BIOS

I flashed the BIOS and still get a Bad BIOS checksum error

When starting up a computer, some users may receive an error message alerting them of a “CMOS checksum” error, in which CMOS means to complement metal – oxide semiconductor. After displaying the message, the computer will refuse to even load Windows. This error is related to your motherboard and its integrated software. There are a few things you …

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Installing the BIOS on an external hard drive

The firmware that runs the input-product system, or BIOS, that starts the computer resides in a miniature-sized integrated circuit that usually sits next to the CPU on the motherboard. The BIOS controls the boot parameters that control the computer’s functionality and can only operate from the motherboard. BIOS does not run from the hard drive – internal …

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