Microsoft initially allowed Windows 11 beta versions to be installed on computers with 6th and 7th generation Intel processors. However, the company has also started disabling unsupported computers as the operating system’s more stable nature approaches.
Too many crashes on incompatible computers
Previously, users on Dev and Beta channels with unsupported hardware were allowed to remain in the program until the stable version was released. But now Microsoft insists on filtering out incompatible devices and reverting to Windows 10 to keep the update cycle going.