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Robert C. Maehl has released a new version of WhyNotWin11, a program for testing Windows 11 compatibility. The new update updates the processor list, corrects Intel processor WMIC values, improves graphics layout, adds an exception for RDP display adapters, decreases FileWrite calls, adds skip check functionality, and improves Windows 11 feature update compatibility.

WhyNotWin11 Release - Skipping to a new Version comes with the following changes:

  • Updates Processor List
  • Fixes Intel Processors WMIC Values
  • Minor Graphical Layout Improvements
  • Added Exception for "RDP Display Adapters"
  • Reduces FileWrite calls when Outputting Results
  • Adds Ability to Skip Specific Checks using /skip or /sc
  • Improve Feature Update Compatibility Results on Windows 11

Command Line Switches

Below are the available command line switches and their details:

* filetype
* filepath
Exports requirement check results to a file of a certain format:
* CSV: Comma Separated Values, will append without headers to an existing file if one exists.
* TXT: Plain Text File, will always overwrite existing files
-Ignores any OS Environment Incompatibilities, useful for WinPE and other Environments2.4.1
-Checks TargetVersionUpgradeExperienceIndicators Registry Entries for Feature Update Compatibility instead of Windows 11 Compatibility2.6.1
-Displays a help dialog, then exits. Can NOT be used with any other switch2.4.0
-Does not display the GUI but still runs checks and returns an Exit Code. Exit Code can be obtained using:
(Start-Process WhyNotWin11.exe -PassThru -Wait).ExitCode
* checknameSkips specific checks based on Comma Separated Check Names:
* Arch: Skips Architecture Check
* Boot: Skips Boot Method Check
* Config: Skips Configuration Related Checks (Boot+Disk+Secureboot)
* CPU: Skips All CPU Checks (CPUCompat+CPUCores+CPUFreq)
* CPUCompat: Skips CPU Compatibility Check
* CPUCores: Skips CPU Core Count Check
* CPUFreq: Skips CPU Frequency Check
* DirectX: Skips DirectX and WDDM2 Check
* Disk: Skips Disk Partition Type Check
* Hardware: Skips Hardware Checks (Arch+CPU+DirectX+RAM)
* RAM: Skips RAM Installed Check
* SecureBoot: Skips Secure Boot Check
* Storage: Skips Storage Check
* TPM: Skips TPM Check

Skipped Checks will Return True in File Outputs
* buildtype (optional)Downloads the latest of a specified build:
* Release: Default if no buildtype is specified
* Dev: Latest version automatically compiled based on github commits.

System Requirements

 Minimum RequirementsRecommended
OSWindows 8.1Latest Windows 10 Build
CPU32-bit Single Core64-bit Dual Core or Higher
RAM (Memory)40MB Free100MB Free
Disk (Storage)5MB Free100MB Free
LimitationsDirectX 12 Check InaccurateNone

Release - Skipping to a new Version · rcmaehl/WhyNotWin11