Windows 11: How To Bypass The TPM 2.0 Requirement

Windows 11 is the most significant change ever made by Microsoft, probably due out later (2021). So, if you are on Windows 10 and want to upgrade your PC to Windows 11, you might be delighted by knowing that the system requirements don’t look too heavy in terms of how powerful a machine you’ll need to run this amazingly transformed OS update. But, if you look down the factors, you’ll see something called trusted platform module 2.0 or TPM 2.0. 

Okay! This would be nice if each one of you knew what is a TPM 2.0 chip do? Well, as the word trusted might imply, a TPM is a chip that’s responsible for some of your Windows PC’s encryption features. It can both generate and store encryption keys used for a variety of applications. In contrast, the really cool thing is that TPMs even feature true random number generators. Well, here in this guide, you will learn how to bypass the TPM 2.0 requirement. So, let’s see.

Windows 11: How To Bypass The TPM 2.0 Requirement

How to Bypass TPM 2.0 Requirements on Windows 11

Look if you are a knowledgeable user, which means if you have the proper knowledge of what the TPM 2.0 chip is and how it works. Then, you can fix this issue by just make some changes to the Windows 11 ISO files. Don’t feel bad if you don’t know; even before, I’m also not familiar with this.

But, after researching and brainstorming with this, I’ve successfully found a way to bypass the TPM 2.0 requirement on Windows 11. So, if you don’t know, then do not worry as this guide is for our viewers who don’t have any idea about this. You just continue reading this guide till the end.

What is TPM And What It Does?

Trusted Platform Module, generally called TPM that is responsible for your Windows system encryption feature. There are TMP chips either integrated on your motherboard or in your processor. It can be available in both forms, either as a physical chip or commanded as a code in your system.

Now, what exactly it does? Well, basically, its work is to provide encryption key protection such as BitLocker. This is very useful in order to protect your system and your credentials from hackers.

Install Windows 11 Without a TPM Chip

So, if your PC doesn’t have an in-built TPM chip, then you can follow the various methods described in this guide down below.

Method 1: Modify Your Windows Registry

  1. First of all, you require to initiate the Windows 11 installation process.
  2. Until your reach, the screen shows that this PC can’t run Windows 11 follow the on-screen instruction.
  3. Use the keyboard, then press and hold Shift + F10 to open the command prompt.
  4. Once command prompt windows invoke, simply use the code regedit.exe and hit the Enter.
  5. Now, click on the key: 
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Setup
  6. Select the Setup and right-click on it. Then, select the New section from the drop-down menu. After that, click on the Key button. Then, name it to LabConfig.
  7. After that, click on the LabConfig key. Then, right-click on the left pane’s empty area, then from the drop-down menu, select the New tab and then select the DWORD (32-bit Value).
  8. Now, you need to make two DWORDs: BypassTPMCheck and BypassSecureBootCheck.
  9. Now, one after each, double click on the DWORDs you’ve created and give it value 1.

That’s it. Now, once you have performed the above steps carefully and properly, close the Registry window, and you’ll see the installation process for Windows 11 now started automatically without any TPM error. So, this is all about the first method that we have using which you can bypass the TPM 2.0 requirement on Windows 11. Now, if this method won’t work in your case, look at method 2.

Method 2: Modify Your Windows 11 ISO

Step 1: Modify the Windows 11 ISO

  • First of all, download the correct Windows 11 ISO from the official. 
  • Save the Windows 11 ISO file to a location where you can find it easily. Then, double-click on the file after the download is finished in order to mount it on your Windows PC.
  • After that, hover over to the Sources directory and find out the install.wim file. Then, copy that file and paste it on your desktop.
  • Then, hold and press the Windows Key + X using your keyboard, and then from the opened window, click the Windows PowerShell (Admin).
  • Now, it’s time to get the details from the wim file. Then, use the command, but make sure you save the file exactly as we told in the above steps:

dism /Get-WimInfo /WimFile: C:\Users\WindowsReport\install.wim

  • After that, find out the Windows 11 installation file and note down the index number. Here as per mine, I use 3. but, you can use as per your index number.
  • Then, use this command: 

dism /export-image /SourceImageFile:”C:\Users\WindowsReport\install.wim” /SourceIndex:3 /DestinationImageFile:”C:\Users\WindowsReport\install.esd” /Compress:recovery /CheckIntegrity

  • That’s it. Now, wait until the Windows 11 ISO file gets unmounted.

Step 2: Modify the Windows 10 ISO 

  1. First of all, you require to download the correct Windows 10 ISO file from an official source.
  2. After that, simply mount the downloaded file. Then, copy each file and paste it on your PC by making a folder with the name Windows 11 ISO. 
  3. Now, navigate that folder and locate the install.wim you have created in the above step.
  4. After that, you need to access the Windows 11 ISO directory and click on the sources folder. Then, paste install.wim file that you have copied and if prompted by a screen that asks you for permission to overwrite. Click on Yes to grant permission.
  5. Now, hover to the ImgBurn software website and download the Img burner and install it.
  6. Then, to create an image from the file, launch the ImgBurn and select the Browse option.
  7. After that, choose the Windows 11 ISO folder created previously.
  8. Now, locate the file icon and click on it, followed by Save location. Then, you need to name that ISO file and hit the Save button.
  9. Now, select the Build option and if prompted, click on the Yes button and wait until the process gets finished.
  10. Now, hover over to the Rufus website and download it.
  11. After that, choose the USB drive that you want to use and click on the Select button. Then, select the Windows 11 ISO file and hit the Start button.
  12. Now, wait until the process gets finished, and once it’s done, you can now use that USB drive bootable media to install Windows 11.

So, that’s how you can bypass the TPM 2.0 requirement while installing Windows 11. I hope this guide helped you. But, if you still get it challenging to bypass the TPM 2.0 requirement, let us know in the comment box. We will help you as far as possible. Meanwhile, if you are already using Windows 11 and your Window back button is not working, check out our latest guide on this to fix this issue as well. 

Marcos Hamilton
  • Marcos Hamilton
  • Macros is a techno freak who loves new gadgets and always keen to know about the latest games and everything happening in and around the technology world. He has a massive interest in Android and streaming devices.

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