” key to “Mainline” and “Ring” key to “External”
Step 10: Once done, close Registry Editor and reboot your PC.
Step 11: Check for updates again from Settings -> Update & Security -> Windows Update.
Step 12: You should now see Windows 11 Insider Preview 10.0.22000.51 build downloading.
Step 13: Install it (it may fail the first time; the windows setup will open and say that your PC is not supported)
If the update fails,
- Cancel the setup and wait for it to close.
- Download this dll (appraiserres.dll)
- Copy it to the folder “C:\$WINDOWS.~BT\Sources”, replace it when asked
- Try to install the update again through Windows Update.
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