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I searched for it on the net but i couldn't find a satisfactory answer so here i go:

1) The new UEFI can get corrupted when flashing it and if it does, could you restore it or the mobo will be useless?

2) Can the UEFI get infected by viruses?

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I searched for it on the net but i couldn't find a satisfactory answer so here i go:

1) The new UEFI can get corrupted when flashing it and if it does, could you restore it or the mobo will be useless?

2) Can the UEFI get infected by viruses?

Thanks in advance.
1) Of coarse it can, just like flashing a bad bios to your board, im sure you can just reflash it though.

2) Doubt it, unless someone packages something into a custom bios and distros it but even then I dont think it would be very effective...
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