BIOS: Basic Input/Output System, of personal computers. The BIOS is a chip inside a computer that starts (boots) the computer, runs the POST (Power On Self Test), and has the buffers for sending information from software in RAM, to any hardware device that information must go to.
This category treats more hardware-oriented aspects of BIOSs. Please submit pure software-oriented aspects to:

Computers/Software/Operating_Systems/BIOS

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