If you have somehow landed on this post, you most probably want to upgrade to Windows 11. However, you may have encountered an error due to an older CPU in your system. If that is the case, don’t worry! We will let you know how you can bypass the “Processor isn’t supported for windows 11 error” even for an old CPU.
Windows 11 currently does not support 7th, 6th, and 5th gen Intel processors. However, there is a way to crack this shortcoming with a simple trick. But before moving forward with the fix for the ‘Processor isn’t supported error’ for Windows 11, you should acknowledge the risks that come with it. Since Windows 11 is not supported on older versions of CPUs, installing it nevertheless might result in instabilities with the system after the installation. If that’s not a problem for you, let’s take a look at how you can fix the ‘Processor isn’t supported error’ for Windows 11 on your PC.
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Fix for “Processor isn’t supported error for Windows 11”:
Download the Windows 11 ISO file on your computer. Copy and paste the contents of the file into a new folder on your PC. The location of the new folder doesn’t matter. Create it wherever you want. Now, in the folder you just created with the ISO file, select the ‘Sources’ folder. In the list of files and folders, look for “appraiserres.dll”. Once you find it, right-click on it and delete it.
This is how users with an unsupported or older CPU can overcome the “Processor isn’t supported for windows 11 error” and install Windows 11.
Another method to install Windows 11 involves making changes to the registry on your device. The process might be difficult for some users. Hence, pay close attention to the steps. Click on the search icon on the taskbar and type in ‘regedit’. Click on the first search result to open the ‘Registry Editor’. Navigate – HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > System > Setup > MoSetup. Click on the registry and select ‘New’ > DWORD (32 bit) value. Name it “AllowUpgradesWithUnsupportedTPMOrCPU” and also change the ‘Value data’ to 1. Now, you are free to download the Windows 11 ISO file and directly install Windows 11 to your system.
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