BCD Boot menu policy

As part of searching for something BCD related today I learnt of the BCD Boot menu policy setting.


Introduced in Windows 8 this setting controls whether you get a traditional text based boot menu (Windows 7 are prior) or the new touch friendly GUI based menu (Windows 8 and later).

The bootmenupolicy setting can take either of two values: standard or legacy.

For the text menu:

For the GUI menu: