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    I'm an old computer user. I'm a competent button-pusher but no geek. I'm chronically unemployed--what some call retired--and use the computer for email, internet, and writing. Is there any reason I should consider using UEFI other than just the fun of playing with the computer?

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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit

    In general, UEFI provides a faster boot than the legacy BIOS option, but occasionally may not play nice with some hardware and operating systems. For what you are using for does not make a difference.

    This a brief explanation of what UEFI is:
    What is UEFI? - Windows Help

    What is the difference in "Boot with BIOS" and "Boot with UEFI" - Super User
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