Windows 8.1 Booting System from CD/DVD
The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How Disabling Secure Boot and Startup System from CD/DVD Installation Media on Windows 8.1 32-64bit.
But if You are riding Windows 8.0 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 8.1 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 ;)
Move Cursor to Low-Right Corner > Select Settings
Then Select “Change PC Setting”
Search “boot” >> Change Advanced Startup Options
Advanced Start-Up > Restart Now
- Select Troubleshoot
Click on Advanced Options
If Windows Start with the Repair Process then Go Back and Try Again!
Choose “Startup Settings”
If You have instead the UEFI Entry follow Instead this Guide:
Win 8.1 How-to Disable UEFI Secure Boot and Boot from CD/DVD:Win8.1 CD/DVD Booting Setup
Confirm for Restart
On System Startup wait until First Screen and Hit “Cancel” or F2 to Enter Bios
Select the Advanced or the Authentication Tab
And Disable the Secure Boot (If any…)
Then Select the Boot Options Tab
With the Right-Arrow
- Set 1St Boot Device = CDROM or DVD with the “+” Keystroke
- Disable All Boot Options on Bottom But Enable “Boot Menu” (If any…)
- Launch CSM = Always (If any…)
F10 or Select the Exit Tab to Save and Boot
If Do Not Boot directly from CD/DVD try to Reboot.
If Do Not Works Follow this Troubleshooting:
After You Should be Finally Free to Evade from Win 8.1 and Booting on Linux! :)