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Windows 7: Understanding BIOS settings

25 Mar 2012   #1
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Understanding BIOS settings

Don't know if I am in the right place but....

I do a fair bit of "rejuvenating" and often revitalise old XP machines for folks, and really more hardware orientated than understanding the "intricacies" that everyone else seems to find so easy.

I get really bogged down with certain BIOS settings - especially some of the terms used in the different sections for setting hardware. Date, time, boot device, etc no problems but things like setting the CPU frequency and DRAM / CPU ratios - bit of a mystery.

Now Googling every single setting takes an awful lot of time and I was wondering can someone point an old no brainer in the right direction of a good site for general points involving BIOS settings please?
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25 Mar 2012   #2
A Guy

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25 Mar 2012   #3
ICIT2LOL

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
Jeez Guy thanks that looks like just the thing - thanks again really appreciated
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25 Mar 2012   #4
A Guy

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NP

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26 Mar 2012   #5
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26 Mar 2012   #6
A Guy

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Very nice

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26 Mar 2012   #7
ICIT2LOL

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Thanks stormy now I'm set up real good if I can't work it out from here after Guy's and your ref then I shouldn't be doing it!

Much appreciated
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