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Put these steps for starting a computer in to the correct order form beginning to end.
a) Compter uses instructions in BIOS to start
b) Computer is ready for user log in with a user ID and password, if asked for
c) Computer is ready for use and user can start application software to carry out tasks such as play games or use the internet
d) Power is switched on
e) BIOS instructions tell computer where to look for the operating system and how to load it
f) Operating system starts utilities and any application required at start up.
g) Operating system loads and starts

1=d, 2=a, 3=e, 4=g, 5=f, 6=b, 7=c


What does BIOS stand for?

Basic Input Output System


Why do you need a password?

To ensure that the user is authorised.