Microsoft Caught Running Windows 11 on an Unsupported Device

The updated Windows 11 system requirements have caused plenty of controversy when Microsoft announced the operating system, but now it looks like the company is about to unwittingly fuel the whole thing.

Claton Hendricks, a Program Manager at Microsoft, has recently demonstrated Task Manager improvements during a Windows Insider podcast on YouTube.

As many long-time Windows users know, the Task Manager also reveals the system requirements, including the processor, and in the case of Hendricks, the CPU is not among those who are officially supported by Windows 11.

As reported by Digital Trends, the device in question runs on an Intel Core i7-7660 processor that’s not listed as eligible for the upgrade to Windows 11 – as a matter of fact, it’s still possible to deploy Windows 11 on an unsupported device, but Microsoft strongly recommends against it.

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