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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windows 8 and lockout from hardware
by lordos2 on Thu 22nd Sep 2011 13:37 UTC
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I have tried to install win 8 developer edition and it
will not install on any of my many machines they all run
some version of linux or bsd and win2k or winxp.

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