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    secure boot and TPM

    I believe a recent comment in this thread:
    https://windowssecrets.com/forums/sho...=1#post1007143
    SB requires UEFI and a TPM.
    is incorrect.
    - I have a Asus Transform w/ 8.1 and the ability to Secure Boot and no sign of a TPM in device manager.

    See 4 paragraphs down on this link.https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...or=-2147217396

    Just wanted to avoid some confusion RG

    And to make amends here is a link to a powershell use for t/s a secureboot problem:
    https://www.uvm.edu/it/security/encr...eshooting.html
    David

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    David,

    Mea Culpa!

    More Succinctly...
    Secure Boot requires a PC that meets the UEFI Specifications Version 2.3.1, Errata C or higher.

    Secure Boot is supported for UEFI Class 2 and Class 3 PCs. For UEFI Class 2 PCs, when Secure Boot is enabled, the compatibility support module (CSM) must be disabled so that the PC can only boot authorized, UEFI-based operating systems.

    Secure Boot does not require a Trusted Platform Module (TPM).
    Reference MS Article.

    It's all so confusing!

    Thanks for pointing that out.
    May the Forces of good computing be with you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RetiredGeek View Post
    David,

    It's all so confusing!
    It certainly is! That is one one the reasons I tried to find references to confirm.
    David

    Just because you don't know where you are going doesn't mean any road will get you there.

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