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Win8 secure boot

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    Win8 secure boot


    Hi All

    I'm looking at getting a new laptop but this will have Win8 on it, but I also have a spare hard drive and I was thinking of swapping that with the Win8 one. If I do that would I need to disable anything in the bios, eg the secure boot??

    Thanks

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Welcome to EightForums.

    No, not for Windows 8.

    How to Migrate OS to new Hard disk.
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    Win7


    Hi Theog

    Cool thanks for that, pitty I missed some info off my post. The new drive will have Win7 on it so I won't need to disable anything, just install as normal.
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by radar30 View Post
    Hi All

    I'm looking at getting a new laptop but this will have Win8 on it, but I also have a spare hard drive and I was thinking of swapping that with the Win8 one. If I do that would I need to disable anything in the bios, eg the secure boot??

    Thanks
    For Windows 7.

    To Downgrade to Windows 7.
    Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7
    Warning you must have the uEFI/BIOS firmware setting in Step Three set.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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