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i want to update TPM 1.2 to TPM 2.0 on my HP Z420 Workstation and i don't know the way to do it

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i want to update  TPM 1.2 to TPM 2.0 on my HP Z420 Workstation and i don't know the way to do it 

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Paul_Tikkanen
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Hi:

 

Updating the TPM 1.2 device to 2.0 is not supported on your PC.

 

How to update IFX TPM 1.2 to TPM 2.0 on HP Z420 Workstation - HP Support Community - 8149011

 

This does not necessarily mean you can't install W11 on your PC, but you would have to perform a clean install and reinstall all of your programs and files.

 

If you want to see if W11 works on your PC, you can make a bootable W11 USB installer from the link below.

 

https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/software-download/windows11

 

See this article.  3rd headline from the bottom.

 

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-windows-11-how-to-get-it-now-or-later/?ftag=TREc64629f&bhid...

 

If for some reason, W11 does not work correctly on your PC, you can reinstall W10.

 

I currently have W11 clean installed on two PC's that I have, that do not meet the requirements for the W11 upgrade and they both work fine on W11 so far.

 

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and if you are moderately skilled you can run these PowerShell scripts to bypass the TPM on the latest pre release win 11 build

 

one is for doing a win 10 to 11 upgrade the other one creates a win 11 iso without the TPM check

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Thank you DGroves for that!

 

For those here who like to read a lot HERE is a link to a great just-released article with lots of details on the W11 upgrade whether the workstation supports it or not.

 

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/10/how-to-upgrade-to-windows-11-whether-your-pc-is-supported-or...

 

I took a few minutes to capture the article and the comments up to today, and it is attached as a PDF.  It is a bit under 2MB so I think it will be accepted.  It is handy as a single document to search through for details you might want to know (for example, on GPT formatting conversion).  See below...

 

EDIT:  A friend just sent me another great current LINK :

 

How to Bypass Windows 11's TPM Requirement and Upgrade from Windows 10 | Tom's Hardware (tomshardwar...

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