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BIOS to EUFI for Windows 10

Introduction to BIOS to UEFI

Part 1 covers the differences in BIOS and UEFI. It will cover why it is important to convert Windows systems to UEFI and go into vendor specific settings for Dell, HP, and Lenovo. Part 1 objectives: 

- BIOS vs. UEFI
- Windows versions that support UEFI
- Why UEFI is important for Windows 10 Security
- What needs to be done for UEFI
- Which systems support UEFI and Secure Boot
- How to configure vendor firmware settings
- Limitations and points of considerations

New Computer BIOS to UEFI

Part 2 goes into the details around building a BIOS to UEFI Configuration Manager (SCCM) task sequence for New Computer and Break/Fix scenarios. Part 2 objectives:

- Dell CCTK Package
- HP BIOS Config Utility Package
- Lenovo BIOS Configuration Package
- Vendor BIOS Settings Task Sequence Modules
- New Computer BIOS to UEFI Task Sequence

Inplace Upgrade BIOS to UEFI

Part 3 goes into the details around building a BIOS to UEFI Configuration Manager (SCCM) for Inplace Upgrade / Feature Update scenarios. Part 3 objectives:

- MBR2GPT
- Detecting BIOS and Secure Boot State
- Inplace Upgrade BIOS to UEFI Task Sequence
- Convert existing BIOS systems to UEFI

Mike Terrill

OS Engineer, and Microsoft MVP

Mike’s career has been focused around systems management (SCCM) and operating system deployment for over 20 years (ever since SMS v1.2). He is a Microsoft Enterprise Mobility MVP and runs the Arizona Systems Management User Group. He specializes in the design, architecture and installation.