Locked secure boot and windows 10

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foxtreat
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Locked secure boot and windows 10

Post by foxtreat » Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:04 pm

My dad has a new laptop with windows 10.we want to dual boot it(acer aspute a315-51-31RD)
However secure boot can not be disabled.but i can switch between uefi and legacy(uefi has secure boot locked)

Mint from a usb boots.on install though it has a checkbox to turn off secure boot and put a password because of third party drivers(i need them)

Will it just work with the password or will it require me to actually turn of secure boot manually(its impossible hardware locked)


Otherwise
Installing in legacy mode will probably work however Windows only boots in uefi
Help?
Laptop 18.2,fanatic,Gaming,just a average highly hyped user

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Re: Locked secure boot and windows 10

Post by DAMIEN1307 » Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:15 pm

this post im referring to at the bottom of this post should be of help to you...its also on an acer machine and we just helped this guy complete his, and yes shut off secure boot...all that means is that the computer wil securely boot in windows only...DAMIEN

viewtopic.php?f=61&t=275844
ORDO AB CHAO

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