Saturday, March 10, 2012

Using BIOS

The BIOS (Basic Input and Output System) setup utility displays the system's configuration status and provides you options to set system parameters. When you power on the system. BIOS enters the Power On Self Test (POST) routines, you can press
or F2 enter setup.

When powering on for the first time, the POST screen may show a "CMOS Setting Wrong" message. Enter BIOS and choose "Load Default Settings" to reset the default CMOS values. (Changes to system hardware such as different CPU, memories, etc. many also this message).

BIOS Navigation Keys:

KEY
FUNCTION
ESC
Exits the current menu
↑↓→←
Scrolls through the items on a menu
+/-
Modifies the selected field’s value
Enter
Select
F1
General help
F2
Previous Value
F3
Optimized Default
F4
Save and Exit

The sequence of installation was differ depending on the type of case and devise used. The picture and installation instruction shown in this installation guide are for reference only and may differ from the actual products.

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