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Security Violation when attempting to boot from USB

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Recently I decided to partition my drive on my somewhat cheap Dell Inspiron 3179. I thought that I wanted to install Android-x86 on my system, and flashing it to the usb was fine, all was well until I tried to boot into the USB, where I then got a System Security Violation. Any clues? I thought maybe disabling the system encryption might help with this.

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31 minutes ago, Aprilfooldude said:

Recently I decided to partition my drive on my somewhat cheap Dell Inspiron 3179. I thought that I wanted to install Android-x86 on my system, and flashing it to the usb was fine, all was well until I tried to boot into the USB, where I then got a System Security Violation. Any clues? I thought maybe disabling the system encryption might help with this.

 

You might have to check the UEFI BIOS for "secure boot" or "I/O Security" settings ... or something along those lines. 

It can/will block you out if it detects an unknown boot device / firmware (e.g Linux or non-Windows).

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1 minute ago, -rascal- said:

 

You might have to check the UEFI BIOS for "secure boot" or "I/O Security" settings ... or something along those lines. 

It can/will block you out if it detects an unknown boot device / firmware (e.g Linux or non-Windows).

Thanks for replying, eh, when I tried disabling secure boot it told me a system reinstall may be required, and I was scared off by that, is there anyway I can figure out if I would need a reinstall?

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Try it, you can always turn it back on if it says it needs a reinstall

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