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Windows 8.1 upgrade secure boot issue?

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 7 Ultimate

    Windows 8.1 upgrade secure boot issue?


    I am currently using windows 7.
    I used the upgrade assistant and it showed me this message-
    "Secure boot isnt compatible with your pc.
    Your pc's firmware doesn't support secure boot"
    Will i be able to use win 8.1 in my pc?
    My configurations are-
    Intel core 2 duo 3Ghz
    4 GB ram

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Darknight, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    That message is just to let you know that your motherboards firmware (BIOS/UEFI) doesn't have or support the secure boot feature. If you like, here's more info about secure boot.

    You will still be able to upgrade to Windows 8.1 if you like.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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