In the VMware Host Client, you can only remove the vTPM device from a virtual machine.


  • The virtual machine must be of hardware version 14 or later.
  • The guest OS must be Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016 and later.
  • The virtual machine must be powered off.


  1. Click Virtual Machines in the VMware Host Client inventory.
  2. Right-click a virtual machine in the list and select Edit settings from the pop-up menu.
  3. On the Virtual Hardware tab, find the TPM device and click the Remove icon.
    The virtual TPM device is removed from the virtual machine.
  4. Click Save to close the wizard.