Lock those bits

You would like to encrypt your portable USB drive using BitLocker. What PC hardware feature provides additional BitLocker functionality?

A) Trusted Platform Module

B) Math Coprocessor

C) Multi-core CPU

D) L2 cache

E) You can run a desk fan from your USB ports. A very tiny desk fan.

The answer: A) Trusted Platform Module

The TPM is specialized hardware that is usually included on the motherboard. The Trusted Platform Module provides additional functions for encryption and security technologies.

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