While you can certainly get by with a standard Windows 11 license, if you want extra customization options and customizations, as well as some additional features, you will need Windows 11 Pro. If you buy it directly from Microsoft, you will be depositing $200, which is a lot for most people. But if you shop around, you can earn a large portion of that amount. Take advantage of this offer from StackSocial offering Windows 11 Pro for just $23.

This is a great price, but it's important to note that not all computers are capable of running Windows 11, so before you buy it, you'll want to ensure your machine meets the requirements to the operating system. Additionally, the listing says that if you have a PC that is already running Windows 10 and Windows Update does not allow you to install the free Windows 11 upgrade, your computer will not be compatible with this version either.

After purchasing the license, you will receive an activation key that you can use to install and activate Windows 11 Pro on a computer. To be clear, purchases like this are generally aimed at power users – people who are building a new computer or who want to dual-boot an existing computer with a second operating system. If you do this, you will need a secondary PC to access and download the files, so make sure you can access everything from another computer in your home or have a friend's machine to use temporarily. Also note that you will want to have a USB thumb drive available to transfer the file.

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