With the release of Windows 11 approaching, Microsoft continues its campaign for TPM, seemingly increasing the need for a security module for any type of Windows installation. While the Redmond giant is trying to figure out why we need TPM 2.0 to run our latest operating system, the company says it will be necessary for virtual machines as well.
Um... Yes we need to talk to you about TPM 2.0 and Windows 11. Read the note: https ://t.co/kI80YOGrEh pic.twitter.com/FvGNDIreZQ- MicrosoftHelps September 8, 2021
TPM is required, the note tells us that many computers recently could run TPM 2.0, but this module is disabled by default. Additionally, instructions on how to enable this feature by accessing the UEFI BIOS settings and looking for tags such as “security device, security device support, TPM status, AMD fTPM key, AMD PSP fTPM, Intel PTT or Intel Platform Trust Technology". »
The reason Intel and AMD mention that CPUs can have TPMs built in, which means you might be able to run Windows 11 even if your motherboard doesn't have one. p>
In addition, this requirement has been further expanded. Virtual machines must also enable TPM 2.0, the Windows 11 Insider Preview updated at Build 22458," and explained that the operating system continues to run normally on virtual machines built in virtualization products such as VMware and Oracle, until they are satisfied Hardware Requirements Microsoft is clearly not going to back down on its controversial system requirements, and probably for good reason (wait and see.) If you're planning to upgrade your OS and still want to learn more about TPM, look here.
Microsoft confirms that Windows 11 requires TPM 2.0 on all devices, even virtual machines