Day 31. BIOS/UEFI Settings

CompTIA A+ 220-901 Exam Topics

Image Objective 1.1: Given a scenario, configure settings and use BIOS/UEFI tools on a PC.

Key Topics

Today’s review focuses on understanding and configuring the options that can be set in the basic input/output system (BIOS). We also will be looking at the new Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) system and the tools it provides, including built-in diagnostics, boot sequencing, and hardware component information.

Purpose of the BIOS

The BIOS is software stored on a small, nonvolatile chip on the motherboard. The BIOS program controls the startup process and loads the operating system ...

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