Microsoft axes Vista Bios replacement

Microsoft has decided not to support the Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) in its forthcoming Windows Vista operating system.

EFI replaces the Basic Input/Output System (Bios) that has been used for the past 20 years. Both technologies give a computer its first instructions when turned on, and allow the operating system to be loaded.

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