Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Mar 2015 22:50 UTC

At its WinHEC hardware conference in Shenzhen, China, Microsoft talked about the hardware requirements for Windows 10. The precise final specs are not available yet, so all this is somewhat subject to change, but right now, Microsoft says that the switch to allow Secure Boot to be turned off is now optional. Hardware can be Designed for Windows 10, and offer no way to opt out of the Secure Boot lock down.

I am so surprised. The next step, of course, is to ban the disable-secure-boot option altogether. Just like everyone who knows Microsoft predicted.

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There we go!
by Arawn on Fri 20th Mar 2015 23:46 UTC
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Hardware for Windows and hardware for the rest of us.

The PC is dead! Long live(d) the PC!

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