Bios Acer Extensa 5220

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

Description

Option

Port Definition

Sets the mode for the parallel port. Standard AT: Normal mode (AT compatible) Bi-directional: Bi-directional mod (PS/2 compatible)

Enhanced Parallel (EPP): EPP mode Extended Capabilities (ECP): ECP mode (requires DMA channel)

Standard AT (Centronics), Bidirectional (PS-2), Enhanced Parallel (EPP), Extended Capabilities

Port Address

Sets the base I/O address for the parallel port. When Mode is selected as EPP mode, "3BC" will not be available.

None/ LPT1, 378, IRQ7/ LPT2, 278, IRQ5/ LPT3, 3BC, IRQ7

Mode Setting

If ECP mode has been selected, then DMA default is DMA1.

DMA1, DAM3

Legacy USB Support

Disabled: Disable support for Legacy Universal Serial Bus. Enabled: Enable support for Legacy Universal Serial Bus.

Security

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

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

Set Supervisor/User Password

If password on boot is required, the password must be set otherwise it cannot be enabled. The formats of the password are as follows: Length 10 characters

Characters Alphanumeric keys only. The shift status i.e. Ctrl, Shift, Alt and Capital are ignored.

"Set Supervisor pfl^sKortf

Enter old Supervisor Password:

Enter new Supervisor Password: I Verify new Supervisor Password: [ 1 Bool System

Parameter

Description

Option

Set User Password

Press Enter to set the user password. When set, this password protects the BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access.

Set Supervisor Password

Press Enter to set the administrator password. When set, this password protects the BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access.

Password on Boot

Allows the user to specify whether or not a password is required to boot.

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.

Boot

This menu allows the user to decide the order of boot devices to load the operating system. Bootable devices includes the diskette drive in module bay, the onboard hard disk drive and the CD-ROM in module bay.

Please select the order of the boot devices.

oot Device

  • 1st Boot Device-
  • Hard Drive ( ) CD/DVD-ROM Drive

Floppy Drive (. Network Boot aid Boot Device-

Hard Drive ( ') CD/tiVD-ROM Drive ( ) Floppy Drive ( ') Network Boot

  • 3-d Boot Device-
  • Hard Drive (■) CD/tiVD-ROM Drive ( ) Floppy Drive (. Network Boot

Exit

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

The table below describes the parameters in this screen.

Parameter

Description

Exit Saving Changes

Allows the user to save changes to CMOS and reboot the system.

Exit Discarding Changes

Allows the user Discards changes made and exits System Setup.

Load Setup Default

Loads default settings for all parameters (same as 0).

Discard Changes

Allows the user to discard previous changes in CMOS Setup.

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