AWARD BIOS IDs - what the "C" means

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BIOS Newbie
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According to this DTK page ...

... the "C" after the chipset ID in an Award BIOS ID string "is the acronym of Copyright".



BIOS ID is "2A59GG39". The end of "C" is the acronym of "Copyright".

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Maybe the following statement should be amended or clarified to reflect the above:

... "the C-00 at the end doesn't mean much".
The Hardware Archivist
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Why would server boards have a B there then? I can't imagine they are not copyrighted. I think this is just to reduce the calls and emails about it.

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