Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Feb 2013 22:10 UTC
Google "People are, unsurprisingly, upset that Microsoft have imposed UEFI Secure Boot on the x86 market. A situation in which one company gets to determine which software will boot on systems by default is obviously open to abuse. What's more surprising is that many of the people who are upset about this are completely fine with encouraging people to buy Chromebooks. Out of the box, Chromebooks are even more locked down than Windows 8 machines." Good point.
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Windows RT
by Mike Pavone on Tue 5th Feb 2013 01:22 UTC
Mike Pavone
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2006-06-26

This article seems to ignore the fact that Windows RT requires neither the ability to add new keys nor the ability to disable secure boot. Perhaps I haven't been paying enough attention, but my impression that most of the complaints are about the situation with Windows RT and not plain x86 (or x64) Windows 8.

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RE: Windows RT
by segedunum on Tue 5th Feb 2013 21:54 in reply to "Windows RT"
segedunum Member since:
2005-07-06

I'm afraid he paints over that fact for reasons that are best known to him.

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