What could even be the reasoning for it? Are there really that many PCs that might accidentally be turned on without someone knowing about it that they require something like that?
Unless it's a cheap way to cover a bug or something. Like, if the monitor isn't present at boot, plugging one in aft... more
Maybe it's to slow down mining efforts?- Puckdropper,Mon Jun 20 2022 12:55am
I didn't consider miners. That could be a possibility though I thought they used high end graphics cards to mine?
If the code is burned into the BIOS ROM and they didn't have time to fix the bug correctly before the batches were made, it might have been the quickest dirtiest fix they could do to ... more