[sf-lug] Microsoft trying to shut out dual-booting machines with UEFI...

Jeff Bragg jackofnotrades at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 15:01:20 PDT 2011

Good question, to which I have no good answer.  My suspicion is it will
depend on the virtualization software (whether it's implementing emulation
the the expected firmware).  I can't imagine it would serve MS' interests to
squash virtualization of Windows as a side-effect of being spiteful to
competing OSes.

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 2:00 PM, David Rosenstrauch <darose at darose.net>wrote:

> On 09/22/2011 03:57 PM, Jeff Bragg wrote:
>> Incentive for me to continue to steer clear of MS Windows entirely (or
>> only
>> virtualized).
> Which actually brings up another point:  wouldn't this change make it
> impossible (or very difficult) to run Windows 8 as a VM?
> DR
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