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: So ...
by nonoitall on Thu 22nd Sep 2011 01:57 UTC in reply to "So ..."
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@WorknMan: When's the last time you built your own laptop though?

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by Soulbender on Thu 22nd Sep 2011 04:24 in reply to "RE: So ..."
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Plenty of stores selling laptops without EOM Windows, at least around these parts.

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by nbensa on Thu 22nd Sep 2011 12:05 in reply to "RE: So ..."
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@WorknMan: When's the last time you built your own laptop though?

Six months ago. Where do you live?

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