How to enable the TPM on Dell Laptop?


How to enable the TPM on Dell Laptop?

To activate the TPM on your Dell laptop/computer in BIOS, perform the following steps.

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. Press F2 once a second when the Dell logo appears.
  3. Once in the BIOS refer to the section that corresponds to the brand of your computer, for more instructions.


    1. Depending on your computer model you may be able to navigate BIOS using your mouse. If not, navigate with the up or down, and left or right arrow keys, and use the Enter key to select options.
    2. The menu options may vary depending on the computer model.

Latitude, OptiPlex, Precision, Vostro and select XPS:

  1. Expand the Security section.
  2. Select TPM 2.0 Security.
  3. Select TPM On.
  4. Select Apply.
  5. Select Exit.


  1. Select Security.
  2. Set Firmware TPM to enabled.
  3. Select Exit.
  4. Select Save Changes.


  1. Select Security.
  2. Set Firmware TPM to enabled
  3. Press F10 to Save and Exit.


  1. Select Security.
  2. Switch the toggle under Intel Platform Trust Technology to On.
  3. Select Apply Changes.
  4. Select Exit.
    NOTE: The computer will reboot to the Windows desktop.

To Verify that the TPM is detected, perform the following steps.

  1. Logon to Windows.
  2. Right Click on the Windows Start Button.
  3. Click Device Manager.
  4. Expand the Security Devices Node.
  5. You should see the Trusted Platform Module 2.0.

    NOTE: If you don’t see the Trusted Platform Module 2.0, or the device shows a yellow triangle next to it, allow Windows to update the driver by performing the following steps.

    1. Right-Click on the Trusted Platform Module 2.0
    2. Click Update Driver.
    3. Click Search Automatically for updated Driver version.
    4. Click Search for updated driver version on Windows Update.
    5. Click the Check for updates button.
    6. Click View optional updates.
    7. Select the TPM module driver from the Driver Update list and click Download and Install.

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