How to install Windows 11 without Secure Boot and TPM 2.0

In this article, you will learn an easy way to install Windows 11 without Secure Boot and TPM 2.0 requirements. Microsoft has recently confirmed that Windows 11 will be the next successor to Windows 10. The release goes first to the Windows Insider, then it will be made available for the Beta channel, and then lastly, it will be delivered to the Release Preview.

Although, Windows 11 will arrive with updated security settings, and due to which lots of users would not be able to download and install it. This is so because your PC must support UEFI with Secure boot and TPM version 2.0 to be compatible with Windows 11. So, let’s see how to grab the new operating system without using the Secure Boot and TPM 2.0 requirements.

Install Windows 11 without Secure Boot and TPM 2.0

To install Windows 11 without the requirements of secure boot and TPM 2.0, you first need to bypass the Secure Boot and TPM using a Reg file. Here is how to do this –

Install Windows 11 without Secure Boot and TPM 2.0

  • Right-click on your desktop area, select New > Text Document from the context menu.
  • Give it a name and then press Enter to save it.
  • Open the newly created text document and copy/paste the following text line inside there. 

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SYSTEM \ Setup \ LabConfig]
"BypassTPMCheck" = dword: 00000001
"BypassSecureBootCheck" = dword: 00000001

  • Thereafter go to the menu bar, click File > Save as.
  • Choose your preferred location and then give a name to your file with the .reg extension.

Windows 11 without Secure Boot and TPM 2.0

  • Then click the “Save as type” drop-down menu and select All Files.
  • Click the Save button to save the reg file.

Once you perform the above procedure, now you need to proceed towards the installation of Windows 11 on your device. 

How to install Windows 11 on your computer

Here are the steps to install Windows 11 –

  • To install Windows 11, you first need to insert the Windows 11 installation USB disc into the port of your computer.
  • Now, restart your computer the Windows 11 installation file and choose the Language.
  • When your computer reboots, repeatedly hit the boot key. Boot key might be different for the different devices. For example: for the hp laptop, Esc is the boot key while for Asus and Dell, it’s F2 and F12 respectively.

Note: In case you see the Windows logo, restart your computer again and try the same process again.

  • Select the USB Drive from the available boot options.
  • Then choose your language and other preferences and then click Next to continue.
  • On the next page, click on the Install now button.
  • Then select the I do not have a product key option.
  • Select the Windows edition like Pro, Enterprise, Education, Home from the list.
  • Now as you click the Next button, you will see an error message saying – This PC can’t run Windows 11. It occurred because you’re installing Windows 11 without Secure Boot and TPM 2.0
  • Now go back to the Windows 11 Edition selection page and press the Shift key + f10 to open the command prompt window.
  • When the command prompt opens​, type the drive letter of your USB, a colon, and hit enter. In my case, the drive letter of USB is E, so I have written it in this way – E: If your USB drive letter is different, write that letter instead of E.
  • Then type the .reg file name that you have created earlier in the above section. I have written it as follows:
E:howtoedge.reg
  • If you receive any warning, click on the Yes button to continue.
  • Check the box next to “I agree to the terms of service” and then click Next.
  • Now follow the on-screen guidelines to finish the installation process.

This way you can perform the successful installation of Windows 11 without Secure Boot and TPM 2.0 on your device. If you have any queries related to this article, leave them in the comment box.

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