Who makes BIOS ?

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Who makes BIOS?
- Award Software, Phoenix Technologies ( Same parent company )
- AMI-American Megatrends Ins.
- They write BIOS with lots of options; motherboard maker picks sections to be used.
- Long gone are IBM's patents on BIOS.

Setup
- Lots of screens and subscreens
- You don't need to know about all setting on all screens
- Motherboard book is mildly helpful on some options
- You should know generally where things can be found.

Date and Time and...
- Usually on the first screen, or first menu choice
- Lets you set Date, Time, floppy present ( Will autodetect it ), memory count, hard drive (s) present (again, autodetected).
 
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