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How to Boot USB Drive in Secure Boot Mode (UEFI)

Q: How to Boot USB Drive in Secure Boot Mode (UEFI)

HP Notebook 15-f009wm
OS: Windows 8.1 with Bing 32 bit

Hello all,

This is my problem:

I can't get my USB drive to load while in Secure Boot mode and continue running into 'Boot Device Not Found. Please install an operating system on your hard disk' screen. The only method that works thus far is disabling Secure Boot mode and enabling Legacy
Support. Here are the methods I have tried based on extensive research of various forums after several days:

- Performed all the generic System Diagnostic tests (F2) + Memtest86 + sfc /scannow multiple times after every fresh install + physically checked HDD. Performed all HP recommendations: http://support.hp(DOT)com/us-en/document/c01443463


- Did multiple fresh installs of Windows 8.1 with Bing (32 bit) erasing all partitions from hard drive every time (my system is designed for 64 but I only have access to a 32 ISO). Installed using Legacy Support (I understand you can't go back and enable Secure
Boot and disable Legacy once it has been installed this way but due to lack of any other way of installing Windows, I have no choice).

- Used 'Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool' to create ISO which automatically formats drive to NTFS; converted to FAT32 using 'AOEMI Partition Assistant' software (preserving all partitions/data) but it still won't read.

- Used 'Rufus v. 2.11.995' software to create ISO as FAT32 under several different setting iterations:

1. GPT partition scheme for UEFI (this presumably should be the most appropriate setting but it still did not work). End Format: FAT32
2. GPT partition scheme for UEFI (once with Dual UEFI/BIOS mode enabled and once again with it disabled). End Format: FAT32
3. MBR partition scheme for UEFI (enabled/disabled). End Format: FAT32
4. MBR partition scheme for BIOS or UEFI-CSM (enabled/disabled). End Format: NTFS

- Hard Reset.

- Disabled Security Boot AND Legacy Support together.

- Tried changing BIOS settings mid-insallation of Windows from Legacy to Secure Boot (right after first reboot).

- Rearranged boot order under every possible configuration. Loaded default settings.

- With the Internal Network Adapter Boot disabled by default in BIOS while in Secure Boot mode, the flash drive won't even read in F9 Boot Manager. Once INAB is enabled, the flash drive is recognized
and allows access to the files in the folder but none of the files will boot as the next screen that pops up every time states: "Selected boot image did not Authenticate. Press Enter to continue." and it just takes me right back to Boot Manager.

I don't understand what the problem is. I'm using a FAT32 format designed for UEFI as well as GPT partition also best suited for UEFI. I've even created the ISO with both UEFI and BIOS compatibility for each iteration. I've arranged the boot order for USB Flash
Drive to boot first. The ISO boots fine in Legacy. What am I missing here?

Thanks for your help.

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Hello all, This is my problem: My BIOS won't boot my USB drive while in Secure Boot mode (Legacy Support disabled). After researching this, I realized UEFI Secure Boot won't read NTFS formatted flash drives hence requiring user to reformat to FAT32. I've reformatted to FAT32 but it still won't boot. I continue to run into the 'Boot Device Not Found. Please install an operating system on your hard disk.' screen. The only way to get the USB drive to boot is to disable Secure Boot and enable Legacy Support. Virtually every forum I have researched pointed to this being the problem (aside from loose hard drives / hard drive and/or memory problems). I have checked the hard drive and have ran the F2 System Diagnostics and am sure there is no problem with the HDD. I have even tested the RAM/CPU with Memtest86 with 0 errors. I have ran multiple 'sfc /scannow' tests after each fresh Windows install and there are no corrupt files during installation. I have been trying to install a fresh Windows 8.1 with Bing (32 bit) on a system that originally came with 64 (there were no 64 bit ISOs available anywhere to download and since Microsoft conveniently doesn't make this specific Windows version available for download via their Media Creation Tool (or anywhere else on their or their affiliate sites for that matter), I was forced to resort to a 3rd party site to obtain this download. The problem is I am forced to install using Legacy Support as there appears to be no o... Read more

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I have a Dell XPS 8700 that failed Windows 10 anniversary update until UEFI secure boot was turned off. It apparently then completed but I cannot re-enable secure boot without the same boot problem advising
Recoveryyour pc/device needs to be repaired / during Windows 10 anniversary updateAn unexpected error has occurredError Code 0xc0000185you'll need to use recovery tools.   Is there a solution to enable UEFI secure boot ?
 I am using a Dell XPS 8700 pc with an SSD drive. The Windows 10 update was installingthen after one of the reboots the error above  The pc was running prior to the update and had UEFI OS , secure boot enabled,  no prior problems.I attempted to do any of the safe mode boots but none would proceed.Disabling the UEFI safe/secure boot mode apparently let the install continue and the das it did before with I believe completion of the installation of Windows 10 anniversary update.PC now shows Windows 10 home Ver 1607 ..
The problem returns if I enable UEFI secure boot and the PC stops. I would like to determine a wayto locate the problem or issue. related to the secure boot.  Using the media creation tool may justrepeat the problem once secure boot is re-enabled.
 Dell lists that they have tested XPS 8700 with this update and have not indicated problems no mention of secure boot issue.

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I have a Dell XPS 8700 that failed Windows 10 anniversary update until UEFI secure boot was turned off. It apparently then completed but I cannot re-enable secure boot without the same boot problem advising
Recoveryyour pc/device needs to be repaired / during Windows 10 anniversary updateAn unexpected error has occurredError Code 0xc0000185you'll need to use recovery tools.   Is there a solution to enable UEFI secure boot ?
 I am using a Dell XPS 8700 pc with an SSD drive. The Windows 10 update was installingthen after one of the reboots the error above  The pc was running prior to the update and had UEFI OS , secure boot enabled,  no prior problems.I attempted to do any of the safe mode boots but none would proceed.Disabling the UEFI safe/secure boot mode apparently let the install continue and the das it did before with I believe completion of the installation of Windows 10 anniversary update.PC now shows Windows 10 home Ver 1607 ..
The problem returns if I enable UEFI secure boot and the PC stops. I would like to determine a wayto locate the problem or issue. related to the secure boot.  Using the media creation tool may justrepeat the problem once secure boot is re-enabled.
 Dell lists that they have tested XPS 8700 with this update and have not indicated problems no mention of secure boot issue.

A:XPS 8700 needed UEFI secure boot disabled to complete Windows 10 anniversary update can't enable UEFI secure boot now

rdubayah,
If your computer was running WIndows 10 without any issues prior to downloading the Anniversary update, then you would not have had to change any settings in the bios to install the update.The UEFI and Secure Boot settings are to enable booting with a USB or DVD to install Windows.
Disable Legacy Boot Mode and Enable UEFI
Start the computer and TAP the F2 key to enter the bios. Once in the bios Press F9 to Restore the bios to the Default Settings. F10 to save changes and exit. You could have a hardware problem. To run a hardare diagnostics on the computer you would start the computer and TAP the F5 key. Insert a cd/dvd in the optical drive for running the diags.

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Hi, I built a new PC running 8.1, GPT, UEFI secure boot mode, everything. I'm now at the point where I'm ready to start migrating my data to it, but before I do that, I need to get some backup software that offers me the option to boot from a recovery CD and restore from an image file backup stored elsewhere. Until I've wiped this install & restored successfully, I don't consider it a usable machine. I already have this setup working on my Win7, but for some reason that software is not working with 8.1.

So I'm looking around for something new, and I'm on a trial of Paragon Backup and Recovery Home 12. It says I can create a WinPE disk (and I must use this, since I'm using Intel firmware-based RAID) that will allow me to do a bare-metal restore. The help takes me to a link on their website for something called the "Paragon Boot Media Builder." And there's documentation on it, but I can't find out how to download it. If I Google downloading that, a bunch of pirate websites show up & not much else.

Is their help & website outdated, is there another of their products that I must buy to get this?? Very unclear.

Or does anyone have any other suggestions? I'm not really not interested in purchasing anything until I've verified it is solid & will work in the manner I described above. I don't trust untested backups.

A:bare-metal restore of 8.1 in UEFI secure boot mode

Paragon 12 has no support for Windows 8.1.
Paragon update to 14
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How to Change BIOS MODE from Legacy to UEFI and secure boot state to 'ON' from 'unsupported' in DV6T-6c00 . Can we change BIOS version from 2.1 to higher version. 3. Can we change Hyper V virtualization enabled in windows 10. ORiginally the pavillion came with 7 home edition.

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Hi all!
I have Alienware Aurora R4 machine with three hard drives:

(Local Disk)C: - (Windows 7) the “original” one that I bought with the computer.
(OS)D: - (Windows 10 with all updates) the one I’ve added after the “original” started to show signs of degradation.
(STORE)F: - (no OS) the one I use just to store stuff.
I’ve had dual boot and everything was hunky-dory until last week the C drive have finally kicked the bucket.
First the computer refused to shut down until I forced it. And next morning it took more than TWO hours to boot. When I finally got to the window explorer the C drive was still there but I couldn’t access or do anything to it.
In the old times I could just remove it and set boot priorities in BIOS to boot from drive D. But if I actually remove the dead drive now, the computer says that it has nothing to boot from. 
It appears that with UEFI mode enabled

I don’t see the actual drives in the BIOS (It only shows general source types, like Hard Drive, CD/DVD, etc.) and therefore cannot boot from a particular internal drive.
I cannot assign Active Partition
I cannot remove the dead C drive

So, what am I supposed to do? Please, HELP!

A:Aurora-R4, How to assign a particular boot drive with UEFI boot mode enabled?

Hi willkanoff,Thanks for posting.You may find more answers to your question by posting in the Alienware Forum.  http://dell.to/2yJl3j1

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Just curious, but is there option for me to enable uefi boot of my Windows 10 Professional installation on my HP xw6600 dual quad core E5450 machine which holds two Samsung 850 Pro SSD's, one for Windows 10 and the other completely for Ubuntu LTS 16.04.When possible,  how to go about it. How do I enable this option. Yours truly, 

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Hi,
yesterday I wanted to install Windows 10 Enterprise on my T1650 test machine. Before doing so, I successfully updated the BIOS to A20. After updating BIOS, I've enabled UEFI + Secure Mode, saved the changes and... couldn't start the PC anymore. When turning the PC on, monitor immediately goes into power saving mode, there is obviously no signal coming from the PC. Removed the Nvidia Quadro NVS 300 and plugged the monitor into board's VGA slot, no success. Tried to clear the CMOS (battery out, jumpers), nothing helped.
Any ideas?

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Just bought a Dell Optiplex 7010 Mini-Tower with Win 8 Pro 64-bit, 8 GB RAM, 500 GB hard drive and an Intel i5 3470 processor. Right now, it has Dell BIOS version A16.

It is normally in UEFI ON and Secure Boot ON, so that F12 on bootup (one-time boot options) does NOT normally show the CD-DVD as a boot option. OK - no problem.

However, if I reboot with F12 and select both UEFI OFF (meaning Legacy ON) and Secure Boot OFF and reboot, then F12 DOES show me the CD-DVD as a boot option, but if I actually try to boot up from a bootable CD, I get an error message.

I have practiced with two bootable CDs - a Knoppix and an Aomei Backupper, both made on earlier machines. Both these CDs work as boot-up CDs in my old XP machine, and the Aomei Backupper CD also worked in someone else's Win 7 Pro 64-bit machine.

What's wrong?

Again, please let me repeat that I am trying to boot from the CD-DVD AFTER I have turned OFF UEFI, turned ON Legacy and turned OFF Secure Boot.

Thanks.

A:No Legacy boot from CD-DVD - UEFI and Secure Boot are OFF

https://www.404techsupport.com/2013/...all-windows-7/

But if you're using those settings, Windows 8 will not start.

Here is more info: Legacy BIOS Boot Mode (installing using the MBR partition style) and UEFI Boot Mode (installing using the GPT partition style): link

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I am in the process of doing a number of clean installs. I am trying to make a decision as to whether or not to utilize the UEFI and Secure Boot modes which are available on the MBs.

It seems from an initial attempt, that I cannot simply use UEFI/GPT without turning on Secure Boot...that is one must NOT use CSM (turn it off) and USE Secure Boot. You cannot use UEFI without Secure Boot.

Is this correct? I am considering us9ng UEFI without Secure Boot because I hear it is faster.

However, I am concerned that I will run into all sorts of trouble turning Secure Boot on with respect to double booting Win 10...and additionally with creating images with Acronis.

I have been in the habit of creating a new PC with an extra drive with a cloned OS...then disconnecting the drive so that if the first OS drive fails, the person can boot up quickly with the other drive. I am concerned that there will be a problem with Secure Boot.

I mean, how many times have I been infected with a root kit.....some virus that take over at boot time...Answer...never since I started with PCs in 1991!

So, anyone really think Secure Boot is worth it?

A:UEFI/Secure Boot or not to UEFI/SB, that is the question..

Originally Posted by Andrew124C41


I am considering using UEFI without Secure Boot because I hear it is faster.



Secure Boot does not affect the speed of your computer.







Originally Posted by Andrew124C41


However, I am concerned that I will run into all sorts of trouble turning Secure Boot on with respect to double booting Win 10...and additionally with creating images with Acronis.



Windows 8/8.1/10 are compatible with the Secure Boot.

I don't know about Acronis True Image but Macrium Reflect is compatible with the Secure Boot.







Originally Posted by Andrew124C41


So, anyone really think Secure Boot is worth it?



It is a very important security feature.






Microsoft designed Secure Boot to protect the computer from low-level exploits and rootkits and bootloaders. A security process shared between the operating system and Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI, replacing the BIOS), Secure Boot requires all the applications that are running during the booting process to be pre-signed with valid digital certificates. This way, the system knows all the files being loaded before Windows 8 loads and gets to the login screen have not been tampered with.

If a bootloader has infected your computer and it tries to load during the boot-up sequence, Secure Boot will be able to undo all the changes and thwart the ... Read more

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Hello, I have a Y720 tha comes with a 1x 129 GB M2 SSD and x1 HDD, in UEFI mode. I'm currently trying to replace the M2 SSD with a newly bougth Samsung 960 EVO M2 where I would like to install Windows 10 also in UEFI mode, as it has better power management than Legacy. But I have tried booting the Windows 10 installer USB stick and the laptop does not recognize in bios. I have created the usb stick with RUFUS 2.18 (latest), choosing UEFI + GPT and Fat32 file format. Before that I also tried restoring a system backup image I created from the former M2 using AOMEI Backupper but I couldn't boot the USB utility to do so either (the same happened: Bios does not recognise it, despite creating it choosing UEFI mode) Things I have tried: 1. Disabling secure boot (although the Secure Boot Status staed "Enabled", so I used the "REset Secure Boot mode" option too...)2. Chaging Optimal OS Setting to disabled in seetings, but still no use3. Using the Novo Button on the right part of the laptop. Of course, changing boot mode to Legacy would allow me to install Windows from USB ....but in Legacy mode, which I'm trying to avo So ...is there a way to boot a UEFI usb stick to install Windows in UEFI mode from it?  thanks!

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Is there som trick to get HP computers with UEFI BIOS to boot from PXE w/o turning off secure boot? My environment is Windows 2012 server with SCCM. The WDS service is running, I can PXE boot other brands of laptops (dell, microsoft), so I know my setup is somewhat with in the ballpark. I can also boot the HP UEFI computers with a USB stick w/o turning off secure boot, but once the bootimage is on PXE, it fails. I do not use DHCP options, nor IP helpers. The clients are on the same subnet as my DHCP server and my DP/WDS server. We have both UEFI and BIOS computers in our environment. All manage to PXE boot except the HP UEFI computers. Unless I turn Secure Boot off - then it happily loads the image. Is there perhaps some secure keys the computers are missing? Thank you in advance for any answer to this. We have ~3000 computers that are affected.

A:PXE, UEFI and Secure Boot

Hello I have a very similar issue. UEFI and Secure Boot are enabled, MS SCCM 2012 R2, etc. Want to deploy Windows 10.... In my case several laptops models (HP Elitebook 820 G2; HP Elitebook 850 G2; HP EliteBook Folio 9470m; HP Zbook 17 G2) don't want to boot in WinPE. After Downloading WinPE into RAM and a restart a HP message appears: "No bootable image found, notebook will shutdown" But WinPE was successfully downloaded into OS Boot Manager. I've checked it with Bcdedit. Interessting point is that if I login to the BIOS now and change the Secure Boot to "disable" the computer boot in WinPE immediately. Other Models like HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1; HP ProBook 650 G1 works fine with enbaled UEFI and Secure Boot !!! All Laptops have latest BIOS version. I've tried BIOS Factory defaults and Security defaults. Nothing changed if UEFI and Secure Boot is enabled. It seems there are different SecureBoot checks implemented at HP. Has anyone a solution, similar experiences or an explanation ?? Thanks a lot in advance 

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Hello Lenovo Forum!This is driving me mad. I bought a SATA-to-USB3 Adapter to connect my SSD and HDD from my old computer and boot from them (I want to use the Linux on it). Yet I can't figure out how to do that. Secure Boot is off, Legacy Boot is on and yet - everytime I choose the drive in the boot menu, the screen goes black, there is a short drive access, and then I'm back at the boot device menu. I don't really know what to try now. Reimaging like most other threads here suggest doesn't help in that case because it's not a simple installation medium. What I tried aswell: Attaching the Adapter via a USB2-hub to check if there might be an issue with USB3 support. When plugged into my friends X230, both drives boot up perfectly fine and he can use them just fine. Any kind of help is highly appreciated.Kind regards,Iriya EDIT: Here the BIOS Options which I think are somewhat useful:Config TabUSB UEFI BIOS Support - Enabled (Tried turning it off, didn't helpSecurity TabSecure Boot: DisabledPlatform Mode: User ModeSecure Boot Mode: Standard ModeStartup TabUEFI/Legacy Boot: BothUEFI/Legacy Boot Priority: Legacy FirstBoot Mode: QuickRestart TabOS Optimized Defaults: Disabled

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I am using Windows 10 Home/64 on a 90ED/700-251SH Lenovo desktop.The UEFI with secure boot is disabled and i need detailed instructions on how to enable it.I looked at the bios settings but it was not clear how to turn on the secure boot.

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Hello,

I am in charge of updating several of our Windows 7 machines in our environment to Windows 10, we have a security requirement for our network that all machines running Win10 must use UEFI, SecureBoot and Credential Guard.

I'm trying to determine if some of my older machines running Windows 7 are UEFI capable, I have a mix of HP, Dell machines. My server is 2008R2.

After googling it seems some hardware won't support, but I haven't found an easy way to determine which machines will or won't.

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I recently learned about UEFI boot and Secure boot when I was downgrading my aunt's Windows 8 laptop to Windows 7, but I like windows 8 and I have it on my ASUS N76VZ laptop (which came with windows 7, so it isn't using or doesn't have UEFI boot or secure boot), and I'm wondering if there is a way for me to set up UEFI and Secure boot on my laptop.

First, there doesn't seem to be an option to set up UEFI boot or Secure boot on this laptop, and I do have the latest bios, but here are some pictures of my BIOS screen and options (if you see the UEFI option there, point it out!):

Main
Advanced
Boot
Security
Save & Exit

Also I was thinking of setting up secure boot but there doesn't seem to be an option for that either?
Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks,

-Derek

A:Set up UEFI/Secure Boot on laptop?

Enable UEFI on ASUS N76VZ laptop

You will need to

1) ENABLE CSM Lanuch

2) Set to UEFI or UEFI & Legacy mode.

Not showing in your screenshots, check your manual for settings.

How to install Windows 64 bit on a uEFI/BIOS firmware:

UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with - Windows 7 Help Forums
or
UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 8 with

For more info on UEFI:
Windows and GPT FAQ
Unified Extensible Firmware Interface - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
UEFI and Windows
Technical Note: UEFI BIOS vs. Legacy BIOS, Advantech(EN) - YouTube
Sample: Configure UEFI/GPT-Based Hard Drive Partitions by Using Windows PE and DiskPart

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Is there any way to register a windows 7 installation so that one can enable UEFI secure boot, and only boot to 7?

Thanks

A:[SOLVED] UEFI Secure Boot

See the info at the bottom of this Windows 8 FAQ for IT Professionals

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I had to buy a new (SSD) HD and had trouble booting from a disc until I enabled Legacy Mode and disabled Secure Boot in BIOS. Boot orders in both UEFI and Legacy are the same, with DVD Rom set to boot first. Also, the settings for IPV4 and IPV6 are set to IPV4 (Legacy) when they were once set to BOTH IPV4 AND 6 and are unable to be changed, if that's important. Now whenever I boot up I always get a "No Boot Device Found" message until I hit "Enter" at which point i'm allowed entry into my precious Win10 laptop.  I disabled Legacy in BIOS, but then i get a different "No Boot Device Found" error, and hitting "Enter" doesn't help. Could some kind person tell me how to correct this, and possibly why it happened and the differences in each option? I'll settle for how to correct this, though, with much gratitude.  MUCH gratitude. GN

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I'm trying to do a clean install Windows 10 Pro x64 v1703 (Creators Edition) from a UEFI USB flash drive created with Microsoft's Windows Media Creation Tool. It gets to the point of trying to partition Lite-on SSD it gives an error. BIOS updated to latest version 2.42 3/14/2017.I've tried to format SSD on another pc w/ diskpart select disk x, clean, convert gpt Has anyone been able to install Windows 10 with UEFI/Secure Boot enabled / CSM off? I'm guessing this model doesn't support full UEFI mode for Windows 10?

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I am using Windows 10 Home/64 on a 90ED/700-251SH Lenovo desktop.The UEFI with secure boot is disabled and i need detailed instructions on how to enable it.I looked at the bios settings but it was not clear how to turn on the secure boot.
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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Hi Guys,
I got this 3F0 Error and i am 100% Sure that my HDD is in good shape.
I formated yesterday,
i try to enable UEFi [Disables Legacy Boot] and the 3F0 Error Pops out.
If i switch back to Legacy Boot [Disables UEFI and Secure Boot] then the PC starts notmally
Can you guys help me?
Pavillion HP 14 e019tx
8670M 2Gb Gddr3
3230m , ore i5

A:3F0 Error while enabling UEFi and Secure boot

Your UEFI/BIOS firmware needs to be set to UEFI before installing Windows 8/8.1.

To clean install:
1) Clean the HD Drive, using Step one in this tutorial:
SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation - Windows 7 Help Forums
than
2a) Clean install with the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk.

2b) Clean Install - Windows 8

2c) UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 8 with

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Hey guys,

I've installed Windows 8.1 on UEFI mode on my new Samsung 840 Pro.

Everything works REALLY fast which is great, the UEFI boot process is significantly faster than the old BIOS

Problem is, after enabling secure boot in the BIOS, I am getting an error message saying
"System BIOS detected a non-Windows 8 Logo graphic card. There is no GOP (Graphics Output Protocol) support detected in this card. 'Windows 8 feature' settings in BIOS will be changed to 'Disabled'."

I am not very savvy about Secure Boot, but from what I understand I need to get a special UEFI bios for the graphics card in order to get this to work?

My board is an MSI Z77A-GD65 and the GPU is an EVGA GTX680 Superclocked.

P.S. When loading Windows with UEFI enabled I should see the manufacturer's (MSI) logo instead of the Windows logo right? I'm not seeing it but I have definitely installed 8.1 in UEFI mode and my BIOS mode is set to UEFI only so it's definitely working, I assume that it's related to the "Non Windows 8 logo graphics card" error?

Thanks

A:Secure Boot issue after 8.1 UEFI installation

Curious what happens if you disable Secure Boot? As long as you keep your system clean, check for virus/malware it shouldn't be a problem.

Otherwise, read here: GTX 680 / GTX 590 - UEFI BIOS | EVGA Forums

EVGATech_MattM says he will send you the BIOS if you email him.

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I just updated my bios to uefi to get secure boot. but windows 8 compatibility tool still says my bios does not support have secure boot. Can i still install windows 8? I already ordered my upgrade dvd.

A:Can i still install windows 8 if my uefi does not have secure boot?

Yes, you can.

My UEFI BIOS doesn't support secure-boot either, and W8 installs and runs without a hitch.

Go for it, and good luck!!

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I'm having nothing but epic failures when I try to image a Windows 8 box with Secure Boot enabled, that was installed using UEFI and has GPT partitions.

I can install using standard MBR, and disable Secure Boot and UEFI in the BIOS and I can restore that no problem.

However, I have been playing with Aomei, Macrium, EaseUs, etc to handle my image restores and not having any luck at all. Basically it's this thread that explains my issues almost perfectly.
Home user: Need Win 8 Disk Imaging solution with UEFI-compatible Startup Disks

I want to install Windows 8, using UEFI with Secure Boot, install patches, software, etc, then run sysprep, shut down, image and then deploy the image on the same make/model down the road.

The only real success thus far has been to load Windows 8, and then run imagex to capture a new wim and then install using that WIM. But that's a whole install, I'd rather just lay an image back down.

I've spent 4 full days working on this, and no luck

A:Anybody have luck imaging 8 with UEFI, GPT, Secure Boot?

I assume you can now get the recovery media to boot - but the restored images don't boot ?

I am pretty sure Paragon paid versions do that fine - I have no idea if the free version does.

In any case, it is only free for personal use.

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PCWorld > Security> Researchers demo exploits that bypass Windows 8 Secure Boot
 

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PCWorld > Security> Researchers demo exploits that bypass Windows 8 Secure Boot

A:Windows 8 Secure Boot bypassed / UEFI bootkit

Very interesting article. Thanks for the read.

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I have a paid for version of Acronis True Image Home 2010 that I have used for years with my Windows 7 box and it's been good.

I've also used Macrium Reflect Free, and today I tend to use AOMEI ddata backuper as it's free for personal and commercial use.

I have a new Dell laptop (with Windows 8), and thus far I have disabled the UEFI boot options and Secure Boot and use a classic setup. However, if I wanted to have a play with these other options to see what impact they would have on system performance, does anybody here know which of these drive imaging software packages would work?

I also have a desktop at work with all of these options (and that's likely where I will experiment). On that box, it's simple to drop in a test hard drive and whack away until I get it working. My laptop has an msata drive and I don't have any spares of these drives lying around.

A:Which imaging apps support UEFI, GPT and Secure Boot?

I would look for a 3rd party Partitioning,Backup & Cloning software, which fully supports Windows 8, uEFI, GPT & Secure Boot.
Which is signed by Microsoft.

The only two 3rd party software that I know of, that fully supports Windows 8 is PARAGON 12 & SSR Desktop Edition, both are signed by Microsoft .
Paragon 12 & SSR have support for Windows 8 uEFI, GPT & Secure Boot.

PARAGON Software Group - partition manager, drive backup, hard disk partitioning

or could consider SSR Desktop Edition

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hi
i need to know something. I bought a laptop with windows 8.1 installed. For some reasons i wanted to fresh install the OS from the provided disc media. When i pressed the Escape button to enter BIOS i came across a very strange form of BIOS.
Anyhow it didn't bother me much but the thing i got problem with:

1. The laptop had UEFI enabled and didn't let me install media either from DVD or USB (i made the ISO of DVD). There is no option to boot from DVD or USB. It is i think because i made install media on USB using RUFUS and MBR partition using UEFI or BIOS option (not MBR for UEFI)
2. I somehow managed to set it to "legacy type boot" from BIOS and then it started showing other options for booting from DVD or USB or LAN.
3. I disabled the secure boot option. Does it need to remain enabled? what is its purpose. I found on Google that secure boot is a form of disk protection (in lay-man's words) that will prohibit installation of any other OS like win7 on this laptop.

I am not a die hard fan of win 8 or 8.1. It's just a matter of choice. I never was comfortable with this OS. I feel more comfortable with win7. So what must i do to install win7 on this laptop.

A:[SOLVED] UEFI / secure boot info needed

Secure boot keeps malicious software from installing on the computer as well as other OS's other then Windows 8.The UEFI Bios is also used for HDD's that are larger then 2.2TB and are Initialized GPT instead of MBR
to install any other OS, you must disable Secure Boot. You may want to leave the Hidden Recovery Partition alone, in case you want to reinstall Windows 8 sometime in the future.

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necesito quitar la version que trae la computadora HP PRODESK 400 G3 que es windows 10, pero no me deja arrancar desde el cd-rom, ya desactive el ARRANQUE SEGURO pero no trae la COMPATIBILIDAD HEREDADA

A:Desactivar UEFI, no aparece Secure boot HP PRODESK 400 G3

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When will Windows Defender Offline x64 be signed for use with New OEM manufacturer's PC's with UEFI & Secure Boot ENABLED?

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This is not really a question. I wrestled with this problem at a client site and wanted to share our findings with the community since I don't see the actual solution posted in an obvious place online and even HP support took a long time to help figure out the issue. Latest UEFI "BIOS" file at time of writing (6/11/2016) does not help either. My suggestion to HP would be to encode a clear INPUT FAILURE message when the 4 digit code has been rejected instead of what currently happens - the PC plays a tune and it seems like all is well but then you get the boot error listed below. ProbOn an HP with UEFI, settings revert back when trying to disable secure bootError msg - Selected boot image did not authenticate CauseNUMLock not being ON when system prompts for 4 digit code upon boot (causing code to be rejected)and/orFast boot is ENABLED Solution1 - DISABLE Fast BootAND2 - Either use the number keys or hit NUMLock and THEN use number padHP should show numbers entered, "sing" some audio, and then UEFI settings should stick *Remember that a USB stick must be formatted Fat32 to show as a boot option in UEFI unless you enable legacy boot options (assuming they are available)

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This is not really a question. I wrestled with this problem at a client site and wanted to share our findings with the community since I don't see the actual solution posted in an obvious place online and even HP support took a long time to help figure out the issue. Latest UEFI "BIOS" file at time of writing (6/11/2016) does not help either. My suggestion to HP would be to encode a clear INPUT FAILURE message when the 4 digit code has been rejected instead of what currently happens - the PC plays a tune and it seems like all is well but then you get the boot error listed below. ProbOn an HP with UEFI, settings revert back when trying to disable secure bootError msg - Selected boot image did not authenticate CauseNUMLock not being ON when system prompts for 4 digit code upon boot (causing code to be rejected)and/orFast boot is ENABLED Solution1 - DISABLE Fast BootAND2 - Either use the number keys or hit NUMLock and THEN use number padHP should show numbers entered, "sing" some audio, and then UEFI settings should stick *Remember that a USB stick must be formatted Fat32 to show as a boot option in UEFI unless you enable legacy boot options (assuming they are available)

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Hi everyone. I am new here. I need help.

I just can't figured out how to install windows 8 enterprise edition x64 under UEFI secure boot on Asus P8Z77-M motherboard. Is anyone ever successfully doing so?

I have installed the latest bios version 1806 and reset to the default setting. I has enabled CSM on the boot setting under advanced mode and changed the following:

Boot Device Control: UEFI OnlyBoot from Network Devices and Boot from Storage Devices: UEFI FirstBoot from PCIe/PCI Expansion Devices: UEFI First

I followed the instruction on here about how to setup installation media on my flashdisk. At the boot menu, I also see my UEFI installation media, but I can't boot to it. The computer just go back to the BIOS again. Do somebody can help?

when I check my secure boot state with powershell, it just response like in the image, instead of FALSE

Sorry for my bad english

A:Stucked installing windows 8 UEFI secure boot on P8Z77-M

Where do you buy your Windows 8 Enterprise DVD from?

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Hello,
My Dell computer did not boot anymore. Nothing seemed to work, so I went to a friend and copied the emergency disk on a USB drive. The drive seems to work as it installs windows 10, but if I leave it in when it finished installing, it will do it again. I tried taking it out, and the black screen showed a blue window with little balls circling and the words getting ready. Well, I waited quite a while and nothing happened.
So, I started searching the web (I also have a Mac computer) and people seemed to say that I should change the booting bios and disable secure boot. I went into the bios, or so I think, but clicking on f12 at restart. I went to boot but I saw no secure boot in the choices.
I am at a loss here. I haven't used my dell since February, as that is when I had the problem. Then life happened and I did not get back to it till now.
I would appreciate some help if at all possible.
Thanks
Dalila

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Hello,
My Dell computer did not boot anymore. Nothing seemed to work, so I went to a friend and copied the emergency disk on a USB drive. The drive seems to work as it installs windows 10, but if I leave it in when it finished installing, it will do it again. I tried taking it out, and the black screen showed a blue window with little balls circling and the words getting ready. Well, I waited quite a while and nothing happened.
So, I started searching the web (I also have a Mac computer) and people seemed to say that I should change the booting bios and disable secure boot. I went into the bios, or so I think, but clicking on f12 at restart. I went to boot but I saw no secure boot in the choices.
I am at a loss here. I haven't used my dell since February, as that is when I had the problem. Then life happened and I did not get back to it till now.
I would appreciate some help if at all possible.
Thanks
Dalila

A:Reinstalled windows 10 from usb and got stuck secure Boot - Enable or Disable in UEFI

Once you install Windows from a Window USB Installer, you should remove the USB Flash drive on First Bootup and it will start to load Windows from the HDD.
If not, restart the computer and press F2 to enter Setup (Bios) Here go to Boot Priority. Move the HDD up to First Boot Device. Also go to the Security tab, if Secure Boot is Enabled, using your Enter and Arrow key, Disable it or change it to Setup Mode.
If this doesn't boot the computer, then the install is corrupted. Try using the Microsoft tool for Windows 10

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So I set the boot mode due to whateve reason to Legacy Mode (due to dual boot with Linux I think). Now I tried to set it back to UEFI. But this is what I got: (HDD is working if I swtich to Legacy Mode)


























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Hi, I am new here.

My situation is:

1. I try to boot from UEFI DVD to start the Windows 7 x64 installation
2. The PC cannot do this and falls back to the next available device in the boot sequence

My MB is ASUS P8Z77-V with latest firmware. Any idea why I can't boot in UEFI mode? My desire is to install Win7 in UEFI/GPT.

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Hello , I have a laptop HP pavillion g6-2310er. My hdd was cleared accidently - all partitions are gone. But i have had retail win 8 key that I didnt use before. So I made an usb stick with bootable windows installiation but I couldnt install windows in uefi mode because bios doesnt see my usb stick in uefi mode , bios can only see it in legacy mode , so i installed windows in legacy mode without uefi support. And my question is why do u guys not allow user to install software in uefi mode or do u just force us to buy recovery disks for that? So have i choice to install os in uefi mode without your recovery disk because i bought windows retail version and i dont want  waste my money on your recovery disks?

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Hi,I want to install Windows 7 64xon Ideapad 520s-14ikb. I made bootable usb as said here:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Windows-7-Vista-and-XP/Prepare-an-usb-thumb-drive-to-boot-windows-7-in-.... Tried to boot in UEFI mode using this flash drive and this error message:  What should I do to install W7 successfully?

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I received a new P51 Laptop and I'd like to install linux on it (dual boot with Windows). CD/USB boots perfectly fine in legacy BIOS mode. But when I switch to UEFI only (even with Secure Boot disabled!), I can't boot from CD/USB anymore. In the boot menu (F12) the options are shown, but after selecting to boot from CD/USB, the screen goes black and quickly returns to the boot menu. The installation media contains an EFI loader, so this can't be the issue. Further secure boot is disabled. So - to my understanding - it should theoretically work. And I don't want to fall back to legacy BIOS boot. Anyone else experienced this problem? Does anyone have a suggestion on how to solve this issue?

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I just bought sony vaio S Series, with original Win 7 home basic 64 bit. But, many of my device such as printers, network wifi and etc not support for win 7 64 bit. Now, I want to install win 7 32-bit on my laptop. But, My CD Win 7 bootable won't boot at my laptop. After i check bios, i found something strange on boot menu orders, if the boot in "Legacy" mode, that laptop will boot from my cd. But if "UEFI" mode, looks like the system has ignore my boot cd, and go straight to windows 7 64 bit. Has anyone solve this problem? Will somebody help me to solve my problem? Thanks anyway

A:if UEFI mode on Bios, Cannot boot from CD... :(

You can install 32 bit to an EFI BIOS but it has to be in Legacy mode, with EFI Boot disk removed from the BIOS Boot order, and the HD wiped with Diskpart Clean Command so installer can reformat it from (EFI formatted) GPT disk to the normal MBR disk.

Follow these steps to get a perfect normal Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

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Purchased an Acer Aspire V5 which comes with Windows 8 preloaded. I have two questions in this regard and taking the liberty of putting them in a single thread.
Does the Aspire V5 support UEFI booting? I am asking this since I want to use Ubuntu 13 along with Windows 8 and the ubuntu guide says that if the windows is installed with UEFI mode then I have to install Ubuntu in the same mode as well.When I purchased my laptop, I wasn't given any DVD as back up. If ever I am to format/replace my hard drive, how do I get back my Windows 8? In other words, how do I make a recovery disk?

A:Backup and UEFI Boot Mode

1) I would YES, as Ubuntu 12.4 x64 is UEFI, but not test Ubuntu 13.

2)
   Information

We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8





You can use the ACER version of
Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
   Warning
Deleting the Recovery Partition is NOT RECOMMENDED


Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?



You can order OEM Recovery disks from your OEM manufacturer's website.
Most OEM's will ship Recovery DVD's for FREE, (may be a postage fee)
You can Order Acer recovery disks from here:

https://secure.tx.acer.com/RCDB/Main.aspx?brand=acer



You can use the Windows system image.

System Image - Create in Windows 8

Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8

System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8

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Or at least I think thats what's happening.

In the past under windows 7 or any other OS you can tell Bios to boot from USB. (or from your version of a quick boot options on system start) I cant do this now. The option wont show. I have read if you disable secure boot and or UEFI mode this will allow the USB to be seen at boot but if you do this you can no longer boot windows 8.

It doesn't make since to me they would force you to have to go into bios and change this setting each time you want to switch from a hard drive booted windows 8 or load a live version of another OS from a USB at boot time - so I must be missing something or not understanding something right.

I have tried asking the HP people and getting answers out of them is worse than pulling teeth. Since this new UEFI thing is windows 8 related, I thought i'd ask here to see if anyone can shed some light.

A:UEFI Mode keeping my USB from being seen to boot from

Since this new UEFI thing is windows 8 related



uEFI is not Windows 8 related.
Technical Note: UEFI BIOS vs. Legacy BIOS - YouTube
UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows

What are you trying to do?

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I have been trying for days to install Windows 7 on my new Yoga 11s in dual boot configuration with 8.1, with no luck.  Typical catch-22 problem -- can't boot from the install media in UEFI mode, and if booted in legacy mode, Windows won't install on GPT partition. I followed all the steps everywhere mentioned:  disabled secure boot, set boot mode and order in every possible combination, etc.  I followed these steps exactly to create a UEFI-bootable USB drive:http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Windows-8-and-8-1-Knowledge-Base/Why-can-t-I-boot-from-a-USB-key-on-UEFI... I can boot easily from the USB in legacy mode, but in UEFI mode, when starting the machine, the USB is ignored.  If I go into Windows 8.1 recovery and do an advanced start and choose EFI USB, the machine thinks for a moment and then says: "System doesn't have any USB boot option.  Please select other boot option in Boot Manager Menu." Then I click OK and it offers only one option on the menu, Windows Boot Manager. I don't know if the lack of boot options is just a symptom of the USB not really being UEFI-bootable, or some other steps are needed to add boot options.  I even tried adding an item within the windows boot manager, but that didn't work, because even if it could work in principle I don't know the right settings. Has anyone actually made this work?  If so, what is the secret?

A:Yoga 11s - how to boot from USB in UEFI mode (tried everything)

I had the same problem and a lot of frustration. I finally solved the problem by using a different USB key. I also had to go into boot options and select the USB key even though I had the USB key first in the boot order. Right now I am Re-imaging from my backup and pray for success. Although things may look brigth afterall I have to leave out some steam:The whole problem started with a screen error, which had to be repaired. So before sending it to repair I made an image backup, - just in case. I got an eight hour time window where I had to wait for a pickup of the computer,- very frustrating when you are having a job requiring traveling. After ten days the computer computer came back with a scrambled hard disk with at note saying that it was an software error, although it was no doubt an hardware error because it worked perfectly with an external monitor. I have not counted the number of hours this bad service has costs but it exceeds the value of the computer!  

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Is it "normal" that the M.2 slot on these is only bootable in UEFI mode? I wasted my last day installing Mint 18.1 about 20 times with different bios settings, 2.5" SSDs, M.2 SSDs, etc. The M.2 slot functions fine regardless of whether the notebook using Legacy or UEFI mode, and I can install whatever OS to the drive without issue, however the system won't boot to the M.2 SSD when set to Legacy mode... and this isn't an NVMe SSD, it's M.2 SATA.  Legacy works with the 2.5" SSD fine. Thanks

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