BIOS is one of the most important programs on your PC - without it, your software could not communicate with your hardware. Did you know that you can reprogram your BIOS to speed up operations, streamline applications and improve overall PC performance? This new book from AMI aims to show you how. Focusing on BIOS considerations for Intel 80286 through 80486DX systems, this book explores the many valuable setup- and programming-dependent features of BIOS. End users learn how to modify BIOS using the setup program and accompanying utilities, while programmers are introduced to the fundamentals of BIOS data and data areas, the memory and CMOS RAM map, interrupts and I/O port addresses. Coverage of BIOS power management is also included.