Defend against evolving threats
Shield your valuable data and enhance hybrid work security with advanced features that can enable a reported 2.8 times fewer instances of identity theft in businesses surveyed. 1
Protect against phishing+
Protect against phishing
Enhanced phishing protection with Microsoft Defender SmartScreen warns users when they enter their Microsoft credentials into a malicious website.
Presence sensors work with Windows Hello to automatically sign you into your device when you approach and lock when you leave, helping keep you more secure, save battery power, 2 and get back to work quickly.3
Windows Hello for Business+
Windows Hello for Business
Lose the password and strengthen security with Windows Hello for Business, which enables strong authentication with a PIN or biometric authentication. 3
Streamline security management across diverse locations and extend security to the cloud. Deploy with confidence, knowing that 99.6% of applications are compatible with Windows 11. 4
Deploy and update Windows 11 with familiar tools like Windows Update for business.
Organize snap layouts with a click or touch. You can also use snap layouts to organize web pages open in multiple Microsoft Edge browser tabs.
Snap groups remember your layout, so you can seamlessly return to it even when you open another app or dock and undock your monitor.
Improve your focus+
Improve your focus
Enjoy effortless navigation and a more intuitive experience with a personalized File Explorer,7 Start menu app folders, and a centered Taskbar.
Quiet down those notifications+
Quiet down those notifications
Improved focus tools help you work with fewer distractions. You can even control your focus time from your Taskbar.
The right Windows to help keep your business secure
Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
Equipped for the most demanding workloads with features like faster filesharing and advanced processing.
Windows 11 Enterprise
For organizations with advanced security and management needs.
Minimum system requirements
Windows 11 is designed for security and performance across a wide range of devices and configurations.
1 gigahertz or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor.
64 gigabytes or larger storage device.
UEFI, Secure Boot capable.
Trusted Platform Module 2.0.
Compatible with DirectX12 or later.
High-definition (720p) display that is greater than 9” diagonally.
Ready to upgrade? Check for compatibility
Whether you’re upgrading for a single PC or a whole organization, our analysis tools help ensure your devices are ready for the latest version of Windows 11.
PC Health Check
If you are using a Microsoft account, you can download and use the PC Health Check application to see if your device is compatible with Windows 11 Pro.
Endpoint analytics for IT admins
For system-wide upgrades, Microsoft Endpoint Manager helps you to understand your organization's compatibility at scale.
Dive deeper into security and other Windows 11 Pro benefits
Explore more ways to strengthen security and boost productivity—whether it’s with new devices or seamlessly integrated apps.
Secured-core PCs are the most secure Windows PCs ever, with powerhouse protection out of the box that proactively helps prevent infections, protect information, and reduce security complexity.VIEW SECURED-CORE PCS >
Pluton protection designed by Microsoft
Microsoft Pluton hardware security provides additional protection against sophisticated firmware-level attacks and is available on select devices.VIEW SECURED-CORE PCS >
Enhanced collaboration with Teams
Windows 11 is designed to work seamlessly with Microsoft 365, including Microsoft Teams.LEARN MORE ABOUT MICROSOFT TEAMS >
Windows release health
Get information on the latest Windows releases and servicing milestones, plus resources and safeguards to help plan your next update.LEARN MORE >
Windows Update for Business
Use Windows Update for Business to help ensure that devices anywhere have the latest security and Windows features.LEARN MORE >
Frequently asked questions
Windows 11 is a community of professionals working together to make the most of their work. For any questions or concerns, check out some frequently asked questions below.
Support from installation to integration, and everything in between
Got questions? We have the resources you need.
Windows documentation for IT pros
Dive into a comprehensive library of support documents.LEARN MORE >
Microsoft Tech Community
Explore a forum for sharing ideas and open collaboration.START COLLABORATING >
1 Biometric hardware required for face/fingerprint login.
2 Microsoft 365 E3 license required, sold separately.
3 Azure Active Directory required.
4 Hardware dependent.
5 AI neural processing unit (NPU) camera effects. Hardware dependent. Experience may vary based on application. An NPU is a specialized processor designed to optimize AI capabilities. NPU will be available on select devices; check device specifications or ask your OEM for information.
6 Battery life varies based on settings, usage, device and other factors.