CMOS memory


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CMOS memory

(1) A small, battery-backed memory bank in a computer that holds configuration settings. See BIOS setup.

(2) Memory made of CMOS. See CMOS.
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There are seven bytes (or registers) of this CMOS memory allocated to store the time and date information, and in most PCs, six of these are updated directly by the RTC.
Alliance is a leading supplier of memory products, and is one of the few companies in the world with expertise in all three major CMOS memory segments: SRAMs, DRAMs and Flash.
The administrator can automatically back up unique PC system information -- configuration files, CMOS memory settings, boot records, partition table, and startup files and drivers -- over the network and store it on a server.
It reads the configuration from the CMOS memory and then loads the boot programs from your hard disk or floppy disk.
Our patent portfolio covers virtually any application of ferroelectric materials to volatile and nonvolatile semiconductor memory, and key methods for manufacturing sub-micron CMOS memory products," commented Elliott Philofsky, Ramtron's vice president of technology.
Instead of storing fingerprint templates or other authorization matching data in CMOS memory, matching data is stored in special non-volatile protected storage memory.
MyPics which can format the C: and D: drives when the computer is restarted in the new millennium and corrupt the computer's CMOS memory.
3862 virus, on December 29, 1999, will erase the CMOS memory, overwrite data in all files on all available drives, and then destroy the Flash BIOS by using the same routine that was found in the Win95.
The HP 4072A's Flash memory cell-testing features particularly will benefit CMOS memory manufacturers using embedded Flash in system-on-a-chip (SOC) devices.
Cambex Corporation (OTC BB:CBEX) announced today the immediate availability of its STOR/9600 CMOS memory allowing users to cost effectively upgrade the central and expanded memory storage in their IBM 9672 CMOS mainframes and IBM Multiprise 2000 servers.
The TeamPoS 4000 comes standard with 32KB CMOS memory, and battery backup for PC functions is an available option.