Unable to get passed "secure boot" check to get windows 11 with ASUS Maximus XI Hero Wifi

WeatherMan82 1 Reputation point
2023-05-22T20:58:25.74+00:00

Unable to get passed "secure boot" check to get windows 11 with ASUS Maximus XI Hero Wifi. I meet and exceed all the requirements and the secure boot "error" that won't let me start downloading Win11 keeps popping up.

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  1. Limitless Technology 44,096 Reputation points
    2023-05-23T09:47:05.5433333+00:00

    Hi,

    I'd be happy to help you out with your question. Sorry for the inconvenience caused.

    To resolve this issue, Please try following these steps:

    1. Update your BIOS: It's important to have the latest BIOS version installed for your motherboard. To do this, please visit the ASUS support website and locate the appropriate BIOS update for your specific motherboard model. Follow the instructions provided by ASUS to update your BIOS to the latest version.
    2. Enable Secure Boot: Restart your computer and access the BIOS settings by pressing the designated key during startup (usually Del, F2, or Esc). Once in the BIOS menu, locate the Secure Boot option and ensure that it is enabled. The exact location of this option may vary, so you may need to navigate through different sections or menus to find it.
    3. Clear CMOS: Clearing the CMOS settings on your motherboard can sometimes resolve boot-related issues. To do this, consult the manual for your motherboard to locate the CMOS clear jumper or button. Follow the instructions provided in the manual to reset the CMOS settings.
    4. Check TPM settings: Windows 11 requires a TPM (Trusted Platform Module) version 2.0 or higher. Confirm that TPM is enabled in your BIOS settings. Additionally, check if there is a TPM firmware update available and install it if necessary.
    5. Disable CSM: Compatibility Support Module (CSM) can interfere with the secure boot process. In your BIOS settings, disable CSM if it's currently enabled.
    6. Check for other secure boot-related options: Some motherboards provide additional secure boot options, such as key management or secure boot keys. Refer to your motherboard's manual to identify any relevant settings and ensure they are configured correctly.
    7. Verify system requirements: It's crucial to double-check that your system meets all the minimum requirements for Windows 11, including CPU, RAM, storage, and graphics requirements. Make sure your hardware exceeds or meets the specifications outlined by Microsoft.
    8. Contact ASUS support: If the issue persists, I recommend reaching out to ASUS customer support for further assistance. Their support team is well-equipped to provide specific guidance and help troubleshoot the problem based on your motherboard model.

    Remember to back up your important data before making any changes to your BIOS settings or updating firmware to prevent any potential data loss.

    If you have any other questions or need assistance with anything, please don't hesitate to let me know. I'm here to help.

    If the reply was helpful, please don’t forget to upvote or accept as answer, thank you.

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