Fix: “This PC Can’t Run Windows 11” Error – VirtualBox
The error notice appears when the Windows 11 installation determines that the current configuration of the PC or VirtualBox does not fulfill the Windows 11 minimum system requirements.
Before we discuss how to resolve the error by instructing the installation to skip all checks, let’s have a look at the Windows 11 system requirements.
- 1 GHz or faster two core 64-bit compatible processor
- 4 GB or more RAM
- 64 GB or larger storage space
- UEFI, Secure Boot capable system firmware
- TPM 2.0
- A graphics card compatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver
Bypass Windows 11 system requirements
Click the exit button in the error window when you get the error.
Select Yes when asked “Are you sure to quit?”.
You will be prompted with the “Install now” screen. Press Shift + F10 at the same time when you are at this screen.
In the Command Prompt window, type regedit and press Enter.
When the Registry Editor opens, navigate to the following:
Right-click Setup, select New and choose the Key option. Rename the new key as LabConfig.
Select the LabConfig folder on the left pane.
On the right pane, right-click anywhere, select New, and choose DWORD (32-bit) Value.
Rename the new value as BypassSecureBootCheck.
Double-click on BypassSecureBootCheck and change its value from 0 to 1.
Right-click, select New, and choose DWORD (32-bit) Value. Name it as BypassTPMCheck.
Right-click again, select New, and choose DWORD (32-bit) Value, name the new value as BypassCPUCheck.
Right-click again, select New, and then select DWORD (32-bit) Value and rename it to BypassRAMCheck.
Double check that the values are changed from 0 to 1.
Close the Registry Editor.
Click on the Install now button to continue installing Windows 11 without the error. Follow the usual on-screen directions to complete installing Windows 11.