Article ID: 000088313 Content Type: Install & Setup Last Reviewed: 10/18/2022

Do I Need To Upgrade My BIOS/Drivers on My Intel® NUC Before Performing a Windows 11* Installation or Upgrade?

Environment

Windows 11*

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Summary

No BIOS/Driver update is needed for the upgrade to Windows 11, but you will need drivers for clean installation of Windows 11*.

Description

Preparing the system for the upgrade or clean installation of Windows 11*. 

Resolution

For most (see exception list below) NUC products no BIOS/Driver update is needed for the upgrade from Windows® 10 to Windows 11* but your system should be eligible for Windows 11 upgrade.

For a clean installation of Windows 11 you do need BIOS/Drivers available on Download Center. If no Windows 11 drivers are currently available for your product - use Windows 10 drivers.

 

Exception:

Product NameUpdate instructions
Intel® NUC M15 Laptop Kit - LAPBCx10Before upgrading to Windows 11, update your laptop to BIOS version 0071 or newer.

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