What do these bcdedit commands do? RRS feed

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  • Recently I saw a video using these commands to fix a game that won't launch and I'm curious as to what these commands do

    bcdedit -set TESTSIGNING OFF

    • Moved by Dave PatrickMVP Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:16 PM looking for forum
    Thursday, December 10, 2020 6:54 PM


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  • I'd try asking for help over here.





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    • Proposed as answer by Guido Franzke Friday, December 11, 2020 6:57 AM
    • Marked as answer by Guido Franzke Thursday, December 17, 2020 7:58 AM
    Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:15 PM
  • https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/devtest/bcdedit--set#verification-settings

    TESTSIGNING OFF would allow the use of unsigned drivers.  These options would be appropriate really only if you're needing to install a Beta driver, presumably for a graphics card.

    Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:23 PM