Windows 10: Gosh... Turn on Secure Boot? Solved

  1.    13 Feb 2016 #1

    Gosh... Turn on Secure Boot?


    I installed Win 10 64 bit (Home, retail version) without enabling "secure boot" in the BIOS. Of course, Win 10 reports that secure boot is off.

    Is there a way to enable "secure boot" or should I reinstall Win 10?
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  2.    13 Feb 2016 #2

    You can change it in bios settings.
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  3.    13 Feb 2016 #3

    I've read somewhere that secure boot has to be enabled at the time of Windows installation. So I'm not sure if I can enable it in Bios settings after Win 10 was installed...
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  4.    13 Feb 2016 #4

    ChriskK said: View Post
    I've read somewhere that secure boot has to be enabled at the time of Windows installation. So I'm not sure if I can enable it in Bios settings after Win 10 was installed...
    You should be able to enable Secure Boot without any problems. I've turned it on and off in my bios a few times.
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    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10
       13 Feb 2016 #5

    Winuser said: View Post
    You should be able to enable Secure Boot without any problems. I've turned it on and off in my bios a few times.
    100% correct..
    I have secureboot disabled - as it is not required by OS - it is a pre-boot security feature..
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  6. Posts : 20,791
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       13 Feb 2016 #6

    Hello ChriskK,

    Actually, it's recommended to disable secure boot before installing Windows, and enable secure boot afterwards if you like.

    http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...able-uefi.html
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  7.    13 Feb 2016 #7

    Fantastic.
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