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Microsoft explains why you’ll need a TPM for Windows 11

Microsoft is prioritizing security over the PC's tradition of lifelong hardware support.
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As PCWorld's senior editor, Mark focuses on Microsoft news and chip technology, among other beats. He has formerly written for PCMag, BYTE, Slashdot, eWEEK, and ReadWrite.

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