What is BIOS? Tags: Motherboards BIOS Hard Drives Last response: March 9, 2010 10:45 PM in Motherboards Share dreyn March 9, 2010 10:08:38 PM Since we replaced two major parts: mother board and hard drive, what does BIOS have to do with it? Reason is because we keep getting a "Update new data to DMI" message and does not boot and I see the word "BIOS" alot with simular problems as mine. More about : bios badge a b V Motherboard March 9, 2010 10:45:06 PM BIOS = Basic Input Output System. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BIOS Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumCleared CMOS. Now, what settings do I use in BIOS ? ForumWhat kind of flash writer do I need for BIOS /EFI chips? ForumAsus P8Z68-V Pro - What are the correct BIOS settings for Lucid Virtu? ForumNeed to update BIOS , but have no idea what I'm doing. ForumWhat happens if Bios isnt up-to-date ForumWhen bios system is shadowed what does that mean ForumWhat is the reason behind the problem of being reset bios setup again and again ForumDo I need to flash BIOS ? If so, what is the risk? ForumWhat does 'drive 0 is safely frozen\' mean in system bios ? ForumBIOS date/time reset itself if power supply is cut off. What happened? ForumMy p4 cannot detect my sata hd in the bios setting, what to do best? tnx ForumOC'ing a 1055t on what seems to be a limited BIOS ? ForumIs it my SSD, MBR, BIOS , virus, or what ? ForumGA X58A UD3R Bios failed to boot. What to do? ForumInstalled wrong bios now what ForumInstalled wrong bios now what ForumWhat exactly is a Legacy ROM option in the boot section of my BIOS ForumWhat is the right bios update for gigabyte x58a-ud3r rev 1.0 ForumWhat can I expect to change in the bios when building? ForumWhat is the best time to press the key when checking the bios More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !