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Choose UEFI or legacy BIOS modes when booting into Windows PE (WinPE) or Windows Setup. After Windows is installed, if you need to.
Should you set up your computer to boot with UEFI or Legacy BIOS? We explore the differences and the right answer for your situation. Firmware is the piece of software that acts as an interface between the hardware(motherboard) and the Operating System.
Legacy Mode refers to BIOS firmware. Basic Input/Output System(BIOS) was the first popular firmware for desktop PC introduced in by IBM for its CP/M OS. In computing, legacy mode is a state in which a computer system, component, or software application behaves in a way different from its standard operation in.
This guide covers some of the common ways to enable you to boot into legacy mode on your PC or laptop, letting you boot into recovery media and setup CDs. Legacy BIOS Boot Mode and UEFI Boot Mode.
Your system is equipped with UEFI BIOS, which is based on the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) specification. For this reason, the system can be configured to boot in Legacy BIOS Boot Mode or UEFI Boot Mode. Legacy BIOS Boot Mode is the default.
When using operating systems that support booting from Legacy BIOS or UEFI BIOS, you can use either boot mode. However, once a boot mode is chosen, and an operating system is installed, the installation can be started only using the same mode that was used for the installation.
Intel is working on a plan to remove so-called "last-mile" barriers to killing off legacy BIOS by requiring UEFI Class 3, which doesn't expose. 20 Mar - 21 min - Uploaded by AdvantechCorp Advantech Engineer Florian will highlight the differences between UEFI BIOS and Legacy BIOS. Should you set up your computer to boot with UEFI or Legacy BIOS?
We explore the differences and the right answer for your situation.