Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums


Update removes the Windows 8.1 SecureBoot isn't configured

  1. #1


    Bay Area
    Posts : 21,841
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64

    Update removes the Windows 8.1 SecureBoot isn't configured


    Update removes the "Windows 8.1 SecureBoot isn't configured correctly" watermark

    This article describes an update that removes the following watermark from the desktop wallpaper in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2:
    Windows 8.1 SecureBoot isn't configured correctly. Build 9600
    Update removes the "Windows 8.1 SecureBoot isn't configured correctly" watermark in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

    A Guy

    See also: Secure Boot - Enable or Disable in UEFI
    Last edited by Brink; 30 Oct 2013 at 00:15.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Nice one.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Yep it removes the watermark even when secure boot is turned off.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    USA
    Posts : 689
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    Hmmm. I've not seen this watermark. Makes me wonder if I did something wrong during my install. Oh well.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Quote Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
    Hmmm. I've not seen this watermark. Makes me wonder if I did something wrong during my install. Oh well.

    If secure boot was turned on you would not have seen the watermark.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #6


    USA
    Posts : 689
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    Thanks, and yeah it was turned on. Never knew about secure boot until I called Asus tech support about a hidden partition issue; they'd advised me to turn it off to try recovering the recovery partition that I hosed during a clean install of Windows 8.1.

    Since I did a clean install, I overwrote the path the recovery partition which would have allowed me to do factory reset should I need to. Ultimately I would up deleting the partition since I have install media anyway.

    But yeah, that when I found secure boot was, and still enabled. Was enabled when I did the clean install since I didn't know there was such an option
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  7. #7


    New Zealand
    Posts : 23
    Windows 8.1 Pro, 32-bit


    Great find A Guy - thanks.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  8. #8


    Posts : 47
    Windows 8


    Cool - thanks. Stupid watermark was annoying me!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Update removes the Windows 8.1 SecureBoot isn't configured
Related Threads
Hello. So I misunderstood purpose of SecureBoot registry key and changed it`s value from "1" to "0" As I found on google it's used for something else: As a result my Windows 8.1 won't boot anymore. It shows booting logo and then restarts and runs Automatic recovery which won't diagnose...
I've recently noticed a Windows update that changes the way you close apps, amongst a number of other things. What it was: http://i.imgur.com/i7adJLh.jpg What it is now: 41946
Solved SecureBoot in General Support
The following is something that came up after 8.1 was installed. What does it mean? Do I care? How do I fix it if I do care? Windows 8.1 SecureBoot isn't configured correctly ...
Hi everyone, Past Friday windows 8.1 ran some updates and I think it's since then the watermark with SecureBoot disappeared from my desktop. I tried to remove this watermark before with my friend; My2cents. But we couldn't remove it because I had not eufi boot control panel. He told me he...
Windows 8.1 64 bit pc 48 GB Ram Intel i7 – 3960X CPU BoxxTech Computer Drive C: SSD - 446 GB If you require other configuration information, please let me know. When I first got my new personal computer in January, I created a System Image using Microsoft’s utility. I typically...
I hope this may be useful to someone. There's an interesting detail hidden away in this News thread announcing IE 11 Developer Preview There's more some info on this Windows blog page announcing the updates. Although the site is intended for testing browsers, I think it means that if...
My (Win8 Pro 64 bits) system crashes time after time. I configured it to write minidump files, using small memory dump (256K). It is configured to save the files in %SystemRoot%\Minidump. I'm checking the /windows/minidump folder, but it's always empty. My questions: 1. Why Windows...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook