Bring balance to your desktop

Windows 11 has easy-to-use tools that can help you optimize your screen space and maximize your productivity. Combine that with a Microsoft 365 subscription* and nothing will stop you from getting tasks done. Learn more about Windows 11 tips and tricks.

Organize Windows with Snap Assist

Hop on a call. Find some answers. Finish that paper. When you’ve got a lot to do, snap can help you stay organized with ease.

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Your content, curated

Your favorite photos. The world news. Today’s to-do list and tomorrow’s weather. Widgets help you find content that matters to you. It’s all things you—always a swipe away.1

Refocus your workflow

PowerPoint, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Teams—the apps* you need work seamlessly with new multi-tasking tools like Snap layouts, Desktops, and a new more intuitive redocking experience.

Connect with

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Life is better together

With Chat from Microsoft Teams, you can reach anyone however you prefer (call, chat, text, video) right from your desktop.2

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The browser that puts you first

Work, play, shop, stream, connect—whatever you set out to do, Microsoft Edge on Windows 11 helps you do it with speed and security.

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Work and play

The apps you need. The shows you love to watch. Find them fast in the new Microsoft Store.10

The latest in PC gaming performance

Play the latest games with graphics that rival reality. Play with players on console. Play with the peripherals that you love. When it comes to playing your way, Windows 11 makes it happen.1 6

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A PC that adapts to you

With a broad choice of devices—across style, price, features, and forms—you’re sure to find the right fit with Windows 11.

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How to get Windows 11

PCs preloaded with Windows 11 are coming soon! And more good news: Many Windows 10 PCs will be eligible for a free upgrade.7

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Check for compatibility

Use the PC Health Check app9 to see if your PC can run Windows 11.

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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.

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This PC will run Windows 11

Your PC is eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 11. Upgrade timing may vary by device.4 7

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This PC will not run Windows 11

Your PC does not meet the needed requirements. Windows 10 will be supported8 until October 14, 2025, but you can also explore new PCs that will run Windows 11.4

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We’re working on it

We’re doing some extra testing to make sure Windows 11 is ready for certain PCs—yours included.

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  • Features and app availability may vary by region.
  • * Some apps and games sold separately. Microsoft 365 subscription sold separately. Some layouts only available based on display resolution and scale settings.
  • 1 Internet access required. Service fees may apply.
  • 2 Certain features require specific hardware, see Windows 11 Specifications. Chatting via SMS is available in limited countries and will be made available to other geos on a rolling basis. Please refer to this page for more details. Internet access required; ISP fees may apply.
  • 3 Xbox Game Pass subscription sold separately ( May require additional hardware and subscriptions. Game titles, number, features, and availability vary over time and by device, region, and platform ( Recurring memberships are automatically charged at the then-current regular price (subject to change; plus applicable taxes) unless cancelled (
  • 4 Certain features require specific hardware, see
  • 6 Some apps and games sold separately.
  • 7 The Windows 11 upgrade will be delivered to qualifying devices late 2021 into 2022. Timing will vary by device. Certain features require additional hardware see Windows 11 Specifications.
  • 8 PCs with Windows 10 will continue to get regular security updates until end of support—no sooner than 2025.
  • 9 For computers with Windows 10 in S mode, download this version of PC Health Check app. Note that this app does not check for graphics card or display, as most compatible devices will meet those requirements (see Windows 11 Specifications).
  • 10 Some apps shown coming later. Certain apps only available through Microsoft Store app in Windows 11.