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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.

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.

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.

Installing and Configuring UDK2017 on Fedora 26

In this post, I show you how to install and configure UDK2017 on Fedora 26. I also show you how to build a simple HelloWorld UEFI application using the installed UDK2017 tools and environment.