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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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basic input output system

located on motherboard-controlled ,managed by a firmware

1)Determine Current Version



2) Find update

3) Secure power



NotepadBIOS 2

Startup > F2 Key

It can give you some information about your COMPUTER:




-CPU(Central Processing Unit)





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


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


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