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Old 05-25-2004, 09:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default bios and cmos...wha't what?

i just need clarity as i hear lots of people interchangin these two terms. the cmos are files that the bios uses to complete their programs? bios is a bunch of programs? that screen that pops up when u boot and enter the "bios", is THAT the bios or is that the cmos? What tha?!
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Old 05-25-2004, 10:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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as far as I know, the bios is your motherboard's application or program. the cmos is the actual place where the bios is written. I'm not sure tho.
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Old 05-26-2004, 06:53 AM   #3 (permalink)
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cool, I got it right after all
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