You are a Desktop Technician in a company's IT Department. You need to find the hardware specifications of a desktop, however the device does not have an operating system installed. Which of the following options will display this information?
The BIOS (Basic Input Output System) firmware application will display information like the CPU, RAM and hard drive information. It is not necessary to have an operating system installed to utilize the BIOS.
For IBM PC compatible computers, BIOS ( BY-oss; an acronym for Basic Input/Output System and also known as the System BIOS, ROM BIOS or PC BIOS) is non-volatile firmware used to perform hardware initialization during the booting process (power-on startup), and to provide runtime services for operating systems and programs. The BIOS firmware comes pre-installed on a personal computer's system board, and it is the first software run when powered on. The name originates from …