Meet Windows 11
Intuitive navigation. Easy organisation. Faster performance. Plus, new features to unlock your productivity and creativity. Discover all the reasons why Windows 11 is the best Windows yet.
Easier to use
Explore the new Windows 11 features that help you get things done in a fast, fun and easy way.
Select Search on your taskbar and simply start typing what you’d like to find. You’ll get personalised results from your files, photos, contacts, emails, and even the web.
Navigate using voice recognition1, see what's being said with live captions, or have on-screen text read aloud by a narrator in a natural, human voice.2 Windows 11 makes it easy for everyone to use their PC.
Easy set-up and personalisation
Personalise your desktop theme, backgrounds, colours, text, and more to build the perfect creative space to explore your passions.
Easier to be productive
Bring balance to your desktop with easy-to-use tools to help you optimise your screen space and maximise your productivity.
Organise what's on your screen in a snap so you can bring out your best ideas. Just drag a window to the edge of the screen to activate Snap assist and “snap” them into a clean, organised grid.3
Keep your digital life organised with desktop groups for all the different ways you work and play. Custom backgrounds and labels help you build a dedicated desktop space for each area of your life.
Sync your PC & phone
Microsoft Phone Link is now available for iPhone® devices and Android™. View notifications, read messages, and dial calls from your PC13. Less back and forth between your PC and phone means more time to focus.
Easier to stay safe
Windows 11 gives you the power to create, collaborate and keep your stuff protected.
Performance and security
From the moment you start up, Windows 11 is on guard. It works in combination with your hardware and was designed with multiple layers of protection to help keep your apps, information and privacy secure.5
Device protection with SmartApp Control
Windows 11 will only run apps that have a good reputation and won’t compromise your data.6
Microsoft Edge security
In addition to giving you control over your data and defending against malware, Microsoft Edge can also scan the web to check if your passwords have been compromised.
Easier to play
Play the latest games with graphics that rival reality. When it comes to playing your way, Windows 11 makes it happen.
PC Game Pass
Play hundreds of high-quality PC games with friends, including new day one releases.7
Auto HDR enables games to produce more vivid highlights and shadows on compatible displays.8
DirectStorage allows larger worlds with greater detail to load in less time and is now supported on more storage configurations.9
Get Windows 11
Intuitive. Easy. Faster than ever. Experience all Windows has to offer.11
Become an insider
Register with the Windows Insider Programme and start engaging with engineers to help shape the future of Windows.
Check for compatibility
Use the PC Health Check app to see if your PC can run Windows 11.10 11
Check for compatibility
See if you’re eligible for upgrade. Go to your PC and download the PC Health Check app to see if your PC can run Windows 11.
This PC will run Windows 11
Your PC is eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 11. Check again soon if Windows 11 is not ready yet for this computer. Upgrade timing may vary by device.11
This PC will not run Windows 11
Your PC does not meet the needed requirements. Windows 10 will be supported until 14 October 2025, but you can also explore new PCs that will run Windows 11.12
We’re working on it
We’re working to determine if Windows 11 will run on this PC. See Windows 11 specifications to review the Windows 11 minimum system requirements and compare to your computer’s specifications.
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