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Windows 7: Are Bios settings stored in Win T Pro isntallation files ?

07 Sep 2014   #1
trinaz

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
 
 
Are Bios settings stored in Win T Pro isntallation files ?

Where are the bios settings for a PC ?Disk stored...are they on the HD (SSD) or are they on/in the windows installation itself.

If I reinstall via windows backup and/or Acronis tib files...are the bios setting contained in these backup files...or are they separate on the main program hard drive itself ?

Can you revert/replace original bios settings after a repair install ?....or are they included in the Windows/Acronis system backup files ?

Thanks....TiminAz


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07 Sep 2014   #2
pbcopter

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

BIOS settings are stored on the motherboard in a CMOS chip powered by a small battery. They are independent of the operating system.
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07 Sep 2014   #3
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

BIOS settings are stored in the CMOS which is part of the computers hardware. They are not stored on the hard drive. You can do a repair install, a clean install, wipe the hard drive or even remove it, none of this will effect the BIOS settings in any way.
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07 Sep 2014   #4
trinaz

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
 
 

OK guys.....thanks so much...will take it from here....TiminAz
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