PNP OS Installed

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PNP OS Installed

Option name:

PNP OS Installed

Possible values of an option:

[Yes], [No]

The option description:

Specifies, whether the operating system supporting standard Plug and Play (value [Yes]) will be engaged in distribution of resources, or system resources will distribute BIOS (value [No]).

For the first time support of standard Plug and Play has appeared in Windows 95, now to it there correspond all actual versions of operating systems. So in most cases distribution of resources can be shifted «on shoulders» OS that will accelerate loading of the computer a little and will provide the big flexibility at connection of the new equipment.

On the other hand, distribution of resources by means of BIOS, even at use compatible with Plug and Play an operating system, too has the pluses. In this case such unpleasant moment, as a constant finding of "new" devices after the next loading of an operating system is excluded. In a reality, naturally, no new equipment is present, is simple to devices for any reasons the resources which are distinct from that were used last time are appointed.

Proceeding from it, it is possible to recommend to resolve to begin with distribution of resources to an operating system (having chosen [Yes]). If all works normally, it is necessary to stop on this variant. But at occurrence of signs of constant "redistribution" of resources, periodic change of the appointed interruptions, channels of direct access to memory, it is necessary to transfer control of distribution of resources «in hands» BIOS (having established for an option value [No]).

Other options identical to destination:

Plug AND Play O/S

Plug and Play Aware O/S

Plug And Play O/S

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