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What's the Difference Between UEFI and BIOS?

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I saw this on another thread, but I didn't want to hijack it. So the simple question: What's the difference?
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[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUvrXJ2fT_M[/ame]
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Originally Posted by darksideleader;12141638 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUvrXJ2fT_M

...so it's basically a BIOS with a GUI? That's the only thing I can tell. Someone said UEFI isn't BIOS though.
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