“And we know it sucks that some aren't going to be eligible for Windows 11. But the reason we're doing that is to keep devices more productive, have a better experience, and most importantly have better security than before so they can stay protected in this new workforce.” Aria Carley, M$ Program Manager. notebookcheck.net/Windows-11-s

Does that mean Windows 11 is less productive and secure than 10, and therefore blocking people from upgrading will keep their devices more secure and productive?

“That group policy will not enable you to get around the hardware enforcement for Windows 11. We're still going to block you from upgrading your device to an unsupported state since we really want to make sure that your devices stay supported and secure.”

Such state is unsupported because you decided to make it so. What you are saying is that W11 is more reliant on hardware than software for security, which means W11 without hardware security is insecure, and by extension, W10 is insecure too.


@avalos I have a feeling I won't approve of Microsoft's definition of "security"...

@alcinnz @avalos “we won’t let anyone else have your data”

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