How to Use Rufus to Disable TPM, Secure Boot and RAM Checks on Bootable Windows 11 USB Drive?


On Windows 11, you can install Windows 11 on unsupported hardware after removing appraiserres.dll from Windows ISO. Now, the popular bootable USB drive creation tool, Rufus, officially supports bypassing the TPM, Secure Boot, and RAM checks when creating a Windows 11 bootable USB flash drive. You no longer need to manually remove the appraiserres.dll file to skip the minimum system requirement. Hardware requirements and install Windows 11 on an unsupported hardware device. The software is still in beta, so that you may find a bug in this tool.

This risewindows post is about how to Disable TPM and Secure Boot on Bootable Windows 11 USB Drive using Rufus.

How to Make a Windows 11 Bootable USB drive with TPM, Secure Boot, and RAM checks Disabled?

Those Windows 11 could not install Windows 11 due to the lack of minimum hardware requirements enforced by Microsoft can use the latest version of Rufus. To make a bootable USB drive for Windows 11 that has already bypassed minimum system requirements, here are the complete steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, download the latest version of Rufus utility from its official website.

Step 2. Then, download the Windows 11 ISO from the Microsoft website if you have not already done it.

Step 3. After that, when downloading is complete, navigate to the “Downloads” folder and double-click on the executable file of Rufus.

Step 4. Next, connect the USB flash drive to your PC with at least 8 GB of free storage.

Quick Note: If any valuable data is available in your flash drive, it will erase when creating bootable USB media. Please ensure, before proceeding with further steps, take a backup of your data.

Step 5. Now, Rufus will automatically detect your PC’s inserted USB flash drive. So, click the Select button beside “Disk or ISO image (Please select).”

Step 6. Then, in the Open File Explorer window, select the Windows 11 ISO file and click the Open button.

Step 7. So, once the ISO file load in the Rufus utility, the rest of the options will be automatically selected.

Step 8. After that, you need to choose the option “Extended Windows 11 Installation (no TPM/no Secure 800t/8G8- RAM)” option from the drop-down menu of “Image option.” Don’t forget to select this option; otherwise, it will defeat the whole purpose.

Step 9. Next, ensure that the Partition scheme set to “GPT” and the Target system set to “UEFI (non-CSM).”

Step 10. You can leave the default for all other options if you don’t know about that. After that, click the Start button.

Step 11. Read the warning message pop-ups from Rufus and click the OK button.

Creating a bootable USB drive will start, and it may take some time to complete. Read the message and click the Close button.

Then, you will notice that the “Ready” status message turns green. Now, the USB disk is ready. You can remove the USB drive from your PC and start installing Windows 11 on any PC that does not support RAM, TPM 2.0, Secure Boot, etc.

That’s it for the article.

I hope this post will be informative to you.

Good luck, guys.

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