How Enable or Disable Secure Sign-in with Ctrl+Alt+Delete in Windows 8 and 8.1
Secure sign-in provides an additional layer of security that guarantees that the authentic Windows sign-in screen appears, protecting the system from programs that mimic a sign-in to retrieve password info.
How to Enable or Disable Secure Boot in UEFI
UEFI (replaces BIOS) has a firmware validation process, called secure boot, which is defined in Chapter 27 of the UEFI 2.3.1 specification. Secure boot defines how platform firmware manages security certificates, validation of firmware, and a...
Hi I can't seem to get Secure Boot enabled on my laptop, the secure boot option is greyed out and I can't change it to enabled, my computer came with windows 8 on it automatically so I thought it would've been enabled by default.
I never had any problems with this before and nothing has changed in my BIOS.
But I can longer boot my PC from CD/DVD or USB.
I have noticed that MS have been playing about with something that interacts with the Secure Boot spec in EUFI BIOS's. Well, that's of if you have the option...
I am running Windows 8 x64 without secure boot enabled. According to the screen shot
secure boot is "Unsupported" but my motherboard has secure boot features in it. Its just that I didn't have secure boot enabled when I installed Windows 8 so Windows...
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...
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