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Microsoft mum on reasons for secure boot

Aug 06, 2012, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

Microsoft is apparently unwilling to discuss the reasons behind its move to a so-called secure boot process for Windows 8, the next release of its operating system.

Windows 8 is scheduled to be released to the public on October 26. Last year, the company announced that it would be using a secure boot process, using cryptographic keys to recognise the authenticity of the system that attempts to start up.

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