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How to Fix “Secure Boot is not enabled on this machine” in FIFA 23

Are you getting a Security Violation error message in FIFA 23?

Here’s the second part of the error message, “Secure Boot is not enabled on this machine“.

The error message happens when you try to launch the game on Origin/EA.

In this guide, you’ll learn why you’re getting the Security Violation error in FIFA 23 and how to fix it.

Why am I getting the Security Violation error in FIFA 23?

Secure Boot is not enabled on this machine

You’re getting the Security Violation error in FIFA 23 because of a bug/glitch with the game.

The issue is currently under investigation by EA games.

This is according to an EA community manager in the forums.

The bug will be fixed in the upcoming FIFA 23 update.

Many users are complaining about it on Twitter.

“A lot of PC players are getting errors that won’t let us open the game. “Secure boot is not enabled on this machine” is what me and a few others I have seen on Twitter are getting. Any help?”.

“@EASPORTSFIFA @EA Help I cant play because of the error, Secure Boot is not enabled on this machine”.

“I can’t play Fifa 23, when i try to run the game, an error appears”.

How to fix “Secure Boot is not enabled on this machine” in FIFA 23

Security Violation error in FIFA 23

To fix “Secure Boot is not enabled on this machine” in FIFA 23, you need to launch Origin/EA as an administrator.

You can also disable real-time protection in your antivirus, uninstall EA Anticheat, or enable secure boot on your PC.

  • Launch Origin/EA as an administrator.
  • Disable real-time protection in your antivirus.
  • Uninstall EA Anticheat (from the game files) > launch Origin/EA as an administrator > launch FIFA 23 > Anticheat will be automatically reinstalled.
  • Enable secure boot on your PC (Restart your PC > press the BIOS key > Boot Options > Secure Boot > Enable).

For Windows 11, right-click the Origin/EA app > Run as administrator.

For Windows 10, rright click the Origin/EA app > More > Run as administrator.

If all else fails, you need to wait until the EA team fixes the bug.

This can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

You can also contact EA support here: https://help.ea.com/en/fifa/fifa-23/.

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