TPM Management works with Trusted Platform Module (TPM) security hardware that supports the specifications defined by the Trusted Computing Group (TCG). For more information, consult the TCG Web site (
TPM security hardware is used to enable other components or software that protect your system or encrypt data, such as BitLocker Drive Encryption.
You may find the following resources helpful in understanding the role of TPM Management and BitLocker:
Microsoft Trusted Platform Module Step-by-Step Guide (
Microsoft BitLocker Drive Encryption Step-by-Step Guide (
BitLocker Drive Encryption Configuration Guide: Backing Up BitLocker and TPM Recovery Information to Active Directory (