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BIOS Problem-solving for Optimal Performance

The BIOS is the key to your PCs successful operation. It takes care of the initial set-up when you turn your PC on, by checking that the hardware is working properly and then loading Windows. A problem in your BIOS will affect your entire system, leading to hardware errors and even slow performance. Usually, motherboard and PC manufacturers will detect these problems and release updated BIOS software to correct them, but most users ignore these essential updates and instead stick with the original BIOS supplied with their PC. However, with a little bit of know-how you can boost your BIOS performance and improve Windows reliability by installing new BIOS code. In this article, we show you how.

Category: Hardware
Issue: 2011 Issue 7 September/October
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Article Reference: B13

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