Microsoft made the Secure Boot security standard to make sure that a device will only start up with software that the maker knows and trusts. This helps protect against malware and other security threats.
You Enable Secure Boot on Gigabyte Motherboards
By turning on Secure Boot on your Gigabyte motherboard, you can stop rootkits, boot kits, and other types of malware from getting into the boot process and harming your system.
Check the Status of the Secure Boot
– Press the Windows Key + R, then type msinfo32
– Then press the Enter key.
– This will open the window with information about the computer.
– You can find the Secure Boot State under System Summary. If it says “disabled,” then Secure Boot is not being used.
Check if there is a GPT Partition
The United Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) firmware has a feature called “secure boot.” UEFI doesn’t start up from disks with a Master Boot Record (MBR) part like the old BIOS did. Only disks that are partitioned with a GUID Partition Table (GPT) will work with the UEFI.
Check for UEFI Support
– Open Run, type msinfo32
– Then press Enter to start the System Information.
– The BIOS mode can be found in the System report. You can turn on Secure Boot if UEFI is there.
Enabling Secure Boot on Gigabyte Motherboards
– To get into the BIOS setup, press the “Delete” key
– To get to the “Security” or “Boot” tab, use the arrow keys.
– Use the arrow keys to find the “Secure Boot” option and select it.
– Change the Secure Boot setting from “Disabled” to “Enabled.”
– To save and leave the BIOS changes, press “F10
Secure Boot Problems on Gigabyte Motherboards and How to Fix Them?
Check if your operating system supports Secure Boot, if not, turn off or use a different system. If you can't get into the BIOS settings, remove the CMOS battery or use a jumper to restart the CMOS. Call Gigabyte support for more help.
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