Windows 8's use of the UEFI Secure Boot
redhowlingwolves at nc.rr.com
Sun Sep 25 01:21:43 UTC 2011
On 09/24/2011 05:01 PM, Doug wrote:
> On 09/24/2011 02:38 AM, Haneef Bashir wrote:
>> You could just install it into a virtual machine
>> On Sep 24, 2011 7:37 AM, "Sharl.Jimh.Tsin" <amoiz.shine at gmail.com
>> <mailto:amoiz.shine at gmail.com>> wrote:
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>> > On 2011?09?24? 01:47, Bill Stanley wrote:
>> > Ubuntu is my only installed OS in my hard disk,and i will not buy the
>> > machine related to UEFI.
>> > - --
>> > Best regards,
>> > Sharl.Jimh.Tsin (From China *Obviously Taiwan INCLUDED*)
> If I had to guess, that's the only kind of machine that will be
> available. If MS can't win one way, they'll win another.
> Just as they force Windows installs on machines, they'll force UEFI on
> mobo manufacturers.
> Virtual machines, imho, are a pita! And who's to say that W8 will allow
> virtual machines?
I've got a copy of the developer version of 8 running in a vm using
VBox. You can run it if your processor has the virtualization extensions.
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