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raulcpop | CompTIA A+ | Module 1.1 - Configure and apply BIOS Settings

By: Raul Pop | Related Course: CompTIA A+ | Published: April 11, 2017 | Modified: April 11, 2017
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NotepadBIOS

bios

basic input output system

located on motherboard-controlled ,managed by a firmware

1)Determine Current Version

-msinfo32

dxdiag

2) Find update

3) Secure power

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BIOS


NotepadBIOS 2

Startup > F2 Key

It can give you some information about your COMPUTER:

-RAM

-HARD DRIVE

-OPTICAL DRIVE

-CPU(Central Processing Unit)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_processing_unit


NotepadConfiguration

startup>F2

 

1. Hard Drive

2. USB

3. CD

4. PXE (Networking Booting)

or you can change the configuration about what you want to boot 

 

5.enable/disable devices

6. I/O Devices

7. WOL

8. Date/Time

9.CPU Clock Speeds

10. Virtualization


NotepadDiagnosis

Power on Self test

 

1) CPU /Post Bios

2) System Timer

3) Video Card

4) Memory

5) Keyboard

6) Disk Drivers

For diagnosis you can use post card

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/POST_card


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