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Date:      Thu, 16 Jul 2020 14:28:41 -0600
From:      Alan Somers <asomers@freebsd.org>
To:        Don Wilde <dwilde1@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, FreeBSD <freebsd-stable@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: URGENT: Microsoft overwrites boot loader!
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On Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 2:20 PM Don Wilde <dwilde1@gmail.com> wrote:

> The [deleted] ones in Redmond have done it again. My multi-OS GRUB2 boot
> loader is gone, and in its place is a 500M partition called 'Windows
> boot loader'.
>
> The purpose is to force us to look at MS' new version of Edge. All my
> old boot files are gone.
>
> It's taken me much of the morning to get underneath this, since on this
> unit my only OS (other than Doze 10) with a WM and GUI is Ubuntu.
>
> That's the last time I will allow this, and I'm calling those [deleted]s
> tomorrow to give them a piece of my mind. After that I will erase every
> vestige of that obscene OS from my disk.
>
> --
> Don Wilde
> ****************************************************
> * What is the Internet of Things but a system      *
> * of systems including humans?                     *
> ****************************************************
>

Edge?  I thought that was a browser.  What does it have to do with boot
loaders?
-Alan



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