Microsoft has some strict hardware requirements, and your PC must meet these requirements to install Windows 11, including TPM 2.0 support. This means that not only older computers but also virtual machines will refuse to upgrade from Windows 10, showing you the message “This PC does not currently meet the Windows 11 system requirements”.
In fact, if you already have Install Windows 11 in a virtual machine, You may not be able to update to the latest version because Windows Update will tell you that your system does not meet the requirements. But even if your host supports TPM, your VM software may not support it.
Fortunately, there is an easy way to prevent Windows Update or Windows 11 Setup from requesting a TPM. A simple open source script will bypass the TPM checker and allow you to upgrade. That’s it.
How to bypass the TPM requirement of Windows 11
1. navigation Github page For Aveyo’s open source Universal MediaCreationTool, you don’t actually need the entire tool, just skip the TPM check script.
2. Scroll down to “Skip_TPM_Check_on_Dynamic_Update.cmd”
3. Select and copy all code Only applies to this file.
4. Open notepad with Paste code Go in.
5. Save file as Disable-tpm-check.cmd To your desktop.
6. Double-click the file Run it.
7. Click yes When asked if you want to allow Windows PowerShell to make changes to your device.
You will see PowerShell open and display “Skip TPM Check on Dynamic Update [Installed].” Please note that if you run it again, it will re-enable TPM checking.
After this, if you are in the Insider Program, Windows Update will start to download Windows 11 and install it. If you are already running Windows 11 and are denied an update, the update will be downloaded.
If you are not in the Insider plan, you can still upgrade to the new operating system in the following ways Download the Windows 11 ISO file, Write it to a USB drive or CD and run the setup.exe file from Windows 10.
How to bypass TPM during a fresh installation of Windows 11
If you plan to perform a clean installation instead of upgrading to Windows 11 and bypassing the TPM, you will need to disable the installation disk or ISO file detected by the TPM.Fortunately, AveYo’s Universal MediaCreationTool also helps you, because it can generate Windows 11 ISO Or a USB flash drive that does not check the TPM status.
1. Navigate to MediaCreationTool Github page.
2. Download MediaCreationTool.zip By clicking the “View Original” link.
3. Extract MediaCreationTool.bat Extract from the zip file and save it in a folder of your choice.
4. Run MediaCreationToolbat. If Windows marks the file as potentially dangerous, click “Run anyway”.
5. Choice 11As the MCT version.
6. Select “Create USB” or “Create ISO”, It depends on whether you want an ISO file or create a bootable USB memory stick. If you are installing on a virtual machine, an ISO file is required.
7. Click yes When Windows asks whether to allow Power Shell to open the application. The Windows Media Creation Tool will start. Don’t be fooled by the title bar showing “Windows 10 Settings”, because it will create a Windows 11 ISO for you, provided you choose 11.
8. Choose U Disk or ISO file When prompted.
9. Which USB flash drive to choose Or file location (for ISO).
The media creation tool now takes a few minutes to download Windows 11 from Microsoft’s servers and create a bootable USB flash drive or ISO file. The tool may say “Downloading Windows 10”, but don’t be fooled by it.
10. Boot from the installation media Or the ISO file you created. Even if your PC or VM does not support TPM, you should be able to install Windows 11.
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