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Linus Torvalds talks about Windows 8 and UEFI

Linus Torvalds talks about Windows 8 and UEFI. The father of Linux is surprisingly accepting of Microsoft and the UEFI restrictions being placed in Windows 8. All…

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Windows 8 on ARM Getting a UEFI OS Lockdown?

Not too long ago we laid to rest the whole conspiracy idea that Microsoft was locking out PCs with Windows 8. What this meant was…

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Microsoft reveal Windows 8 hard drive management improvements

Microsoft have released a new blog post on their Windows 8 development blog. The post, written by Bryan Matthew, a program manager on the Storage…

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Windows 8: The conflict between UEFI and Linux

What is UEFI? Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is a technology used in Windows 8 that requires any program to present a certified key to be…

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Windows 8 Boot Screen: Faster and Trendier

Windows 8, along with all its new interesting features has managed to redesign and provide a completely new boot screen. The computer manufacturer logo will be…

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Dual Booting Linux Might be Possible in Windows 8 After All

Microsoft responded to the reports of Windows 8 not being able to dual boot Linux because of the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface. (UEFI) Tony Mangefeste, senior…

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Windows 8 Secure Boot Technology

Windows 8 Secure Boot Technology How do you protect your operating system from malware while it is being loaded? How do you ensure that only genuine…

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Trouble for Linux Users and Windows 8

You won’t be able to install Linux on a Windows 8…

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Windows 8 will have super fast boot times

Yet another blog post from Steven Sinofsky where he talks about new features in Windows 8. He talks extensively about how they planned to…