Fix: cFosSpeed driver preventing Windows 11 Installation

When some users try to install Windows 11 on their system, they might end up with an error message saying, “This PC can’t upgraded to Windows 11”. This message indicates that you need a cFosSpeed driver to upgrade to Windows 11, which is not a serious problem and can be easily fixed with the solutions provided in this full guide.

The CFosSpeed ​​driver is compressed with several OEM driver packs, which is usually pre-installed with ASUS, GIGABYTE, ASRock, and MSI motherboards. If something goes wrong with this driver or the driver crashes, your system will not be able to upgrade to Windows 11. Anyway, in this article, we will teach you how to avoid the same problem. Let’s have a look, 

What is the function of cFosSpeed?

CfosSpeed is a program that integrates with your network connectivity to optimize data transfer and act as a traffic saver. The main use of this driver is to increase the current network speed while reducing the ping.

Fixes to the cFosSpeed driver issue while upgrading to Windows 11:

Fix 1: Install cFosSpeed driver via Dragon Center App: (this fix is for MSI users)

Your system drive pack usually installs cFosSpeed automatically. If your system is unable to install the cFosSpeed driver, then you need to install it manually. To install the cFosSpeed driver, you can follow these steps,

  • Firstly, go to the MSI official Website and download the Dragon Center by clicking the Download now button.
  • Then extract the Zip file and install the Dragon Center app on your system.
  • Once installed, restart the system and again try to upgrade the system to Windows 11.

If you are using a PC other than MSI, then move to the next solution.

Fix 2: Install cFosSpeed driver using cFosSpeed Software:

CFosSpeed ​​is a traffic generation software solution that rearranges the network data package to increase traffic rates while maintaining minimal ping. The same software installs a new driver to the Windows network stack, from where the driver can monitor your network traffic. When you install cFosSpeed ​​software on your system, it will automatically install the drivers needed to upgrade to Windows 11.

To install cFosSpeed Software, you can follow these steps, 

  • Firstly, go to the official website of cFosSpeed Software and download the latest version of cFosSpeed Software by clicking the Download cFosSpeed button. (we recommend you download the 12.00 version)
  • Then locate the downloaded cFosSpeed Software file and install it on your system.
  • Now the software will install the cFosSpeed driver, and a small cFosSpeed status will appear at the bottom of the screen.

If the current version of the cFosSpeed ​​software fails to install the compatible driver, you should try to install its beta version. To download the beta version, follow these below steps, 

  • Firstly, go to the cFosSpeed Software download page and click on the Download current beta ( 2516 version) link.
  • Then on the new screen, under the Internet Accerlation via Traffic Shaping category, click on cfosspeed-v1201-build2516.exe.
  • Once you downloaded it, install it on your system to install the cFosSpeed driver.
  • Now the same issue will no longer exist, and you can upgrade to Windows 11 easily.

Fix 3: Upgrade cFosSpeed Driver:

If you already have the cFosSpeed ​​driver installed on your system, you might need to update your driver to avoid the cFosSpeed ​​driver issue when upgrading to Windows 11. To update the driver,

  • Firstly, you need to download the latest driver from its official website.
  • Then install it on your system and check for improvement. 
  • If cFosSpeed Installation Wizard appears on the screen, you need to click on Yes.
  • Now you are done and can upgrade to Windows 11 without further issue. 

So these are all about the cFosSpeed driver issue while upgrading to Windows 11, and its sure fixes. If you have any queries or doubts after reading this article, please leave a comment in the below comment box.