Palm secure drivers are not digitally signed. Therefore it is required to disable driver enforcement signature in order to install those drivers properly. The following guide will explain how to cancel Driver signature enforcement on both Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 operating systems.

Disabling Driver Signature Enforcement on Windows 8

First, press win + I to launch the charm bar, and click Change PC Settings at the bottom. Then, go to General, and scroll to the bottom of the page. Now button under Advanced Startup section. Remember to save all your work first before clicking it.

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The computer reboots to a startup menu, in which click Troubleshoot.

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And click Advanced Options at next screen.

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Choose Startup Settings next,

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And click Restart button.

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The computer reboots and prompts another menu to choose. One of the items is to Disable driver signature enforcement. Press number or F7 to continue booting to Windows 8 with digital sign enforcement disabled.

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While installing a driver you will get the Windows Security warning window. Choose “Install this driver software anyway”.

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Restart computer once again to re-enable the digital sign enforcement.

 

Disabling Driver Signature Enforcement on Windows 8.1

Press the Win + C keyboard combination to bring up the Charms Bar, then click on the Settings Charm.

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We need to head into the Modern Control Panel, so go ahead and click on the Change PC settings link.

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When the Control Panel opens, switch over to the “Update & recovery” section.

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Then click on the Recovery option on the left hand side.

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Once selected, you will see an advanced startup section appear on the right hand side. You will need to click on the “Restart now” button.

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Once your Computer has rebooted you will need to choose the Troubleshoot option.

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Then head into Advanced options.

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Then Startup Settings.

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Since we are modifying boot time configuration settings, you will need to restart your Computer one last time.

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Finally, you will be given a list of startup settings that you can change. The one we are looking for is “Disable driver signature enforcement”. To choose the setting, you will need to press the F7 key.

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That’s all there is to it. Your PC will then reboot and you will be able to install unsigned drivers.

While installing a driver you will get the Windows Security warning window. Choose “Install this driver software anyway”.

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Restart computer once again to re-enable the digital sign enforcement.