Bypass Windows 11 Install Problems

Bypass Windows 11 Install Problems

The problem

The goal and purpose was that I needed to bypass the "This PC can’t run Windows 11" problem during an installation of a Windows 11 Virtual Machine (VM) in my test environment. This DIY recipe will save us the hassle of googling it once again and sorting out the correct article to try out.

This PC can’t run Windows 11

This happens during an install:

Windows 11 Fresh Install - This PC can't run Windows 11

The Solution

  1. Go back one step by clicking top-left blue arrow
  2. press 'Shift+F10'
  3. in the CMD box, type 'regedit' and press enter
  4. in the registry editor Navigate to “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Setup”
  5. Right click Setup, Choose New Key, and Name it "LabConfig"
  6. Under LabConfig, add all these values as DWORD (32-bit) Values and set the data to 1
  • BypassCPUCheck
  • BypassRAMCheck
  • BypassSecureBootCheck
  • BypassStorageCheck
  • BypassTPMCheck

After all these manual inserrtions are done, you are ready to continue the fight of installing Windows 11.

  1. Close regedit
  2. Exit the DOS command prompt
  3. Continue your installation!

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