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From what I know UEFI is an operating system in itself which then runs Windows UEFI is as complex as an operating system, but it is incorrect to say that UEFI runs the operating system after it's loaded - even though there's many online texts that would create that impression. Simplifying a bit, the right way to express how UEFI and Windows coexist is ...


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Beep codes are a per-manufacturer decision and system. There is nothing about UEFI specifically which prevents or does not support beep codes.


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If you PXE boot UEFI hardware into an NBP (Network Boot Program) that is not UEFI compliant you will not be able to boot in native UEFI mode and your only choice would be the "Legacy Mode" try to see what WDS is providing as NBP and check if this is UEFI or Legacy. WDS detects your client's architecture and BIOS/UEFI mode using a DHCP option provided by ...


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You've raised a number of issues, and more have come up in answers and comments.... Issue: Windows won't install to GPT on a BIOS/CSM/legacy boot This is a Windows limitation. You'd need to ask somebody from Microsoft why they tie their partition table type (GPT vs. MBR) to their boot mode (EFI/UEFI vs. BIOS/CSM/legacy). Other OSes are capable of ...


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OS-Uninstaller is a small graphical tool to perform a clean and quick uninstall of any operating system (Windows, Mac OS X, Ubuntu, other Linux distributions..) of your computer. Download Boot-Repair-Disk. Then create a live USB of it with UNetbootin from the Ubuntu Software Center. Boot with it. A window (Boot-Repair) will appear, close it. Then launch ...


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The menu to which you refer is the firmware's built-in boot manager. Its entries are stored in NVRAM, and can be edited by any number of tools in various environments: Some EFIs provide a means to do this via their setup utility. Details vary from one system to another, though, and many don't permit you to add or delete boot manager entries. The EFI ...


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Linux can certainly boot off an MBR disk in EFI mode. The trouble is that this type of configuration is poorly tested, and you may have problems getting your boot loader registered with the EFI. You might need to name your boot loader EFI/BOOT/bootx64.efi and rely on the EFI using this fallback filename. Also, most Linux distributions' installation programs ...


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have you tried this yet-> https://www.storagecraft.com/support/kb/article/297 are you still trying to recover data off the drives or are you just trying to get them working? 1) set bios to legacy or compatibility mode(make sure to change this back after recovery) 2) once booted into the recovery environment right click the disk and select "convert to GPT ...


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While it is true that Truecrypt has been abandoned by its authors, it is also true that it is the only encryption software that has been fully audited (phase 2 of the audit has recently finished). If Windows 8 or 10 is installed with MBR like in lkklklkkkl's answer, then TrueCrypt seems to be working flawlessly. I am currently running TC full-disk ...



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