Microsoft has started the process of releasing Windows 11 for eligible devices already as the day becomes October 5 in different time zones around the world. This means it’s time to get the new operating system. If your device is eligible and is running Windows 10 version 2004 or later, you will be getting the upgrade offer in the coming hours, days, or months.
However, if you want to skip ahead (at your own risk…), you can now download Windows 11 ISO files to clean install this brand new operating system on your devices.
Direct download Windows 11 ISO files
Microsoft has released the Windows 11 disk images, which are now available for download. Here is the link (valid for both Home and Pro) to download Windows 11.
For languages other than English, head over to Microsoft. As these links will expire soon (5/20/2022 9:20:28 PM UTC), follow the instructions below to easily download Windows 11 ISO (HOME and PRO) for your devices:
- Head over to the official download site [click this link].
- Under Download Windows 11 Disk Image (ISO) drop-down, click on Windows 11 and hit Download. [There will be only one Windows 11 option since this works for both Pro and Home editions.
- Under Select the product language, choose your language > Confirm.
- You will now see only one tab to download the 64-bit Windows 11 as there will no longer be a 32-bit option. Click this link, and the download process will begin.
For those who are eligible to get Windows 11, make sure you update your device to Windows 10 version 2004 or later to be able to get the latest operating system via Windows Update. Microsoft has also shared a small list of Windows 11 known issues and compatibility holds, which will help you ensure you don’t force install Windows 11 on a device that may be impacted by one of these bugs.