Reply to post: Re: I wonder how well this would run Linux?

Surface Book: Microsoft to turn unsuccessful tab into unsuccessful laptop

James Micallef Silver badge
WTF?

Re: I wonder how well this would run Linux?

"Let's have a guess if they want their hardware running revenue-producing OS to run another OS."

If you buy a Surface Book, you've already paid for Windows 10 as part of the price of the hardware.

Also, a question from someone who is ignorant on the ins and outs of UEFI, but surely the point of secure boot from a trusted source is that you don't allow any applications on the OS (which for all UEFI knows could be malware) to change anything in UEFI / boot sequence.

So how come Windows 10 updates can reconfigure UEFI to ignore or remove a Linux partition and default again to Windows 10?

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