How to install windows 11 without USB or DVD
Windows 11 Release Date
Windows 11 Release Date: Microsoft has just announced the release of Windows 11 on 24th June 2021. It has been around 6 years since the release of Windows 10 which proved to be a great success in terms of its features and customizations. But the time has now finally come for an upgrade to Windows 11.
Microsoft has said that there will be a free upgrade for Windows 10 users to upgrade to windows 11. The rollout of Windows 11 will start this fall around October or November.
Windowss 11 Download
You can go for Windows 11 download by searching for its ISO file or RAR file. We recommend you to go for windows 11 download only from the official Microsoft website when it gets available or through the Windows Insider Program.
Windows 11 Download Early Build
Windows 11 early build ISO file has been accidentally leaked by the Microsoft Corporation and is now available for download.
The early build of windows 11 might contain some bugs but many of you may be wanting to experience the feel of windows 11 without actually removing your windows 10 from your laptop or PC. So how can you do that?
Well of course you can go for Windows 11 installation using a USB Bootable pendrive. But what if you don’t have a pendrive back then or else if you don’t want to convert your pendrive into a USB bootable pendrive.
So in that case, only one option remains that is you will have to start the Windows 11 installation process from the PC or laptop itself without actually using a USB bootable pen drive or DVD. But there is a hitch here. When you open the setup.exe file and start the installation process it will actually install Windows 11 by removing the currently installed Windows 10.
Pre Requirements before Installing Windows 11 without USB :
- First of all, you will need to have at least 2 different Windows drive partitions like Drive “C” and Drive “D”.
- If you have only one Windows Drive partition then you can watch this video to know how you can create multiple Windows drive partitions.
WATCH HERE : How to make partitions in Windows 10/8/7
READ MORE : How to make partitions in Windows 10/8/7
- In one of the Drive let’s say Drive “C” you will have already installed Windows 10 and in the other Drive that is Drive “D” where you will be installing Windows 11.
- By doing this you will have both Windows 10 as well as Windows 11 installed on the same laptop or PC.
- This will create a dual boot-up menu in your PC or laptop which will ask you to select the operating system between Windows 10 and Windows 11 every time you start your device.
Step by Step Process on How to Install Windows 11 without USB or DVD
Step 1 :
First of all you will need to require the Windows 11 ISO file or the RAR file.
Step 2 :
If you have the Windows 11 ISO file download then select the file. Right-click on it. Then select Mount
If you have downloaded the RAR file then Select the RAR file and right-click on it. Then select extract to. Extract it the same as the folder’s name.
Right click on downloaded folder >> select extract to/mount
Step 3 :
After you have successfully mounted or extracted then copy the extracted folder to the Windows drive partition where you want to install Windows 11.
Copy the extracted/mounted folder >> Paste in the Drive Partition where you want to install windows
Open the copied folder. Then open the folder named “Sources”. Inside the folder “Sources” scroll down and then select “setup.exe“.
Open the copied Folder >> Open “Sources” >> Select “Setup.exe” >> Select “YES”
Note: Make sure you provide a fast and stable internet connection throughout the installation process.
This will begin the installation process .
Select 1st option which says “Go online to install updates now” which is also the recommended settings
During the installation process, it will show up a setting to choose between upgrade and custom. Select “Custom” over there and then select the Windows to drive partition where you wish to install Windows 11.
Note: During the installation process your computer will restart a number of times. So don’t worry about that. It just serves as a part of the installation process.
The installation will take around 15 minutes after which your PC or Laptop boots for the first time and will ask to select between the 2 operating systems that are between Windows 10 and 11. Select the first option.
Note: Although both the options show Windows 10 one of them is Windows 11, preferably the first one.
If the first option does not work out go for the second option.
Step 8 :
When it gets ready for first-time use and it will ask you to enter certain details such as your location, your keyboard layout. It will ask you to connect to an internet source. The installation will then ask you to enter your Microsoft account Id and password.
Note: If you enter your Microsoft account Id and password which is associated with your Windows 10 licensed activation key then your Windows 11 will also get automatically activated.
Step 9 :
After entering your Microsoft account Id and password select the privacy settings you want to keep and customize your settings to different actions as per your wish.
Select Privacy settings you want to keep >> Tick the boxes for which you want to customize your features
Step 10 :
After completion of all these steps, you will have to patiently wait for 2-3 minutes before you finally enter into the world of Windows 11.
Video Guide on Windows 11 Download and install without USB or DVD
Still facing problems?? Watch our complete video tutorial on how to install Windows 11 without USB or DVD
Windows 11 New Features
Windows 11 has tons of new features and has come up with a revamped UI, new start menu animations, and has rounded corners as well.
Android Apps Support:
It comes with support for Android apps as well through the Amazon Appstore. You can also pin the android apps in the taskbar as well.
The task bar is by default shifted to the center. The task bar is well optimized and has some beautiful animations and shows your recently used apps at the top of it.
The All New Microsoft Store
The Microsoft Store comes with an all new look. The Microsoft Store has the new UI and layout. It has become more responsive and comes with support for Win32 apps like Adobe or Chrome browser. Along with that it also supports many Web Apps and modern universal apps.
It comes with a new personalized desktop feature where you can personalize your desktop screen with different themes like school, gaming, home.
Integrated Microsoft Teams
Goodbye to Skype as it comes with integrated Microsoft Teams .
HDR Gaming Feature
It comes with support for auto HDR during gaming mode and also has other gaming related features like your PC will support Xbox Cloud Gaming Services which allows you to stream directly from the PC. It also has that Direct Storage API which reduces the game launching time .
Latest Snap Feature
It comes with a new Snap Feature wherein you can select between different snap layouts depending on your screen size. You can go for Snap Layouts of 2,3 or even 4.
Windows 11 System Requirements
You can visit Microsoft’s official website and check if your current PC meets the minimum system requirements. You can also wait for the release of the Microsoft PC Health Check App which you can install and you just need to sign in to your Microsoft account in the PC health check app and it will ait will automatically run a diagnostic process to check if your PC will support windows 11 or not.
Minimum System Requirements
Processor : 64 bit Processor ; 1 Ghz or faster processor with 2 or more cores
Memory : Minimum of 4 GB of RAM
Storage : 64 GB or more storage is required
Firmware : Secure Boot Capable, Unified Extensible Firmware Interface(UEFI)
TPM : TPM version 2.0
Graphics Card : Compatible with DirectX 12
Display : More than 9 inch of display with a minimum of 720p HD resolution
You can also go and check the official Microsoft page to know about certain features that will require specific hardware support.
You can check the red box in the picture above it will show you the PC health check app when it gets available.
Windows 11 comes is all set to roll out during the fall this year. It has some amazing features to look out for including the revamped design, minimalistic look, and rounded edges and corners. Every Windows lover out there would be waiting eagerly to get their hands on this amazing update of Windows.
Windows 10 has proven to be a worthy successor to its previous build when launched back in 2015. It brought so many features, toggles, customization features which really lived up to every expectation. Considering the previous builds of Windows 7/8 , Windows 10 came out as a significant upgrade primarily considering its ease of connectivity using OneDrive and other features like ease of transfer of information simultaneously between your smartphone and PC.
So now it remains to be seen how much has Windows 11 to offer to us and how can we benefit from it.
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