Windows 8 RT


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by ZacharyI123 » Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:39 pm
If the ARM incompatibility was the only thing stopping us from loading windows 7 onto our raspberry pis then why can't we load the RT version (for ARM chips) of windows 8 onto our RPi? If we have an iOS of the rt version of windows 8, is it possible to install it on an RPi? If so, how?
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by jamesh » Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:44 pm
I believe that version of Windows requires secure boot which the Raspi does not have.
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by tufty » Mon Nov 05, 2012 8:37 pm
jamesh wrote:I believe that version of Windows requires secure boot which the Raspi does not have.

Not to mention a board support package, and a generation of ARM processor upgrade.
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by memo » Sat Dec 08, 2012 2:53 pm
My computer does not support secure boot, and I installed Win 8 just fine
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by jamesh » Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:03 pm
memo wrote:My computer does not support secure boot, and I installed Win 8 just fine
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Windows 8 or WIndows 8 RT for Arm devices? It's the second that requires secure boot and a load of board support package code.
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by ghans » Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:36 pm
How do you get the BSP anyway ? Don't you need to sign a contract
and give Microsoft some thousand dollars ?


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