Also known as a BIOS setup utility, a CMOS setup utility is software that edits settings for hardware in a computer's BIOS. In earlier models, users had to alter settings each time they added a new drive, but the additio... More »

To access CMOS setup on a personal computer, a computer user presses a key as the computer is starting. The key to press can vary, depending on the computer manufacturer, but is often the F1, F2 or Delete key. The system... More »

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You can reset your CMOS using the options in the BIOS menu. Clearing the CMOS helps resolve any conflicts you have with certain programs on your computer. More »

The complementary metal-oxide semiconductor, or CMOS, chip is a motherboard component that stores the basic input/output system, or BIOS, settings of the computer. It comes with its own battery power to retain stored inf... More »

To reset CMOS, you need to access your motherboard's BIOS, and reset the BIOS to factory settings. You need to know the correct key combination to enter your specific motherboard's BIOS settings. More »

To access CMOS setup on a personal computer, a computer user presses a key as the computer is starting. The key to press can vary, depending on the computer manufacturer, but is often the F1, F2 or Delete key. The system... More »

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You can reset your CMOS using the options in the BIOS menu. Clearing the CMOS helps resolve any conflicts you have with certain programs on your computer. More »