Microsoft has started blocking newer processors on devices that run Windows 7 and 8.1. Here's how to bypass the "Unsupported Hardware" message.
Microsoft blocks newer processors by AMD, Intel and Qualcomm on machines that run Windows 7 and 8.1. Windows Update is also blocked on machines using unsupported processors. If you get the message "Unsupported Hardware Your PC uses a processor that isn’t supported on this version of Windows" here's how to remove it and enable Windows Update.
Windows 7 and 8.1 will install on machines that have newer processors but you'll get a message saying that the system is running unsupported hardware and Windows Update is disabled.
WuFuc is a small program that disables the "Unsupported Hardware" message and enables Windows Update on PCs with unsupported processors. You can read more details at Ghacks.
Wufuc has 32-bit and 64-bit versions. Download and install the version for your system (how to tell if you a have 32 or bit processor). Wufuc runs on Windows 7 and 8.1 and is malware free according to Virus Total.
(the files are hosted on Github and can be downloaded from the releases page. Here's the direct link)
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