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Accessing ACPI SLIC From UEFI Shell

In this post, I discuss activation of Microsoft Windows using the SLIC mechanism, and provide source code for a UEFI shell utility that exposes all available SLIC information.

Accessing ACPI MSDM From UEFI Shell

This post discusses how to retrieve a Microsoft Windows 8 or later product key from your firmware using an updated, and enhanced, UEFI Shell utility which I initially developed in 2014.

Nesting RHEL7 KVM on VMware Workstation 12

In this post I discuss how to enable a Red Hat Enterprise Linux VM to use KVM when installed on top of VMware Workstation version 8 or later.

Examining TPM2 ACPI Table

In this blog post, I examine and discuss the contents of a TPM2 ACPI table and provide the source code for a simple UEFI shell utility to print out the contents of this table.

Access BGRT Information and Boot Graphics From UEFI Shell

In this post, I provide the source code for a small UEFI shell utility which will display information about a ACPI 5.0 BGRT table, if present, and allow you to save the referenced boot logo as a BMP file.