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Windows 7: AHCI Not found in Bios

22 Aug 2015   #51

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Win 10 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TVeblen View Post

I have a brand new Win10 notebook here and it has that "Trusted Platform Module" also. I was hoping to destroy that in a clean install of 10, but it sure looks like hardware that requires a driver.

Does anyone know what the thing does?
It's a separate chip mostly used for encryption/security. Bitlocker would use it.

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23 Aug 2015   #52

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1

Thanks for the info Derek.
It looks like it uses a Microsoft driver so it should not be a problem with a clean install.
I also have a setting to turn off TPM in UEFI BIOS if I wanted to.
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