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Retrieve Microsoft Windows Product Key From UEFI Shell

This post provides the source code for a small UEFI utility which can be used to retrieve a Microsoft Windows Product Key from UEFI Shell.

List ACPI Tables From UEFI Shell

This post demonstrates a small UEFI shell utility which list out the ACPI tables in your firmware.

Using VMware Workstation To Experiment With UEFI

In this post I will show you how to set up a VMware Workstation virtual machine which allows you to experiment with the UEFI shell and the various UEFI command line tools.

Using EFI Stub Mechanism to Upgrade to Fedora 20

The Fedora 20 (codename Heisenbug) Beta has been available for a couple of weeks now and is fairly stable according to all reports and so I decided to upgrade my main Linux development system from Fedora 19 to Fedora 20 using Fedup. FedUp consists of two components – a client used to download packages and prepare for the upgrade, and a pre-boot environment which does the actual upgrade using systemd and yum. Files are downloaded to /var/tmp/fedora-upgrade (or the directory specified by the cachedir command line option) and are automatically deleted after the upgrade completes. In my case nearly 2000

Accessing EDID Information From UEFI Shell

In this post, I demonstrate how to write a UEFI command line utility to retrieve EDID information.