Windows 11 has arrived, and curious users have started testing it. There have been a lot of changes in Windows 11. TPM 2.0 (Trusted Platform Module) is a crucial hardware requirement to upgrade to Windows 11. There was no such requirement in Windows 10, and Windows 7 and 8 easily upgraded their OS to Windows 10.
As you know, TPM 2.0 is one of the primary requirements to run Windows 11. TPM 2.0 is a hardware chip that regulates the authority signature for your computer so that others can’t use your device identifier for misuse. We will guide you in this risewindows article about features like this. Further, we describe how you can check TPM 2.0-related information on your computer without adding third-party software.
What is TPM, and why is it required to install Windows 11?
TPM (Trusted Platform Module) is a crypto processor, and this TPM technology provides hardware-based security instead of just software-based security to your sensitive data. You can use a TPM chip to store credentials, encryption keys, and sensitive data.
There are many ways through which you can quickly check out the version of TPM on your Windows 11 or Windows 10. Some of them are described below:-
- Using Run Command
- Via Device Manager
- Through Command Prompt
- Using Windows Security
- Using BIOS
How to check the TPM Version in Windows 10 and 11 using Run Command?
Step 1. Open the Run dialog box by searching “run” in the search tab in the start menu.
Step 2. Type tpm.msc in the Run command and hit enter from the keyboard.
Step 3. If you find an error message that the “Compatible TPM 2.0 cannot be found, ” check your TPM may be turned off from BIOS/UEFI or not present on your PC.
TPM management on the local computer will show TPM manufacturing information.
How do you check the TPM Version in Windows 10 and 11 using Device Manager?
Device manager is also a suitable option to check TPM-related information; follow the below steps to check via Device manager:
Step 1. Open the Search tab from the windows taskbar and search Device Manager.
Step 2. Now, click on the device manager from the search results.
Step 3. After that, click on Security devices to expand it; you can now find the TPM version.
Ensure that TPM is enabled in BIOS/UEFI; only it will show in Device Manager.
How do you check the TPM Version on Windows 10 and 11 using Command Prompt?
Step 1. Now, open the Command Prompt from the search menu in Start Menu.
Step 2. After that, copy and paste the below-mentioned command in the administrative command prompt:-
wmic /namespace:\\root\cimv2\security\microsofttpm path win32_tpm get * /format:textvaluelist.xsl
Step 3. Press
Step 4. The SpecVersion field displays the TPM version in the result.
How to check the TPM Version on Windows 10 and 11 using Windows Security?
Step 1. The best way to do it is to Go to the
Step 2. Then, search for
Step 3. After that, click on “Windows Security” to open it.
Step 4. Click on the
Step 5. After that, click on the
Step 6. You can find the TPM version 2.0 next to the Specification version.
How to check TPM Version on Windows 10 and Windows 11 using BIOS?
You can check the TPM version from BIOS also. You can enter into your system BIOS/UEFI while booting up by pressing ESC or Del keys or other keys specified by your computer manufacturer. After entering into BIOS, you will find the TPM version.
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Also, read Quickly Install Windows 11 on Unsupported PCs without TPM 2.0 and Secure Boot.