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Chapter 1. PC Anatomy 101 > Controlling Your PC's Operation with BIOS Setup

Controlling Your PC's Operation with BIOS Setup

The system BIOS chip shown earlier in Figure 1.20 is responsible for configuring many parts of your computer, including the following:

  • Floppy, optical, and hard drive configuration

  • Memory size

  • Drive boot sequence

  • Built-in port configuration

  • System security

  • Power management


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