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.
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