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CMOS

abbr.
complementary metal oxide semiconductor

CMOS

(ˈsiːmɒs)
acronym for
(Computer Science) complementary metal oxide silicon: CMOS memory.
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In addition to destroying all files on the local and network disks, corrupting data stored in the CMOS memory (the computer hardware boot-up parameters) and FLASH BIOS microchip, "Magistr.
Because the computer's CMOS memory also needs battery power, it is usually contained on the same chip as the RTC.
CMOS memory can be user programmed and reprogrammed, and will retain information as long as it is sustained by a battery.
CMOS memory chip shipments, currently less than $1 billion, will reach nearly $4.
We extended our capability to use a standard CMOS memory wafer fab to design and produce these advanced power MOSFETs.
Under Windows 95/98, the virus additionally discards the CMOS memory settings (CMOS contains the computer boot up hardware settings) and, just like the "Chernobyl" (CIH) virus, destroys data in FLASH BIOS microchip.
As demand is growing, products are shrinking and reaching the limits of conventional CMOS memory.
For Trusted Computer solutions, embedded CMOS memory in the LPC47N350 allows for the restricted-access storage of encrypted keys.
For Trusted Computer solutions, embedded CMOS memory in the LPC47N253 allows for the restricted-access storage of encrypted keys.
Highly integrated designs require more embedded memory, so we are motivated to bring the smallest available CMOS memory cell into production quickly.
Alliance is a leading supplier of memory products, and is one of the few companies in the world with expertise in all three major CMOS memory segments: SRAMs, DRAMs and Flash.
It reads the configuration from the CMOS memory and then loads the boot programs from your hard disk or floppy disk.