BIOS Settings in Windows® 7
Tips on how to speed up Windows 7 with BIOS settings?
BIOS is the abbreviation for Basic Input/output System. BIOS can be described as a set of instructions commonly used during the booting process of a computer. Each and every Operating System has got its own BIOS and the settings that vary widely. It is a firmware fitted inside of the computer and designed in such a way that it will protect the PC from disk failure. The BIOS set-up utility can be used for many operations such as managing memory settings, configuring a new hard drive, changing the boot order, resetting the BIOS password etc. During the Power on Self-Test process also, the instructions are pulled from the BIOS. The Windows 7 BIOS settings got its unique features and applications. Thus, the speedy booting operation is highly enhanced by the BIOS settings in the new Windows 7 Operating System from Microsoft Corporation.
Following are the description, role and tips to speed up the Windows 7 system with BIOS settings:
- Tips to speed up
The BIOS settings in Windows 7 Operating System which is very compact in the modern computers and it works in background by translating Windows user-friendly commands into the standard operational numerical language such as zeroes and ones which can be easily understood by computer hardware. The BIOS have a powerful influence on the behavior and performance of computer. Accessing is purely dependent on the programming of motherboard as some systems will allow access by pressing F1, F2, or delete tabs.
The role of BIOS is great as it can be seen as the entrance to a PC brain. It is very dangerous situation for the PC in the case where user is not aware of accessing BIOS. So, the user needs to know in-depth about the BIOS. During initial stage of booting, a message will appear on the screen that specifies that right key for entering BIOS set-up and this should be noticed by the users. If the Windows 7 is the updated version, then BIOS needs to be updated to work properly.
For speeding up the Windows 7 system, you need to keep some important things in mind related to BIOS settings. It is recommended to run chkdsk and the Windows advisory is accomplished through the run command in it. The Disk Cleanup and Disk Defragmenter play important role in increasing the efficiency of the Operating System. Run the Error Checking utility. It is also recommended to run antispyware software to detect any spyware or malware and perform a complete and thorough virus and spyware scan.