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Contents

1.11  Software support ........................................................................ 1-26

1.11.1  Installing an operating system ...................................... 1-26
1.11.2  Support DVD information .............................................. 1-26

Chapter 2: 

BIOS information

2.1 

Managing and updating your BIOS ............................................ 2-1
2.1.1 

Creating a bootable floppy disk ....................................... 2-1

2.1.2 

ASUS Update utility ........................................................ 2-2

2.1.3 

ASUS EZ Flash 2 utility ................................................... 2-3

2.1.4 

AFUDOS utility ................................................................ 2-4

2.1.5 

ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility ...................................... 2-5

2.2 

BIOS setup program .................................................................... 2-6
2.2.1 

BIOS menu screen .......................................................... 2-7

2.2.2 

Menu bar ......................................................................... 2-7

2.2.3 

Navigation keys ............................................................... 2-8

2.2.4 

Menu items ..................................................................... 2-8

2.2.5 

Submenu items ............................................................... 2-8

2.2.6 

Configuration fields ......................................................... 2-8

2.2.7 

General help ................................................................... 2-8

2.2.8 

Pop-up window ............................................................... 2-8

2.2.9 

Scroll bar ......................................................................... 2-8

2.3 

Main menu .................................................................................... 2-9
2.3.1 

System Time ................................................................... 2-9

2.3.2 

System Date ................................................................... 2-9

2.3.3 

Legacy Diskette A ........................................................... 2-9

2.3.4 

Primary IDE Master/Slave and SATA 1~6 ....................... 2-9

2.3.5 

SATA Configuration ....................................................... 2-10

2.3.6 

System Information ........................................................2-11

2.4 

Advanced menu ......................................................................... 2-11
2.4.1 

JumperFree Configuration .............................................2-11

2.4.2 

CPU Configuration ........................................................ 2-13

2.4.3 

Chipset .......................................................................... 2-13

2.4.4 

Onboard Devices Configuration .................................... 2-14

2.4.5 

PCI PnP ........................................................................ 2-15

2.4.6 

USB Configuration ........................................................ 2-15

2.5 

Power menu ................................................................................ 2-16