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Old 03-23-2013, 02:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Exclamation Windows 8 secure boot?

I was installing windows 7 pro on a windows 8 computer and I ran into an issue with secure boot that I was able to quickly get around but I dont really understand the full fuction of why that would be on there. Any info on this?

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Default Re: Windows 8 secure boot?

It's to prevent another application from modifying the bootloader and such (mostly to stop from installing another OS is what it usually prevents, such as in your case). It's supposed to be more of an extra security layer.

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