Confirm-SecureBootUEFI

Confirms that Secure Boot is enabled by checking the Secure Boot status on the local computer.

Syntax

Confirm-SecureBootUEFI []

Description

The Confirm-SecureBootUEFI cmdlet confirms that Secure Boot is enabled by checking the Secure Boot status on a UEFI computer.

If the computer supports Secure Boot and Secure Boot is enabled, then this cmdlet returns True.

If the computer supports Secure Boot and Secure Boot is disabled, then this cmdlet returns False.

If the computer does not support Secure Boot or is a BIOS (non-UEFI) computer, then this cmdlet returns an error displaying the following: Cmdlet not supported on this platform.

If Windows PowerShell® is not run in administrator mode, then this cmdlet returns an error displaying the following: Unable to set proper privileges. Access was denied.

This cmdlet requires that Windows PowerShell be run in administrator mode.

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

PS C:\> Confirm-SecureBootUEFI
True

This example checks whether or not Secure Boot is enabled on the computer.

Inputs

None

Outputs

System.Boolean

If the computer supports Secure Boot and Secure Boot is enabled, then this cmdlet returns True.

If the computer supports Secure Boot and Secure Boot is disabled, then this cmdlet returns False.

If the computer does not support Secure Boot or is a BIOS (non-UEFI) computer, then this cmdlet returns an error displaying the following: Cmdlet not supported on this platform.