Microsoft’s newly released ISO file lets you easily install Windows 11 on a clean PC, a dual-boot system or a virtual machine.
Microsoft has finally released an ISO file for the Windows 11 Insiders Preview. Previously, your only option for installing Windows 11 was to first install Windows 10 and then upgrade it to version 11 through Microsoft’s Windows Insider program. But now you can save time and effort by installing the new OS directly through the ISO file.
SEE: Windows 11 cheat sheet: Everything you need to know (free PDF) (TechRepublic)
Working with an ISO file gives you the flexibility to install a program such as Windows 11 directly from the file itself or by copying it to a USB drive or burning it onto a DVD. From there, you can install the OS to a dedicated PC, a dual-boot system or a virtual machine. Let’s look at how to grab and install the new Windows 11 ISO file.
First, you’ll need to…