How to Enable Secure Boot Without BIOS on Windows 11?

Explore different methods to enable secure boot

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Key notes

  • You can use Windows PowerShell or Registry Editor to enable secure boot without BIOS.
  • Also, you can convert MBR to GPT to start the process using Advanced Options.

Enabling Secure boot without entering BIOS is tricky, but what if you can’t see the option on your BIOS menu?

Some methods enable you to upgrade to Windows 11 without hassle, and we will cover them all in this guide, so make sure to read through them.

What can I do to enable Secure Boot without entering BIOS? 

Before engaging in detailed methods, make sure you have all of these: 

1. Use the Registry Editor

  1. Press Windows + R to open the Run window. REGEDIT RUN COMMAND
  2. Type Regedit and press Enter to open Registry Editor
  3. Follow this path: Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecureBoot\State
  4.  Now locate and double-click the DWORD UEFISecureBootEnabled.regedit_enable secure boot without bios
  5. Change the Value data to 1 and click OK
  6. Now restart your computer to confirm the changes. 

2. Use the Windows PowerShell

  1. Press the Windows key, type PowerShell, and click Run as administratorPowerShell - enable secure boot without bios
  2. Type the following command and press Enter: Set-SecureBootUEFI -Enable
  3. Restart your PC to confirm the changes.

3. Change MBR to GPT 

3.1 Check the partition style

  1. Press Windows + R to open the Run box. Disk Management - enable secure boot without bios
  2. Type diskmgmt.msc and hit Enter to open Disk Management
  3. Right-click on Disk 0 and select Propertiesdisk 0 properties - enable secure boot without bios
  4. Now go to the Volumes tab, and check the partition style. If it is MBR, proceed. 

3.2 Change the partition style 

  1. Press Windows + I to open Settings.
  2. Go to System, then click RecoverySystem-Recovery-Windows-11 - secure boot enable without bios
  3. Under Advanced startup, click Restart nowAdvanced Startup
  4. Now from Choose an option window, click TroubleshootTroubleshoot- enable secure boot without bios
  5. Click Advanced OptionsTroubleshoot WITH AO selected
  6. Select Command Prompt from the Advanced Options window. 
  7. The computer will restart, select the user account and enter the password.
  8. Now you will get the Command Prompt window. 
  9. Type the following command and press Enter: mbrtogpt / validate / disk : 0
  10. Once you get validation completed successfully, copy and paste the following command and press Enter: mbrtogpt / convert / disk : 0
  11. Now when you have the conversion completed successfully message, type the following command and press Enter: exit
  12. From Choose an option screen, click Turn off your PC. Restart your computer and try to install Windows. 

So, these are methods that you can use to enable secure boot without BIOS. Try them and let us know what worked for you in the comments below.