Windows 11 is the latest operating system from Microsoft. Windows 11 comes with a completely changed overhaul look & improvements compared to Windows 10. Windows 11 is built on the same foundation as Windows 10. If you use Windows 10, then Windows 11 is a natural transition. It’s an update to what you know and is familiar with. In this post, we will see How to Install Windows 11 Step by Step.
Windows 11 is completely Redesigned for productivity, creativity, and ease so that you can focus on your work more clearly & be creative. Windows 11 comes with an improved UI which looks refined & more user-friendly. Many more improvements & features are added to Windows 11. Once you start using it you will start liking it.
Features of Windows 11:
New in desktop experience:
- Start menu
- Snap Layouts, Snap Groups
- Virtual desktops
- Tablet Mode and Docking
New Apps & Improvements:
- Windows Terminal app
- Company Portal app
- Amazon Appstore app
- New Designed Microsoft Store
- Redesigned Settings App
- Android app integration
New & Existing Services:
- Windows 365
- Microsoft Teams is included with the OS
- Power Automate for desktop
- The Windows Security app is built into the OS
- Security baselines
- Microsoft Defender Antivirus
- The Application Security features
- Windows Hello for Business
This are just some of the features & improvements we have listed but there are many things which makes Windows 11 unique & creative operating system. For more detailed information on the features & everything you can checkout below official link of Microsoft documentation.
Before starting the Installation of Windows 11, It is recommended to check the compatibility of Windows 11 with your existing system. So to check on it Microsoft has created one app called PC Health check. Using which you can check if there is any issue with compatibility. If it shows compatible than you can easily go ahead & start your Windows 11 Upgrade. You can checkout below link to know how to Download & use PC Health check.
Windows 11 Update is automatic & you will receive it via the updates but if you are looking to download Windows 11 ISO than you can download it from Microsoft Portal:
After downloading the Windows 11 ISO you can mount the ISO & boot the system.
So let’s see How to Install Windows 11 Step by Step:
Download the Windows 11 ISO.
Insert or Mount the ISO/DVD into the system.
Start the system.
You will see this first screen Press any key here to start the installation wizard.
Choose language for your Windows 11.
Choose Time & currency format for your Windows 11.
Choose keyboard input for your Windows 11.
Now you can click Next to continue.
Click on “Install now” to continue the wizard.
Provide the Product key to activate the Windows 11.
If you don’t have product key now you can click “I don’t have a product key”.
After Installation to use all the functionalities you must activate the Windows 11 with product key.
Here you will see the list of Windows 11 editions which you can install.
You can select the Windows 11 Edition according to your requirement.
Click Next to continue.
Read & accept the license agreement.
Click Next to continue.
Here you will see 2 options for installation: Upgrade or Custom.
If you are upgrading your existing windows 10 than you can choose the Upgrade option.
We are only installing the Windows 11 so select custom.
Here you will see the disk which is available in your system.
You can create partitions by selecting disk & click on New button in the box.
If you don’t want to create any partitions than you can click on Next to continue.
Once you click Next you will see that Installation of Windows 11 has started.
It will take few minutes to complete according to your environment.
Your system will restart. Now you have to configure Windows 11 which you have just installed.
Select the country or region in which you are located.
If you want to change keyboard layout you can do it here.
If you need additional keyboard layout you can add it here. Else you can Skip it.
Provide the Name for your Windows 11 System.
You can setup the device based on your usage. If it is your personal system go with personal use.
Nowadays it is mandatory step to setup your Windows Operating system with Microsoft Account.
So click Sign In to login with your Microsoft account.
Provide your Email ID & click Next.
Provide password for your Microsoft account sign in.
PIN is the easiest & safest way to login to your system.
Click on Create PIN to continue.
Setup PIN here so that you can use it to login to your system easily.
This are some of privacy settings which you can enable or disable.
Click Accept to continue.
You can customize your experience by selecting the ways you will be using your Windows.
Else you can Skip this step.
If you want to Integrate your Android Phone with your Windows 11 PC you can do it here.
Else you can Skip this step.
If you want to configure backup for your files to your OneDrive. So you can do it here.
So that you don’t lose your data in case if your system goes down.
This is final step where It will perform check for updates if there are any updates.
After successfully Installing Windows 11 you can now explore the Windows 11 features & it’s functionalities.
That’s it, Using this way you can easily install Windows 11 in your environment. Windows 11 installation is same as the previous version of windows OS installation but configuration wizard has been revamped completely which is more user friendly now & easy to understand.
This post is for the users who are installing Windows 11 for the first time so that they can easily install & configure the windows 11 for the first time.
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