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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by dulus on Thu 22nd Sep 2011 15:15 UTC
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It can go also Apple way - Windows 8 will have some bootcamp equivalent for allowing boot another OS. It will be marketed as huge user friendly feature :-D

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RE: Bootcamp
by lucas_maximus on Thu 22nd Sep 2011 19:24 in reply to "Bootcamp"
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And you have always been able to boot another OS using Windows ... called Boot.ini in the WinNT/2k/XP days and not BootMgr ;) .

It hasn't always been so easy on Macs ... I remember it being a mare on my iBook.

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