Fix System in Setup Mode Secure Boot Can Be Enabled When System In User Mode

If you are trying to enable secure boot then you might see an error reading “System in Setup Mode! Secure Boot can be enabled when System in User Mode.” while enabling secure boot in the UEFI menu. Due to this error message, you will not be able to enable Secure Boot from the UEFI menu. And you won’t be able to play games that require the secure boot, like Valorant.

So here, in this guide, you will find an easy way to fix the enable secure boot by enabling the system in user mode. 

Fix: System in Setup Mode Secure Boot Can Be Enabled When System In User Mode

If you open the UEFI menu, navigate to Windows OS Configuration and then click on Secure Boot, you will see the option to enable or disable it. 

Secure Boot Menu in UEFI

But if you click on Enable, you will see an error message reading “System in Setup Mode! Secure Boot can be enabled when System in User Mode. Repeat operation after enrolling Platform Key(PK)”. 

Fix: System in Setup Mode Secure Boot Can Be Enabled When System In User Mode

Usually, this happens when your system is running in CSM mode and you change it to UEFI or your system already has some platform keys enrolled. 

Now here is how to fix it:

Step 1: Open the Secure Boot menu.

Step 2: Change the Secure Boot Mode to Custom from Standard.   

Changing Secure Boot Mode

Step 3: Now click on Enroll all Factory Default Keys

Step 4: Click on Yes

install factory. default

Step 5: Then click on No for Reset Without Saving?

Step 6: Now click on Secure Boot again and then click on Enable

Step 7: Change the Secure Boot Mode to Standard again. 

Step 8: For the Install factory defaults option, click on Yes

System in Setup Mode

Step 9: Then click on No for Reset Without Saving?

reset without saving
Secure Boot Turned on
Your Secure Boot Menu will look like this

Step 10: Exit the UEFI menu, click on Yes for the Save configuration and exit? menu. 

System in Setup Mode

That’s it! Now your system will restart and Secure Boot will be enabled. You will also be able to enable TPM 2.0. 

Hopefully, this quick and short method is going to fix any issues that you are having with Secure Boot and you will be able to play Valorant without any issues. 

In case of any difficulty, feel free to comment down below or reach out to us. We are definitely going to help you with any queries. 

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