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Fix Secure Boot isn’t configured correctly Error after installing Windows 8.1

windows 8 secureboot isnt configured correctly

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Another error widely reported among Windows 8.1 users after upgrading is the error “Secure Boot isn’t configured correctly”.

If you want to find the reason, check you event log. Run -> eventvwr.exe -> Applications and Services Logs -> Microsoft -> Windows -> VerifyHardwareSecurity -> Admin. Check if the logged events points towards the options below.

  • Secure Boot is currently disabled. Please enable Secureboot through the system firmware. (The PC is in UEFI mode and Secure Boot is disabled.)
  • A non-production Secure Boot Policy was detected. Remove Debug/PreRelease policy through the system firmware. (The PC has a non-production policy.)

Secure Boot isn’t configured correctly can be fixed by

  • Go to BIOS, go to secure boot options
  • Enable secure boot
  • Check “Install Intel platform key”
  • Save the settings and restart computer
  • If the message “Secure Boot isn’t configured correctly” is still there, you need to update your BIOS.

Hope you find this helpful.

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