Oops. Microsoft ‘accidentally’ leaks its ‘golden key’ unlocking Secure-Boot protected Windows devices.

Microsoft introduced a feature called “Secure Boot” with Windows 8. The feature basically prevented users from installing operating systems that aren’t signed by Microsoft — for example, if Secure Boot was enabled on your Windows 10 device, you won’t be able to install Linux on it. In addition to Windows PCs, Secure Boot was also on Windows Phone devices and Windows tablets.

However, there are some devices where the user can’t disable Secure Boot, including Windows RT, Windows Phone and HoloLens devices.

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