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BIOS and the Hard Disk

The BIOS and operating system play an important role in how your hard disk is used. While the BIOS itself has taken more of a "back seat" role to direct access by the operating system over the last few years, it is still there "in the mix" in several ways. This section takes a brief look at the impact of the BIOS on hard disk setup and access. See the section on the BIOS for more complete details on how it works.

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