Windows 8's use of the UEFI Secure Boot

Ioannis Vranos ioannis.vranos at
Sat Sep 24 18:03:30 UTC 2011

On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 8:20 PM, David Fletcher <dave at> wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-09-24 at 10:02 +0100, Colin Law wrote:
>> The question is whether, in the future, you may have no choice.
>> Colin
> Surely if I continue as I do, and buy PC components to build my own
> computers, the motherboard will be provided with whatever is needed?
> Don't know about laptops though. Any possibility of another antitrust
> case in the making?

My personal view of this, is that the secure boot feature, will be
manually enabled or disabled by the user, in the UEFI. This is the
only thing that makes sense.

Ioannis Vranos

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