Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Sep 2011 22:06 UTC, submitted by kragil
Windows After the walled garden coming to the desktop operating system world, we're currently witnessing another potential nail in the coffin of the relatively open world of desktop and laptop computing. Microsoft has revealed [.pptx] that as part of its Windows 8 logo program, OEMs must implement UEFI secure boot. This could potentially complicate the installation of other operating systems, like Windows 7, XP, and Linux.
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RE: Option to Disable
by qbast on Thu 22nd Sep 2011 07:46 UTC in reply to "Option to Disable"
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Why after Microsoft? It will be OEMs who implement this feature. If they are too lazy to allow disabling or they void warranty if user does then it is hardly MS fault.

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