Windows 11 BIOS Settings [Enable TPM 2.0, Secure Boot, UEFI]

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Windows 11 BIOS Settings For Avoid Getting Any Error: When you try to set up windows 11. You may have experienced various issues because of wrong bios configuration for windows of the most common problems is “This PC can’t run Windows 11”. In this article, you will learn the Bios setting for windows 11 installation.

I’ve actually tried a core i3 intel from about 2015. The other one was a core i5 intel from 2014 and the last one was a core i5 intel machine from 2017. all three gave me the same error message.

It’s showing me the “this PC can’t run windows 11” error. Please configure your BIOS by following this (Windows 11 BIOS settings) guide. If you can not execute this guide, then you can see how to solve the “This PC can’t run windows 11” error without enabling UEFI and TPM or check How to Bypass TPM 2.0 To Install Windows 11.

What is TPM?

It’s something called TPM or a trusted platform module, which is a technology for security at a hardware level.

If you use Windows Hello, fingerprinting stuff, face recognition if you use BitLocker to encrypt a drive. These are capable of using the TPM., the trusted platform module for the cryptographic keys.

You actually use BitLocker to encrypt the hard drive. This means, as an example, if you would use Windows Hello to log in to your pc. If that trusted platform module were removed from your pc, you would never be able actually to access that information ever again.

Now, if you go into your windows security app and go on the left side to devise security.

You will probably see the security processor here by clicking on processor details. You’ll actually see what you have in a TPM or what type of trusted platform module technology chip you’ve got in your computer—also, the manufacturer’s version number and its specific hardware version numbers.

Most of the time, people don’t really know what it is. And so some PCs have it disabled. But still, have one on board a lot of PCs. Older PCs don’t have one. Depends on the computer.

What is UEFI?

You probably have started hearing the term UEFI a lot more lately along with all the windows 11 news. What exactly is UEFI and why do you need it?

UEFI stands for unified extensible firmware interface. and it is the next-generation interface between the operating system and platform firmware.

it replaces the antiquated legacy basic input/output system. aka BIOS, that has been around for years. The UEFI standard was created by the UEFI consortium. which consists of over 140 technology companies.

UEFI was developed to simplify and secure the pre-boot environment preventing injection of dangerous code and to improve interoperability between systems.

BIOS has significant limitations, as it relates to modern hardware. it is limited to only 16 bit processor mode. and one megabyte of addressable memory. UEFI on the other hand, supports either 32-bit or 64-bit processor mode. and can access all the system’s memory. You need to enable it. apply below methods for windows 11 BIOS settings.

How To Check If Your System Has A TPM Chip

Check into your Device Manager if you have TPM chip

1. Go to the search box. Type “device manager.”

2. Click and open the Device Manager and expand and check the “Security Devices” option to see if your system has a TPM chip or not.

3. If you have TPM, then press the Windows key + R key. It will open the RUN box. Then type the word “tpm.msc” and click on OK.

CHeck the TPM status is showing "ready for use"

4. Check into the TPM Management widget. Look at the Status section is showing “ready for use.” 

If the TPM is not showing in the Device Manager or the status is not showing “ready for use” in the TPM Management widget. Then follow the below methods to enable TPM, Secure Boot.

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How To Configure BIOS Setting For Windows 11

We will show you the most used motherboard. 

  1. Gigabyte Motherboard
  2. Asus Motherboard
  3. Lenevo Bios Settings
  4. BIOS Settings MSI X570
  5. AMD BIOS Settings For Windows 11

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Method 1, Windows 11 Bios Setting on Gigabyte Motherboard

1. Turn on or Restart your system. Make sure to boot from Windows 11 bootable USB drive (If you have bootable drive).

2. While the company logo shows up. Keep pressing the Bios key to enter into BIOS. I am using an ASUS motherboard. So I will press the “Delete” key to enter into bios.

NOTE: You may have been using another company’s motherboard. So you need to press the bios key.if you don’t know . Please search on the internet,read will get your bios key. (Most cases:f2,f12,esc).

3. Once you are in the BIOS. The first thing you need to know is that your “Storage boot option controller” setting is “UEFI” selected.

4. Go to the Boot option by pressing the arrow key (if you can’t control the mouse).

Select UEFI option for Storage Boot Option Control Windows 11 BIOS Settings

5. Here, you will find the “Storage boot option controller” option.

6. Click on it. It will show a pop-up with different options. Select the UEFI option from here.

  1. If you notice, other options are selected as Legacy mode. It would be best if you changed those options to UEFI mode.

IMPORTANT: Without Selecting the UEFI option. You can’t install Windows 11. Because Windows 11 will install only in UEFI mode. Suppose you are trying to install in legacy mode. You will never install Windows 11.

8. Next thing is, You need to enable the TPM option. In the latest Gigabyte motherboard, this option is located in the “Settings” option. So navigate to the Settings option.

GO to Miscellaneous setting

9. Select and enter the “Miscellaneous” option. Here, you can see an option called “Intel platform trust technology” (In my case). Yours may be have different options in different places. But you need to find the TPM option.

Turn on the Intel Platform Trust Technology (PTT)

10. If this option is disabled. Make sure to change this option to “Enabled” mode. It will ask you for confirmation. Select YES to give permission.

11. After this, it will restart. Now you need to boot your system from “UEFI USB Drive.” You can see two types of USB drives here. Make sure you will select the USB drive, which is in UEFI mode.

12. Now, you are able to install and set up your windows 11 successfully.


Method 2, Windows 11 Bios Settings On Asus Motherboard

1. First, you need to reboot or turn o your system.(If you don’t have Window 11 bootable device). Press Delete key (Yours maybe diffrent) to enter into Bios Setting.

2. Next, you need to select the Boot option from the main menu. 

Select CSM (Compatibility Support Module)
Type 1
Asus Enable secure boot
Type 2

3. Here you can see an option called “CSM (compatibility support module)”. Select and enter into this setting.

Select Boot device control as UEFI and Legecy OPROM

4. Here you can see a bunch of list options. You need to change some settings here.

Select  the “Boot Device control” option. And select  any one option. either “UEFI Only” or “UEFI and Legacy OPROM.”  as you can see in the first picture, the next option is “Secure Boot.” Enter on this. If it is disabled. please make it Enabled.

Select the PCM-FW Configuration

5. Now, Press the “ESC” key to go back to the main setting. And then go to the “Advanced” option. Here you need to select and enter on the “PCH-FM Configuration” option.

6. Next, Here you can see an option called “TPM Device Selection.” Press enter on this option.

Windows 11 BIOS Settings Select TPM Device Selection as Firmware TPM
Select Firmware TPM
Enable-PTT option
ASUS AMD motherboard enable TPM

7. Then, a new list of options will open. You need to select the “Firmware TPM” option. And press enter. Now, you can see a message. Please read it carefully what you are doing.

8. Next, Go to the back and Save the settings by pressing the “F10” button. 

Now, Your system will restart again. then boot from the USB drive where windows 11 ISO file is located. See the Windows 11 Installation Guide. Now you are good to go.If this post “Windows 11 BIOS Settings” helpfull for you,please give us feedback. or if you find any other solution about Windows 11 BIOS Settings.

Method 3, Lenevo BIOS Setting

Enable UEFI in lenevo BIOS

1. Once, You’re in the bios. Go to the Boot section where we are going to select Boot mode. and select the UEFI option.

Enable Secure boot on Lenevo

2. Then go to Security. go down a bit to Secure boot. enter and then select Enabled. after that press F10 to exit and save the settings at the same time.

3. Also,Click on the “Intel Platform Trust Technology” and Enabled it.

Method 4, Windows 11 BIOS Settings On MSI X570 Motherboard

Simply enter into your bios using the BIOS key for your keyboard.

Enable TPM 2.0 on MSI motherboard to Install Windows 11

Go to the following option:

  • Click on the “Settings” > Click on the “Security” option > Next, Click on the “Trusted Computing” option.
  • Here you can see an option called “Security device support.” Click on it.” it will show you a pop-up. Here you need to enable it. Choose “Enable” option from the pop-up options.
  • Next, Enabled the AMD fTPM switch option.
  • Now, Save the changes. Then your system will be restart, and now you can start the Windows 11 installation process.Also, you can check additional settings for msi bios manual.

Method 5, AMD BIOS TPM Enabled

AMD mother board enable TPM
  1. Go to Settings tab. Find the option called AMD CPU fTPM and Enabled it.
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