Windows 11 has officially been released on 4th October 2021. However, everyone will not be able to upgrade to Windows 11 due to some strict system requirements, including TPM 2.0 and Secure Boot. If your PC does not support minimum system requirements to run Windows 11, you will only be stuck on Windows 10.
While upgrading an old PC or purchasing a new computer may be pretty expensive for you, so that you can bypass the system requirements for now. After that, you can easily install or upgrade your Windows 10 to Windows 11 on unsupported hardware.
Earlier, we have shown you to upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11 without creating bootable USB media. In this gearupwindows article, we will guide you on modifying the official Windows 11 ISO file so that you can install Windows 11 on a VirtualBox or VMware. Once you have ISO with bypassed system requirements ready, you can make a bootable USB drive using Rufus if you want.
How to Create Windows 11 Bootable ISO that Automatically Bypasses System Requirements?
To create a Windows 11 bootable ISO that automatically bypasses system requirements, we will use a freeware tool AnyBurn. After that, you need an official Windows 11 ISO file that you need to download from the Microsoft website if not already did. When you’re ready with these two files, you can proceed with the steps.
Step 1. Download and install AnyBurn ISO editor software on your Windows PC.
Step 2. When AnyBurn is installed on your computer, launch it by double-clicking on its shortcut icon on the desktop.
Step 3. Click the “Edit image file” button to see the “Edit image file” window.
Step 4. Next, click on the folder icon under “Select an image file.”
Step 5. In the “File Explorer” window that opens, select the Windows 11 ISO that you have already downloaded. Then click the
Step 6. After that, click the
Step 7. On the right-side pane, expand the “sources” folder by double-clicking on it.
Step 8. Now, scroll down and select the file “appraiserres.dll.” The file size is 193KB.
Step 9. Click the
Step 9. On the AnyBurn prompt, click
Step 10. Now that the appraiserres.dll file is removed, you need to save the ISO image to remain bootable. For that, click the
Step 11. Then select the location and name the ISO file by clicking on the Folder icon.
Step 12. Finally, click the
Step 13. Now, AnyBurn will start processing the ISO file, and you will see the progress bar. When the progress bar reaches 100%, click the
Now your automatic bypassed system requirements Windows 11 ISO is ready. If you want, you can make a bootable USB drive or boot into any virtual software to enjoy Windows 11 on a virtual machine.