How to Check if Your Computer has TPM 2.0 for Windows 11 Install or Upgrade
If you want to install the new Microsoft OS Windows 11 on you system, then you need at least TPM 2.0 support in your computer. Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is a dedicated chip designed to secure hardware through integrated cryptographic keys. It will improve and gives additional hardware security to your system. In this article we will show you how to check TPM status on your Windows 10 system without using any third party tools.
How to check TPM 2.0 On Your Computer
You can check the TPM 2.0 support status using Command Prompt, Device Manager, Windows Security Tool and PM Management Tool.
1.Check TPM Support Using Command Prompt
Open command prompt as admin. For that in search box type cmd and select run as administrator in command prompt.
Then type the below command in Command Prompt and press the Enter key.
WMIC /namespace:\\root\CIMV2\Security\MicrosoftTPM path WIN32_TPM get /value
You will get the all details about TPM status.
If TPM is not available on your computer or disabled in BIOS then you will get “No Instance(s) Available” error message.
How to Enable TPM
If your system contains TPM chip and it is disabled in your BIOS, then restart your system and go to the bios setup. The most common keys to enter BIOS settings during startup are F2, Delete, F1, F8, F10, F12 and Esc key. In Bios under Security or Advanced menu option, you will get an option to turn TPM on or off. The option might be different in different brands. Some common names are TPM, fTPM, Security Chip, IPTT (Intel Platform Trust Technology), TPM Security, Trusted Computing, Trust Technology, TPM Support and TPM Device.
2.Check TPM Support Using Device Manager
Open the device manager. You can open it by pressing WIN+X keys and select Device Manager from the menu or Press WIN+R keys and type devmgmt.msc in the RUN and press ok.
In the Security Devices section you will get Trusted Platform Module listed if TPM available otherwise your PC doesn’t contain TPM chip or the chip is disabled in BIOS.
3. Check TPM Support using TPM Management Tool
Open RUN via WIN+R keys and type tpm.msc in RUN box and press Enter key.
It will open TPM Management tool window. and if you have TPM chip and enabled in your computer, then it will show “The TPM is ready for use” message with version number below.
4.Check TPM Support using Windows Security Tool
Open the Windows Security Tool from the Taskbar area or windowsdefender: command in RUN (Press WIN+R to open RUN).
Then go Device Security from left side menu. If your device have TPM , then you will get Security Processor option in right-side pane.
Click on Security processor details link to get all details about TPM.
That’s all. In this way you will find the TPM status on your computer.