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Guide to BIOS

BIOSThe BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) is a piece of firmware in form of a chip which starts the elementary routines when you power on your computer. BIOS firmware is non-volatile, Read Only Memory (ROM) which checks for the presence of hardware and then passes over control of the computer to the operating systems.

The BIOS can be flashed (reprogrammed) when there is a need for an update, configured to your needs, and password protected so that your computer can only started after entering the correct passwords for example.

Read on here to find all you want to know about BIOS including useful tips and tricks.

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