Windows 11 Recovery Image Download Service
(The target models are Windows 11 Pro [Preinstalled Model] / Windows 10 Pro [Downgrade Model])

Release Date: February 8, 2022
Updated: March 15, 2022

This page shows Panasonic support information for installing Windows 11 on TOUGHBOOK and TOUGHPAD series ("Windows 11 Pro" preinstalled model / "Windows 10 Pro" downgrade model).
As for detailed, we will update the Support Web page sequentially.
Please note that contents are subject to change without notice.

Introduction

This page shows Panasonic support information for installing Windows 11 on TOUGHBOOK and TOUGHPAD series ("Windows 11 Pro" preinstalled model / "Windows 10 Pro" downgrade model).

For the target models that can install Windows 11, please confirm with the following.
Model selection

About the OS for which installing Windows 11 is possible:
  • Windows 11 Pro (Preinstalled model) / Windows 10 Pro (Downgrade model)

The downloading procedure may take time depending on the network environment.
So we strongly recommend that you use a flat-rate broadband-line and you perform when you have enough time.


[Please read before installing Windows 11]
Please prepare backup media and recovery media for installing of Windows 11.

The information on the media this service supports, refer to the following.
Notes

Steps for Install Windows 11

Workflow
The following table shows the workflow of this service. Here "Tool" means "Recovery Disc Creation Utility (Recovery Image Downloading Edition)" which is a support tool that is used for download and install when installing Windows 11.
This tool needs ".Net Framework 4.5 (or later)".
Check cautions described in each section before operation.

  Step Contents
Create media for installation Windows 11 Step 1

Preparations for installation

  • Prepare unused media
  • Check free space
Step 2 Download the "Tool"
Step 3 Download the recovery data (for installation Windows 11) using the "Tool"
Step 4 Create the recovery media (for installation Windows 11) using the "Tool"
Install Windows 11 Step 5 Backup data
Step 6 Install Windows 11 using the recovery media

Notes

Panasonic does not compensate for any damage to operating environments or loss of data of a customer's PC.
Please be sure to back up any important data beforehand.

Create Windows 11 Installation Media
Prepare Unused Media
  • This tool supports DVD-R DL (dual layer).
  • DVD-R (single layer) / +R (single layer) / +R DL (dual layer) / Blu-ray aren't supported.
  • This tool also supports USB memory.
<Restriction of the tool>
  If the size of the recovery data is more than 26 GB, this tool doesn't support USB memory.
  In that case, you can use only DVD for creating the recovery media.
  • Estimated number or capacity of the media is as follows.
Media type Localized model     MUI model    
DVD-R (single layer)
DVD+R (single layer)
DVD-R (single layer), DVD+R (single layer) aren't supported.
DVD-R DL (dual layer) Up to 2 discs Up to 2 discs
DVD+R DL (dual layer) DVD+R DL (dual layer) isn't supported.
USB Memory * 16GB or more
is recommended
32GB or more
is recommended
Blu-ray Blu-ray isn't supported.

* Please make sure that all data will be erased.

Product List for Windows 11 Installing

The target models for Windows 11 Install are listed below.
This service does not support Windows 10 Pro Downgrade China Models. About the recovery media for those models, please contact our sales staff.

Model selection

Series name Detailed model numbers OS Version/Note
CF-33[G/J/K/R/S/X/1/2/3] (mk2) CF-33[G/J/K/R/S/X/1/2/3]****M* (except for China Model)
CF-33[G/J/K/R/S/X/1/2/3]****[A/B/K]*
Version 21H2
CF-SV1R (mk2 Asia model) CF-SV1RD**[A/K]*
CF-SV1RD**B*
CF-SV1RD**M* (except for China Model)
FZ-55[D/E/F] (mk2) FZ-55[D/E/F]****[A/B/K]*
FZ-55[D/E/F]****M* (except for China Model)
FZ-G2[A/B/C/D] (mk1) FZ-G2[A/B/C/D]****[A/B/K]*
FZ-G2[A/B/C/D]****M* (except for China Model)

Support Evaluation Information (Important Matters and Restrictions)

Important Matters and Restrictions on "Windows 11 Version 21H2 Update"

No. OS Version Support Information
1

Windows 11 Version 21H2

Please check the following support information.

Support information about restrictions on "Windows 11 Version 21H2 Update"

The "Recovery Disc Creation Utility (Recovery Image Downloading Edition)" Windows 11 Install Support Tool

What is the "Recovery Disc Creation Utility (Recovery Image Downloading Edition)"
It is a support tool that is used to download or install when installing Windows 11. This tool needs to be installed “.NET Framework 4.5 (or later) ”.

Downloading "Recovery Disc Creation Utility (Recovery Image Downloading Edition)"
This tool can be downloaded from the following page.