{{switchLocationNotice}}

{{blogList.blogTitle}}

In June, Microsoft launched the latest operating system Windows 11. The official website announced a beautiful GUI design and functions for multitasking. There are several limitations that you need to be aware of before upgrading. Previously, MSI announced the list of desktop systems that can support Windows 11 so you don’t need to worry about the hardware. For more information please check the link below. https://www.msi.com/Landing/Introducing-Windows-11-on-MSI-devices

How can we know if your hardware system can run Windows 11 or not? There are several settings you need to confirm first before you can upgrade to Windows 11.

1. Make sure your BIOS setting is correct. In general, those set tings are already enabled in default BIOS. However, some users might have changed it so we suggest to check it again.
Secure Boot: Enable ; Security Device Support: Enable ; TPM Devices Selection: PTT.
To boot in UEFI(BIOS) Page, Click Security.

Make sure your BIOS setting is correct


Check the item setup at enable as shown below.
Security\Trusted Computing > Security Device Support > Enable.
TPM Device Selection: PTT.

Check the item setup at enable as shown below


And setup secure boot at enable as shown below.
Security\Secure Boot > Secure Boot > Enable.

And setup secure boot at enable as shown below


Then press the “F10” key to save changes and reboot system.
If your system model is Pro or Creator series, the UEFI (BIOS) GUI will be different. You can follow the picture below to check if the items status is setup correctly or not.
Security\Trusted Computing > Security Device Support > Enable.
TPM Device Selection: PTT.

Then press the F10 key to save changes and reboot system.


Security\Secure Boot > Secure Boot > Enable.

Security\Secure Boot > Secure Boot > Enable


Note: Some models’ function location could be different, you can refer to the path and picture below to find it.
Security\Trusted Computing -> Security Device Support > Enable.
AMD fTPM switch -> AMD CPU fTPM.
Advanced\Windows OS Configuration\Secure Boot > Secure Boot > Enable.

Some models’ function location could be different, you can refer to the path and picture below to find it.


Secure Boot > Enable.

Secure Boot > Enable.


2. Confirm TPM version in Windows.
Boot into windows, then press “Windows” Key + “R” Key then type “tpm.msc” to call the “Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Management” window. And confirm the TPM version.

Confirm TPM version in Windows.


After you confirm the settings and version above, your system is available to upgrade to Windows 11.We will release Windows 11 driver and MSI application shortly after Microsoft Windows 11's formal release. For more Windows 11 detail or requirement, please visit the link below. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-11

After you confirm the settings and version above, your system is available to upgrade to Windows 11


Disclaimer: Windows 11 has not been officially released yet. If you used Windows 11 Insider Preview or any third-party software to upgrade, you will be fully responsible for any system damage or data loss. MSI will not be liable for any damages.

To provide the best for our users, MSI will continue to update the latest news. Please follow MSI’s social media and check the product pages for BIOS update.