Secure Boot isn't compatible with your PC on windows 8 upgrade assistant

 

 

Install an app to play DVDs
You may need to install an app to play DVDs in Windows 8.
Secure Boot isn't compatible with your PC
Your PC's firmware doesn't support Secure Boot so you won't be able to use it in Windows 8.
 

 

 

 

 

i use dell studio xps  8100  and i receive 2 item for me to review  after check my desktop using winsow 8 upgrade assistant.
 
my question:
does it mean i cannot upgrade windows 7 home premium to windows 8 pro?
 
 

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Last updated August 8, 2018 Views 4,919 Applies to:
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Hi,

 

That is true, I encountered same error.    Check with the PC manufacturer for a possible BIOS upgrade.

 

Secure Boot is a prominent new security feature built into Windows 8 supported on hardware that only supports the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface.

 

 

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