Read CMOS under windows?

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    Read CMOS under windows?

    Hi,

    -Is it there any way to read(dump) the CMOS to a file using C++ under windows operating system?

    -Is it mainboard dependent?

    -Can you, Please, tell me where can i find a reference to CMOS structure for Most popular Mainboard providers?


    Thanks in advance.

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    Here is a link to some dated information on reading/writing CMOS. Pay particular attention to the HalGetBusData function for CMOS access. You'll have to do this work on the kernel level as in device driver.

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