BIOS in HP Mini Netbook PC
Discuss the role, features and drawbacks of BIOS in HP Mini Netbook?
The HP mini netbook is an advanced portable system from HP. HP Mini Netbook 1000 and HP Mini Netbook 2133 are the two systems that come under HP Mini Netbook. Each of these series has different features and specifications. It consists of Windows XP Operating System, VGA webcam, Bluetooth, etc. At times, you need to enter the BIOS mode of your hp mini netbook pc to change the system settings. You need to be careful while entering the BIOS mode because improper changes of the BIOS may affect the working of the system.
Following are the important points related to BIOS in HP Mini Netbook:
The BIOS software of HP mini netbook is stored on a small Flash EEPROM memory module, which is built-in on the mother board of the system. It starts functioning as soon as the system is turned on and introduces the CPU to the primary components on the system. Its role is to load and start the operating system installed in a PC. When a system is turned on, its job is to initialize and recognize system devices such as video display card, hard disk, mouse, keyboard, CD/DVD drive and other hardware devices that are connected to the system.
BIOS is incorporated within the computer system. It allows you to select the booting device. Its settings helps you to configure the hardware in the system, set the system clock and enable or disable the system components. When the system meets with issues like slow pc, it is safe and easy to enter the BIOS and make proper changes. The BIOS also helps you to decide which graphics card to use each time it runs.
While entering the BIOS mode of the HP mini netbook, you should not make unnecessary changes in the BIOS settings. If the boot priority in the BIOS is changed, you may fail to start the computer. A defective interface on motherboard affects the performane of the system. It should be turned off in BIOS settings. An incorrect configuration, may be at a fault, allows the access to unknown users.It results in slow system performance, hardware failure, windows crash, etc. It is recommended to update the BIOS when the motherboard manufacturers release new BIOS versions.