Quote: Originally Posted by BomberAF
I am trying to encrypt my hard drive and the partitions on these drives but I am having problems trying to do this. On the C: drive when I try to turn on BitLocker I get a message saying, 'A compatible Trusted Platform (TPM) Security Device must be present on this computer, but a TPM was not found. Please contact your system administrator to enable BitLocker'.
The thing is though if I try to encrypt the D: drive which is a partition on the same HDD as the C: drive then I am able to encrypt without any problems. Also If I try to encrypt my G: drive which is a separate drive altogether then I have no problems, which I find strange. Why would I be able to encrypt these 2 but not the C: drive, and how can I actually encrypt my drive.
TPM is as motc7 said a Trusted Platform Module
and this is a small physical chip
which will be on the motherboard, but I don't think your foxconn board has it
I would just check in your bios to see if it is there and needs to be turned on ?
bitlocker is software that is part of the windows 7 software environment found in ultimate and enterprise versions and this has different ways of storing and accessing the key, If you want to bitlock the OS drive you can do it if your motherboard supports booting from a USB flash drive which is where you store the key when you don't have a TPM chip
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