Do you want to install Windows 11 23H2 before others? If yes, you come to the right place. MiniTool Software thinks you can install the Windows 11 23H2 preview build that is stable now on your computer. You can find two official methods in this post.
Users Can Install the Stable Windows 11 23H2 Preview Build Now
Since the initial release of Windows 11 23H2, Microsoft decided to release the feature update for Windows 11 once a year. In 2023, the feature update will be called Windows 11 23H2 (version 23H2) and it will come soon.
There will be many new features in this new update. Some users want to experience early and install Windows 11 23H2 before others. Is it possible to do this?
Before the official release of a Windows update, Microsoft tested it for a long time. This giant release preview builds to Insiders in the Windows Insider Program, and then Insiders can help test the builds and improve the update.
On September 26, 2023, Microsoft rolled out Windows 11, version 23H2 to the Release Preview Channel. If you want to get the Windows 11 23H2 update (the Windows 11 2023 Update) before others, you can join the Release Preview Channel.
The preview builds released for Insiders in the Beta Channel are for the development of Windows 11 23H2 and they are more stable, especially now new the release of Windows 11 23H2. It is worth installing the Windows 11 23H2 preview build if you want to install Windows 11 23H2 earlier than other users.
How to Install Windows 11 23H2 Before Others?
How to get Windows 11 23H2 preview? You can update to Windows 11 23H2 via Windows Update. You can also install Windows 11 23H2 from USB. We will introduce these two methods in this part.
Way 1: Update to Windows 11 23H2 via Windows Update
It is safe to get Windows 11 23H2 preview builds since the preview builds are official. However, if you are still running Windows 10, you need to first check if your computer can run Windows 11 because Windows 11 has new hardware and system requirements.
This post shows you the basic Windows 11 system requirements you should meet if you want to install Windows 11 on your computer.
If your computer is Windows 11 eligible, you can follow these steps to download and install Windows 11 23H2 on your device right now. This is an online Windows 11 23H2 installation.
Step 2: Restart your computer.
Step 3: On Windows 10, you need to go to Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update to check for updates. On Windows 11, you need to go to Start > Settings > Windows Update to check for updates. If the Windows 11 preview build is available, you can click the Download & install button to get Windows 11 23h2 earlier than other users.
Way 2: Install Windows 11 23H2 from USB
Microsoft also releases Windows 11 preview ISOs for Insiders in the Windows Insider Program. Currently, it is Windows 11 build 22631. So, you can also download a Windows preview ISO file for an offline Windows 11 23H2 installation. You also need to join the Windows Insider Program if you want to use this method to install Windows 11 23H2 before others.
Step 1: Go to the Windows Insider Preview Downloads page and sign in with your Microsoft account.
Step 2: Scroll down to the bottom and select Windows 11 Insider Preview (Release Preview Channel) – Build 22631.
Step 3: Click the Confirm button to continue.
Step 4: Choose a product language and click the Confirm button to continue.
Step 5: Click the 64-bit Download button to download the Windows 11 23H2 ISO file (build 22631) on your device.
Step 6: Use Rufus to create a Windows 11 23H2 installation USB drive.
Step 7: Connect the installation USB drive to the computer you want to install Windows 11 23H2 on, then boot the computer from the USB drive.
Step 8: Follow the on-screen guides to install Windows 11 23H2 on your PC.
If you want to install Windows 11 from USB, how can you do this task? It is an easy thing if you follow the complete step-by-step guide in this post.
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