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Stores hardware configuration and information while the PC is off and is powered by a small battery.
CMOS
Is a non-destructive memory chip that stores the Power On Self Test
BIOS
A basic communications program so the processor can communicate with installed devices
bootstrap loader
POST stands for
Power On Self Test
Are the BIOS and CMOS on the motherboard?
Yes
If the results of the POST match the information in _______, the processor finds the boot device and the operating system is loaded and initialized
CMOS