Motherboard manufacturers have started delivering BIOS updates that come with support for TPM 2.0 in order to activate Windows 11. Windows 11 requires TPM, among other things. The function itself has been integrated into motherboards since 2015, but very often not activated. So it happens that many think that their computer is not suitable for Windows 11.
Windows 11 Motherboard BIOS Update
Now many motherboard manufacturers are starting to deliver BIOS updates for the boards that support Windows 11.
How to check if TPM 2.0 is present on your Windows 11 PC?
- Simply enter Windows key + R and then type tpm.msc and press Enter to test whether TPM is already activated.
- OR Windows Security -> Device Security. “Security chip” then appears there.
If this is not the case, then simply look for a BIOS update for your motherboard, or in the description whether it is possible to activate TPM.
Download Motherboard BIOS Update for TPM 2.0 Support
As of now, Acer and Asus have a list of the latest bios updates. There, many boards are currently being updated daily and the TPM (Intel) or CPU fTPM (AMD) software is set to Enabled by default. So take a look at your manufacturer or keep an eye on the respective page.
It is still possible to bypass the Windows 11 hurdles. We don’t know how long it will work until October when Microsoft announces the final requirements.