Generally, there are two approaches to installing unsigned drivers. Either you activate the test mode in Windows or you restart the computer in a certain mode. The test mode variant I leave out in this article, because it has the unsightly peculiarity that after the activation of the test mode permanent "test mode" and some more information remain in the desktop. Therefore, we will look at the "trackless" variant by restarting.
*****This will restart the computer right after pressing enter*****
First, the computer has to be restarted in the so-called "Options" menu. This is easiest to do with the "Run" dialog. Which is opened by means of the key combination Win + R. The command to boot into the Options menu is as follows:
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shutdown.exe /r /o /f /t 00
Shutdown.exe - Is a Windows standard program that can shut down and reboot the computer in various ways
/ R - means: Restart
/ O - means: The computer should start in the Options menu
/ F - means: to restart directly and to close all programs automatically
/ T 00 -means the time in seconds until the restart is performed. In this case 0 seconds - ie immediate restart.
Step 2: In the first menu, click the "Troubleshooting" button. In the second menu screen, click the "Advanced Options" button.
Step 3: In the "Advanced Options", go to "Start Settings". Click the "Restart" button.
Step 4:After restarting the computer you land in the startup settings. Several options are available here, which are selected by pressing the numeric key. We need the option 7 - "Disable the driver signature" - to install unsigned drivers on Windows 10.
Step 5: After another restart from the startup settings, you can now also install unsigned drivers in Windows via the device manager.