As everyone knows, Windows 11 has very strict hardware requirements. The OS supports only newest CPUs, and also requires a TPM in your device. Without these, it prevents you from installing it, even if your computer is fresh and powerful. There are several workarounds exists to bypass the restrictions, but smart folks have discovered a new one. It is an undocumented command line switch for the Windows setup program.
You need to supply the
/product server option to the installer located in root of the ISO file with Windows 11. So the command would look like:
setup.exe /product server
When started this way, Windows 11 doesn't check CPU, TPM and other restrictive things. It just installs like Windows 10.
It is worth noting that Microsoft can update the installer and remove this option from consumer ISO images. Anyways, MediaCreationTool Batch File, Rufus and Ventoy are the tools that can help you to bypass the requirements. They modify the target boot media, making it possible to install Windows 11 without TPM checks.
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