1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    Can someone explain firmware to me? Is that the OS that is downloaded and run on a phone, laptop etc? I see news articles about firmware, but gimme a break I'm a newbie. I need a definition lol
    03-01-2017 10:39 AM
  2. Guytronic's Avatar
    Can someone explain firmware to me? Is that the OS that is downloaded and run on a phone, laptop etc? I see news articles about firmware, but gimme a break I'm a newbie. I need a definition lol
    Firmware in a nutshell is sort of an embedded OS or "instruction set" used for simple electronic devices.
    A procedure called "flashing" is used to update or change how firmware reacts with built in features.

    If you've heard of the "bios" in a computer that's firmware.
  3. Guytronic's Avatar
    Can someone explain firmware to me? Is that the OS that is downloaded and run on a phone, laptop etc? I see news articles about firmware, but gimme a break I'm a newbie. I need a definition lol
    Firmware in a nutshell is sort of an embedded OS or "instruction set" used for simple electronic devices.
    A procedure called "flashing" is used to update or change how firmware reacts with built in features.

    If you've heard of the "bios" in a computer that's firmware.
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    03-01-2017 01:35 PM

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