Explain the steps involved in power cycle and why is it required? - BIOS
Explain the steps involved in power cycle and why is it required?
- Power cycle is the process of removing any charges accumulated on the system by disconnecting it from a power source. The following steps are involved in performing a power cycle for the system:
- Firstly the computer has to powered off via the power button or by executing the powering down sequence in a computer.
- Next step is to flip the master power button behind the cabinet of the system to off position.
- Once the above steps are completed the user is requested to wait for a minute or two to remove any static charges.
- Now the user can flip the master power switch back to power on position and power up the system.
- Power cycling is done to remove common charge related issues on the computer.