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July 21, 2002 9:09:57 PM

Sorry for my inexperience but what does it mean that when I boot up , it says - system BIOS shadowed and video Bios shadowed , is this a good thing ??
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July 21, 2002 11:12:58 PM

basically the bios on the video card and motherboard is copied into the main memory and executed from there....it is meant to be faster....
July 22, 2002 12:12:24 AM

as to what hoolio said, its meant to be faster, but if your system writes to that part of memory then it will screw your system and you will need to reboot.

i believe the default setting is disabled.
my system is fine and super fast with it disabled.

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January 9, 2009 9:28:07 AM

suddenly my laptop was getting blank screen ,so i restarted the system by pressing the power button.
but there is no boot up.
i am working in zimbabwe i showen to some computer engineers but they failed.
after 2 months the laptop was unexpectedly started by pressing the power button.
then it displayed that system bios shadowed and videos shadowed.
what does it means please give me the solution
my email.address is subhash_met2002@yahoo.co.in
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