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Surface Book: Microsoft to turn unsuccessful tab into unsuccessful laptop

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Re: I wonder how well this would run Linux?

Microsoft specifically require PC manufacturers to allow you to disable secure boot.

That was with Windows 8. Now, with Windows 10, they've boiled the frog because allowing disabling is up to the OEM. The OEM is Microsoft. Let's have a guess if they want their hardware running revenue-producing OS to run another OS.

http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/03/windows-10-to-make-the-secure-boot-alt-os-lock-out-a-reality/

I assume all those downvoters will now fix their vote and upvote me...? :)

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