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bios

An obsolete term for yeast growth factors.

bios

(bī′ŏs) [Gr., life]
1. Organic life.
2. A group of substances (including inositol, biotin, and thiamine) necessary for the most favorable growth of some yeasts.
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In addition, Microsoft's recent release of the Vista operating system has created an increased demand for BIOS Upgrades as well as generated significant new web traffic to our recently launched www.
a leading provider of system management software, which includes BIOS upgrades, PC Diagnostics and Year 2000 Solutions.
In addition, we are seeing a seasonal variation in sales during the summer period which we expect to end in September as well as a reduced demand for BIOS Upgrades which we expect to continue until Microsoft launches its' Vista Operating System sometime in early 2007.
The new 486 Freestyle includes everything in the original 386SL version: built-in mouse key and floppy drive, VGA 10-inch backlit display, 81-key keyboard, Flash ROM for easy BIOS upgrades, simultaneous video with external color monitor, and power up three hours from a removable, rechargeable NiCad battery.
1 inches, the new Contenda 486 includes all the features of the original 386SL version: backlit VGA display, built-in trackball, 80-key keyboard, flash ROM for easy BIOS upgrades, and a removable, rechargeable Nickel Metal Hydride battery.
AMI provides an EFI-based AMIBIOS Flash Utility, allowing BIOS upgrades from the EFI shell.