TPM compatibility on older M/B's

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I have an older pc (9yrs old) that has a tpm header so i can put a module into it. As the M/B is 9 years old, tpm 1.2 was the only version. Would the m/b accept a 2.0 module or require a bios firmware update?
 

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It may, but at 9 years old I'd bet your CPU wouldn't be compatible either.
 

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aye mine is way off, hoping they'll accept more gens down the line.
Seems crazy that an xp laptop with half the ram it should have runs win10 fine for what I need but i can't install win11 with an i7-3370

I assume if the cpu is compatible then the m/b will be therefore you'll be fine and thus why i've found no info on installing tpm 2.0 on older m/b's
 

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yup reading other pages here, looks like modules, motherboard companies, circuitry even 14-1 pin numbers are incompatible with each other, so no old with new. Really looks like a new m/b and cpu with fTPM is the only way forward.
 

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