Difference between UEFI and BIOS  


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    Widnows 10
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    Difference between UEFI and BIOS


    I'm confused with terminology and origin of UEFI and BIOS. I only understand benefits of UEFI.
    Is UEFI part of BIOS?
    Can PC have both?
    Are boot modes parts of UEFI or BIOS?
    Where UEFI is stored on PC?
    Does OS contains UEFI?
    Can UEFI be flashed/updated?

    Two good links:
    BIOS and UEFI explained, all you need to know about
    Goodbye BIOS, hello UEFI
    Last edited by MarkWW; 03 Mar 2018 at 16:48.
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  2. Posts : 7,484
    windows 10
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    Yes its part of the bios on the hd is a paritions for the setting it can be updated What Is UEFI, and How Is It Different from BIOS?
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  3. Posts : 14,623
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    Samuria said:
    Yes its part of the bios on the hd is a paritions for the setting it can be updated What Is UEFI, and How Is It Different from BIOS?
    Strictly, UEFI is not part of BIOS.

    The confusion arises because you have to go to a menu system which historically we called the BIOS when it is really the configuration menu for the BIOS, not the actual BIOS itself.
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