OMG!!! The end of computing is near!!!

Discussion in 'General Computing' started by Jim Laughlan, May 28, 2014.

  1. Jim Laughlan

    Jim Laughlan Active Member

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    Sad that there is obviously a lot of demand for extending support on Windows XP, and that Microsoft couldn't care less.
    We've already seen a large influx of threads since the announcement of XP's EOL
  3. DevynCJohnson

    DevynCJohnson Well-Known Member Staff Member Staff Writer

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    Unfortunately, my computers would rather rule in computer-hell then serve Bill in Microsoft-heaven. :p
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    bashcommando Active Member

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    So is Microsoft letting users hack?
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    Microsoft are now trying to play the good guy in the wake of the Snowden leaks. Bit late for that MS since it was Microsoft who colaborated with the NSA ( according to some reports) on the development of the encryption algorythms for windows vista. UEFi is problably a backdoor rather than a solution to BIOS alleged vulnerabilities.
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    ryanvade Administrator Staff Member Staff Writer

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    UEFI is dangerous yes. Unfortunately I have it on my laptop. Coreboot is a good solution, just not much support.
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    I for one would be interested to learn a bit more about coreboot. As things stand at the moment I am trying to avoid UEFI for as long as I possibly can. I have an alternative interpretation of UEFI but I fear it is unprintable due to the refference to commonly used expletives.

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