Windows PC Health Check - Windows 11

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Microsoft has pulled the PC Health Check tool because it gave conflicting results.
 

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Boy, I feel stupid. Instead of sitting down to check - thoroughly - I just accepted the results at face value for my PC. After actually, ahem, thinking about what was going on here, I used this page to enable TPM on my AORUS motherboard. It's all about enabling the Intel Platform Trust Technology (PTT).

I definitely need more patience 🤦‍♂️
 

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Yes, intel calls it PTT and amd calls it fTPM; however it is about the same thing.
 
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Enable the CPU’s fTPM/PTT
To enable your CPU’s built-in TPM boot into the UEFI settings (what used to be the BIOS setup), localize the setting often simply called fTPM (AMD CPUs) or PTT (Intel CPUs), and enable it.

Caveats
  • Some mainboards might be lacking this BIOS setting to enable the CPU’s TPM. In that case, your only hope is a BIOS update.
  • TPM 2.0 is only supported in UEFI mode, not in legacy BIOS mode. Switching from BIOS to UEFI mode may prevent an installed OS from booting.
 

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A new Windows 11 compatibility tool has been introduced which is named Win11SysCheck.exe
https://betanews.com/2021/06/30/che...e-upgraded-to-windows-11-using-win11syscheck/

I have run it in one of OptiPlex 9020's which all have an Intel Core i7-4790 CPU.
I have also run it in my Dell Precision 3620 which has an Intel Core i7-6700 CPU.
In both cases, the compatibility check failed because those CPU's were detected as being unsupported by Windows 11.
This is the test results from the 9020.

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It's my guess that TPM 2.0 and UEFI and Secure Boot are not going to be the main roadblocks to installing Windows 11 in a computer.
It's my guess it's going to be the generation age of the CPU.

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flavallee

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I'm familiar with how Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors are given a generation number, but I'm not familiar with AMD processors.

The AMD Ryzen 7 1700X processor was introduced in March 2017, which would make it a somewhat modern processor, so I can see how it would be a supported processor for Windows 11.

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