BIOS

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BIOS

 (bī′ōs)
n.
The set of routines stored in read-only memory that enable a computer to start the operating system and to communicate with the various devices in the system, such as disk drives, keyboard, monitor, printer, and communications ports.

[b(asic) i(nput/)o(utput) s(ystem).]

BIOS

acronym for
(Computer Science) Basic Input Output System: the built-in software which controls the primary functions of a PC

BIOS

(ˈbaɪ oʊs)
n.
computer firmware that directs many basic functions of the operating system.
[B(asic) I(nput)/O(utput) S(ystem)]
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Accordingly, its Management Console feature allows the company to remotely manage its laptops that enables it to collect client-side system and software information and centrally manage and execute basic input/output system updates via a server module.
The enhanced features include an easier way to manage HP hardware, including BIOS (basic input/output system) settings, and alert monitoring; a remote operating system for quick deployment; automated capture of the operating system and applications between PCs or operating systems; and tracking software to streamline licensing costs.

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