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What is UEFI?

What is UEFI :

UEFI stands for Unified Extensible Firmware Interface.It is a replacement of Basic Input Output system (BIOS).In the modern computer this specification is for a software program that connects a computer’s firmware to its operating system.In modern PC’s UEFI replace the BIOS.Like the BIOS,the UEFI is installed at the time of manufacturing and this is the first program that runs when we turn on the computer.

Both BIOS and UEFI are low lebel software that starts when you boot your PC and its run before booting of operating system.But UEFI is a  more modern approach because its offers faster booting,more security features and supports large hard drives.

Intel has announced plans to completely replace BIOS with UEFI on their all chipsets. 

You can see newer PC that ship with UEFI still refer to it as BIOS to avoid confusing the traditional PC users.But the modern PC all offers UEFI instead of BIOS.

UEFI have more faster booting feature and more secure.One of the best feature of UEFI is secure boot.The secure boot features offers Operating System to check malware on booting time and allows it to install the right program on your PC.Windows 8.1 and 10 comes with the secure boot feature.That means you can install only Microsoft certified program when the secure boot is on.

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