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Google suggests that several Microsoft updates break it:
http://www.microsoft-questions.com/microsoft/Windows-Upda... so your OS is probably not completely up-to-date.
Tasting the Ice Cream Sandwich
Posted May 31, 2012 15:15 UTC (Thu) by nye (guest, #51576)
One of the advanced reboot options is to disable driver signing enforcement for the next boot. You can then install unsigned drivers by clicking through a scary warning as in previous versions of Windows. Once that driver is installed, you can reboot in normal mode and continue using it. I'm not certain if there's a boot flag that can be set *permanently* to keep enforcement disabled, but in practice that's only going to be a problem if you need to install unsigned drivers on a frequent basis, and to be honest I can't really fault MS for not considering that a high-priority use case.
Since the advanced reboot options menu is entirely new to Windows 8, I doubt it is a left-over from old versions that they're planning to remove in the final release; more likely that's how it will work in RTM.
Posted May 31, 2012 15:18 UTC (Thu) by nye (guest, #51576)
(Except when secure boot is enabled, obviously, since that would entirely defeat the point of secure boot)
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