explain differences between BIOS and CMOS
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i will try to explain the differences between bios and cmos in a computer... the cmos chip is the 'configurable' part of the bios. when the computer boots, the bios reads configuration information from the cmos. the bios and cmos are hardware and are not , Last Updated: Sun Mar 01, 2020
Tue May 04, 2010
the CMOS chip is the 'configurable' part of the BIOS. When the
computer boots, the BIOS reads configuration information from the CMOS. The BIOS and CMOS are hardware and are not related to the operating system which is software.
The BIOS cannot be directly configured. It reads its configuration information from the CMOS.
The CMOS relies on a battery to 'remember' its configuration. If the battery fails, the CMOS will need to be reconfigured.
The POST settings are in the BIOS which does not rely on battery power