Windows 11 version 22H2 is ready to go right now but chances are not every computer is up to the task. The question is, how does one find out if their device can handle this update? There is a way to find out if your PC is compatible with Windows 11 22H2.
The system requirements for version 22H2 have not changed, which means if your computer is already powered by Windows 11 then it should have few problems with compatibility with this new version.
Still, if you are not fully certain, and if your computer is running Windows 11, then the information below will put you on the right path. By the end, you will learn how to tell if your computer supports the 22H2 version of Windows 11 and any other version for that matter.
How to tell if your computer is ready for version 22H2
You need to open the Registry Editor. To do this, click the Search button or the Windows key, search for regedit and select it from the results to open the Registry. Jump to the following path:
- Check to see if the DestBuildNum is set to 22621. This is the final build of Windows 11 v22H2.
- Next check to see if both UpEx and UpExU strings are set to Green. If they are both set to Red, then it means your computer is not compatible with Windows 11 version 22H2.
- Now check RedReason to understand why your device is not compatible with 22H2. It could indicate missing TPM and Secure Boot features as the reason. If it says None, you are good to go.
That’s it, you should now know if your current computer can run Windows 11 22H2 without any problems whatsoever.
Read: How to check if your PC can run Windows 11 using PC Health Check tool
What is 22H2 in Windows 11?
Windows 11 version 22H2 is the new Feature update for the new Microsoft operating system. 22 stands for the year 2022 and H2 stands for the 2nd half of the year.
Is Windows 11 safe to install now?
Yes, the Windows 11 operating system is fully safe to install right now because most of the bugs have been resolved. So, do not be afraid and go ahead and update your computer, if possible, to the latest version of the most popular desktop operating system in the world.