Information

The Information screen displays a summary of your computer hardware information.

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CPU Type:

AMD Turion (tm) X2 Ultra Dual-Core Mobile ZM-84

CPU Speed:

2300 MHz

HDD Model Name:

Hitachi HTS542525K9SA00 -(PM)

HDD Serial Number:

071110BB0F00WDGS1K4C

ATAPI Model Name:

Slimtype DVD A DS8A2S -(PS)

System BIOS Version:

V1.01

VGA BIOS Version:

V010.080.000.000.027965

Serial Number:

Asset Tag Number:

Product Name:

Manufacturer Name:

UUID:

33643636336236356663001B38E109DB

F1 Help U Select Item

F5/F6 Change Item F9 Setup Default

ESC Exit <—> Select Menu

Enter Select( Submenu F10 Save and Exit

NOTE: The system information is subject to different models.

Parameter

Description

CPU Type

This field shows the CPU type and speed of the system.

CPU Speed

This field shows the speed of the CPU.

HDD Model Name

This field shows the model name of HDD installed on primary IDE master.

HDD Serial Number

This field displays the serial number of HDD installed on primary IDE master.

ATAPI Model Name

This field shows the model name of the Optical device installed in the system.

System BIOS Version

Displays system BIOS version (MP models display BIOS ver. 1.01).

VGA BIOS Version

This field displays the VGA firmware version of the system.

Serial Number

This field displays the serial number of this unit.

Asset Tag Number

This field displays the asset tag number of the system.

Product Name

This field shows product name of the system.

Manufacturer Name

This field displays the manufacturer of this system.

UUID Number

Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) is an identifier standard used in software construction, standardized by the Open Software Foundation (OSF) as part of the Distributed Computing Environment (DCE).

The Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot option and recovery.

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System Time

[13:04:04]

<Tab>, <Shift-Tab>, or

System Date

[04/30/2008]

<Enter> selects field.

System Memory

633 KB

Extended Memory

4094 MB

Video Memory

256 MB

Quiet Boot

[Enabled]

Network Boot

[Enabled]

F12 Boot Menu

[Enabled]

F1 Help n

Select Item

F5/F6 Change Item

F9 Setup Default

ESC Exit

Select Menu

Enter Select^Submenu

F10 Save and Exit

NOTE: The screen above is for your reference only. Actual values may differ.

NOTE: The screen above is for your reference only. Actual values may differ.

The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings.

Parameter

Description

Format/Option

System Time

Sets the system time. The hours are displayed with 24hour format.

Format: HH:MM:SS (hour:minute:second)

System Date

Sets the system date.

Format MM/DD/YYYY (month/day/year)

System Memory

This field reports the memory size of the system. Memory size is fixed to 633 KB.

N/A

Extended Memory

This field reports the Extended Memory size. Memory size is fixed to 4094 MB.

N/A

Video Memory

Shows the video memory size. VGA Memory size =256 MB

N/A

Quiet Boot

Displays the logo screen while booting.

Option: Enabled or Disabled

Network Boot

Enables, disables the system boot from LAN (remote server).

Option: Enabled or Disabled

F12 Boot Menu

Enables, disables Boot Menu during POST.

Option: Enabled or Disabled

NOTE: The sub-items under each device will not be shown if the device control is set to disable or auto. This is because the user is not allowed to control the settings in these cases.

The Advanced screen allows the user to configure the various advanced BIOS options.

IMPORTANT:Making incorrect settings to items on these pages may cause the system to malfunction. Unless you have experience adjusting these items, we recommend that you leave these settings at the default values. If making settings to items on these pages causes your system to malfunction or prevents the system from booting, open BIOS and choose Load Optimal Defaults in the Exit menu to boot up normally.

Advanced

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

Advanced

  • Advanced Chipset Control
  • ASF Configuration
  • Advanced Chipset Control

F1 Help SC Exit

F1 Help SC Exit

Select Item Select Menu

Select Item Select Menu

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Item Specific Help

►ASF Configuration

PS/2 Mouse

[Auto Detec]

IDE Controller

[Disabled]

SB Power Saving Feature:

[Enabled]

On chip SATA

[Enabled]

SATA Class ID

[IDE-ACHI C]

SATA IDE Combined mode

[Disabled]

PATA Channel Config

[SATA as pr]

ACHI ROM POST delay

[Disabled]

USB Host Controller:

[Enabled]

Legacy USB Support:

[Enabled]

Option ROM Placement

[Disabled]

Large Disk Access Mode:

[DOS]

Installed O/S:

[Other]

Reset Configuration Data

[No]

Processor Assisted Virtualization:

[Enabled]

F5/F6 Change Item F9 S Enter Select^Submenu F10

Select options for Advanced Chipset features.

Setup Default Save and Exit

The table below describes the items, menus, and submenus in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings.

Parameter

Description

Submenu Items

Advanced Chipset Control

Enter the Advanced Chipset Control menu.

  • Advanced NB Options
  • Advanced SB Options

Configuration

Enter the ASF Configuration menu.

  • ASF OS Device Availability
  • Minimum Watchdog Timeout
  • BIOS Boot Timeout
  • OS Boot Timeout
  • Power-on wait time

PS/2 Mouse

Enable or Disable PS/2 Mouse port IRQ12.

Option: Auto Detect, Enabled, or Disabled

IDE Controller

Configure the Integrated Local Bus IDE Controller.

Option: Disabled, Both, or Primary

SB Power Saving Feature

Enable SB Power Saving Feature.

Option: Enabled or Disabled

Parameter

Description

Submenu Items

On chip SATA

Enable On chip SATA.

Option: Enabled or Disabled

SATA Class ID

Select the SATA Class ID.

Option: IDE-ACHI Class,

HyperFlash Class, IDE-HyperFlash Class, IDE Native Mode, Raid Class, ACHI Class, or IDE Legacy Mode

SATA IDE Combined mode

Set SATA IDE Combined mode.

Option: Disabled or Enabled

PATA Channel Config

Set the SATA channel as Primary or Secondary channel.

Option: SATA as primary or SATA as secondary

ACHI ROM POST delay

Select SATA option ROM POST delay.

Option: Disabled, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, or 1 second(s) delay

USB Host Controller

Enable or disable USB hardware.

Option: Enabled or Disabled

Legacy USB Support

Enable support for Legacy Universal Serial Bus.

Option: Enabled or Disabled

Option ROM Placement

Determines which peripheral devices can be booted.

NOTE: Changes to this setting can cause the system to halt during boot.

Option: Disabled, Temporary, or E000 Extend

Large Disk Access Mode

Set the Large Disk Access mode. Different O/S require different drive geometry representations. Select Other for UNIX, Novell NetWare, or other O/S.

Option: DOS or Other

Installed O/S

Set the most commonly used O/S on the system.

Option: Other, Win2000, WinMe, Win98, or Win95

Reset

Configuration Data

Clear Extended System Configuration Data (ESCD) area.

Option: No or Yes

Processor

Assisted

Virtualization

Enable the hardware visualization support.

Option: Enabled or Disabled.

The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use.

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Supervisor Password Is

Clear

Supervisor Password

User Password Is

Clear

controls acces to the

HDD 0 Password Is

HDD Password Frozen

setup utility. It can

be used to boot up when

Set Supervisor Password

[Enter]

Password on boot is

Set User Password

[Enter]

enabled.

Power on Boot

[Disabled]

F1 Help U Select Item

F5/F6 Change Item F

9 Setup Default

ESC Exit <—> Select Menu

Enter Select^Submenu F

:10 Save and Exit

The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings.

Parameter

Description

Option

Supervisor Password Is

Shows the setting of the Supervisor password

Clear or Set

User Password Is

Shows the setting of the user password.

Clear or Set

HDD 0 Password Is

Shows the setting of the hard disk password.

Frozen

Set Supervisor Password

Press Enter to set the supervisor password. When set, this password protects the BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access. The user can not either enter the Setup menu nor change the value of parameters.

Set User Password

Press Enter to set the user password. When user password is set, this password protects the BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access. The user can enter Setup menu only and does not have right to change the value of parameters.

Password on Boot

Defines whether a password is required or not while the events defined in this group happened. The following sub-options are all requires the Supervisor password for changes and should be grayed out if the user password was used to enter setup.

Disabled or

Enabled

NOTE: When you are prompted to enter a password, you have three tries before the system halts. Don't forget your password. If you forget your password, you may have to return your notebook computer to your dealer to reset it.

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