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UEFI

Postby skipro » Thu Dec 22, 2011 6:14 pm

Does BIBM work with UEFI? Will using EMBR create a problem or conflict? Is
BIBM safe to use with this?
I searched the web site and found no references.

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Re: UEFI

Postby TeraByte Support » Sat Dec 24, 2011 10:39 am

You can't currently use it if you want a GPT on the boot drive. The systems
still have a normal BIOS interface as well as the UEFI interface because
otherwise they would be pretty worthless for most users.

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Does BIBM work with UEFI? Will using EMBR create a problem or conflict? Is
BIBM safe to use with this?
I searched the web site and found no references.

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Re: UEFI

Postby a1pcfixer » Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:13 am

skipro wrote:Does BIBM work with UEFI? Will using EMBR create a problem or conflict? Is
BIBM safe to use with this?
I searched the web site and found no references.


The problem is not with UEFI, it's with UEFI *with* Secure Boot, as
mandated by Microsoft for OEM installs of Windows 8.

If UEFI *with* Secure Boot is enabled by the manufacturer, then anything
in the boot chain needs to be "certified" or some such.

There have been tons of articles written about it recently:

http://preview.tinyurl.com/6vkurao

Bottom line is that UEFI *with* Secure Boot will prove to be a serious
impediment to dual booting and/or using alternative bootloaders. It will
be up to the hardware manufacturers and OEMs whether of not the user
will be able to disable Secure Boot or not. Microsoft has passed the
buck on that.
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