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Posted Feb 28, 2013 17:27 UTC (Thu) by niner (subscriber, #26151)
In reply to: "Attack" by mjg59
Parent article: Security quotes of the week

"All Windows 8 systems are required to allow the end-user to disable Secure Boot"

All x86_64 or x86 systems are required. On ARM on the other hand, it's forbidden.

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Posted Feb 28, 2013 17:30 UTC (Thu) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239) [Link]

That's Windows RT, not Windows 8.


Posted Mar 3, 2013 23:23 UTC (Sun) by quotemstr (subscriber, #45331) [Link]

Windows RT is a SKU of Windows 8. There's no real difference between the systems.


Posted Mar 3, 2013 23:25 UTC (Sun) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239) [Link]

They're different products with different policies. The commonality of the code is pretty irrelevant.

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