Beginning with Home windows 11 22H2, establishing a brand new machine would require a Microsoft account and an Web connection. Beforehand, Home windows 11 required a Microsoft account just for Home windows 11 Residence installations. Going ahead, each Home windows 11 Residence and Professional would require a Microsoft account register to arrange the machine.
In different phrases, establishing a Home windows 11 set up operating Residence or Professional shall be extra troublesome as you’ll need to enter credentials earlier than you may boot to the desktop. Login is required solely in the course of the setup display i.e. OOBE. Equally, Microsoft says that customers may even want web connectivity in the course of the preliminary setup.
Microsoft is testing quite a few new options for Home windows 11, enhancements and adjustments to OOBE. Based on Microsoft officers, this variation is outwardly set to ship with Home windows 11 model 22H2 (the autumn 2022 replace).
Beforehand, you can create a neighborhood consumer account in the course of the preliminary setup as Microsoft supplied the choice between offline and on-line. After all, you may nonetheless enter a pretend electronic mail ID and skip the obligatory sign-in, however there is a new bypass that can get rid of the sign-in course of itself.
Stable Home windows Rufus now allows you to obtain and set up Home windows 11 with out making a Microsoft account. In model of Rufus 3.19, you may bypass Home windows 11 necessities in addition to Microsoft account sign-in.
The model is at present in beta and shall be prepared by the point Home windows 11’s Fall 2022 replace arrives.
For now, it seems to be like a Microsoft account will stay obligatory for Home windows 10 Residence and Professional installations. Home windows 11 Enterprise will nonetheless help native accounts by default.
Based on studies, Microsoft is at present planning to launch Home windows 11 model 22H2 within the fall, presumably round October as the corporate plans to finalize the drivers by the tip of September.