Windows 8.1 How to Disable Fast Boot and Sartup from CD/DVD

February 25, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Windows 8.1 Disable Fast Startup for GNU/Linux Installation

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How Disable Fast Boot on Windows 8.1 and Startup with CD/DVD Installation Media on Uefi PCs usually with OS Pre-Installed

But if You are riding Windows 8.0 Instead Follow the Linked Guide!

And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The Contents 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 ;)

Windows 8 Disable Secure Boot for Linux Installation - Featured
  1. Move Cursor to Low-Right Corner > Select Settings

    Windows 8.1 How to Disable Secure-Boot and Boot from CD/DVD on Uefi PC - Windows 8 Settings

  2. Then Select “Change PC Setting”

    Windows 8.1 How to Disable Secure-Boot and Boot from CD/DVD on Uefi PC - Change PC Settings

  3. Search “boot” >> Change Advanced Startup Options

    Windows 8.1 How to Disable Secure-Boot and Boot from CD/DVD on Uefi PC - Windows 8 Pc Settings

  4. Advanced Start-Up > Restart Now

    Windows 8.1 How to Disable Secure-Boot and Boot from CD/DVD on Uefi PC - Windows 8 Settings General Advanced StartUp

  5. Select Troubleshoot

    Windows 8.1 How to Disable Secure-Boot and Boot from CD/DVD on Uefi PC - Windows 8 Settings Troubleshoot

  6. Choose Advanced Options

    Windows 8.1 How to Disable Secure-Boot and Boot from CD/DVD on Uefi PC - Windows 8 Advanced Options
    If Windows Start with the Repair Process then Go Back and Try Again!

  7. Choose UEFI Firmware Settings
    But If No UEFI Firmware Entry then Follow

    Win8.1 Startup from CD/DVD Setup

    Windows 8.1 How to Disable Secure-Boot and Boot from CD/DVD on Uefi PC - Windows 8 Modify Uefi Firmware

  8. Confirm RestartWindows 8.1 How to Disable Secure-Boot and Boot from CD/DVD on Uefi PC - Windows 8 Uefi Firmware Re-Boot

  9. On Boot Logo Screen try to Hit Del/Cancel or F2 Key to Enter BIOS
    But in case of failure see: How to Enter BIOS on PCs & Motherboards.

  10. Select the “Authentication” Tab on BIOS
    Here the Tabs and the Exact title of Commands may Vary depending from the Specific BIOS of Your PC Model…
    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 Exit

    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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