Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 3rd Nov 2011 19:34 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
Hardware, Embedded Systems A big issue right now in the world of operating systems - especially Linux - is Microsoft's requirement that all Windows 8 machines ship with UEFI's secure boot enabled, with no requirement that OEMs implement it so users can turn it off. This has caused some concern in the Linux world, and considering Microsoft's past and current business practices and the incompetence of OEMs, that's not unwarranted. CNet's Ed Bott decided to pose the issue to OEMs. Dell stated is has plans to include the option to turn secure boot off, while HP was a bit more vague about the issue.
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RE: Comment by Soulbender
by lucas_maximus on Thu 3rd Nov 2011 21:58 UTC in reply to "Comment by Soulbender"
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Angry much.

You are going off on one for the sake of it ... TBH I have heard more FUD from the FLOSS community than anyone about Windows 8 ..

But never mind you guys like to raeg about whatever.

As I keep saying OEMs would be mental to stop people booting Widnows 7 since most businesses have only or just started testing for Win7 ... and won't want to move til nearer 2020.

But you know you can keep on reacting on your emotions and talking crap .. since that is largely what most people do here.

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