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Windows 7: EEPROM, BIOS and firmware

15 Oct 2014   #1
Franky

windows 7 32-bit
 
 
EEPROM, BIOS and firmware

Hi all,

EEPROM is a hardware piece that the BIOS (which is a code) is inside it. What about some piece named firmware? Is there any independent device named firmware in PC? If so, what does it do?


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15 Oct 2014   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Firmware is more generic name for the code within the EEPROM.
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16 Oct 2014   #3
Franky

windows 7 32-bit
 
 

Thanks for your answer.
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