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PostPosted: 23 Nov 2015, 08:10 
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Techworm articleon the Superfish debacle allegedly being repeated in Dell et alia. Since these concern UEFI machines, technically this should fall under 'Computer Stuff', as could apply to Win8 (which is still being sold) or 10.

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PostPosted: 23 Nov 2015, 09:31 
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Well all new machines are UEFI compliant now (and most allow the firmware to behave as the legacy BIOS since UEFI typically doesn't like to boot into MBR but rather GPT). Windows did automatically partition itself as MBR on my UEFI tower, and the BIOS kept complaining about that.
The certificate key issue is exclusive to the operating system pre-installs. So if you reinstall Windows the vulnerability is gone. Alternatively you can edit the certificate but your average joe won't know how.

I would recommend installing Windows fresh on any Dell or Lenovo anyways.

Windows 7 is still being sold, we've been rolling out lots of Windows 7 computers.


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PostPosted: 25 Nov 2015, 21:06 
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Here's another Dell rk, article here.


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PostPosted: 27 Nov 2015, 20:26 
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Windows Defender removes the Dell Rogue, http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/11/26 ... _defender/


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