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Windows 8 To ARM Tablets: No Disabling Secure Boot For You!

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    Windows 8 To ARM Tablets: No Disabling Secure Boot For You!

    Way back in September, a tech geek brouhaha flared up when Linux fans pointed out that if Microsoft required Windows 8 to ship with UEFI Secure Boot enabled, that could mean Linux distros might not be able to run on the hardware. Donít worry, Microsoft said at the time; OEMs had the option to include an option that disabled Secure Boot. Things calmed down after that, but now, the debate has resurfaced: new guidelines require x86-based Windows 8 systems to include the ability to disable Secure Boot, but ARM-based systems specifically CANNOT be able to turn Secure Boot off......
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    Yes, that has been known for a while.

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Windows 8 To ARM Tablets: No Disabling Secure Boot For You!
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