What is a bios chip?

Answer A computer's BIOS, or basic input output system, is a small chip nestled on your computer's motherboard. This small chip is used during the boot up process to check hardware and make sure everythin... Read More »

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What type of bios chip is more easily updated?

On One Hand: Standard ROM ChipsOlder BIOS instructions are stored on Read-Only Memory chips and cannot be modified. The only way to update ROM BIOS instructions is to replace the chip, which usuall... Read More »

How to Reset a BIOS Chip?

The BIOS (Basic Input Output System) is a firmware program directly encoded onto a CMOS (Complimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) chip. This firmware program dictates the communication and initiali... Read More »

Where is the BIOS chip for an IBM T60?

Inside of an IBM T60 laptop computer, the BIOS password and BIOS SVP password is stored in a chip called the ATMEL 24RF08. The chip can be accessed by removing the casing of the computer and then r... Read More »

How to Locate an IBM T60 BIOS Chip?

Your laptop's BIOS is a small, battery-operated chip that is built into the motherboard. It stores basic data that is essential to your computer's operation. In the case of your ThinkPad T60 laptop... Read More »