Modifying Windows 11 ISO to Remove TPM and Secure Boot Requirements 🌱

Method 1: Use Rufus

This method is handy if you want a quick and easy way to create USB installation media for Windows 11. You will need an 8GB or larger USB flash drive

  1. Download Rufus version 3.16 or later Download
  2. Run the Rufus application
  3. Select the target USB device (double check the selection, all data on the USB device will be lost)
  4. Click the Select button next to Disk or ISO image > Browse to and select the downloaded Windows 11 iso file
  5. Select Extended Windows 11 Installation (no TPM / no Secure Boot) from the Image option dropdown
  6. Select MBR from the Partition scheme dropdown
  7. Click the Start button to write the modified installation media to the target USB device
  8. Wait for Rufus to write the files to the USB device
  9. That's it! Boot to the USB device on any machine you wish to install Windows 11 on

Method 2: Manual Modifying the .iso

This method is handy if you intend to install a virtual machine or prefer to use Ventoy or burn physical DVD media for your installations

  1. Download AnyBurn Download
  2. Install and launch AnyBurn
  3. From the main menu, select Edit image file
  4. Click to folder icon > Browse to and select the downloaded Windows 11 iso file > Click Next
  5. Select the sources folder in the left directory tree browser
  6. Scroll down and click appraiserres.dll to select it > Click Remove at the top of the window > Click Yes to confirm
  7. Click Next after removing appraiserres.dll
  8. Set a destination location for the updated .iso file
  9. Click the Create Now button
  10. That's it! You can now use the .iso file to install a VM or place it on a Ventoy USB flash drive to use on other devices