Simple CPUID Utility For UEFI Shell

This post discusses the CPUID opcode which is available for IA32 and IA64/AMD64 platforms. The source code for a simple cpuid utility is also provided.

Avast Retargetable Decompiler IDA Plugin

In this post, I compare and contrast the C code generated by the newly open-sourced Avast Retargetable Decompiler with that produced by the mature and well-known IDA Hey-Rays decompiler for a number of simple IA32 executables.

16-bit Intel Assembly on Windows 10

In this post, I demonstrate how to use old versions of MASM to compile and link a small model (16-bit) Hello World program on Windows 10 and run it under DOSBox.