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How to enable the Trusted Platform Module (TPM).

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NOTE: Not all computers have an internal Trusted Platform Module (TPM). To see if your computer has a Trusted Platform Module (TPM), check the specifications or the operating instructions supplied with the device. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

  1. Restart the computer.
  2. At the initial VAIO screen, on the keyboard, press the F2 key.
  3. In the BIOS Setup Utility window, press the RIGHT ARROW until the Boot menu is selected.

    NOTE: For older model computers, select the Advanced menu.

  4. Press the DOWN ARROW until External Device Boot is selected.

    NOTE: For older model computers, select External Drive Boot.

  5. Press the Enter key and then press the DOWN ARROW to select Enabled.
  6. Press the Enter key.
  7. Press the appropriate ARROW key until the Security menu is selected.
  8. Press the DOWN ARROW, until Trusted Platform Support is selected.
  9. Press the Enter key and then press the DOWN ARROW to select Enabled.
  10. Press the Enter key.
  11. Press the RIGHT ARROW until the Boot menu is selected.
  12. Set the boot priority order as follows:
    1. Internal Optical Drive
    2. Floppy Disk Drive (older computers only)
    3. Internal Hard Disk
    4. External Device (or USB Flash)

    NOTES:

    • Use the UP ARROW or DOWN ARROW to select a boot device and the (+) and (-) keys to move the boot device up or down the list.
    • The order of the remaining boot devices can be set to user preference.
    • If any of the boot devices listed above are not in the boot order list, disregard that device.
  13. Press the F4 key.

    NOTE: For older model computers, press the F10 key.

  14. In the Setup Confirmation window, with Yes highlighted, press the Enter key.
  15. The computer will restart automatically.