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Can now get the W510 to boot from almost anything, anything that is UEFI compliant and has the right signature.
Evidently disabling "Secure Boot" under BOOT in the BIOS has no effect and you cannot turn it off under SECURITY because there are no selections. With "Secure Boot" disabled MSINFO32 still shows the BIOS Mode as "UEFI". We need to be able to change this to "Legacy" per the standard.
I really would like to know when ACER plans a firmware change to allow it to boot from an XP disk for example. As part of my tasking I need to be able to boot from a special image and today this cannot be done.
Picture is of the different kinds of compliant devices I could create using Windows 8. The one marked "EMMC" is a microSD card in the socket. However when I try to boot from a latest Ubuntu "live" USB or a Windows 7 DVD that are recognised by my Aspire Netboot, the selection is not there.