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Efi partition is related to windows installation or UEFI

  1. #1

    Posts : 13
    Windows 8.1

    Efi partition is related to windows installation or UEFI

    Hello !
    The EFI partition contents is related with a specific windows installations or with PC's UEFI ?
    For example :
    Let's have 2 PC :
    - Different hardware
    - GPT (Different / or Same ) Partition scheme
    - Same version and editions of Windows 8.1

    What can we say about EFI partition contents on these 2 PC ?
    Thank you !

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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    The EFI partition is the System Boot Files Partition (ie System partition)

    GPT is a different partition format (allows more then 4 primary partitions, MBR only 4 primary partitions)

    Very limited X86 support for GPT partitions and UEFI - system depending
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Efi partition is related to windows installation or UEFI
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