Trusted Platform Module (TPM) and BitLocker Drive Encryption

This section provides links to information about the Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption feature and about Trusted Platform Module (TPM) hardware.


If you're looking for BitLocker and TPM content for Windows 10, see What's New in BitLocker and Trusted Platform Module.


Microsoft continues to work broadly across the industry to improve security and system integrity for platforms that run Windows. System designers and developers can take advantage of these enhancements when designing systems that run Microsoft Windows in order to provide the best possible customer experience.

Microsoft recommends that new system designs include support for Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption, which makes use of a Trusted Platform Module version 1.2 (TPM 1.2) to provide stronger data protection on systems running Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. For more information, please visit the Windows Client Security and Control web page.

BitLocker Drive Encryption



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