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ITsVISTA KB-Link: KB2561178

Clear TPM fails with error code: 0×80290300

On certain laptops or notebooks, when you attempt to clear TPM information you may receive following error:

0×80290300: A general error was detected when attempting to acquire the BIOS’s response to a Physical Presence command.

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2561178.

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