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System BIOS Functions and Operation

This section takes a look at the various functions that the BIOS performs, and discusses some of its characteristics. In addition to what is discussed in the sections below, the BIOS's other main responsibilities include booting the system, and providing the BIOS setup program that allows you to change BIOS parameters.

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