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BIOS Troubleshooting and Optimisation

A fully working BIOS is essential to the smooth running of your computer. It is responsible for the initial setup of the hardware components of your PC, and for starting the Windows loading procedure from your hard drive. If you want to add a new hardware device that is not currently supported by your setup, or there is a problem with your current BIOS, then a BIOS upgrade is the answer. A BIOS upgrade can give your PC a new lease of life, by enabling it to access larger hard drives, for example. Motherboard manufacturers also release BIOS updates when they have found bugs in their BIOS code that need fixing. The BIOS also contains many settings that you can tweak to boost the performance of your PC. This article shows you how to tweak, fix and update your PCs BIOS for high performance and trouble-free operation.

Category: Hardware
Issue: 2006 Issue 2 March/April
Operating Systems: XP
Article Reference: B2

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