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How to Disable UEFI Secure Boot in Windows 10/8.1/8

Sept 16, 2014 11:34 am / Posted by Ruby Johnson to Windows 8 Tips
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Windows 10, 8.1 and 8 hardware use the new UEFI to replace the traditional BIOS. The "secure boot" error coming with the UEFI helps to make sure that your PC boots using only firmware that is trusted by the manufacture, prevents rootkit malware and provides an additional layer of security.

All PCs with a Windows 10/8.1/8 logo sticker has secure boot enabled by default. However, sometimes you may want the UEFI secure boot violation policy that is stated disabled in Windows 10/8.1/8 to run some PC graphics cards, hardware, or operating systems such as Linux or previous version of Windows. This article will show you how to disable secure boot in Windows 10/8.1/8 easily and quickly.

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Limitations of UEFI Secure Boot in Windows 10/8.1/8

How to Disable UEFI Secure Boot in Windows 10/8.1/8?

Follow steps below to access UEFI settings to disable legacy secure boot control in Windows 10, 8.1 and Windows 8. Note that the Secure Boot option must be set to "Disabled" or "Off" to allow you to boot from external media correctly.

That for how to disable secure boot in Windows 10/8.1/8. If you are Arm based Windows RT PCs and devices users, you can't disable secure boot because these devices have a locked boot loader.

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