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[Discuss] Disabling UEFI and dual booting Linux and Windows

On 11/03/2012 11:52 AM, Rich Pieri wrote:
> On Sat, 03 Nov 2012 11:18:17 -0400
> Jerry Feldman <gaf at> wrote:
>> While it is possible to disable UEFI, if Windows 8 is preinstalled and
>> UEFI is disabled, does that actually prevent Windows 8 from booting.
> No. Windows 8 itself does not require UEFI Secure Boot.
The resource I looked at specifically stated that Windows 8 had to be
reinstalled. In any case, since I have not seen a Windows 8/UEFI system,
this discussion has been useful.

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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