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disabling secure boot in BIOS for Windows 8 - is it OK?

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    disabling secure boot in BIOS for Windows 8 - is it OK?


    I have preinstalled Windows 8 on laptop (Toshiba P870) with secure boot enabled.
    Will it still boot if I disable secure boot in BIOS?

    I have 2 HDD - Windows 8 installed on first drive.
    When I install linux on second drive - I have authentication error booting it.

    Wil Windows 8 boot OK if I disable secure boot in BIOS?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jys
    I have preinstalled Windows 8 on laptop (Toshiba P870) with secure boot enabled.
    Will it still boot if I disable secure boot in BIOS?
    YES.

    Wil Windows 8 boot OK if I disable secure boot in BIOS?
    YES.

    I have 2 HDD - Windows 8 installed on first drive.
    When I install linux on second drive - I have authentication error booting it.
    You will need to add the Secure Boot authentication code to the UEFI/BIOS firmware settings. If want Secure Boot ENABLED.

    How to dual boot with Ubuntu & Windows 8, with Secure Boot ENABLED.
    Practical UEFI Secure Boot (Part 3 of 3) - YouTube
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