Windows requires a digitally signed driver. How to fix

Windows requires a digitally signed driver How to fix

Windows requires a digitally signed driver

You’re latest installed software or when you try to install new software the program compatibility assistant shows the following error “Windows requires a digitally signed driver.”

A recently installed program tried to install an unsigned driver.

This version of windows requires all drivers to have a valid digital signature.

The drivers is unavailable and the program that uses this driver might not work correctly.

Uninstall the program or device that uses this driver and check the publisher’s support website to get a digitally signed driver.

How to fix: Follow the two ways listed below. (Recommended to do both ways).

Windows requires a digitally signed driver How to fix.

Open run command by Pressing “Windows Key + “R”.

Windows requires a digitally signed driver

And type “gpedit.msc” and press enter for opening “local group policy editor.

Windows requires a digitally signed driver

Choice “Administrative Templates” then on “System“.

In “System” double click on the “Driver installation.”

Windows requires a digitally signed driver

When open “Driver installation.” Double click on the “Code signing for device drivers.”

Windows requires a digitally signed driver

Here you can see “Code signing for device driver.” By default is “Not configured.”

Windows requires a digitally signed driver

You can choice Enable and pick what you want “Ignore, Warn or Block” or you can disable (Recommended). Then apply and ok.

Another way “Windows requires a digitally signed driver How to fix.”

Open a run command by Pressing “Windows Key + “R”, and type in “services.msc”.

Windows requires a digitally signed driver

This will open the services manager utility.In the services manager utility Scroll down the menu to the label “Program Compatibility Assistant Service” аnd double-click on Program Compatibility Assistant Service.

Windows requires a digitally signed driver

In the Program Compatibility Assistant Service in the “Services status” clicks Stop to disable the service. Also on the “Startup type” from Automatic change to Disabled. Then apply and ok.

Windows requires a digitally signed driver

Note: Your computer may need to be restarted for the changes to take effect.

We hope that this article would be helpful for you.

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