BIOS

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AcronymDefinition
BIOSBasic Input/Output System
BIOSBiographies
BIOSBasic Input Output System
BIOSBritish Institute of Organ Studies
BIOSBuilt in Operating System
BIOSBasic Input/Output Services
BIOSBiometric Signature (biometrics)
BIOSBiomedical Optics Society
BIOSBiological Satellite
BIOSBritish Intelligence Objectives Subcommittee
BIOSBinary Operating System (computers)
BIOSBiology Intensive Orientation for Students
BIOSBasic Input/Output Set
BIOSBiometrische Signatur
BIOSBudget Interium Outfitting Spares (Navy)
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The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) opens up the basic input output system (BIOS) so that developers can normalize the interfaces associated with BIOS technology and leverage it many ways that were not previously possible.
Microsoft requires manufacturers to install the UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) secure boot' mechanism, which replaces the traditional BIOS (Basic Input Output System),aon all computers running Windows 8.
Touchstone Software Corporation's eSupport Division (OTCBB: TSSW), has launched BIOS Wizard, the PC Industry's first true web application to test a PC's BIOS (Basic Input Output System) for system critical compatibility with all the new industry standards including PCI, ACPI, PnP (Plug and Play) Windows 2000, Windows ME and Large EIDE Hard Drive technology.
BIOS: Basic Input Output System. Controls the basic features of your PC like the operating system, time and date.
* Availability of a custom basic input output system service for specific function support.
A second is to buy an upgraded system "clock," or Basic Input Output System (BIOS), from the manufacturer of your computer's motherboard.
Recently added DiskOnKey features include an automatic boot function and recognition by most Basic Input Output Systems that start and configure personal computers.
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