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    If you suspect that a drive in your PC has called it quits, an easy way to find out for sure is to look at the BIOS or UEFI.
    If you didn't build your PC yourself, chances are you've never been into its BIOS. It isn't something you go nosing around in willy-nilly — if you're not sure what you're doing you could mess something up. The idea of a BIOS is being phased out as Intel replaces it with UEFI over the next few years, delivering essentially the same functionality.
    Besides being crucial to the PC operating, it can be helpful in times of crisis, as I recently found out first hand. Suspecting a drive failure was the cause of my PCs sudden boot issues, there was no way to tell without going into the BIOS whether it was alive or not.
    Here's what to look for.


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    03-08-2018 06:10 AM

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