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Understanding BIOS

What is the CMOS memory used for? Storing BIOS settings
What happens when the CMOS battery fails? All CMOS configuration information is lost.
What is the test called that is performed when you start a computer? POST
What is the process of upgrading the BIOS called? Flashing
What are BIOS beep codes used for? Indicating Fatal or Serious errors
Pressing the F2 key is a common way to do what? Access the BIOS on Boot?
What recent common feature is used to help prevent excess heat from damaging your computer? Hardware Monitor
What can newer firmware called Unified Extensive Firmware Initiative (UEFI) include? Mouse - driven interface.
Created by: micjmccann