Windows 11 Update Accidentally Brings OS to Older Machines

The first major update for Windows 11 (supposedly called Sun Valley 2) is supposedly ready to be released, but some last-minute testing seems to have raised questions about Microsoft’s strict hardware requirements to run the operating system. It was accidentally released to almost all Windows Insider Program members in the Release Preview – including unsupported devices.

As reported by latest windows (opens in new tab)Microsoft released Windows 11 22H2 on the Release Preview Channel on June 7, which includes features like drag and drop, a better Start menu, a new Task Manager, and Mica for Win32 apps. Some users on Reddit (opens in new tab) quickly noticed that they also received updates on systems that do not officially support the operating system due to TPM 2.0 requirements or the use of older processors.

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