How to install Windows 11 in QEMU

Loredana Harsana
by Loredana Harsana

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Loredana is a passionate writer with a keen interest in PC software and technology. She started off writing about mobile phones back when Samsung Galaxy S II was on top of the world and… Read more

  • You will need to have a TPM 2.0 chip and Secure Boot before you try to emulate Windows 11 as it will not run otherwise.
  • Head to QEMU’s download page and install the version you desire after selecting your OP.
  • If QEMU is slower than usual, examine your BIOS settings first, and make certain that VT-x is turned on.

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When compared to previous iterations, Windows 11 has more stringent security standards. The use of a TPM 2.0 chip (TPM 2.0 can be enabled in your BIOS if you have current hardware) and Secure Boot are the two primary requirements for it to run in QEMU.

If you wish to take advantage of Windows 11, you can do so by installing it in a virtual machine using virtualization tools such as QEMU on a Linux or Mac computer. This article assumes you’ve already installed QEMU and are familiar with the process of configuring a virtual machine using it.

However, if you haven’t installed it yet, you can head to QEMU’s download page and install the version you desire after selecting your OP.

Follow along as we will first see what the QEMU requirements are then proceed with the Windows 11 installation process.

What are QEMU’s requirements?