What do you understand by flashing? - BIOS
What do you understand by flashing?
- In current generation computers the BIOS is stored in a rewriteable form of memory. Due to this the contents of the BIOS can be rewritten. The process of rewriting the BIOS is known as “flashing”
- Various utilities allow the bios to be rewritten. Such applications are usually provided by the motherboard manufacturers it self.
- The BIOS data which is rewritten or stored is also known as the BIOS image.
- The BIOS is flashed in order to upgrade to a new version of it or to clear a corrupt BIOS which may be buggy.