Flash BIOS

Updated: 10/19/2017 by Computer Hope

A BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) chip that is capable of being written to by software or code. Older BIOS chips required that the chip be replaced. However, with the flash BIOS, you can boot with a special disk or execute a set of instructions and update the BIOS without having to open the case. The picture below is an example of what the flash BIOS may look like on your motherboard.


BIOS, Hardware terms