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LR102 SERIES
System Board
User’s Manual
A17930350
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Trademarks
Windows® 2000 and Windows® XP are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Award is a registered trademark of Award Software, Inc. Other trademarks
and registered trademarks of products appearing in this manual are the properties of their respective holders.
FCC and DOC Statement on Class B
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment
is operated in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can
radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with
the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on,
the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
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Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio TV technician for help.
Notice:
1.
2.
The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible
for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
Shielded interface cables must be used in order to comply with the emission
limits.
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Introduction
Table of Contents
Copyright ........................................................................................... 2
Trademarks ........................................................................................ 2
FCC and DOC Statement on Class B .............................................. 3
About this Manual ............................................................................. 6
Warranty
.......................................................................................... 6
Static Electricity Precautions ............................................................. 7
Safety Measures ................................................................................. 7
About the Package ............................................................................ 8
Before Using the System Board ........................................................ 8
Chapter 1 - Introduction .................................................................. 9
Specifications .................................................................................. 9
Features ...................................................................................... 12
Chapter 2 - Hardware Installation .................................................. 16
System Board Layout .................................................................... 16
System Memory ........................................................................... 17
Installing the DIM Module ......................................................... 18
Jumper Settings............................................................................. 20
Clear CMOS Data ..................................................................... 20
PS/2 Power Select .................................................................... 21
USB Power Select..................................................................... 22
LVDS Panel Power Select........................................................... 23
S/PDIF .................................................................................... 24
COM 1 and COM 2 RS232/RS422/RS485 Select ........................... 25
COM 1 and COM 2 RS232/Power Select ...................................... 26
Power-on Select ....................................................................... 27
Jumper Settings - XLT0-2C1G2U ................................................... 28
COM 3 and COM 4 RS232/Power Select ...................................... 28
COM 3 and COM 4 RS232/RS422/RS485 Select ........................... 29
USB Power Select..................................................................... 30
Rear Panel I/O Ports ..................................................................... 31
P/S 2 Port ............................................................................... 32
COM 1 and COM 2 Port ............................................................. 33
VGA Port ................................................................................. 34
RJ45 LAN Port ......................................................................... 35
USB Ports................................................................................ 36
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Audio ...................................................................................... 38
I/O Connectors ............................................................................ 39
CD-in Internal Audio Connector ................................................. 39
S/PDIF Connector..................................................................... 40
LVDS LCD Panel Connector and LVDS/Inverter Power Connector .... 41
Digital I/O Connector ................................................................ 43
SATA (Serial ATA) Connectors .................................................... 44
Cooling Fan Connectors............................................................. 45
Chassis Instrusion Connector .................................................... 46
Front Panel Connectors ............................................................. 47
Expansion Slots ....................................................................... 48
Power Connectors .................................................................... 49
Battery ................................................................................... 50
SMBus Connector ..................................................................... 51
Standby Power LED .................................................................. 52
CompactFlash Socket ................................................................ 53
Daughterboard Connector ......................................................... 54
Installing the XLT0-2C1G2U onto the LR102 ............................................55
Chapter 3 - BIOS Setup .................................................................. 58
Overview .............................................................................................................. 58
AMI BIOS Setup Utility ................................................................. 60
Main ....................................................................................... 60
Advanced ................................................................................ 61
PCIPnP.................................................................................... 77
Boot ....................................................................................... 79
Security .................................................................................. 82
Chipset ................................................................................... 88
Exit ........................................................................................ 92
Updating the BIOS ........................................................................ 95
Chapter 4 - Supported Software
................................................... 96
Appendix A - NLITE and AHCI Installation Guide ....................... 119
Appendix B - Watchdog Timer...................................................... 131
Appendix C - System Error Message............................................ 134
Appendix D - Troubleshooting ...................................................... 136
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About this Manual
An electronic file of this manual is included in the CD. To view the user’s manual
in the CD, insert the CD into a CD-ROM drive. The autorun screen (Main Board
Utility CD) will appear. Click “User’s Manual” on the main menu.
Warranty
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1.
Warranty does not cover damages or failures that arised from misuse of the
product, inability to use the product, unauthorized replacement or alteration
of components and product specifications.
2.
The warranty is void if the product has been subjected to physical abuse,
improper installation, modification, accidents or unauthorized repair of the
product.
3.
Unless otherwise instructed in this user’s manual, the user may not, under
any circumstances, attempt to perform service, adjustments or repairs on the
product, whether in or out of warranty. It must be returned to the purchase
point, factory or authorized service agency for all such work.
4.
We will not be liable for any indirect, special, incidental or consequencial
damages to the product that has been modified or altered.
Introduction
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Static Electricity Precautions
It is quite easy to inadvertently damage your PC, system board, components
or devices even before installing them in your system unit. Static electrical discharge can damage computer components without causing any signs of physical
damage. You must take extra care in handling them to ensure against electrostatic build-up.
1.
To prevent electrostatic build-up, leave the system board in its anti-static bag
until you are ready to install it.
2.
Wear an antistatic wrist strap.
3.
Do all preparation work on a static-free surface.
4.
Hold the device only by its edges. Be careful not to touch any of the components, contacts or connections.
5.
Avoid touching the pins or contacts on all modules and connectors. Hold
modules or connectors by their ends.
Important:
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can damage your processor, disk drive and
other components. Perform the upgrade instruction procedures described
at an ESD workstation only. If such a station is not available, you can
provide some ESD protection by wearing an antistatic wrist strap and
attaching it to a metal part of the system chassis. If a wrist strap is
unavailable, establish and maintain contact with the system chassis
throughout any procedures requiring ESD protection.
Safety Measures
To avoid damage to the system:
• Use the correct AC input voltage range.
To reduce the risk of electric shock:
• Unplug the power cord before removing the system chassis cover for installation or servicing. After installation or servicing, cover the system chassis
before plugging the power cord.
Battery:
• Danger of explosion if battery incorrectly replaced.
• Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommend by the manufacturer.
• Dispose of used batteries according to local ordinance.
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About the Package
The system board package contains the following items. If any of these items are
missing or damaged, please contact your dealer or sales representative for assistance.
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One
Two
One
One
One
One
One
system board
USB cables
Serial ATA cable
bracket mounted with a COM port
I/O shield
CD
QR
Optional Items
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USB port cable
COM port cable
Serial ATA data cable
Serial ATA power cable
I/O shield
IDE cable
Heat sink
The system board and accessories in the package may not come similar to the
information listed above. This may differ in accordance to the sales region or
models in which it was sold. For more information about the standard package in
your region, please contact your dealer or sales representative.
Before Using the System Board
Before using the system board, prepare basic system components.
If you are installing the system board in a new system, you will need at least the
following internal components.
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Memory module
Storage devices such as hard disk drive, CD-ROM, etc.
You will also need external system peripherals you intend to use which will normally include at least a keyboard, a mouse and a video display monitor.
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Chapter 1 - Introduction
Specifications
Processor
• Intel® AtomTM D525 (Dual-Core) - LR102-B18D
Intel® AtomTM N455 (Single-Core) - LR102-B18M
Intel® AtomTM D425 (Single-Core) - LR102-B18S
• 1.66GHz core frequency - LR102-B18M
1.8GHz core frequency - LR102-B18D, LR102-B18S
• Cooling option:
heat sink with cooling fan - LR102-B18D, LR102-B18S
heat sink (fanless solution) - LR102-B18M
Southbridge
• Intel® ICH8M I/O Controller Hub
System Memory
• Two 204-pin SODIMM sockets
• Single channel memory interface
• LR102-B18D/LR102-B18S
- Supports DDR3 800MHz only
- Supports up to 4GB system memory.
LR102-B18M
- Supports DDR3 667MHz only
- Supports up to 2GB system memory.
Graphics
• Intel® GMA 3150
- Contains a refresh of the 3rd generation graphics core
• DirectX 9 compliant Pixel Shader 2.0
• LR102-B18D/LR102-B18S
- 400MHz render clock frequency
- Display ports: LVDS and VGA
- LVDS: Chrontel CH7036; 18/24-bit single channel;
resolution up to 1366x768, 18bpp
- Analog VGA: resolution up to 2048x1536 @ 60Hz
• LR102-B18M
- 200MHz render clock frequency
- Display ports: LVDS and VGA
- LVDS: Chrontel CH7036; 18/24-bit single channel;
resolution up to 1280x800 or 1366x768, 24bpp
- Analog VGA: resolution up to 1400x1050 @ 60Hz
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Audio
• Realtek ALC262 2-channel High Definition Audio
• High performance DACs with 100dB SNR
• ADCs with 90dB SNR
• Two stereo DACs support 24-bit PCM format for stereo audio playback
• Three stereo ADCs support 20-bit PCM format for multiple
input streaming
• S/PDIF audio interface
LAN
• Intel 82567V Gigabit Ethernet Phy
• Supports 10Mbps, 100Mbps and 1Gbps data transmission
• IEEE 802.3 (10/100Mbps) and IEEE 802.3ab (1Gbps)
compliant
Serial ATA
• 3 Serial ATA ports compliant with SATA 1.0 specification
• SATA speed up to 3Gb/s (SATA 2.0)
Rear Panel I/O
Ports
• 1 mini-DIN-6 port for PS/2 mouse and PS/2 keyboard ports
• 1 DB-9 RS232/422/485 serial port
- Pins 1 and 9 of RS232 function as RS232 signal or power
(selectable via jumper)
• 1 DB-15 VGA port
• 1 RJ45 LAN port
• 2 USB 2.0/1.1 ports
• 1 Line-out jack
I/O Connectors
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BIOS
• AMI BIOS
• SPI BIOS
3
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
3
1
1
1
2
connectors for 6 external USB 2.0/1.1 ports
connector for an external RS232/422/485 serial port
LVDS LCD panel connector
LCD/inverter power connector
8-bit DIO connector
DIO power connector
SMBus connector
front audio connector for line-out and mic-in jacks
CD-in connector
S/PDIF connector
Serial ATA connectors
24-pin ATX power connector
front panel connector
chassis intrusion connector
fan connectors
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Expansion Slots
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• 1 PCIe x1 slot
• 1 mini PCIe slot
- Supports half size and/or full size Mini PCIe card
• 1 PCI slot
• 1 CompactFlash socket
• 1 connector for daughterboard expansion
- 3 PCIe x1
- 2 USB 2.0
- 1 LPC
- 1 HDMI TMDS 1366x768 (max)
- 3.3V, 5V, 12V, 3.3V standby, 5V standby, 3V battery
TPM (optional)
• Provides a Trusted PC for secure transactions
• Provides software license protection, enforcement and
password protection
Energy Efficient
Design
• ACPI v1.0a specification
• System Power Management
• Wake-On-Events include:
- Wake-On-USB Keyboard/Mouse
- Wake-On-LAN
- Wake-On-Ring
- RTC timer to power-on the system
• AC power failure recovery
Damage Free
Intelligence
• Monitors CPU/system temperature and overheat alarm
• Monitors 5V/1.05V/1.5V/12V/3VSB/VBAT/VCORE voltages
and failure alarm
• Monitors system fan speed and failure alarm
• Read back capability that displays temperature, voltage and
fan speed
• Watchdog timer function
Power
• 12.48 W with N455 at 1.66GHz and 1x 2GB DDR3 SODIMM
Consumption
Temperature
• 0oC to 60oC
Humidity
• 10% to 90%
Dimensions
• Mini-ITX form factor
- 170mm (6.7”) x 170mm (6.7”)
• Heat sink
- LR102-B18M: 68mm x 50mm x 30mm
• Heat sink
- LR102-B18D/B18S: 68mm x 50mm x 40mm
Certification
• CE, FCC Class B, UL, RoHS
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Features
Watchdog Timer
The Watchdog Timer function allows your application to regularly “clear” the system at the set time interval. If the system hangs or fails to function, it will reset
at the set time interval so that your system will continue to operate.
CompactFlash
The system board is equipped with the CompactFlashTM socket for inserting a
CompactFlashTM card. CompactFlashTM card is a small removable mass storage
device designed with flash technology - a non-volatile storage solution that does
not require a battery to retain data indefinitely. The CompactFlashTM technology
is widely used in products such as portable and desktop computers, digital cameras, handheld data collection scanners, PDAs, Pocket PCs, handy terminals and
personal communicators.
DDR3
DDR3 delivers increased system bandwidth and improved performance. The advantages of DDR3 are its higher bandwidth and its increase in performance at a
lower power than DDR2.
Integrated Graphics
The integrated Intel Gen3.5 graphics engine delivers an excellent video and 3D
graphics for large display applications. Graphics interfaces such as VGA, DVI and
LVDS support multiple graphics display options.
DVI
DVI (Digital Visual Interface) is a form of video interface technology made to
maximize the quality of flat panel LCD monitors and modern video graphics
cards. Data is transmitted using the TMDS (Transition Minimized Differential Signaling) protocol, providing a digital signal from the PC’s graphics subsystem to
the display.
LVDS
The Low-Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) interface allows the Intel Graphics
Media Adapter to communicate directly to the flat-panel display. The LVDS interface supports pixel color depths of 18 bits.
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HDMI
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video connector
interface for transmitting uncompressed digital streams. It delivers multi-channel
audio and uncompressed digital video signals for full HD 1080p visuals through a
single cable. Connect a LCD monitor or digital TV that has the HDMI port.
Note:
Both, HDMI and LVDS, use Chrontel CH7036; therefore, they will have
the same graphic output display.
PCI Express
PCI Express is a high bandwidth I/O infrastructure that possesses the ability to
scale speeds by forming multiple lanes. The x1 PCI Express lane supports transfer rate of 2.5 Gigabytes (250MBbps) per second which is nearly 4 times faster
than the traditional PCI.
Audio
The Realtek ALC262 audio codec provides 2-channel High Definition audio output.
S/PDIF
S/PDIF is a standard audio file transfer format that transfers digital audio signals to a device without having to be converted first to an analog format. This
prevents the quality of the audio signal from degrading whenever it is converted
to analog. S/PDIF is usually found on digital audio equipment such as a DAT
machine or audio processing device. The S/PDIF connector on the system board
sends surround sound and 3D audio signal outputs to amplifiers and speakers
and to digital recording devices like CD recorders.
Serial ATA
Serial ATA is a storage interface that is compliant with SATA 1.0a specification.
With speed of up to 3GB/s, it improves hard drive performance faster than the
standard parallel ATA whose data transfer rate is 100MB/s.
Gigabit LAN
The Intel 82567V Gigabit Ethernet Phy controller support up to 1Gbps data transmission.
USB
The system board supports USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 ports. USB 1.1 supports 12Mb/
second bandwidth while USB 2.0 supports 480Mb/second bandwidth providing a
marked improvement in device transfer speeds between your computer and a
wide range of simultaneously accessible external Plug and Play peripherals.
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Wake-On-LAN
This feature allows the network to remotely wake up a Soft Power Down (SoftOff) PC. It is supported via the onboard LAN port or via a PCI LAN card that uses
the PCI PME (Power Management Event) signal. However, if your system is in the
Suspend mode, you can power-on the system only through an IRQ or DMA interrupt.
Important:
The 5V_standby power source of your power supply must support
≥720mA.
Wake-On-Ring
This feature allows the system that is in the Suspend mode or Soft Power Off
mode to wake-up/power-on to respond to calls coming from an external modem
or respond to calls from a modem PCI card that uses the PCI PME (Power Management Event) signal to remotely wake up the PC..
Important:
The 5V_standby power source of your power supply must support
≥720mA.
Wake-On-USB
This function allows you to use a USB keyboard or USB mouse to wake up a system from the S3 (STR - Suspend To RAM) state.
Important:
If you are using the Wake-On-USB Keyboard/Mouse function for 2 USB
ports, the 5V_standby power source of your power supply must support
≥1.5A. For 3 or more USB ports, the 5V_standby power source of your
power supply must support ≥2A.
RTC Timer
The RTC installed on the system board allows your system to automatically power-on on the set date and time.
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ACPI STR
The system board is designed to meet the ACPI (Advanced Configuration and
Power Interface) specification. ACPI has energy saving features that enables PCs
to implement Power Management and Plug-and-Play with operating systems that
support OS Direct Power Management. ACPI when enabled in the Power Management Setup will allow you to use the Suspend to RAM function.
With the Suspend to RAM function enabled, you can power-off the system at
once by pressing the power button or selecting “Standby” when you shut down
Windows® without having to go through the sometimes tiresome process of
closing files, applications and operating system. This is because the system is
capable of storing all programs and data files during the entire operating session
into RAM (Random Access Memory) when it powers-off. The operating session will
resume exactly where you left off the next time you power-on the system.
Important:
The 5V_standby power source of your power supply must support
720mA.
Power Failure Recovery
When power returns after an AC power failure, you may choose to either poweron the system manually or let the system power-on automatically.
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Chapter 2 - Hardware Installation
System Board Layout
1
1
PS/2 power
select (JP2)
JP3
LVDS Inverter
JP4
1
2
5
6
1
5
101
1
1 2
2
5
2 1 COM 2
COM1 (JP3), COM2 (JP4)
RS232/422/485 select
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1
2
CPU fan
DDR3_2 DIMM2
6
2
6
DDR3_1 DIMM1
40
12
24
1
13
COM1 (JP5), COM2 (JP6)
RS232/Power select
Panel power select (J6)
1
2
ATX power
LVDS LCD
panel
Daughterboard Connector
Inte l
Standby
Power LED
Atom
1
1 1
DIO power
SPI
1
CD-in
S/PDIF
9
1
1
1
10
2
Front audio
9
USB 4-5
USB 2-3
S/PDIF
(JP1)
PCI x1
16
Battery
USB 2-5 power
select (JP8)
1
Power-on
select (JP11)
1
1
2
19
2
USB 6-7
1
2
SATA 0
1
Mini PCIe
9
1
USB 0-1 power
select (JP7)
USB 6-7 power
select (JP10)
USB 0-1
Clear CMOS
(JP9)
1
System fan
1
1
1
SATA 1
Inte l
ICH8M
DIO
CompactFlash
LAN 1
SATA 2
VGA
1
1
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Front panel
COM1
Chassis
intrusion
SMBUS
connector
PCIE x1
Hardware Installation
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Important:
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can damage your system board, processor,
disk drives, add-in boards, and other components. Perform the upgrade
instruction procedures described at an ESD workstation only. If such a
station is not available, you can provide some ESD protection by wearing
an antistatic wrist strap and attaching it to a metal part of the system
chassis. If a wrist strap is unavailable, establish and maintain contact
with the system chassis throughout any procedures requiring ESD protection.
System Memory
Important:
When the Standby Power LED lit yellow, it indicates that there is power
on the system board. Power-off the PC then unplug the power cord prior
to installing any devices. Failure to do so will cause severe damage to
the motherboard and components.
DDR3_2
DDR3_1
Standby
Power LED
The system board supports two DDR3 SODIMM sockets.
Note:
The system board supports maximum of 4GB (for LR102-B18D/S) and
2GB (for LR102-B18M) system memory however you can install maximum of 1GB only per SODIMM socket.
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Installing the DIM Module
Note:
The system board used in the following illustrations may not resemble
the actual one. These illustrations are for reference only.
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1.
Make sure the PC and all other peripheral devices connected to it has been
powered down.
2.
Disconnect all power cords and cables.
3.
Locate the SODIMM socket on the system board.
4.
Note the key on the socket. The key ensures the module can be plugged into
the socket in only one direction.
Hardware Installation
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5. Grasping the module by its edges, align the module into the socket at an approximately 30 degrees angle. Apply firm even pressure to each end of the
module until it slips down into the socket. The contact fingers on the edge of
the module will almost completely disappear inside the socket.
6. Push down the module until the clips at each end of the socket lock into
position. You will hear a distinctive “click”, indicating the module is correctly
locked into position.
Clip
Clip
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Hardware Installation
Jumper Settings
Clear CMOS Data
1 2
3
1-2 On: Normal
(default)
JP9
1 2
3
2-3 On:
Clear CMOS Data
If you encounter the following,
a) CMOS data becomes corrupted.
b) You forgot the supervisor or user password.
you can reconfigure the system with the default values stored in the ROM BIOS.
To load the default values stored in the ROM BIOS, please follow the steps below.
1. Power-off the system and unplug the power cord.
2. Set JP9 pins 2 and 3 to On. Wait for a few seconds and set JP8 back to its
default setting, pins 1 and 2 On.
3. Now plug the power cord and power-on the system.
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Hardware Installation
2
PS/2 Power Select
JP2
3
2
1
1-2 On: 5V
(default)
3
2 1
2-3 On:
5V_standby
JP2 is used to select the power of the PS/2 keyboard/mouse port. Selecting
5V_standby will allow you to use the PS/2 keyboard or PS/2 mouse to wake up
the system.
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USB Power Select
3 2
1
2-3 On:
5V_standby
3
2 1
1-2 On: 5V
(default)
USB 0-1 power
select (JP7)
USB 2-5 power
select (JP8)
USB 6-7 power
select (JP10)
1
1
2
2
3
1-2 On: 5V
(default)
3
2-3 On:
5V_standby
JP7 (for USB 0-1), JP8 (for USB 2-5) and JP10 (for USB 6-7) are used to select
the power of the USB ports. Selecting 5V_standby will allow you to use a USB
device to wake up the system.
BIOS Setting
“USB Device Wakeup From S3/S4” in the Advanced menu (“ACPI Configuration”
submenu) of the BIOS must be set to Enabled. Refer to chapter 3 for more information.
Important:
If you are using the Wake-On-USB Keyboard/Mouse function for 2 USB
ports, the +5V_standby power source of your power supply must support ≥0.5A. For 3 or more USB ports, the +5V_standby power source of
your power supply must support ≥1A.
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Hardware Installation
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LVDS Panel Power Select
1
2
3
4
5
6
J6
1-2 On: 12V
1
2
3
5
4
6
3-4 On: 5V
1
2
3
4
6
5
5-6 On: 3.3V
(default)
J6 is used to select the power supplied to the LCD panel.
Important:
Before powering-on the system, make sure the J6 setting matches the
LCD panel’s specification. Selecting the incorrect voltage will seriously
damage the LCD panel.
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S/PDIF
3 2
1
2-3 On: S/PDIF
to HDMI
3
2 1
JP1
1-2 On: S/PDIF
to Audio
JP1 is used to set the S/PDIF to HDMI or to Audio mode.
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Hardware Installation
2
COM 1 and COM 2 RS232/RS422/RS485 Select
JP3
1
5
6
JP4
2
JP3 and JP4 are used to configure COM 1 and COM 2 to RS232, RS422 (Half Duplex) or RS485.
The pin function of COM 1 and COM 2 will vary according to their jumper’s setting.
JP3 / JP4
5
3
1
6 4 2
1-2 On: RS232
(default)
5
3
1
6
4 2
3-4 On: RS422
Half Duplex
5
3
1
6
4 2
5-6 On: RS485
N.C.
N.C.
DATA2
1
N.C.
N.C.
N.C.
N.C.
9
DATA+
N.C.
N.C.
9
N.C.
N.C.
N.C.
RXD2
1
N.C.
N.C.
RI-
RTS-
TD
GND
DCD-
9
RXD+
2
1
N.C.
DSRCTS-
RD
DTR-
COM 2
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COM 1 and COM 2 RS232/Power Select
JP5
1
2
3
4
5
6
JP6
COM 1
JP5 / JP6
1
2
4
6
3
5
1
2
3
4
6
5
1-3, 2-4 On:
RS232
(default)
3-5 (12V), 4-6 (5V) On:
RS232 with power
DCDTD
GND
RTSRI-
9
2
1
9
+5V
TD
GND
RTS+12V
2
1
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RD
DTRDSRCTS-
DTRDSRCTS-
RD
COM 1 and COM 2
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Power-on Select
3 2 1
1-2 On:
Power-on via
power button
(default)
3
JP11
2 1
2-3 On:
Power-on via
AC power
JP11 is used to select the method of powering on the system. If you want the
system to power-on whenever AC power comes in, set JP11 pins 2 and 3 to On.
If you want to use the power button, set pins 1 and 2 to On.
When using the JP11 “Power On” feature to power the system back on after a
power failure occurs, the system may not power on if the power lost is resumed
within 5 seconds (power flicker).
Note:
In order to ensure that power is resumed after a power failure that recovers within a 5 second period, JP11 must be set to pins 2-3 and the
“PWRON After PWR-Fail” in CMOS is set to “On”.
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Jumper Settings - XLT0-2C1G2U (optional)
COM 3 and COM 4 RS232/Power Select
JP1
JP2
JP1 / JP2
1
2
4
6
3
5
1
2
3
4
6
5
1-3, 2-4 On:
RS232
(default)
3-5 (+5V), 4-6 (+12V) On:
RS232 with power
DCDTD
GND
RTSRI-
9
2
1
9
+5V
TD
GND
RTS+12V
2
1
28
RD
DTRDSRCTS-
DTRDSRCTS-
RD
COM 4 and COM 3
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COM 3 and COM 4 RS232/RS422/RS485 Select
JP5
JP3
COM 3 (JP3) and COM 4 (JP5) are used to configure COM 3 and COM 4 to
RS232, RS422 (Half Duplex) or RS485.
The pin function of COM 3 and COM 4 will vary according to their jumper’s setting.
JP3 / JP5
5
3
1
6 4 2
1-2 On: RS232
(default)
5
3
1
6
4 2
3-4 On: RS422
Half Duplex
5
3
1
6
4 2
5-6 On: RS485
N.C.
N.C.
DATA2
1
N.C.
N.C.
N.C.
N.C.
9
DATA+
N.C.
N.C.
9
N.C.
N.C.
N.C.
RXD2
1
N.C.
N.C.
RI-
RTS-
TD
GND
DCD-
9
RXD+
2
1
N.C.
DSRCTS-
RD
DTR-
COM 3 and COM 4
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USB Power Select
USB power
select (JP4)
3 2
1
2-3 On: +5V_
standby
3
2 1
1-2 On: +5V
(default)
JP4 is used to select the power of the USB port. Selecting +5V_standby will allow
you to use a USB device to wake up the system.
BIOS Setting
“USB Device Wakeup From S3/S4” in the Advanced menu (“ACPI Configuration”
submenu) of the BIOS must be set to Enabled. Refer to chapter 3 for more information.
Important:
If you are using the Wake-On-USB Keyboard/Mouse function for 2 USB
ports, the +5V_standby power source of your power supply must support ≥0.5A. For 3 or more USB ports, the +5V_standby power source of
your power supply must support ≥1A.
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Hardware Installation
2
Rear Panel I/O Ports
PS/2
COM 1
VGA
USB 1
LAN
Line-out
USB 0
The rear panel I/O ports consist of the following:
•
•
•
•
•
•
PS/2 port
COM port
VGA port
LAN port
2 USB ports
Line-out jack
XLT0-2C1G2U I/O Ports
COM 4
USB 2.0
COM 3
LAN
HDMI
The rear panel I/O ports consist of the following:
•
•
•
•
2 COM ports
HDMI
2 USB ports
LAN port
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PS/2 Port
The PS/2 port is used to connect a PS/2 keyboard and a PS/2 mouse by means
of the provided cable.
PS/2 mouse port
PS/2 keyboard port
Connect to the board’s PS/2 port
Important:
Make sure to turn off your computer prior to connecting or disconnecting
a mouse or keyboard. Failure to do so may damage the system board.
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2
COM1 and COM2 Port
COM2
COM1
RD
DTRDSRCTS-
DCDRD
TD
DTRGND
COM1 and COM2 are fixed at RS232.
1 2 3 4 5
2
1
DSRRTSCTSRI-
DCDTD
GND
RTSRI-
6 7 8 9
9
COM 4
COM 1 and COM 2
COM1 and COM2’s pin definition will vary according to JP3 and JP4’s settings.
Refer to “COM1 and COM2 RS232/RS422/RS485 Select” in this chapter for more
information.
The serial ports are asynchronous communication ports with 16C550A-compatible
UARTs that can be used with modems, serial printers, remote display terminals,
and other serial devices.
Connecting External Serial Ports
Your COM port may come mounted on a card-edge bracket. Install the card-edge
bracket to an available slot at the rear of the system chassis then insert the serial port cable to a COM connector. Make sure the colored stripe on the ribbon
cable is aligned with pin 1 of the COM connector.
BIOS Setting
Configure the serial ports in the Advanced menu of the BIOS. Refer to chapter 3
for more information.
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VGA Port
VGA
The VGA port is used for connecting a VGA monitor. Connect the monitor’s 15-pin
D-shell cable connector to the VGA port. After you plug the monitor’s cable connector into the VGA port, gently tighten the cable screws to hold the connector
in place.
BIOS Setting
Configure the onboard VGA in the Chipset menu (“North Bridge Configuration”
submenu) of the BIOS. Refer to chapter 3 for more information.
Driver Installation
Install the graphics driver. Refer to chapter 4 for more information.
Note:
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RJ45 LAN Ports
LAN 1
The LAN ports allow the system board to connect to a local area network by
means of a network hub.
BIOS Setting
Configure the onboard LAN ports in the Chipset menu (“South Bridge Chipset
Configuration” submenu) of the BIOS. Refer to chapter 3 for more information.
Driver Installation
Install the LAN drivers. Refer to chapter 4 for more information.
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USB Ports
USB 1
USB 4-5
Key
GND
+Data
-Data
VCC
USB 0
USB 6-7
USB 2-3
9
10
N. C.
GND
+Data
-Data
VCC
1
2
USB allows data exchange between your computer and a wide range of simultaneously accessible external Plug and Play peripherals.
The system board is equipped with 6 onboard USB 2.0/1.1 ports. The 10-pin connector allows you to connect 2 additional USB 2.0/1.1 ports. The USB ports may
be mounted on a card-edge bracket. Install the card-edge bracket to an available
slot at the rear of the system chassis then insert the USB port cables to the connector.
BIOS Setting
Configure the onboard USB in the Chipset menu (“South Bridge Configuration”
submenu) of the BIOS. Refer to chapter 3 for more information.
Driver Installation
You may need to install the proper drivers in your operating system to use the
USB device. Refer to your operating system’s manual or documentation for more
information.
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Hardware Installation
2
Wake-On-USB Keyboard/Mouse
The Wake-On-USB Keyboard/Mouse function allows you to use a USB keyboard or
USB mouse to wake up a system from the S3 (STR - Suspend To RAM) state. To
use this function:
•
Jumper Setting
JP7, JP8 and/or JP10 must be set to “2-3 On: +5V_standby”. Refer to “USB
Power Select” in this chapter for more information.
•
BIOS Setting
“USB Device Wakeup From S3” in the Advanced menu (“ACPI Configuration”
submenu) of the BIOS must be set to Enabled. Refer to chapter 3 for more
information.
Important:
If you are using the Wake-On-USB Keyboard/Mouse function for 2 USB
ports, the +5V_standby power source of your power supply must support ≥0.5A. For 3 or more USB ports, the +5V_standby power source of
your power supply must support ≥1A.
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Audio
Line-out
Mic2-L
Mic2-R
Line2-R
Front_IO_Sense
Line2-L
9
10
1
2
Front audio
GND
N.C.
Mic2-JD
Key
Line2-JD
Rear Audio
The system board is equipped with 3 audio jacks. A jack is a one-hole connecting
interface for inserting a plug.
•
•
•
Mic-in Jack (Pink)
This jack is used to connect an external microphone.
Line-in Jack (Light Blue)
This jack is used to connect any audio devices such as Hi-fi set, CD player,
tape player, AM/FM radio tuner, synthesizer, etc.
Line-out Jack (Lime)
This jack is used to connect a headphone or external speakers.
Front Audio
The front audio connector allows you to connect to the second line-out and micin jacks that are at the front panel of your system.
BIOS Setting
Configure the onboard audio in the Chipset menu (“South Bridge Configuration”
submenu) of the BIOS. Refer to chapter 3 for more information.
Driver Installation
Install the audio driver. Refer to chapter 4 for more information.
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Hardware Installation
2
I/O Connectors
CD-in Internal Audio Connector
Ground
Ground
Right audio
channel
Left audio
channel
4
1
The CD-in connector is used to receive audio from a CD-ROM drive, TV tuner or
MPEG card.
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S/PDIF Connector
SPDIF out
Ground
SPDIF in
5
Key
+5V
1
The S/PDIF connector is used to connect an external S/PDIF port. Your S/PDIF
port may be mounted on a card-edge bracket. Install the card-edge bracket to
an available slot at the rear of the system chassis then connect the audio cable
to the S/PDIF connector. Make sure pin 1 of the audio cable is aligned with pin 1
of the S/PDIF connector.
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2
LVDS LCD Panel Connector
LVDS/Inverter Power Connector
1
8
LVDS/Inverter
power
39
40
1
2
24-bits
LVDS LCD
panel
The system board allows you to connect a LCD Display Panel by means of the
LVDS LCD panel connector and the LVDS/Inverter power connector. These connectors transmit video signals and power from the system board to the LCD Display Panel.
Refer to the next page for the pin functions of these connectors.
BIOS Setting
Configure the LCD panel in the Chipset menu (“North Bridge Configuration” submenu) of the BIOS. Refer to chapter 3 for more information.
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LVDS LCD Panel Connector
Pins
Function
Pins
1
GND
2
GND
3
LVDS_Out3+
4
N. C.
5
LVDS_Out3-
6
N. C.
7
GND
8
GND
9
LVDS_Out2+
10
N. C.
11
LVDS_Out2-
12
N. C.
13
GND
14
GND
15
LVDS_Out1+
16
N. C.
17
LVDS_Out1-
18
N. C.
19
GND
20
GND
21
LVDS_Out0+
22
N. C.
23
LVDS_Out0-
24
N. C.
25
GND
26
GND
27
LVDS_CLK1+
28
N. C.
29
LVDS_CLK1-
30
N. C.
31
GND
32
GND
33
LVDS_DDCCLK
34
N. C.
35
LVDS_DDCDAA
36
N. C.
37
Panel Power
38
Panel Power
39
Panel Power
40
Panel Power
Function
LVDS/Inverter Power Connector
Pins Function
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1
GND
2
GND
3
Panel Inverter Brightness Voltage Control
4
Panel Power
5
+3.3V
6
Panel Backlight On/Off Control
7
+12V
8
+12V
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Digital I/O Connector
8
1
DIO connector
1
4
+5V
+12V
Ground
5VSB
DIO power
connector
The Digital I/O connector provides powering-on function to an external device
that is connected to this connector.
Digital I/O Connector
Pins
Function
1
DIO0
2
DIO1
3
DIO2
4
DIO3
5
DIO4
6
DIO5
7
DIO6
8
DIO7
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SATA (Serial ATA) Connectors
SATA 2
1
SATA 1
SATA 0
7
GND
TXP
TXN
GND
RXN
RXP
GND
The Serial ATA connectors are used to connect Serial ATA devices. Connect one
end of the Serial ATA cable to a SATA connector and the other end to your Serial
ATA device.
BIOS Setting
Configure the Serial ATA drives in the Advanced menu (“IDE Configuration” submenu) of the BIOS. Refer to chapter 3 for more information.
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2
Cooling Fan Connectors
3
1
Ground Sense
Power
CPU fan
1
3
Ground Sense
Power
System fan
The fan connectors are used to connect cooling fans. The cooling fans will provide
adequate airflow throughout the chassis to prevent overheating the CPU and system board components.
BIOS Setting
The Advanced menu (“Hardware Health Configuration” submenu) of the BIOS will
display the current speed of the cooling fan. Refer to chapter 3 for more information.
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Chassis Instrusion Connector
2
1
Ground
Chassis signal
The board supports the chassis intrusion detection function. Connect the chassis intrusion sensor cable from the chassis to this connector. When the system’s
power is on and a chassis intrusion occurred, an alarm will sound. When the
system’s power is off and a chassis intrusion occurred, the alarm will sound only
when the system restarts.
Hardware Monitor for Windows
Install the “Hardware Monitor for Windows” utility. By default, the chassis intrusion detection function is disabled. When enabled, a warning message will appear
when the chassis is open. The utility can also be configured so that a beeping
alarm will sound when the chassis is open. Refer to the “Hardware Monitor for
Windows” section in chapter 4 for more information.
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2
Front Panel Connectors
1 2
PWR-LED
HDD-LED
PWR-BTN
RESET-SW
11 12
HDD-LED - HDD LED
This LED will light when the hard drive is being accessed.
RESET SW - Reset Switch
This switch allows you to reboot without having to power off the system.
PWR-BTN - Power Switch
This switch is used to power on or off the system.
PWR-LED - Power/Standby LED
When the system’s power is on, this LED will light. When the system is in the S1
(POS - Power On Suspend) state, it will blink every second. When the system is
in the S3 (STR - Suspend To RAM) state, it will blink every 4 seconds.
Pin
Pin Assignment
N. C.
1
N. C.
PWR-LED
2
4
6
HDD-LED
3
5
HDD Power
Signal
PWR-BTN
8
10
GND
Signal
RESET SW
7
9
Ground
RST Signal
11
N. C.
Key
12
Key
N. C.
Pin
Pin Assignment
LED Power
LED Power
Signal
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Expansion Slots
Mini PCIe
PCI
PCI Express x1
PCI Express x1
Install PCI Express cards such as network cards or other cards that comply to the
PCI Express specifications into the PCI Express x1 slot.
PCI Slot
The PCI slot supports expansion cards that comply with PCI specifications. You
can install a PCI expansion card or a customized riser card designed for 1, 2 or 3
PCI slots expansion (for low profile PCI card only) into the PCI slot.
Mini PCIe Slot
The Mini PCIe slot is used to install a Mini PCIe card. Mini PCIe card is a small
form factor PCIe card with the same signal protocol, electrical definitions, and
configuration definitions as the conventional PCIe.
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2
Power Connectors
12 24
COM
+3.3VDC
+12VDC
+5VDC
+12VDC
+5VDC
+5VSB
+5VDC
NC
PWR_OK
COM
COM
+5VDC
COM
COM
COM
PS_ON#
+5VDC
COM
COM
-12VDC
+3.3VDC
+3.3VDC
+3.3VDC
1 13
ATX power
Use a power supply that complies with the ATX12V Power Supply Design Guide
Version 1.1. An ATX12V power supply unit has a standard 24-pin ATX main
power connector that must be inserted into the 24-pin connector. The 8-pin +12V
power connector enables the delivery of more +12VDC current to the processor’s
Voltage Regulator Module (VRM).
The power connectors from the power supply unit are designed to fit the 24-pin
and 8-pin connectors in only one orientation. Make sure to find the proper orientation before plugging the connectors.
The system board requires a minimum of 300 Watt power supply to operate.
Your system configuration (CPU power, amount of memory, add-in cards, peripherals, etc.) may exceed the minimum power requirement. To ensure that
adequate power is provided, we strongly recommend that you use a minimum of
400 Watt (or greater) power supply.
Important:
Insufficient power supplied to the system may result in instability or
the add-in boards and peripherals not functioning properly. Calculating
the system’s approximate power usage is important to ensure that the
power supply meets the system’s consumption requirements.
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Battery
Battery
The lithium ion battery powers the real-time clock and CMOS memory. It is an
auxiliary source of power when the main power is shut off.
Safety Measures
50
•
Danger of explosion if battery incorrectly replaced.
•
Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommend by the manufacturer.
•
Dispose of used batteries according to local ordinance.
Hardware Installation
2
SMBus Connector
The SMBus (System Management Bus) connector is used to connect SMBus devices. It is a
multiple device bus that allows multiple chips to connect to the same bus and enable each one
to act as a master by initiating data transfer.
SMBus Connector
Pins
Function
1
3VSB
2
N.C.
3
SMBus CLK
4
SMBus Data
5
Ground
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Standby Power LED
Standby
Power LED
This LED will light when the system is in the standby mode.
Important:
When the DRAM Power LED and/or Standby Power LED lit yellow, it indicates that power is present on the DIMM sockets and/or PCI slots. Power-off the PC then unplug the power cord prior to installing any memory
modules or add-in cards. Failure to do so will cause severe damage to
the motherboard and components.
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2
CompactFlash Socket
CompactFlash
socket
The CompactFlashTM socket is used for inserting a CompactFlashTM card. CompactFlashTM card is a small removable mass storage device designed with flash technology - a non-volatile storage solution that does not require a battery to retain
data indefinitely. The CompactFlashTM technology is widely used in products such
as portable and desktop computers, digital cameras, handheld data collection
scanners, PDAs, Pocket PCs, handy terminals and personal communicators.
Important:
We do not recommend using IDE devices and CF card at the same time.
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Daughterboard Connector
Daughterboard Connector
The Daughterboard Connector is used to insert the daughterboard XLT0-2C1G2U.
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Installing the XLT0-2C1G2U onto the LR102 (optional)
Important:
The carrier board used in this section is for reference purpose only.
These illustrations are mainly to guide you on how to install the XLT02C1G2U onto the LR102 of your choice.
1.
The photo below shows the locations of the mounting holes.
Mounting hole
2.
Insert the provided mounting screws into the mounting holes - from the bottom through the top of the carrier board.
Mounting screws
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3.
While supporting the mounting screw at the bottom, from the top side of the
board, fasten a bolt into the screw.
Bolts
4.
Grasping the XLT0-2C1G2U by its edges, position it on top of the LR102
board with its mounting holes aligned with the bolts on the LR102. This will
also align the two boards to each other.
Daughterboard Connector
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5.
2
Press the XLT0-2C1G2U down firmly until it is completely seated on the
daughterboard connector of the LR102.
XLT0-2C1G2U
LR102 Series
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BIOS Setup
Chapter 3 - BIOS Setup
Overview
The BIOS is a program that takes care of the basic level of communication between the CPU and peripherals. It contains codes for various advanced features
found in this system board. The BIOS allows you to configure the system and
save the configuration in a battery-backed CMOS so that the data retains even
when the power is off. In general, the information stored in the CMOS RAM of
the EEPROM will stay unchanged unless a configuration change has been made
such as a hard drive replaced or a device added.
It is possible that the CMOS battery will fail causing CMOS data loss. If this happens, you need to install a new CMOS battery and reconfigure the BIOS settings.
Note:
The BIOS is constantly updated to improve the performance of the system board; therefore the BIOS screens in this chapter may not appear
the same as the actual one. These screens are for reference purpose
only.
Default Configuration
Most of the configuration settings are either predefined according to the Load Optimal Defaults settings which are stored in the BIOS or are automatically detected
and configured without requiring any actions. There are a few settings that you
may need to change depending on your system configuration.
Entering the BIOS Setup Utility
The BIOS Setup Utility can only be operated from the keyboard and all commands are keyboard commands. The commands are available at the right side of
each setup screen.
The BIOS Setup Utility does not require an operating system to run. After you
power up the system, the BIOS message appears on the screen and the memory
count begins. After the memory test, the message “Press DEL to run setup” will
appear on the screen. If the message disappears before you respond, restart the
system or press the “Reset” button. You may also restart the system by pressing
the <Ctrl> <Alt> and <Del> keys simultaneously.
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3
Legends
Keys
Function
Right and Left arrows
Moves the highlight left or right to
select a menu.
Up and Down arrows
Moves the highlight up or down
between submenus or fields.
<Esc>
Exits to the BIOS Setup Utility.
+ (plus key)
Scrolls forward through the values
or options of the highlighted field.
- (minus key)
Scrolls backward through the values
or options of the highlighted field.
Tab
Selects a field.
<F1>
Displays General Help.
<F10>
Saves and exits the Setup program.
<Enter>
Press <Enter> to enter the highlighted submenu.
Scroll Bar
When a scroll bar appears to the right of the setup screen, it indicates that there
are more available fields not shown on the screen. Use the up and down arrow
keys to scroll through all the available fields.
Submenu
When ““ appears on the left of a particular field, it indicates that a submenu
which contains additional options are available for that field. To display the submenu, move the highlight to that field and press <Enter>.
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AMI BIOS Setup Utility
Main
The Main menu is the first screen that you will see when you enter the BIOS
Setup Utility.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
PCIPnP
Boot
Security
System Overview
AMIBIOS
Version
Build Date:
ID
:08.00.15
:03/11/10
:AE0HCO21
Processor
Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU D525
Speed
:1800MHz
Count
:1
Exit
Use [+] or [-] to
configure system Time.
@ 1.80GHz
System Memory
Size
:2038MB
System Time
System Date
Chipset
Use [ENTER], [TAB]
or [SHIFT-TAB] to
select a field.
[16:00:09]
[Wed 05/12/2010]
← →
↑↓ +- Tab F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Field
Select Field
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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AMI BIOS
Displays the detected BIOS information.
Processor
Displays the detected processor information.
System Memory
Displays the detected system memory information.
System Time
The time format is <hour>, <minute>, <second>. The time is based on the 24hour military-time clock. For example, 1 p.m. is 13:00:00. Hour displays hours
from 00 to 23. Minute displays minutes from 00 to 59. Second displays seconds
from 00 to 59.
System Date
The date format is <day>, <month>, <date>, <year>. Day displays a day, from
Sunday to Saturday. Month displays the month, from January to December. Date
displays the date, from 1 to 31. Year displays the year, from 1980 to 2099.
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Advanced
The Advanced menu allows you to configure your system for basic operation.
Some entries are defaults required by the system board, while others, if enabled,
will improve the performance of your system or let you set some features according to your preference.
Important:
Setting incorrect field values may cause the system to malfunction.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
PCIPnP
Boot
Security
Chipset
Exit
Configure CPU.
Advanced Settings
WARNING: Setting wrong values in belowsections
may cause system to malfunction.

CPU Configuration

IDE Configuration

Super IO Configuration

Hardware Health Configuration

ACPI Configuration

AHCI Configuration

Trusted Computing

USB Configuration
← →
↑↓ Enter
F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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CPU Configuration
This section is used to configure the CPU. It will also display the detected CPU
information.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Disabled for WindowsXP
Configure advanced CPU settings
Module Version:3F.1A
Manufacturer : Intel
Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU D525
Frequency
: 1.80GHz
FSB Speed
: 800MHz
Cache L1
: 48 KB
Cache L2
: 1024 KB
Ratio Actual Value:9
@ 1.80GHz
Max CPUID Value Limit
[Disabled]
Execute-Disable Bit Capability [Enabled]
Hyper Threading Technology
[Enabled]
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Max CPUID Value Limit
Set this field to Disabled when using Windows XP. Set this field to Enabled
when using legacy operating systems so that the system will boot even when
it doesn’t support CPUs with extended CPUID function.
Execute-Disable Bit Capability
When this field is set to Disabled, it will force the XD feature flag to always
return to 0.
Hyper Threading Technology
Enable this field for Windows XP and Linux which are optimized for HyperThreading technology. Select disabled for other OSes not optimized for HyperThreading technology. When disabled, only one thread per enabled core is
enabled.
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IDE Configuration
This section is used to configure the IDE drives.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
IDE Configuration
Options
ATA/IDE Configuration
Configure SATA as
[Enhanced]
[IDE]

Primary IDE Master

Primary IDE Slave

Secondary IDE Master

Third IDE Master

Third IDE Slave
:
:
:
:
:
[Not
[Not
[Not
[Not
[Not
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
Detected]
Disabled
Compatible
Enhanced
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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ATA/IDE Configuration
This field is used to configure the IDE drives. The options are Disabled, Compatible and Enhanced.
Configure SATA as
IDE
This option configures the Serial ATA drives as Parallel ATA storage devices.
AHCI
This option allows the Serial ATA devices to use AHCI (Advanced Host Controller Interface).
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Primary IDE Master to Third IDE Slave
When you enter the BIOS Setup Utility, the BIOS will auto detect the existing
IDE devices then displays the status of the detected devices. To configure an
IDE drive, move the cursor to a field then press <Enter>.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Select the type
of device connected
to the system.
Primary IDE Master
Device
:Not Detected
Type
LBA/Large Mode
Block (Multi-Sector Transfer)
PIO Mode
DMA Mode
S.M.A.R.T
32Bit Data Transfer
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Auto]
[Enabled]
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Type
Selects the type of IDE drive connected to the system.
LBA/Large Mode
Auto
If the device supports LBA mode, the LBA mode will automatically be enabled, that is, if the device was not previuosly formatted with the LBA mode
disabled.
Disabled
Disables the LBA mode.
Block (Multi-Sector Transfer)
Auto
Data transfer from and to the device occurs multiple sectors at a time.
Disabled
Data transfer from and to the device occurs one sector at a time.
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PIO Mode
Selects the data transfer mode. PIO means Programmed Input/Output. Rather than have the BIOS issue a series of commands to effect a transfer to or
from the disk drive, PIO allows the BIOS to tell the controller what it wants
and then let the controller and the CPU perform the complete task by themselves. Your system supports five modes, 0 (default) to 4, which primarily
differ in timing. When Auto is selected, the BIOS will select the best available
mode after checking your drive.
Auto The BIOS will automatically set the system according to your hard disk
drive’s timing.
Mode 0-4
You can select a mode that matches your hard disk drive’s timing. Caution:
Do not use the wrong setting or you will have drive errors.
DMA Mode
Selects the DMA mode.
Auto
Automatically detects the DMA mode.
SWDMAn
SingleWord DMAn.
MWDMAn
MultiWord DMAn.
UDMAn
Ultra DMAn.
S.M.A.R.T.
The system board supports SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting
Technology) hard drives. SMART is a reliability prediction technology for ATA/
IDE and SCSI drives. The drive will provide sufficient notice to the system
or user to backup data prior to the drive’s failure. The default is Disabled. If
you are using hard drives that support S.M.A.R.T., set this field to Enabled.
SMART is supported in ATA/33 or later hard drives. The options are Auto,
Enabled and Disabled.
32Bit Data Transfer
Enables or disables 32-bit data transfer.
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Super IO Configuration
This section is used to configure the I/O functions supported by the onboard
Super I/O chip.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Configure Win627DHG-P Super IO Chipset
Serial Port1 Address
Serial Port2 Address
PWRON After PWR-Fail
[3F8/IRQ4]
[2F8/IRQ3]
[Former-Sts]
Allows BIOS to select
Serial Port 1 Base
Addresses.
Configure Secondary Fintek F81217U Super IO Chipset
[3E8]
[11]
[2E8]
[10]
Serial Port3 Address
Serial Port3 IRQ
Serial Port4 Address
Serial Port4 IRQ
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Serial Port1 Address to Serial Port4 Address
Auto
Automatically selects a base address for the COM port.
3F8/IRQ4, 2E8/IRQ3, 3E8/IRQ4
Selects the COM port’s base address.
Disabled
Disables the COM port.
PWRON After PWR-Fail
Off
When power returns after an AC power failure, the system’s power is off. You
must press the Power button to power-on the system.
On
When power returns after an AC power failure, the system will automatically
power-on.
Former-Sts
When power returns after an AC power failure, the system will return to the
state where you left off before power failure occurs. If the system’s power
is off when AC power failure occurs, it will remain off when power returns.
If the system’s power is on when AC power failure occurs, the system will
power-on when power returns.
This field is used to select the time interval of the Watchdog timer. If the
system hangs or fails to function, it will reset at the set time interval so that
your system will continue to operate.
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Serial Port3 IRQ and Serial Port4 IRQ
Select an IRQ for serial Port3 and/or Port4. This is not configurable if the
“Serial Port3 Address” and/or “Serial Port4 Address” field is set to Disabled.
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Hardware Health Configuration
This section is used to configure the hardware monitor function.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Hardware Health Configuration
Case Open Detection
System Temperature
CPU Temperature
[Disabled]
:48oC/118oF
:60oC/140oF
SYSFAN Speed
CPUFAN Speed
:NA
:6250 RPM
Vcore
5V
1.05V
1.5V
12V
VSB
VBAT
CPUFAN Mode Setting
CPUFAN PWM Control
:1.184 V
:5.222 V
:1.056 V
:1.840 V
:12.355 V
:3.440 V
:3.088 V
[Manual Mode]
[255]
Enabled for Case Open
Detection. If Case is
open, system will show
warning message and beep
warning.
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Case Open Detection
Set this field to Enabled to allow the system to alert you of a chassis intrusion event.
System Temperature to VBAT (V)
These fields will show the temperature, fan speed and output voltage of the
monitored devices or components.
CPU Fan Mode Setting
Selects the CPU fan’s mode. The options are Manual Mode and Thermal
Cruise Mode.
CPU Fan PWM Control
This is the PWM’s duty cycle control. Enter the CPU fan’s speed in this field.
The higher the value, the faster the CPU fan’s speed.
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ACPI Configuration
This section is used to configure ACPI.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
General ACPI
configuration settings
ACPI Settings

General ACPI Configuration

Advanced ACPI Configuration

Chipset ACPI Configuration
← →
↑↓ Enter
F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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General ACPI Configuration
Configures the general ACPI settings.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
General ACPI Configuration
Suspend mode
Repost Video on S3 resume
[Auto]
[No]
← →
↑↓ Select Screen
Select Item
F1 General Help
F10 Save and Exit
ESC Exit
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Suspend Mode
S3(STR)
Enables the Suspend to RAM function.
Repost Video on S3 Resume
When this field is set to Yes, the system will initialize the VGA BIOS when
it wakes up from the S3 state. This can be configured only if the “Suspend
Mode” field is set to “S3(STR)”.
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Advanced ACPI Configuration
Configures additional ACPI functions.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Advanced ACPI Configuration
ACPI Version Features
[ACPI v3.0]
Enable RSDP pointers
to 64-bit Fixed System
Description Tables.
Different ACPI version
has some addition.
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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ACPI Version Features
Selects the ACPI version. The options are ACPI v1.0, ACPI v2.0 and ACPI
v3.0.
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Chipset ACPI Configuration
Configures relevant chipset ACPI functions.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
South Bridge ACPI Configuration
USB Device Wakeup From S3/S4
[Disabled]
Enable/Disable
APIC ACPI SCI IRQ.
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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APIC ACPI SCI IRQ
Enables or disables the APIC ACPI SCI IRQ.
USB Device WakeUp From S3
This field, when enabled, allows you to use a USB keyboard to wake up a
system that is in the S3 (STR - Suspend To RAM) and S4 state.
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AHCI Configuration
This section is used to configure AHCI.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
AHCI Settings

AHCI

AHCI

AHCI
Port0 [Not Detected]
Port1 [Not Detected]
Port2 [Not Detected]
While entering setup,
BIOS auto detects the
presence of IDE devices.
This displays the status
of auto detection of IDE
devices.
← →
↑↓ Enter F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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AHCI Port0 to AHCI Port2
Configures the AHCI port.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Select the type
of device connected
to the system.
AHCI Port0
Device
SATA Port0
S.M.A.R.T.
:Not Detected
[Auto]
[Enabled]
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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SATA Port0
Selects the type of device connected to the system.
S.M.A.R.T.
The system board supports SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting
Technology) hard drives. SMART is a reliability prediction technology for ATA/
IDE and SCSI drives. The drive will provide sufficient notice to the system
or user to backup data prior to the drive’s failure. The default is Disabled. If
you are using hard drives that support S.M.A.R.T., set this field to Enabled.
SMART is supported in ATA/33 or later hard drives. The options are Auto, Enabled and Disabled.
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Trusted Computing
This section configures settings relevant to Trusted Computing innovations.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
Trusted Computing
TCG/ TPM Support
[No]
Enables support for
legacy USB. AUTO
option disables
legacy support if
no USB devices are
connected.
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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USB Configuration
This section is used to configure USB devices.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Advanced
USB Configuration
Enables support for
legacy USB. AUTO
option disables
legacy support if
no USB devices are
connected.
Module Version - 2.24.5-14.4
USB Devices Enabled :
None
Legacy USB Support
USB 2.0 Controller Mode
BIOS EHCI Hand-Off
[Enabled]
[HiSpeed]
[Enabled]
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Legacy USB Support
Enabled
Enables Legacy USB.
Auto
Disables support for Legacy when no USB devices are connected.
Disabled
Keeps USB devices available only for EFI applications.
USB 2.0 Controller Mode
Configures the USB 2.0 controller in HiSpeed (480Mbps) or FullSpeed
(12Mbps).
BIOS EHCI Hand-Off
This is a workaround for OSes that does not support EHCI hand-off. The EHCI
ownership change should be claimed by the EHCI driver.
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PCIPnP
The PCIPnP menu is used to configure PCI Plug and Play devices.
Important:
Setting incorrect field values may cause the system to malfunction.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
PCIPnP
Boot
Security
Chipset
Exit
Clear NVRAM during
System Boot.
Advanced PCI/PnP Settings
WARNING: Setting wrong values in belowsections
may cause system to malfunction.
Clear NVRAM
Plug & Play O/S
PCI Latency Timer
[No]
[No]
[64]
IRQ3
IRQ4
IRQ5
IRQ7
IRQ9
IRQ10
IRQ11
IRQ14
IRQ15
[Available]
[Available]
[Available]
[Available]
[Available]
[Available]
[Available]
[Available]
[Available]
← →
↑↓ +-
F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Clear NVRAM
This field allows clearing the NVRAM during system boot.
Plug & Play O/S
Yes
The operating system configures Plug and Play (PnP) devices that are not required to boot in a Plug and Play supported operating system.
No
The BIOS configures all the devices in the system.
PCI Latency Timer
This feature is used to select the length of time each PCI device will control the
bus before another takes over. The larger the value, the longer the PCI device
can retain control of the bus. Since each access to the bus comes with an initial
delay before any transaction can be made, low values for the PCI Latency Timer
will reduce the effectiveness of the PCI bandwidth while higher values will improve it.
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IRQ3 to IRQ15
Available
The specified IRQ is available for PCI/PnP devices.
Reserved
The specified IRQ is reserved for Legacy ISA devices.
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Boot
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
PCIPnP
Boot
Security
Boot Settings

Boot
Settings Configuration

Boot
Device Priority
Chipset
Exit
Configure settings
during system boot.
← →
↑↓ Enter F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Boot Settings Configuration
This section is used to configure settings during system boot.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Boot
Boot Settings Configuration
Quick Boot
Bootup Num-Lock
[Enabled]
[On]
Allows BIOS to skip
certain tests while
booting. This will
decrease the time
needed to boot the
system.
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Quick Boot
When Enabled, the BIOS will shorten or skip some check items during POST.
This will decrease the time needed to boot the system.
Bootup Num-Lock
This allows you to determine the default state of the numeric keypad. By
default, the system boots up with NumLock on wherein the function of the
numeric keypad is the number keys. When set to Off, the function of the numeric keypad is the arrow keys.
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Boot Device Priority
This section is used to select the boot priority sequence of the devices.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Boot
Boot Device Priority
1st Boot Device
[Network: IBA GE Slo]
Specifies the boot
sequence from the
available devices.
A device enclosed in
parenthesis has been
disabled in the
corresponding type
menu.
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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1st Boot Device
Selects the drive to boot first in the “1st Boot Device” field. The BIOS will
boot the operating system according to the sequence of the drive selected.
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Security
Main
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
PCIPnP
Boot
Security
Advanced
Security Settings
Supervisor Password
User Password
: Not Installed
: Not Installed
Chipset
Exit
Install or Change the
password.
Change Supervisor Password
Change User Password
← →
↑↓ Enter F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Change Supervisor Password
This field is used to set or change the supervisor password. To set a new password:
1. Select the Change Supervisor Password field then press <Enter>.
2. Type your password in the dialog box then press <Enter>. You are limited to
eight letters/numbers.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Security Settings
Supervisor Password
User Password
: Not Installed
: Not Installed
Install or Change the
password.
Change Supervisor Password
Change User Password
Enter New Password
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Select Screen
Select Item
Change
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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3. Press <Enter> to confirm the new password.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Security Settings
Supervisor Password
User Password
: Not Installed
: Not Installed
Install or Change the
password.
Change Supervisor Password
Change User Password
Confirm New Password
← →
↑↓ Enter F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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4. When the Password Installed dialog box appears, click OK.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Security Settings
Supervisor Password
User Password
: Not Installed
: Not Installed
Install or Change the
password.
Change Supervisor Password
Change User Password
Password Installed
[OK]
← →
↑↓ Enter F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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To change the password, repeat the same steps above.
To clear the password, select Change Supervisor Password then press <Enter>. The Password Uninstalled dialog box will appear.
If you forgot the password, you can clear the password by erasing the CMOS
RTC (Real Time Clock) RAM using the Clear CMOS jumper. Refer to the Jumper Settings section in chapter 2 for more information.
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After you have set the supervisor password, the User Access Level field will
appear.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Security Settings
Supervisor Password
User Password
: Installed
: Not Installed
Change Supervisor Password
User Access Level
Change User Password
Password Check
[Setup]
[Full Access]
Limited: allows only
limited fields to be
changed such as Date
and Time.
No Access: prevents
User access to the
Setup Utility.
View Only: allows access to the Setup Utility
but the fields can not be
changed.
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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User Access Level
Selects the access level to the fields in the Setup utility.
Limited
Allows limited change to some fields such as Date and Time.
No Access
Prevents user access to the Setup utility.
View Only
Allows you to view the settings but does not allow you to change the settings.
Full Access
Allows you to change settings to all the fields in the utility.
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Change User Password
This field is used to set or change the user password.
To set a new password:
1. Select the Change User Password field then press <Enter>.
2. Type your password in the dialog box then press <Enter>. You are limited to
eight letters/numbers.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Security Settings
Supervisor Password
User Password
: Installed
: Not Installed
Install or Change the
password.
Change Supervisor Password
Change User Password
Enter New Password
← →
↑↓ Enter F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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3. Press <Enter> to confirm the new password.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Security Settings
Supervisor Password
User Password
: Installed
: Not Installed
Install or Change the
password.
Change Supervisor Password
Change User Password
Confirm New Password
← →
↑↓ Enter F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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4. When the Password Installed dialog box appears, select OK.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Install or Change the
password.
Security Settings
Supervisor Password
User Password
: Installed
: Not Installed
Change Supervisor Password
Change User Password
Password Installed
[OK]
← →
↑↓ Enter F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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To change the password, repeat the same steps above.
After you have set the user password, the Clear User Password and Password
Check fields will appear.
Clear User Password
To clear the password, select Clear User Password then press <Enter>. Click OK.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Security
Immediately clears the
User password.
Security Settings
Supervisor Password
User Password
: Installed
: Not Installed
Change Supervisor Password
Change User Password
Clear User Password
Password Check
Clear User Password?
[OK]
[Cancel]
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Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Password Check
Setup The BIOS checks for the user password whenever accessing the Setup utility.
Always The BIOS checks for the user password when accessing the Setup utility and
booting the system.
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Chipset
This section is used to configure the system based on the specific features of the
chipset.
Important:
Setting incorrect field values may cause the system to malfunction.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
PCIPnP
Boot
Security
Advanced Chipset Settings
WARNING: Setting wrong values in belowsections may cause system
to malfunction.
North
South
Chipset
Exit
Configure North Bridge
features.
Bridge Configuration
Bridge Configuration
← →
↑↓ Enter F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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North Bridge Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Chipset
North Bridge Chipset Configuration
PCI MMIO Allocation: 4GB to 3072MB
Initiate Graphic Adapter
[IGD]
Internal Graphics Mode Select
[Enabled, 8MB]

Select which graphics
controller to use as the
primary boot device.
Video Function Configuration
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Select Item
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General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Initiate Graphics Adapter
Selects the graphics controller to use as the primary boot device.
Internal Graphics Mode Select
Selects the amount of system memory used by the internal graphics device.
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Video Function Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Chipset
Video Function Configuration
DVMT Mode Select [DVMT Mode]
DVMT/FIXED Memory [256MB]
Options
Fixed Mode
DVMT Mode
Spread Spectrum Clock [Disabled]
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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DVMT Mode Select
DVMT Mode
Memory that is dynamically allocated based on memory requests made by an
application and are released back to the system once the requesting application has been terminated.
Fixed Mode
Non-contiguous pagelocked memory allocated during driver initialization to
provide a static amount of memory.
DVMT/FIXED Memory
Selects the graphics memory size used by the DVMT/Fixed mode.
Boot Display Device
Selects the type of display to use when the system boots.
Flat Panel Type
Selects the type of flat panel connected to the system.
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South Bridge Configuration
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
Chipset
South Bridge Chipset Configuration
USB Functions
USB 2.0 Controller
GbE Controller
GbE LAN Boot
GbE Wake Up from S5
HDA Controller
Options
[10 USB Ports]
[Enabled]
[Enabled]
[Disabled]
[Disabled]
[Enabled]
Disabled
2 USB Ports
4 USB Ports
6 USB Ports
8 USB Ports
10 USB Ports
← →
↑↓ +- F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Change Option
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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USB Functions
Selects the number of USB ports you want enabled.
USB 2.0 Controller
Enables or disables the Enhanced Host Controller Interface (USB 2.0).
GbE Controller
Enables or disables the GbE Controller.
GbE LAN Boot
Enable this field if you want to use the boot ROM (instead of a disk drive) to
boot-up the system and access the local area network directly. If you want to
change the boot ROM’s settings, type the <Shift> and <F10> keys simultaneously when prompted during boot-up. Take note: you will be able to access
the boot ROM’s program (by typing <Shift> + <F10>) only when this field is
enabled.
GbE Wake Up From S5
When enabled, it allows the system to wake up from S5 via the network LAN.
HDA Controller
Enables or disables the High Definition audio controller.
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Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
PCIPnP
Boot
Security
Chipset
Exit
Exit system setup
after saving the
changes.
Exit Options
Save Changes and Exit
Discard Changes and Exit
Discard Changes
F10 key can be used
for this operation.
Load Optimal Defaults
Load Failsafe Defaults
← →
↑↓ Enter
F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Save Changes and Exit
To save the changes and exit the Setup utility, select this field then press <Enter>. A dialog box will appear. Confirm by selecting OK.
You can also press <F10> to save and exit Setup.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
PCIPnP
Boot
Security
Save Changes and Exit
Discard Changes and Exit
Discard Changes
F10 key can be used
for this operation.
Save configuration changes and exit setup?
[Ok]
[Cancel]
← →
↑↓ Enter
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Exit
Exit system setup
after saving the
changes.
Exit Options
Load Optimal Defaults
Load Failsafe Defaults
Chipset
Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
BIOS Setup
3
Discard Changes and Exit
To exit the Setup utility without saving the changes, select this field then press
<Enter>. A dialog box will appear. Confirm by selecting OK.
You can also press <ESC> to exit without saving the changes.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
PCIPnP
Boot
Security
Save Changes and Exit
Discard Changes and Exit
Discard Changes
Load Optimal Defaults
Load Failsafe Defaults
Chipset
Exit
Exit system setup
without saving any
changes.
Exit Options
ESC key can be used
for this operation.
Discard changes and exit setup?
[Ok]
[Cancel]
← →
↑↓ Enter
F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Discard Changes
To discard the changes, select this field then press <Enter>. A dialog box will appear. Confirm by selecting OK to discard all changes made and restore the previously saved settings.
You can also press <F7> to discard the changes.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
PCIPnP
Boot
Security
Save Changes and Exit
Discard Changes and Exit
Discard Changes
Load Optimal Defaults
Load Failsafe Defaults
Chipset
Exit
Discards changes
done so far to any of
the setup questions.
Exit Options
F7 key can be used
for this operation.
Discard Changes?
[Ok]
[Cancel]
← →
↑↓ Enter
F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Load Optimal Defaults
To load optimal default values from the BIOS ROM, select this field then press
<Enter>. A dialog box will appear. Confirm by selecting OK.
You can also press <F9> to load optimal default values.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
PCIPnP
Boot
Security
Save Changes and Exit
Discard Changes and Exit
Discard Changes
Load Optimal Defaults
Load Failsafe Defaults
Chipset
Exit
Load Optimal Default
values for all the
setup questions.
Exit Options
F9 key can be used
for this operation.
Load Optimal Defaults?
[Ok]
[Cancel]
← →
↑↓ Enter
F1 F10 ESC Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
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Load Failsafe Defaults
To load the fail-safe default values from the BIOS ROM, select this field then
press <Enter>. A dialog box will appear. Confirm by selecting OK.
You can also press <F8> to load the fail-safe default values.
Main
Advanced
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
PCIPnP
Boot
Security
Save Changes and Exit
Discard Changes and Exit
Discard Changes
Load Optimal Defaults
Load Failsafe Defaults
Chipset
F8 key can be used
for this operation.
Load Failsafe Defaults?
[Ok]
[Cancel]
← →
↑↓ Enter
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Exit
Load Failsafe Default
values for all the
setup questions.
Exit Options
Select Screen
Select Item
Go to Sub Screen
General Help
Save and Exit
Exit
BIOS Setup
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Updating the BIOS
To update the BIOS, you will need the new BIOS file and a flash utility, AFUDOS.
EXE. Please contact technical support or your sales representative for the files.
To execute the utility, type:
A:> AFUDOS BIOS_File_Name /b /p /n /c
then press <Enter>.
.
[C:\LANID\INTEL]>AFUDOS filename.ROM /B /P /N /C
+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|
AMI Firmware Update Utility v4.33
|
Copyright (C) 2009 American Megatrends Inc. All Rights Reserved.
+--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Bootblock checksum .................
Module checksums ...................
Erasing flash .............................
Writing flash .............................
Verifying flash ..........................
Erasing NVRAM ......................
Writing NVRAM ......................
Verifying NVRAM ...................
Erasing Bootblock .....................
Writing Bootblock .....................
Verifying Bootblock ..................
CMOS checksum destroyed
Program ended normally.
|
|
ok
ok
done
done
done
done
done
done
done
done
done
[C:\LANID\INTEL]>
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Supported Software
Chapter 4 - Supported Software
The CD that came with the board contains drivers, utilities and software applications required to enhance the performance of the system board. Insert the CD
into a CD-ROM drive. The autorun screen (Mainboard Utility CD) will appear. If
after inserting the CD, “Autorun” did not automatically start, please go directly to
the root directory of the CD and double-click “Setup”.
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Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility
The Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility is used for updating Windows INF
files so that the Intel chipset can be recognized and configured properly in the
system.
To install the utility, click “Intel Chipset Software Installation Utility” on the main
menu.
1. Setup is now ready to install the utility. Click Next.
2. Read the license agreement
then click Yes.
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3. Go through the readme
document for system requirements and installation
tips then click Next.
5. After completing installation, click Finish to exit
setup.
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CH7036 Control Center
To install the driver, click “CH7036 Control Center” on the main menu.
1. Read the license agreement. Click “I Agree” then
click Next.
2. Setup is now ready to
guide you through the setup. Click Next.
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3. Select a folder to install the
driver then click Next.
4. Setup is ready for the installation. Click Next to
continue.
4. Installation in process,
please wait. Click Next to
continue.
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5. After completing installation, click Close to exit
setup.
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Intel Graphics Drivers
To install the driver, click “Intel Graphics Drivers” on the main menu.
1. Setup is now ready to install the graphics driver.
Click Next.
By default, the “Automatically run WinSAT and enable the Windows Aero
desktop theme” is enabled. With this enabled, after installing the graphics
driver and the system rebooted, the screen will turn blank for 1 to 2 minutes
(while WinSAT is running) before the Windows 7 / Windows Vista desktop appears. The “blank screen” period is the time Windows is testing the graphics
performance.
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We recommend that you
skip this process by disabling this function then
click Next.
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2. Read the license agreement
then click Yes.
3. Go through the readme
document for system requirements and installation
tips then click Next.
4. Setup is now installing the
driver. Click Next to continue.
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5. Click “Yes, I want to restart
this computer now” then
click Finish.
Restarting the system will
allow the new software installation to take effect.
Note:
Refer to Configuring Display Devices in chapter 5 for more information.
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Audio Drivers
To install the driver, click “Audio Drivers” on the main menu.
1. Setup is now ready to install the driver. Click Next.
2. Follow the remainder of the
steps on the screen; clicking “Next” each time you
finish a step.
3. Click “Yes, I want to restart
my computer now” then
click Finish.
Restarting the system will
allow the new software installation to take effect.
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Intel LAN Drivers
To install the driver, click “Intel LAN Drivers” on the main menu.
1. Setup is ready to install the
driver. Click Next.
2. Click “I accept the terms
in the license agreement”
then click “Next”.
3. Select the program featuers
you want installed then
click Next.
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4. Click Install to begin the
installation.
5. After completing installation, click Finish.
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Hardware Monitor for Windows
The Hardware Monitor for Windows utility is capable of monitoring the system’s
temperature, fan speed, voltage, etc. and allows you to manually set a range
(Highest and Lowest Limit) to the items being monitored. If the settings/values
are over or under the set range, a warning message will pop-up. The utility can
also be configured so that a beeping alarm will sound whenever an error occurs.
We recommend that you use the “Default Setting” which is the ideal setting that
would keep the system in good working condition.
To install the utility, click “Hardware Monitor for Windows” on the main menu.
1. Setup is now ready to install the utility. Click Next.
2. Click Next to install or click
Browse to select another
folder.
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3. Click Next to add the program icon to the Program
Folder.
4. After completing installation, click Finish to exit
setup.
5. Click Yes if you want to
create a Hardware Doctor
shortcut at your desktop.
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6. Click “Yes, I want to restart
my computer now” then
click Finish.
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Restarting the system will
allow the utility to take effect.
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4
Using the Hardware Monitor for Windows Utility
1. On your desktop, right-click
the Hardware Doctor icon
and then select Properties.
2. Select the Compatibility
tab, click “Run this program
as an administrator” then
click OK.
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4. You can now access the
utility.
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Intel Matrix Storage Manager Utility
Intel Matrix Storage Manager is a utility that allows you to monitor the current
status of the SATA drives. It enables enhanced performance and power management for the storage subsystem.
To install the utility, click “Intel Matrix Storage Manager Utility” on the main
menu.
1. Setup is now ready to install the utility. Click Next.
2. Read the license agreement
then click Yes.
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3. Go through the readme
document for system requirements and installation
tips then click Next.
4. Setup is now installing the
utility. Click Next to continue.
5. Click “Yes, I want to restart
my computer now” then
click Finish.
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Restarting the system will
allow the new software installation to take effect.
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4
6. Run the Intel Matrix Storage Console utility to view
the hard drives’ configuration.
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F6 Floppy Configuration Utility
This is used to create a floppy driver diskette needed when you install Windows®
XP using the F6 installation method. This will allow you to install the operating
system onto a hard drive when in AHCI mode.
1. Insert a blank floppy diskette.
2. Locate for the drivers in the CD then copy them to the floppy diskette. The
CD includes drivers for both 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems. The path to
the drivers are shown below.
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32-bit
CD Drive:\AHCI_RAID\F6FLOPPY\f6flpy32
64-bit
CD Drive:\AHCI_RAID\F6FLOPPY\f6flpy64
Supported Software
4
Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.3
To install, click “Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.3” on the main menu.
1. Click Next to install to the
destination folder or click
Change Destination folder
to select another folder.
2. Click Install to begin installation.
3. Click Finish to exit installaion.
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3. Click Finish to exit installation.
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Appendix A - NLITE and AHCI Installation Guide
nLite
nLite is an application program that allows you to customize your XP installation
disc by integrating the RAID/AHCI drivers into the disc. By using nLite, the F6
function key usually required during installation is no longer needed.
Note:
The installation steps below are based on nLite version 1.4.9. Installation procedures may slightly vary if you’re using another version of the
program.
1. Download the program from nLite’s offical website.
http://www.nliteos.com/download.html
2. Install nLite.
Important:
Due to it’s coding with Visual.Net, you may need to first install .NET
Framework prior to installing nLite.
3. Download relevant RAID/AHCI driver files from Intel’s website. The drivers
you choose will depend on the operating system and chipset used by your
computer.
The downloaded driver files
should include iaahci.cat,
iaAHCI.inf, iastor.cat, iaStor.
inf, IaStor.sys, license.txt
and TXTSETUP.OEM.
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4. Insert the XP installation
disc into an optical drive.
5. Launch nLite. The Welcome
screen will appear. Click
Next.
6. Click Next to temporarily
save the Windows installation files to the designated
default folder.
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If you want to save them
in another folder, click
Browse, select the folder
and then click Next.
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7. Click Next.
8. In the Task Selection dialog box, click Drivers and
Bootable ISO. Click Next.
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9.Click Insert and then select Multiple driver folder
to select the drivers you
will integrate. Click Next.
10. Select only the drivers
appropriate for the Windows version that you are
using and then click OK.
Integrating 64-bit drivers into 32-bit Windows
or vice versa will cause
file load errors and failed
installation.
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11. If you are uncertain of
the southbridge chip used
on your motherboard,
select all RAID/AHCI controllers and then click
OK.
12. Click Next.
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13. The program is currently
integrating the drivers
and applying changes to
the installation.
14. When the program is finished applying the changes, click Next.
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15. To create an image, select the Create Image
mode under the General
section and then click
Next.
16. Or you can choose to
burn it directly to a disc
by selecting the Direct
Burn mode under the
General section.
Select the optical device
and all other necessary
settings and then click
Next.
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17. You have finished customizing the Windows
XP installation disc. Click
Finish.
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Enter the BIOS utility to
configure the SATA controller to RAID/AHCI. You
can now install Windows
XP.
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AHCI
The installation steps below will guide you in configuring your SATA drive to AHCI
mode.
1. Enter the BIOS utility and configure the SATA controller to IDE mode.
2. Install Windows XP but do not press F6.
3. Download relevant RAID/AHCI driver files supported by the motherboard
chipset from Intel’s website.
Transfer the downloaded
driver files to C:\AHCI.
4. Open Device Manager and
right click on one of the
Intel Serial ATA Storage
Controllers, then select
Update Driver.
If the controller you selected did not work, try
selecting another one.
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5. In the Hardware Update
Wizard dialog box, select
“No, not this time” then
click Next.
6. Select “Install from a list
or specific location (Advanced)” and then click
Next.
7. Select “Don’t search. I
will choose the driver
to install” and then click
Next.
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8. Click “Have Disk”.
9. Select C:\AHCI\iaAHCI.inf
and then click Open.
10. Select the appropriate
AHCI Controller of your
hardware device and then
click Next.
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11. A warning message appeared because the selected SATA controller did
not match your hardware
device.
Ignore the warning and
click Yes to proceed.
12. Click Finish.
13. The system’s settings
have been changed. Windows XP requires that
you restart the computer.
Click Yes.
14. Enter the BIOS utility and
modify the SATA controller from IDE to AHCI. By
doing so, Windows will
work normally with the
SATA controller that is in
AHCI mode.
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Watchdog Timer
B
Appendix B - Watchdog Timer
Watchdog Timer
The following parameters are references for setting the time interval of the
Watchdog Timer function. The system will regularly be “cleared” according to the
set time interval. If the system hangs or fails to function, it will also reset according to the time interval so that your system will continue to operate.
.model small
.386
;------------------;Port defination
;------------------SuperIo_CFG_Port EQU
SuperIo_DAT_Port EQU
2Eh
;Super I/O Config port. (2Eh/4Eh)
SuperIo_CFG_Port + 1
WDT_Counter
10
EQU
; 1 to 255 (Sec./Min), 0 means disabled
mSuperio_Enter_Config
Macro
mov
dx, SuperIo_CFG_Port
mov
al, 87h
out
dx, al
NEWIODELAY
out
dx, al
endM
mSuperio_Exit_Config
Macro
mov
dx, SuperIo_CFG_Port
mov
al, 0AAh
out
dx, al
endM
mSuperio_GetSet_Reg
Macro RegIndex, AndMask, OrValue
mov
dx, SuperIo_CFG_Port
mov
al, RegIndex
out
dx, al
NEWIODELAY
mov
dx, SuperIo_DAT_Port
in
al, dx
NEWIODELAY
mov
ah, al
and
al, AndMask
or
al, OrValue
out
dx, al
NEWIODELAY
endM
mSuperio_Get_Reg Macro RegIndex
mov
dx, SuperIo_CFG_Port
mov
al, RegIndex
out
dx, al
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Watchdog Timer
endM
NEWIODELAY
mov
dx, SuperIo_DAT_Port
in
al, dx
NEWIODELAY
mSuperio_LDN_Select
Macro
LDN
mSuperio_Set_Reg 07h, LDN
endM
mSuperio_Set_Reg Macro RegIndex, SetValue
mov
dx, SuperIo_CFG_Port
mov
al, RegIndex
out
dx, al
NEWIODELAY
mov
dx, SuperIo_DAT_Port
mov
al, SetValue
out
dx, al
NEWIODELAY
endM
NEWIODELAY
out
endM
Macro
0EBh, al ;Dummy I/O output for delay
.code
start:
call
mov
int
W83627Hx_WDT
ah, 4ch
21h
W83627Hx_WDT Proc
near
;LDN8
;CRF5[3] :RW 0/1 = WDTO Second/Minute
;CRF5[2] :RW 0/1 = Keyboard Reset Low/High when WDTO Timeout
;CRF6[7:0]:RW 00h = Disable , 01h~0FFh = 1~255 Sec/Min.
;CRF7[7] :RW 0/1 = Disable/Enable Mouse interrupt reset WDTO counting.
;CRF7[6] :RW 0/1 = Disable/Enable Keyboard interrupt reset WDTO counting.
;CRF7[5] :WO 1
= Force WDTO time out(Auto clear).
;CRF7[4] :RW 0/1 = WDTO time status TimeOut/Counting.
;CRF7[3:0]:RW 0~7 = Low IRQ for WDTO (Typical is 2, means SMI).
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mSuperio_Enter_Config
mSuperio_LDN_Select 08h
Watchdog Timer
B
; PLED mode register, WDTO time unit as second, Keyboard reset when WDTO
time out
mSuperio_GetSet_Reg 0F5h, 11110111b, 00000100b
; , Disable MS/KB interrupt reset WDTO counting, IRQ2 for WDTO
mSuperio_GetSet_Reg 0F7h, 11111111b, 11000010b
; , WDTO Time out Value
mSuperio_Set_Reg 0F6h, WDT_Counter
mSuperio_Exit_Config
@@:
ret
W83627Hx_WDT
endP
end start
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C
System Error Message
Appendix C - System Error Message
When the BIOS encounters an error that requires the user to correct something,
either a beep code will sound or a message will be displayed in a box in the middle of the screen and the message, PRESS F1 TO CONTINUE, CTRL-ALT-ESC or
DEL TO ENTER SETUP, will be shown in the information box at the bottom. Enter
Setup to correct the error.
Error Messages
One or more of the following messages may be displayed if the BIOS detects an
error during the POST. This list indicates the error messages for all Awards BIOSes:
CMOS BATTERY HAS FAILED
The CMOS battery is no longer functional. It should be replaced.
Important
Danger of explosion if battery incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the
same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Dispose of
used batteries according to the battery manufacturer’s instructions.
CMOS CHECKSUM ERROR
Checksum of CMOS is incorrect. This can indicate that CMOS has become corrupt. This error may have been caused by a weak battery. Check the battery and
replace if necessary.
DISPLAY SWITCH IS SET INCORRECTLY
The display switch on the motherboard can be set to either monochrome or color.
This indicates the switch is set to a different setting than indicated in Setup.
Determine which setting is correct, either turn off the system and change the
jumper or enter Setup and change the VIDEO selection.
Hard Disk(s) fail (80)
HDD reset failed.
Hard Disk(s) fail (40)
HDD controller diagnostics failed.
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Hard Disk(s) fail (20)
HDD initialization error.
Hard Disk(s) fail (10)
Unable to recalibrate fixed disk.
Hard Disk(s) fail (08)
Sector Verify failed.
Keyboard is locked out - Unlock the key
The BIOS detects that the keyboard is locked. Keyboard controller is pulled low.
Keyboard error or no keyboard present
Cannot initialize the keyboard. Make sure the keyboard is attached
and no keys are being pressed during the boot.
correctly
Manufacturing POST loop
System will repeat POST procedure infinitely while the keyboard controller is pull
low. This is also used for the M/B burn in test at the factory.
BIOS ROM checksum error - System halted
The checksum of ROM address F0000H-FFFFFH is bad.
Memory test fail
The BIOS reports memory test fail if the memory has error(s).
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Troubleshooting
Appendix D - Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Checklist
This chapter of the manual is designed to help you with problems that you may
encounter with your personal computer. To efficiently troubleshoot your system,
treat each problem individually. This is to ensure an accurate diagnosis of the
problem in case a problem has multiple causes.
Some of the most common things to check when you encounter problems while
using your system are listed below.
1. The power switch of each peripheral device is turned on.
2. All cables and power cords are tightly connected.
3. The electrical outlet to which your peripheral devices are connected is working. Test the outlet by plugging in a lamp or other electrical device.
4. The monitor is turned on.
5. The display’s brightness and contrast controls are adjusted properly.
6. All add-in boards in the expansion slots are seated securely.
7. Any add-in board you have installed is designed for your system and is set
up correctly.
Monitor/Display
If the display screen remains dark after the system is turned on:
1. Make sure that the monitor’s power switch is on.
2. Check that one end of the monitor’s power cord is properly attached to the
monitor and the other end is plugged into a working AC outlet. If necessary,
try another outlet.
3. Check that the video input cable is properly attached to the monitor and the
system’s display adapter.
4. Adjust the brightness of the display by turning the monitor’s brightness control knob.
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The picture seems to be constantly moving.
1. The monitor has lost its vertical sync. Adjust the monitor’s vertical sync.
2. Move away any objects, such as another monitor or fan, that may be creating
a magnetic field around the display.
3. Make sure your video card’s output frequencies are supported by this monitor.
The screen seems to be constantly wavering.
1. If the monitor is close to another monitor, the adjacent monitor may need
to be turned off. Fluorescent lights adjacent to the monitor may also cause
screen wavering.
Power Supply
When the computer is turned on, nothing happens.
1. Check that one end of the AC power cord is plugged into a live outlet and the
other end properly plugged into the back of the system.
2. Make sure that the voltage selection switch on the back panel is set for the
correct type of voltage you are using.
3. The power cord may have a “short” or “open”. Inspect the cord and install a
new one if necessary.
Hard Drive
Hard disk failure.
1. Make sure the correct drive type for the hard disk drive has been entered in
the BIOS.
2. If the system is configured with two hard drives, make sure the bootable
(first) hard drive is configured as Master and the second hard drive is configured as Slave. The master hard drive must have an active/bootable partition.
Excessively long formatting period.
If your hard drive takes an excessively long period of time to format, it is likely a
cable connection problem. However, if your hard drive has a large capacity, it will
take a longer time to format.
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Serial Port
The serial device (modem, printer) doesn’t output anything or is outputting garbled characters.
1. Make sure that the serial device’s power is turned on and that the device is
on-line.
2. Verify that the device is plugged into the correct serial port on the rear of the
computer.
3. Verify that the attached serial device works by attaching it to a serial port
that is working and configured correctly. If the serial device does not work,
either the cable or the serial device has a problem. If the serial device works,
the problem may be due to the onboard I/O or the address setting.
4. Make sure the COM settings and I/O address are configured correctly.
Keyboard
Nothing happens when a key on the keyboard was pressed.
1. Make sure the keyboard is properly connected.
2. Make sure there are no objects resting on the keyboard and that no keys are
pressed during the booting process.
System Board
1. Make sure the add-in card is seated securely in the expansion slot. If the
add-in card is loose, power off the system, re-install the card and power up
the system.
2. Check the jumper settings to ensure that the jumpers are properly set.
3. Verify that all memory modules are seated securely into the memory sockets.
4. Make sure the memory modules are in the correct locations.
5. If the board fails to function, place the board on a flat surface and seat all
socketed components. Gently press each component into the socket.
6. If you made changes to the BIOS settings, re-enter setup and load the BIOS
defaults.
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