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How to Setup Windows 8 with UEFI BIOS in UEFI Mode

Microsoft Windows Setup /

People who bought new computers after 2012 probably have UEFI compatible BIOS, however it was probably not enabled when you installed your operating system. The default boot and setup mode for most operating systems (at time of writing) is still legacy BIOS. The Windows setup procedure (versions 8, 8.1 and 10 preview at time of writing) also defaults to non-UEFI …