Windows 8.0 How-to Disable Secure-Boot and Boot from USB on Uefi PC and Pre-Installed

November 26th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Starting Up Windows 8.0 PC with USB Media


The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How Disabling Secure Boot and Boot from USB 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 USB:

    Win8 USB 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 USB 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 = USB
    • Disable All Boot Options on Bottom But Enable “Boot Menu”

    F10 to Save and Boot

    If Do Not Boot directly from USB try to Reboot.

  12. If Do Not Works Follow This Troubleshooting:

    Windows 8 Boot from USB

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

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