"Cannot load management console" Opening TPM Management Console in Windows 10 Version 1703

"Cannot load management console" Opening TPM Management Console in Windows 10 Version 1703





Summary: "You receive a "Cannot load management console" error when you try to run the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Management console in Windows 10 (Creators Update) Version 1703".


TPM Console error.

If you clear or disable the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) of your system then boot into Windows 10 version 1703 and open TPM Management console (TPM.msc), you may receive the following error message:

Cannot load management console.


Solution.

If the TPM has been cleared in the BIOS, the close the TPM management console then re-open it. The error should not occur when opening the second time.

If the TPM is disabled through the BIOS then you either:

  • Re-enable TPM ins the BIOS and follow the TPM cleared steps.
  • Open Windows PowerShell as an administrator and run the following commands:

    $tpm = gwmi -n root\cimv2\security\microsofttpm win32_tpm
    $tpm.SetPhysicalPresenceRequest(6)
NOTE: After you run the command, you must restart the operating system and accept any BIOS prompts.

Microsoft is researching this problem and this solution will be updated as more information is available.


Reference

Microsoft KB4026023 - "Cannot load management console" error when you try to run the TPM Management console in Windows 10 Version 1703


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Article ID: SLN306749

Last Date Modified: 07/01/2019 11:35 AM


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