Win OS – Is TPM Chip Installed?

Background

These days, there are various reasons for you to know the hardware components installed on your computer.

TPM Chip

For instance, to be security conscious, you might want to know whether a TPM chip is installed.

And, if a TPM Chip installed, its version compatibility.

Win OS

Our OS version is MS Windows 10.

MS Windows 10 provides a few options for determining whether a TPM Chip is installed on a computer.

Inclusive:-

  1. TPM.MSC
  2. Device Security
  3. WMI

TPM.MSC

Please run TPM.MSC

Results

Result – TPM Installed

Images
Image – TPM Management On Local Computer

Explanation
  1. Status
    • The TPM is ready for use
  2. Manufacturer
    • Name:- NTC
    • Manufacturer Version:- 1.3.28
    • Specification Version:- 2.0

Result – TPM Not Installed

Images
Image – TPM Management On Local Computer

Explanation
  1. Compatible Trusted Platform Module (TPM) cannot be found on this computer.
  2. Verify that this computer has a 1.2 TPM or later and it is turned on in the BIOS.

Device Security

Please access “Device Security”

Outline

  1. Launch “Device Security”
  2. Select the “Security Processor” applet
  3. Review the “Security Processor” details

Results

Result – Windows Security – Device Security – Device Installed

Images
Image – Windows Security – Device Security

Image – Windows Security – Device Security – Security Processor Details

 

Explanation
  1. Security Processor
    • Your security processor
  2. Security Processor Details
    • Manufacturer – Nuvoton Technology ( NTC )
    • Manufacturer Version:- 1.3.28
    • Specification Version:- 2.0
    • PPI Specification version:- 1.3
    • TPM Specification sub-version:- 1.16 (6/16/2015)
    • PC Client spec version:- 1.00

WMI

Let us use WMI, Windows Management Interface, to gain insight.

Outline

  1. WMIC

WMIC

Results

Result –  TPM Chip Installed
Command – Syntax

wmic /namespace:[namespace] path [class] get *

 

Command – Sample – Local Machine

wmic /namespace:\\root\cimv2\security\microsofttpm path win32_tpm get * /format:list

 

 

Command – Sample – Local Remote

wmic /node:localhost /username:dadeniji /password:passwordD /namespace:\\root\cimv2\security\microsofttpm path win32_tpm get * /format:list

 

Output – Image
Output – Text

C:\>wmic /node:.  /namespace:\\root\cimv2\security\microsofttpm path win32_tpm get * /format:list


IsActivated_InitialValue=TRUE
IsEnabled_InitialValue=TRUE
IsOwned_InitialValue=TRUE
ManufacturerId=1314145024
ManufacturerIdTxt=NTC
ManufacturerVersion=1.3.2.8
ManufacturerVersionFull20=1.3.2.8
ManufacturerVersionInfo=rls NPCT
PhysicalPresenceVersionInfo=1.3
SpecVersion=2.0, 0, 1.16

 

Output  – Grid
  1. IsActivated_InitialValue=TRUE
  2. IsEnabled_InitialValue=TRUE
  3. IsOwned_InitialValue=TRUE
  4. ManufacturerId=1314145024
  5. ManufacturerIdTxt=NTC
  6. ManufacturerVersion=1.3.2.8
  7. ManufacturerVersionFull20=1.3.2.8
  8. ManufacturerVersionInfo=rls NPCT
  9. PhysicalPresenceVersionInfo=1.3
  10. SpecVersion=2.0, 0, 1.16

 

Requirement

Please keep in mind that MS Windows 11 will require that a TPM Chip be installed.

References

  1. Wikipedia
    • Trusted Platform Module
      Link

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