BIOS : Computer Hardware Buyers’ Glossary


BIOS (Basic Input Output System) Your computer contains a permanent small unerasableprogram burned into it stored in ROM (Read Only Memory) chips. This program handles the very basic functions needed to get Windows-95 started. The BIOS can accept a keystroke, put a character on the screen, read the floppy, read the hard disk or tell the time of day.

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