Windows 11 ISO download failed? Here’s what to do
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Windows updates are released regularly by Microsoft and are essential to keep Windows secure. So, today we are going to show you what to do if Windows 11 ISO download failed due to unknown reasons.
Various factors can contribute to the problem, ranging from a slow internet connection to third-party anti-virus software or a lack of available disk space or insufficient PC specs to device or driver issues.
Follow along as we will show you how to fix Windows 11 ISO download failed on your computer, just after seeing the minimum requirements for this operating system. Continue with us!
What are the minimum system requirements for Windows 11?
In order for devices to be installed or upgraded to Windows 11, they must meet the following minimum hardware specifications:
- Processor: 1 GHz and above with two or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or system-on-chip.
- RAM: 4 (GB) or more.
- Storage: 64 GB or more of available storage is required to install Windows 11.
- Additional storage space may be required to download updates and enable certain features.
- Graphics card: must be compatible with DirectX 12 or later, with a WDDM 2.0 driver.
- System firmware: UEFI, Secure Boot compatible.
- TPM: Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0.
- Display: High definition display (720p), 9″ or larger monitor, 8 bits per color channel.
- Internet connection: Internet access is required to perform updates, as well as to download and use various functions, such as video streaming.
There may be additional requirements in the future for upgrades and to enable certain features inside the operating system as the operating system evolves. More information can be found in the Windows 11 specifications.
What can I do if Windows 11 ISO download failed?
1. Check the computer requirements for installation
- Go to Microsoft’s page for Windows 11 ISO and click on the Before you start button.
- Here, a list of requirements will appear that you need to consider before trying to install the ISO again. Carefully read all the required steps and make sure you follow them.
2. Disable your antivirus
- Click the expand arrow in your taskbar, then right-click your antivirus icon and select Avast Shield Control, followed by Disable for 10 minutes in the drop-down menu.
- If you have other anti-virus applications installed, you can temporarily disable the application by following the same or comparable procedures described above.
We strongly recommend that you use Windows 11 compatible antivirus software that will not interfere with your business, such as ESET.
3. Run Disk Cleanup
- Press on the Windows + R simultaneously to open a new Course window then type this command:
- Once the order is complete, you will receive a report detailing the space you managed to free up.
- If you want to select and choose the files to clean, type the following in the command line and press Enter to start it:
- You can also clean your disk using the following command, although it will erase less data than the command provided in our previous steps:
It will start the Disk Cleanup application with only the bare minimum of settings selected, but you can select the options you want from the menu after it launches.
For more information and potential solutions to the error above, see our article on Windows 10 ISO File Won’t Download.
You can also check out our guide on how to download Windows 11 ISO in case you need further assistance with the process.
And finally, don’t miss our article on what to do if the Windows 11 download process is stuck. Also share it with your friends if they face the same problem.
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