Thursday, December 20, 2007

Check BIOS Date

The below debug routine is to check the date of your BIOS. All BIOS dates on PC compatible computers is stored at memory address FFFF5h. To display the date of your BIOS do the following:

Go to Command Prompt, type debug - d FFFF:5 L 8.

After typing the above command you should receive a string similar to:

FFFF:0000       30 34 2F-33 30 2F 39 38       4/30/98

4/30/98 would be the date of your computer BIOS.

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