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Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Error "This device can't use a Trusted Platform Module"

Error message encountered when enabling Bitlocker encryption for C Drive [Fixed Drive]
To solve this error, you need to configure local security. Open Local Group Policy Editor [gpedit.msc]

Navigate to Windows Components > BitLocker Drive Encryption > Operating System Drives

Enable "Require additional authentication at startup

Tick Allow Bitlocker without a compatible TPM and set all parameters to Allow.

Once done, restart the server/workstation.

Now you will able to configure BitLocker Drive Encryption on C Drive