Bypass Windows 11 Internet Connection Requirement

To install Windows 11 (version 22H2 or 21H2) without an internet connection, use these steps:

  1. Start the PC with the Windows 11 USB flash drive.
  2. Press any key to continue.
  3. Click the Next button.
  4. Click the Install now button.
  5. lick the “I don’t have a product key” option if you are doing a reinstallation. If the Windows 11 installation were previously activated after the installation, reactivation would happen automatically.
  6. Select the edition of “Windows 11” that your license key activates (if applicable).
  7. Check the “I accept the license terms” option.
  8. Click the Next button.
  9. Select the “Custom: Install Windows only (advanced)” option.
  10. Select each partition in the hard drive you want to install Windows 11 and click the Delete button. (Usually, the “Drive 0” is the drive that contains all the installation files.)
    Note: It is recommended to delete ALL partitions on drive 0 and let Windows re-partition your system for you.
  11. Select the hard drive (Drive 0 Unallocated Space) to install Windows 11
  12. Click the Next button.
  13. Select your region setting after the installation on the first page of the out-of-the-box experience (OOBE).
  14. Click the Yes button.
  15. Select your keyboard layout setting.
  16. Click the Yes button.
  17. Click the Skip button if you do not need to configure a second layout.
  18. On the “Oops, you’ve lost internet connection” or “Let’s connect you to a network” page, use the “Shift + F10” keyboard shortcut.
  19. In Command Prompt, type the OOBE\BYPASSNRO command to bypass network requirements on Windows 11 and press Enter.
  20. The computer will restart automatically, and the out-of-box experience (OOBE) will start again.
  21. Click the “I don’t have internet” option.
  22. Click the “Continue with limited setup” option.
  23. Click the Accept button (if applicable).
  24. Continue your Windows 11 installation normally.