Secure Boot needs to be enabled to launch FACEIT AC

If you have this error message when starting the Anti-cheat, you will need to enable Secure Boot in your BIOS. Secure Boot is required for all players on Windows 11, and may be required for specific players on Windows 10.

Do the following at your own risk, we are not responsible for any issues with your PC.

How to check your current settings

  • Press the Windows key
  • Type msinfo32 and press Enter
  • In the System Information window, BIOS Mode value should be UEFI and Secure Boot State should be On

How to update your settings

If your BIOS Mode is set to Legacy, you need to check if your OS Drive is formatted as MBR or GPT. If it is MBR, you will need to convert it to GPT before setting your BIOS Mode to UEFI. Please see this video for information on how to check your drive, and this video on converting your drive to GPT. Doing this yourself is at your own risk and could prevent your computer from booting if not done correctly. If in doubt, please contact a professional.

Changing your BIOS Mode to UEFI depends on your motherboard, please check your manufacturer website to find out how to do so.

Once your BIOS mode is correctly set to UEFI, you should be able to enable Secure Boot. Please read this article from Microsoft.

The following suggestions may also help you, depending on your motherboard brand:

- Secure Boot should be set to "Windows UEFI Mode" on ASUS motherboards, it might be called "Standard" on other motherboards.

- If you can select between "UEFI" or "UEFI with CSM", make sure to select "UEFI"

- Gigabyte: set CSM to "Disabled", then you can open the "Secure Boot" menu. After opening it, set "Secure Boot Mode" to "Standard" and "Secure Boot" to "Enabled".

- If that all of the above is correct and it still does not work, you might need to use the "Reset/Restore factory keys" option

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