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Using the EFI_SHELL_PROTOCOL To Read a File

In this post, I provide the source code for a working UEFI shell application which displays the contents of an ASCII file using functionality provided by EFI_SHELL_PROTOCOL.

UEFI Utility to Read TPM 2.0 PCRs

In this post, I discuss a number of key TPM 2.0 features such as multiple algorithm support and PCR banks, and provide the source code for a UEFI shell utility to display the digests from the first 24 PCRs of a TPM 2.0 implementation.

RNG Protocol Error in Lenovo ThinkPad Firmware

This post discusses the UEFI 2.4 Random Number Generator protocol and Lenovo’s current implementation of the protocol and suggests there is an error in their implementation.

UEFI-based Windows 10 Platform - Failure to Boot Due to Missing or Corrupt BCD

This post describes the role of the BCD store in booting Windows 10 on a UEFI-based platform. It describes a number of other files used in the boot process and a workaround for booting your system from the UEFI shell should you encounter the 0xc0000034 error code.

Accessing TPM Functionality From UEFI Shell - Part 1

This is the first in a series of posts which demonstrate how to access, use and modify TPM 1.2 and TPM 2.0 resources via a series of UEFI shell applications.