This PC can’t run Windows 11 (Hyper-V)

Trying to install Windows 11, but not meeting requirements?

The error that prevents the computer from running Windows 11 is due to not meeting the minimum system requirements.

You can refer to the following table:

Processor1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on a Chip (SoC).       
TPMTrusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0. Check here for instructions on how your PC might be enabled to meet this requirement.
Storage64 GB or larger storage device Note: See below under “More information on storage space to keep Windows 11 up-to-date” for more details.
System firmwareUEFI, Secure Boot capable. Check here for information on how your PC might be able to meet this requirement.
RAM4 GB or larger storage device
Graphics cardCompatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver.
DisplayHigh definition (720p) display that is greater than 9” diagonally, 8 bits per colour channel.
Internet connection and Microsoft accountWindows 11 Home edition requires internet connectivity and a Microsoft account.

If you are trying to run Windows 11 on Hyper-v the default Generation 2 Virtual Machines does NOT meet the requirement.
You will need to modify the following configuration for Processor and TPM to accommodate the required configuration.

Processor1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on a Chip (SoC).       
TPMTrusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0. Check here for instructions on how your PC might be enabled to meet this requirement.

Meeting TPM requirement on a Virtual Machine, Generation 2:

  1. Right Click the virtual machine
  2. Click Settings
  3. Click Security
  4. Mark ‘Enable Trusted Platform Module’

Meeting Processor requirement on a Virtual Machine, Generation 2:

  1. Right Click the virtual machine
  2. Click Settings
  3. Click Processor
  4. Change ‘Number of virtual processors’ to a minimum of ‘2’

Now enjoy Windows 11 on Hyper-V…