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While this project has been open to collaboration since it was made, I thought I'd post it here since Microsoft's PC Health Check app still isn't available. WhyNotWin11 is designed to report whether or not a computer is ready for WIndows 11 Release based on official Microsoft Guidelines (which keep changing). The project has been featured on multiple tech news outlets and has ~241k github downloads, and ~60k+ downloads on mirrors.

https://www,whynotwin11.org

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The project and program are pretty much stable right now, but there's areas that can be improved that I'd like to get done. I'm looking for people who have experience with the following:

  • Theming / GDI+ calls, currently issues #271, #308, and #314
  • DXDiag / DirectX, #223 and #311
  • General code review

This project will likely wind down once Microsoft Releases a capable PC Health Check App, but any help in the meantime is appreciated. @mLipok has already been pretty helpful so far!

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You are getting a lot of attention in the articles around the Win11 requirements.
I've seen multiple articles which refer to your github site and I already had a look a couple of days ago....  nice. :) 

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506 commits since project started 9 days ago on GitHub. It is 56,(2) commits per day.
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11 hours ago, rcmaehl said:

This project will likely wind down once Microsoft Releases a capable PC Health Check App, ...

There might be many people who would still prefer an independent open source solution (if it works) over an App from MS ;).

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Your Issues are an older version of TPM and the generation 5 of the CPU as the current minimum requirement is Gen8 and they are checking whether Gen7 will also be allowed to upgrade.

TPM 2.0 is required and likely won't change.

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2 minutes ago, Jos said:

TPM 2.0 is required and likely won't change

 I heard that this is requirement only for brand new PC, and for used PC TPM 1.2 is required.

Please correct me if I'm wrong.

 

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On 7/6/2021 at 9:01 AM, mLipok said:

I couldn't get tpmtool to work properly on my device and most of the other commands required elevated privileges which I'm trying to avoid

I worked around it as such

Func _GetTPMInfo($iFlag = 0)
    Local Static $sActivated
    Local Static $sEnabled
    Local Static $sVersion
    Local Static $sName
    Local Static $sPresent
    If IsAdmin() Then
        Local $Obj_WMIService, $Col_Items
        If Not $sActivated <> "" Then
            $Obj_WMIService = ObjGet('winmgmts:\\' & @ComputerName & '\root\cimv2\Security\MicrosoftTPM') ;
            If (IsObj($Obj_WMIService)) And (Not @error) Then
                $Col_Items = $Obj_WMIService.ExecQuery('Select * from Win32_TPM')
                For $Obj_Item In $Col_Items
                    $sActivated = $Obj_Item.IsActivated_InitialValue
                    $sEnabled = $Obj_Item.IsEnabled_InitialValue
                    $sVersion = $Obj_Item.SpecVersion
                Next
            Else
                Return 0
            EndIf
        EndIf
        Switch $iFlag
            Case 0
                Return String($sActivated)
            Case 1
                Return String($sEnabled)
            Case 2
                Return String($sVersion)
            Case Else
                Return 0
        EndSwitch
    Else

        If Not $sPresent <> "" Then
            $Obj_WMIService = ObjGet('winmgmts:\\' & @ComputerName & '\root\cimv2') ;
            If (IsObj($Obj_WMIService)) And (Not @error) Then
                $Col_Items = $Obj_WMIService.ExecQuery('Select * from Win32_PNPEntity where Service="TPM"')
                For $Obj_Item In $Col_Items
                    $sName = $Obj_Item.Name
                    $sPresent = $Obj_Item.Present
                Next
            Else
                Return 0
            EndIf
        EndIf
        Switch $iFlag
            Case 0
                ContinueCase
            Case 1
                If $sName <> "" Then Return 1
            Case 2
                Return StringRegExp($sName, "\d+\.\d+", $STR_REGEXPARRAYMATCH)[0]
            Case Else
                Return 0
        EndSwitch
    EndIf
EndFunc   ;==>_GetTPMInfo

 

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