Disable Driver Signature Enforcement in Windows 8 and Windows 10

Some drivers doesn’t have a proper signature which is required for its installation in Windows 8 and above versions. The latest version of Windows block the installation of these drivers to protect your PC but you can still install them by turning off Driver Signature Enforcement. However, to turn that off, you need get to the advanced boot option.

Step 1: Restart your PC by holding shift button (hold Shift and then click on Restart in start menu).

Step 2: Now in the boot options, click on “Troubleshoot“.Advance Boot Option

Step 3: In the next page, click on “Advanced Options“.Windows Boot
Step 4: Now go to “Startup Settings“.Windows
Step 5: Windows will now show you different settings that you can configure in the Advanced Boot. Now click on Restart button.Disable Driver Enforcement Signature

Step 6: After your PC has completed the reboot, press F7 (Disable Driver Signature Enforcement).Disable Driver Signature Enforcement

Now that’s all. You can now install drivers that don’t have a signature.

There are multiple options in the advanced reboot like debugging and boot logging that can help you identify any problems with your operating system. Safe Boot has also been moved to this menu but you can also press F8 while Windows is booting to get into advanced reboot menu. In Windows 10, you can follow the same steps to disable Driver Signature Enforcement.