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Need to disable secure boot but LCD screen broken

Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
So I am trying to fresh install Windows 10 on my old HP Pavillion 15 laptop however to do this I need to disable secure boot so I can boot from the usb. However my LCD screen is broken on the left hand side so I am unable to see the code I need to type in to confirm the changes. I have tried connecting it to an external monitor but that does not work in the bios. Does anyone know anyway I can do this?
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Need to disable secure boot but LCD screen broken




Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!

Sorry, but I don't have very good news for you ...

Any external screen you connect is not going to show a display until Windows is loaded, including the video drivers needed to display the external screen.  That prevents it from being used to perform any BIOS-related functions.


Sorry, but you would have to get the broken screen replaced -- and that is likely to be quite expensive.


Here is information on HP Service Centers from which you might be able to get a repair estimate:

Good Luck

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