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extended system configuration data (ESCD)

Extended SystemConfigurationData (ESCD) is configuration data for Plug and Play (PnP) that is stored in the Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) of the computer

. The ESCD data contains information about the PnP device. They are used by the BIOS, which assigns them to the appropriate devices. Each time the configuration is changed, the ESCD data in the BIOS is updated. For this purpose, the hardware configuration is checked during booting and configuration changes are entered in the ESCD.

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Englisch: extended system configuration data - ESCD
Updated at: 19.08.2017
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