Does your PC meet these Hardware requirements for BitLocker Drive Encryption?

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by Escalader, Feb 10, 2010.

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  1. Escalader

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    I recently had a struggle with Dell regarding my new Studio 17 i7 64 bit windows 7 ultimate. I have lost the struggle.

    It seems Dell doesn't allow their customers to have the TPM chip/feature on any of their new/current models. This machine was made in China for Dell. China has banned the TPM feature.

    Does anybody else know if any of the primary vendors do let customers have the TPM? IBM? HP etc?


     
  2. Dogbiscuit

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    HP offers it on notebooks, servers, etc.

    Both HP and IBM are part of the Trusted Computing Group alliance, along with Microsoft, Intel, and AMD. The TPM spec is the work of the TCG.

    Whoever told you that TPM is banned in China is quite mistaken.

    Trusted Computing Group Forms Greater China Regional Forum to Promote TCG Standards and Adoption of Trusted Computing

    See also: Sinosun Technology (China)
     
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    When I asked Dell support why they didn't provide the TPM chip they refused to answer saying that this policy was above their pay grade.

    Prior to that, they were providing all sorts of information advocating the security advantages of TPM.

    What my OP was asking for was vendors who DO provide it.:D
     
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