Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 11 to more eligible devices

Rabia Noureen

Microsoft announced today that it has started rolling out Windows 11 to more PCs. The latest version of the OS started rolling out on October 5, and the Redmond giant is now slowly increasing the number of Windows 10 devices that are eligible to receive the newest Windows release.

“The availability of Windows 11 has been increased and we are leveraging our latest generation machine learning model to offer the upgrade to an expanded set of eligible devices. We recommend that you upgrade your devices to Windows 11 to take advantage of the latest features and advanced protections from security threats. We will continue to train our machine learning model throughout the phased rollout to deliver a smooth upgrade experience,” the company explained yesterday on the Windows 10 Health Dashboard.

To check if Windows 11 is available for your PC, you’ll need to open your Windows Update settings and then click Check for updates. Keep in mind that this update is currently available for select Windows 10 machines running Windows 10 2004 and newer. If you don’t want to wait, you can choose to manually upgrade devices through the Windows 11 installation assistant, and you can find the detailed instructions in our separate post.

Overall, Windows 11 is a major update that brings a slew of new capabilities and improvements such as a centered Start menu, new multi-tasking capabilities, and much more. According to the latest AdDuplex report, this new version of Windows is already running on more than 5 percent of PCs worldwide. If you haven’t done it yet, we invite you to check out our hands-on review to learn more about Windows 11.