That's what it appears to be.And how activation will work then? Microsoft Account?
No, this is why you can transfer a Windows license between systems.That's strange because Microsoft software is supposed to be keyed to the motherboard...and why I had to buy Office again after I swapped motherboards...
Any system must be already WIn 11 capable. You can't run this on just anything.I tried this on a 128gb PNY drive, and have some questions... First, when I tried to boot to the drive/Win11, It gave me errors for the computer not being UEFI bios. Does that mean that any machine I try to run the Win11 portable version on must have the same specs required for installing it on a computer?? I had assumed (possibly wrongly) that because in Rufus/Image Option, it had the following "Extended Windows 11 Installation (no TPM, no Secure Boot/8GB Ram)?? I'm going to wipe the USB drive and try again to see if I missed something. Advice is welcome!
Also, I've not upgraded any of my machines to Win11 yet, because all of them are MBR/Legacy. I've read a number of articles on how to convert to UEFI/GPT, but they all focus on converting the drives, and experience has taught me that those types of "how tos" always seem to leave out one or two critical steps... which in turn usually takes me down a rabbit hole of fixes that lasts for hours or days. That being said, can anyone direct me to a true "step by step" guide on how to convert an existing Win10 installation to UEFI/GPT WITHOUT LOOSING DATA?
From what I am seeing so far a lot of us with oldler PC's, ones that came equipped with Windows 7, will be stuck with Windows 10 until it goes away, then if we still want to use the PC, we will go to a Linux system.All worked well until I tried to update windows. Said I did not meet minimum hardware requirements and needed to be part of Windows Insider program.
That's my plan. I've been testing out different distros via USB to decide which one I want to put on my tertiary ssd to start using as my daily driver. I have an up to date windows 10 install for everyday use and an old base image install on a secondary ssd I can boot into if my primary install has issues. Although it's a 4th gen i7 laptop, it still runs great and holds 4 ssds, which is one of the primary reasons I bought it in the first place. 4th ssd is internal backup and then I have an external drive for backup as well.From what I am seeing so far a lot of us with oldler PC's, ones that came equipped with Windows 7, will be stuck with Windows 10 until it goes away, then if we still want to use the PC, we will go to a Linux system.