BIOS Setup Utility

The BIOS Setup Utility is a hardware configuration program built into your computer's BIOS (Basic Input/ Output System).

Your computer is already properly configured and optimized, and you do not need to run this utility. However, if you encounter configuration problems, you may need to run Setup. Please also refer to Chapter 4 Troubleshooting when problem arises.

To activate the BIOS Utility, press M during POST (when "Press <F2> to enter "Setup" message is prompted on the bottom of screen).

The setup screen displays BIOS as follows:Navigating the BIOS Utility

Function

Item

Information

Display the system informations

Main

Allows the user to specify standard IBM PC AT system parameters

Advanced

Provides advanced settings of the system

Security

Provides security settings of the system

Boot

Allows the user to specify the boot options

Exit

Allows the user to save CMOS setting and exit Setup

During setup,all Fn function keys and power saving functions are disabled. There are five menu options: Main, Advanced, Security, Boot and Exit.

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