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The GRUB of Linux does not appear? Here's how to fix

The GRUB of Linux does not appear? Here's how to fix

When you install a Linux distribution, like Ubuntu, after Windows in a dual boot, you would expect the first restart of the see check the Grub with options to boot both distros installed is Windows. Unfortunately, things don't always go as well, and Windows continues to boot normally, not showing any...

How to mount the EFI partition (ESP) on Windows

How to mount the EFI partition (ESP) on Windows

The efi partition (also called the efi system partition, ESP for friends) is a small partition (large, usually 100 MB) and formatted in fat32. Is created when you install MacOs or Windows on a drive that has a GPT, the partition contains the files of the bootloader for the installed systems and the necessary...

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UEFI: what it is and what you need to know

UEFI: what it is and what you need to know

Modern PCS and laptops use UEFI instead of old Bios. As the component that replaced, also the UEFI is a low-level software (not firmware) that part when you start your machine and before the operating system is started. The new solution is much more advanced of the previous bios owners, and offers support...

How to check if Secure Boot is enabled

How to check if Secure Boot is enabled

When Microsoft launched Windows 8, together with the platform UEFI counseled PC manufacturers to enable this “Secure Boot” in order to keep the safety. To make a long story short, Secure Boot is part of UEFI (that is the new booting system for the hardware of the PC) that allows you to load only an operating...

Enter the BIOS/UEFI on any PC

The BIOS is a set of software instructions that comes with any motherboard that can handle the correct startup of all the devices. The BIOS then it is the first “program” to start as soon as you turn on the PC. On modern PC the BIOS was replaced by UEFI, which adds important new features regarding the...