AMD's fTPM had been causing stuttering and freezing issues first on Windows, and then on Linux too. As such, Linux boss Linus Torvalds has now suggested disabling fTPM entirely on Ryzen.
Windows 11 build 23545 fixes a number of File Explorer bugs and more
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Microsoft is probably well aware of the various TPM-related bugs and issues, whether they are major ones or some of the many minor ones. As such, the company is working on a "TPM troubleshooter".
David Weston, who is the Windows security boss at Microsoft, says the tech giant is working on security features of next-gen Windows 11 and there might just be more TPM-like features.
An AMD fTPM side channel security flaw dubbed "faulTPM" has been discovered by researchers. This security bug can even bypass BitLocker and it affects modern Windows 11-supported Ryzen chips.
AMD Ryzen 7000 series CPUs and AM5 boards are known to have really slow boot times in some cases. However, with the latest firmware update, Asus has significantly reduced the boot times.
While you could sport a CPU perfectly compatible with Windows 11, like the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D, you may run into an issue where a TPM feature called Attestation may not work on your system.
According to a new report, some early system requirements for Next Valley, which is what the successor to Windows 11 is referred to as, may be here. However, at the moment, there isn't much to go by.
Microsoft has already confirmed that a recent Defender update has been leading to an "LSA protection is off" error. The bug may also be causing another issue where TPM detection is faulty.
Here is how to easily create a lightweight Windows 11 without TPM, high hardware requirements, and unnecessary components, such as "Get Started." Also, without involving third-party apps or tweaks.
If you are running Windows 11 22H2 on an unsupported system, you could soon receive a "Windows 11 system requirements" not met watermark inside Settings and on the desktop screen itself.
Ventoy, which is a tool similar to the extremely popular Rufus, recently added bypass for Windows 11 system requirements in a previous version. The latest update fixes an issue related to that bypass.
A Microsoft employee published a guide today which explains how one can configure a Windows 11 VM. The idea occurred to them when Windows 11's system requirements stopped them in their tracks.
The latest version of Ventoy, a Rufus alternative, adds bypass for Windows 11 Microsoft Account (MSA) signin and Internet connection, as well as a bypass for system requirements check.
Organizations, enthusiasts, and developers might be pleased to know that VMware Workstation Pro now officially supports Windows 11 via a virtual TPM 2.0 device present in version 17.0 of the product.
Oracle has finally released a major update for its virtualization software. VirtualBox 7 is now available for download on all supported platforms, and it brings SecureBoot, TPM 2.0 support, and more.
Latest survey data - released after a year since Windows 11 first launched to the public - reveals that close to half the systems worldwide are still not meeting the requirements for it.
Reference for the Windows 11 requirements like TPM 2.0 and Secure Boot have been found for the first time within Windows 10. Back when these requirements were announced, many were left unamused.
The latest Windows Server 2022 cumulative update KB5016693 (build 20348.946) brings several improvements and fixes including in TPM, BitLocker, Defender for Endpoint, and much more.
Back at CES, Lenovo launched its ThinkPad Z series with Microsoft Pluton powered by Ryzen 6000. However, these new notebooks refuse to run non-Windows OS, like Linux, without firmware tweak.
Microsoft announced Windows 11 22H2 RTM build recently and if you wanted to check if your PC is compatible with the upcoming feature update, there is an interesting trick to know it via Registry.
The Windows 11 22H2 (Sun Valley 2) RTM build 22621 has resurrected an old bug whereupon a system gets a "hardware security not supported" message even on PCs that meet the necessary requirements.
During its Windows 11 Insider Webcast presentation today, a Microsoft employee was spotted running an Intel seventh generation Core processor even though these CPUs are not officially supported.
Microsoft has released a new Windows 11 Release Preview Channel build 22000.651 under KB5012643. The new release brings several fixes and improvements including some related to TPM and Secure Boot.
Microsoft says its internal rollout of Windows 11 to 190,000 devices was the smoothest ever till date. In a blog post, the company has explained in detail how all this was made possible.
The latest Windows 11 Beta and Release Preview channel build 22000.588 (KB5011563) will remind users that they are running Windows 11 on an unsupported computer if they have chosen to do so.
As we enter Q2 2022, a study conducted across 2 million devices has found that more enterprise computers are finally ready for a Windows 11 upgrade. The report also reveals other interesting details.
AMD has published an official advisory that explains why Ryzen CPUs have been stuttering on Windows 10 and 11 systems. Aside from that, the firm has also provided a workaround and more.
Rufus 3.18 beta version fixes an ISO to ESP issue. But more importantly, the version brings the "Extended" option that will now help bypass Windows 11 requirements for in-place upgrades too.
Ryzen 6000 Rembrandt APUs are the first chips in the world to bring Microsoft Pluton support. But despite also being a partner with the Redmond giant, Intel will not support Pluton, for now.
After the recent leak of some Windows 11 features, we have today a fresh set of leaks that reveal more features like Taskbar overflow flyout, and a new reminder for users that run unsupported PCs.
Lenovo has confirmed that its ThinkPad business notebooks for 2022, based on the Ryzen 6000 Rembrandt mobile APUs, will come with the Microsoft Pluton security feature disabled by default.
Windows 11 requirements can be checked using the PC Health Check app that Microsoft released. However, it seems the app is misidentifying a hyper-threaded Pentium 4 as a CPU officially supported.
It is both experimental and undocumented, thus unsupported; but who cares if you are running the free version of VMware Player? Now you can test Windows 11 again with TPM and no password.
After explaining why features like TPM 2.0, VBS, Secure Boot, among other things, are so important for user security on Windows 11, Microsoft also demoed mock hacker attacks on such vulnerable PCs.
Microsoft officially announces a TPM bypass registry hack that allows users on unsupported PCs to upgrade to Windows 11. The hack has existed for some time and was earlier packaged by a GitHub dev.
Microsoft's David Weston has explained why some of the security-related features in Windows 11, like Virtualization-based Security, TPM 2.0, and more, are so crucial for the OS for now and beyond.
According to a report from 3DMark creator UL Benchmarks, Microsoft's VBS feature can incur a noticeable performance hit on Windows 11 PCs. Testing shows varying results between Beta and Dev builds.
A large-scale survey of around 30 million PCs from among 60,000 organizations has shown that the majority of such devices aren't ready for Windows 11 as they do not fulfill the system requirements.
A GitHub dev has updated its Universal MediaCreationTool for Windows which now supports Windows 11. Interestingly, the new update skips TPM and system requirements checks on Windows 11.
Microsoft announced recently that it would allow people on unsupported PCs to install Windows 11. However, such users may first have to agree to a formal pact that their PCs may not receive updates.