"your pc firmware is not compatible with secure boot" how do i resolve it?

Q

i am using windows 7 and when they are checking for the compatibility of my programs, they say that my PC's firmware doesn't support Secure Boot so you won't be able to use it in Windows 8. why is this so and how to resolve it?

✍: Guest

A

If your computer has a traditional BIOS, then it cannot use the Secure Boot feature. Secure Boot is only available with UEFI enabled systems.

Please see the following article for all of the details about Secure Boot and UEFI support in Windows 8.

Protecting the pre-OS environment with UEFI:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2011/09/22/protecting-the-pre-os-environment-with-uefi.aspx

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