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Other OS's besides 8/8.1

If you disable it and use an OS other than 8.1, you won't even see the watermark anyways.
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post #22 of 25
My MSI UEFI... is stupid. If I set SecureBoot on, at next boot a warning comes up telling me I have to revert Windows 8 features to off because my graphics card doesn't support Windows 8 GOP. So for whatever reason my mobo is not letting me set SecureBoot without a GOP card. Also, my MSI graphics card is an HD 7950. The only reason it doesn't support GOP is because MSI never provided a GOP BIOS. Sadface
post #23 of 25
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Originally Posted by wedge View Post

Then why do they provide a bios option to disable it?
Other OS's besides 8/8.1

If they allow other OS's besides 8/8.1, then what is the secureboot for in the first place?
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post #24 of 25
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If they allow other OS's besides 8/8.1, then what is the secureboot for in the first place?

The point is to prevent malware and viruses from corrupting the boot sequence. As I recall, several Linux distros are also working on incorporating their own version of Secureboot into their distros.
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1434977/windows-8-1-secureboot-isnt-configured-correctly/30#post_21056635

For those who have Secured Boot enabled in the bios but are getting the watermark it's due to Windows disabling it every time the machine is loaded. Potential working fix can be found in the linked post above.
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