How to remove “system requirements not met” watermark in Windows 11

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Last year, Microsoft released Windows 11 with a long list of system requirements. Two of the controversial requirements listed were supported CPUs and TPMs. As a result, some users have modified their registry files to install Windows 11 on unsupported PCs. In a recent update, Microsoft has begun adding watermarks to its desktop and settings apps for users of Windows 11 on PCs that do not meet official system requirements. In this article, we have detailed how to remove “Unsatisfied System Requirements” watermark in Windows 11.

Remove “Unsatisfied System Requirements” watermark in Windows 11 (2022)

1. To get started, press the Windows key and search for “Registry Editor” or “Regedit” in Windows Search. When the search results are displayed, Click Run as administrator to open the registry editor For Windows 11.

Run Registry Editor as administrator

2. When the Registry Editor opens, go to the following path: If the UnsupportedHardwareNotificationCache key does not exist in the registry editor on your PC, create a dedicated section below.

Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\UnsupportedHardwareNotificationCache
UnsupportedHardwareNotificationCache regedit

4. Next, double-click “SV2” in the right pane to Enter “0” as the value data.. Note that SV2 (Sun Valley 2) refers to Windows 11 Insider Dev builds (22557 and later). If your Windows 11 22000.x series is built in beta and release preview channels, you should use “SV1” as the DWORD value. After restarting your Windows 11 PC and applying the changes, Windows 11 no longer displays the “System requirements not met” watermark.

Set the sv2 value data to 0 to remove system requirements that do not meet the Windows 11 watermark

Can’t find UnsupportedHardwareNotificationCache?Create a key in the registry

1. If the UnsupportedHardwareNotificationCache key is not available, you can manually create it to disable the Windows 11 “System Requirements Not Met” watermark. To do this, right-click Quick Actions and select Quick Actions. New-> key.. Set the name of the newly created key to “UnsupportedHardwareNotificationCache”.

Create a new key for UnsupportedHardwareNotificationCache

2. Once you do that, you need to use New-> DWORD (32-bit value) Name it SV1 (stable, beta, or release preview build) or SV2 (insider build). Now that you have a DWORD value, you can follow the steps above to change the value to 0 and remove the watermark.

Create a new dword value regedit

Remove system watermarks not supported in Windows 11

Therefore, these are the steps you need to follow to remove “Unsatisfied System Requirements” watermark on your Windows 11 computer. If you have any questions about this process, please let us know in the comments. We will support you. On the other hand, if you recently installed Windows 11, please refer to the linked article to find out how to update your Windows 11 drivers and what your future Windows 11 features will be.