Windows 8.0 How-to Disable Secure-Boot and Boot from CD/DVD on Uefi PC and Pre-Installed

January 10th, 2013 by Regaz

Windows 8.0 Disable Secure Boot for Linux Installation

The Guide Show Step-by-Step How Disabling Secure Boot and Boot from CD/DVD Installation Media on Windows 8 with Uefi and so Usually for any PC with Windows8 Pre-Installed

But if You are riding Windows 8.1 Instead Follow the Linked Guide!

To Make the Entire Process Easier to Visualize and Retain the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Essentials Steps Involved.

The Content and Details of Windows 8.0 How-to Disable Secure Boot for Linux Installation Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tutorial Easier to Read and Digest ;)

Windows 8 Disable Secure Boot for Linux Installation - Featured

    Windows 8.1 How-to Disable Secure Boot and Boot from CD/DVD:

    Win8 CD/DVD Booting Setup
  1. Put Mouse-Cursor >> Low-Right Corner

  2. SettingsWindows 8 Disable Secure Boot for Linux Installation -Windows 8 Settings
  3. Select Change PC SettingsWindows 8 Disable Secure Boot for Linux Installation - Windows 8 Pc Settings
  4. General > Advanced Start-Up > Restart NowWindows 8 Disable Secure Boot for Linux Installation - Windows 8 Settings General Advanced StartUp
  5. Select TroubleshootWindows 8 Disable Secure Boot for Linux Installation - Windows 8 Settings Troubleshoot
  6. Click on Advanced OptionsWindows 8 Disable Secure Boot for Linux Installation - Windows 8 Disable Secure Boot for Linux Installation - Windows 8 Advanced Options
  7. Choose UEFI Firmware Settings

    But If No UEFI Firmware Entry then Follow::

    Win8 Startup from CD/DVD Setup

    Windows 8 Disable Secure Boot for Linux Installation - Windows 8 Modify Uefi Firmware

  8. Confirm RestartWindows 8 Disable Secure Boot for Linux Installation - Windows 8 Uefi Firmware Re-Boot
  9. On Boot Screen You May Need to Hit Del/Cancel or F2 Key to Enter BIOS

  10. Select the “Authentication” Tab on BIOS
    Disabling Secure Boot

    Windows 8 Disable Secure Boot for Linux Installation - Windows 8 Uefi Firmware Re-Boot

  11. Select the Boot Options Tab
    • Launch CSM = Always
    • 1St Boot Device = CDROM or DVD
    • Disable All Boot Options on Bottom But Enable “Boot Menu”

    F10 to Save and Boot

    If Do Not Boot directly from CD/DVD try to Reboot.

  12. If Do Not Works Follow This Troubleshooting:

    Windows 8 Boot from CDRom

    After You Should be Finally Free to Evade from Win8 and Booting Up Linux! :)

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