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shajahan

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Firmware
« on: March 27, 2015, 12:23:46 PM »

Firmware is a software program permanently etched into a hardware device such as a keyboards, hard drive, BIOS, or video cards. It is programmed to give permanent instructions to communicate with other devices and perform functions like basic input/output tasks. Firmware is typically stored in the flash ROM (read only memory) of a hardware device. It can be erased and rewritten.

Firmware was originally designed for high level software and could be changed without having to exchange the hardware for a newer device. Firmware also retains the basic instructions for hardware devices that make them operative. Without firmware, a hardware device would be non-functional

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Re: Firmware
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2015, 07:48:34 PM »
hi,

Firmware is software that is embedded in a piece of hardware.You can think of firmware simply as "software for hardware." Devices that you might think of as strictly hardware such as optical drives, a network card, a router, a camera, or a scanner all have software that is programmed into special memory contained in the hardware itself.

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Re: Firmware
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2015, 07:45:11 PM »
Hi,

Firmware is a software program or set of instructions programmed on a hardware device. It provides the necessary instructions for how the device communicates with the other computer hardware. But how can software be programmed onto hardware? Good question. Firmware is typically stored in the flash ROM of a hardware device. While ROM is "read-only memory," flash ROM can be erased and rewritten because it is actually a type of flash memory.

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Re: Firmware
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2015, 11:51:16 PM »
irmware is a software program permanently etched into a hardware device such as a keyboards, hard drive, BIOS, or video cards. It is programmed to give permanent instructions to communicate with other devices and perform functions like basic input/output tasks. Firmware is typically stored in the flash ROM (read only memory) of a hardware device. It can be erased and rewritten.

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Re: Firmware
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2016, 03:40:11 AM »
Firmware is software that is embedded in a piece of hardware.You can think of firmware simply as "software for hardware." Devices that you might think of as strictly hardware such as optical drives, a network card, a router, a camera, or a scanner all have software that is programmed into special memory contained in the hardware itself.

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Re: Firmware
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2016, 07:53:31 PM »
Firmware is a software program or set of instructions programmed on a hardware device. It provides the necessary instructions for how the device communicates with the other computer hardware. But how can software be programmed onto hardware? Good question. Firmware is typically stored in the flash ROM of a hardware device. While ROM is "read-only memory," flash ROM can be erased and rewritten because it is actually a type of flash memory.