How to Make a Bootable USB to Bypass Restrictions on Windows 11 22H2?


Microsoft has strict hardware requirements to install Windows 11 (version 21H2). It would help if you had a modern processor, Secure Boot, TPM 2.0, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage to install Windows 11.

Microsoft has raised the restrictions to install Windows 11 22H2, and now you have an internet connection and a Microsoft account to finish the initial setup. But don’t worry. If you do not have a spirit internet connection, you can bypass all restrictions using Rufus 3.19 (and higher releases).

Though Microsoft inflicts restrictions and makes the installation more complicated, you will use workarounds and tools like Rufus to install Windows 11 on unsupported hardware without a Microsoft account.

This risewindows article will guide you on creating a bootable USB media to install Windows 11 22H2 on any hardware.

How to Create a Windows 11 22H2 Bootable USB with Requirement Bypassed?

Use these steps to make a Windows 11 22H2 bootable USB with Requirement Bypassed:-

Step 1Download Rufus 3.19 or later.

Step 2. Double-click the Rufus executable file to launch that.

Step 3. Select your flash drive by a drop-down menu in the “Device” section.

Step 4. Under the “Boot selection” section, use the drop-down menu and choose the Disk or ISO image option.

Step 5. Pick the Select button.

Step 6. Select Windows 11 22H2 ISO in the File Explorer window, then hit the Open option.

Step 7. Select the Standard Windows Installation option under the “Image option.”

Step 8. Now, choose the GPT option under the “Partition scheme” section.

Step 9. Select the UEFI (non-CSM) option from the “Target System” section.

Step 10. Next, choose the Volume level if you want and leave other settings default (such as File system and Cluster size).

Step 11. If you’re ready with the above settings, pick the Start button.

Step 12. In the below window, check the restrictions that you need to bypass during installation:-

  • Remove the requirement for Secure Boot and TPM 2.0.
  • Remove requirement for 4GB+ RAM and 64GB+ disk.
  • Remove the requirement for an online Microsoft account.
  • Disable data collection (Skip privacy questions).

Step 13. Pick OK.

Step 14. Hit OK when you get a prompt.

Once you complete the above steps, Rufus will provide bootable USB media. With this bootable drive, you will upgrade or install a fresh copy of Windows 11 on unsupported hardware.

Thank you for reading, and keep in touch, friends.

Also, read How to Restore the Old Context Menus Back on Windows 11?

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