GPT, secure boot, TPM2


alexanderd

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Ay present I am about to build a new PC ready for windows 11, Lots of info around but not as informative as this forum . Even here I cannot find the answer to the following.
I have a copy of win 10 from my current PC, which I will install on my new PC 1Tb SSD. Do I install this using GPT Disc partition format, secure boot enabled and when do i enable TPM?
 
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10 Home build 19041.vb release 191206-1406

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FreeBooter

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You enable TPM when installing Windows 11 as Windows 10 don't require a TPM when installing.
 

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badrobot

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You can just convert you existing Windows 10 OS to GPT, clone it to a new ssd (or restore image to the new sdd), and install it to the new PC. You can enable everything else any time.
But of course clean install is always nice.
You don't have to have the TPM enabled yet but you can do it before or after. What you need now is to config your new PC to UEFI and secure boot.
 

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    MSI MPG Gaming Edge Wifi (X570)
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    32GB Adata XPG DDR4
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    ASUS GTX 1070 8GB ROG
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    LG Ultrawide 34"
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    i7-4790K
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    ASRock Xtreme6 Z97
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    16GB Corsair Vengeance Pro
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    MSI R9 290
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    LG Ultrawide 34"
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    Thermaltake 475 Watts 80 Bronze
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alexanderd

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That was quick and thanks to Badrobot & FreeBooter, I intend to install win 10 first to iron out any problems and then I will do a clean install.

Thanks to you both.

Alexanderd
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    win 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    intel i5-10400f
    Motherboard
    MSI Mag B460
    Memory
    16GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Nvidia GeForce GT 1030
    Sound Card
    internal
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Prolite E2473HS
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    Crucial MX500 1 TB SSD
    PSU
    Corsair CP-9020048-UK Builder Series
    Case
    Corsair series 200R
    Keyboard
    Logitech advanced MK45 mouse /keyboard set
    Internet Speed
    1000
    Browser
    edge
    Antivirus
    norton internet security
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