Asus Responds to Transformer Prime Complaints, Tells Modders to "Hang Tight" and "Relax"

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leo655

Maybe they are just locking it down until the offical release of ICS(ver4)

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Bullwinkle J Moose

Locking Bootloaders are nothing new

I found that motherboards from Intel as far back as BTX can be locked and prevent you from using XP or Linux and only allow you to install Windows 7 for sure and "Possibly" Vista (Never tried Vista)

Intel boards have been ready for a major Wordwide Internet clampdown for a very long time

Soon, your only options will be to stay off the Internet or use Microsoft Gov't sponsored spyware

I can show you how to activate this "BootLocker" but be warned....

YOUR MOTHERBOARD WILL NEVER AGAIN WORK WITH ANY O.S. THAT DOES NOT CONTAIN GOV'T SPONSORED SPYWARE!

There is no known user applied "Fix" to revert back to a non-spyware O.S.

Your motherboard will not boot to ANY XP or Linux Disk ever again after this "Feature" is activated and you will need to buy a new motherboard to get around it

 

 

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Caboose

BTX boards locked to prevent only Win7 eh? Considering BTX was canceled September 2006, and Windows 7 RTM was July 2009 that's not possible. So there's one GIANT GAPING HOLE in your incoherent conspiracy ramblings.

I seriously believe that you are suffering from some form of mental disability. There really is no other explination for the crap that you spew!

 

Maybe you need to loosen that tinfoil hat. It's cutting off the bloodflow to your brain. Not that you actually are using it.

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Eoraptor

Isn't it great that we no longer have the right to use things we paid for as we see fit? Guess what ASUS, I'm not RENTING your tablet from you, you're not entitled to tell me how I can and can't use it.

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rrecine

Hang tight says Asus. You don't just buy electronics from a company because they have cool device, you also buy from them because you know they will support it the right way. I've been buying Asus products for years and have nothing but good things to say. 

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illusionslayer

As a technically competent person I can honestly say that I have never bought a product for the support it was going to offer later.

I'd much rather buy a product that I know won't need support and in the off chance it does fix it. 

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mhouston100

+1 to that,  apart from physical failure, support doesn't bother me either.  If your worried about technical support from a manufacturer then you probably shouldn't be reading about the bootloader anyway!

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