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Conventions used in this guide

To ensure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of the following symbols used 

throughout this manual.





 Information to prevent injury to yourself  


when trying to complete a task. 



CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components  


when trying to complete a task. 



NOTE: Tips and additional information to help you complete a  





IMPORTANT: Instructions that you MUST follow to complete a  



Where to find more information

Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software 


ASUS websites


The ASUS website provides updated information on ASUS hardware and software 

products. Refer to the ASUS contact information.


Optional documentation


Your product package may include optional documentation, such as warranty flyers, 

that may have been added by your dealer. These documents are not part of the 

standard package.


Bold text 

Indicates a menu or an item to select.


Used to emphasize a word or a phrase.


Keys enclosed in the less-than and greater-than sign means 


that you must press the enclosed key. 


Example: <Enter> means that you must press the Enter or  


Return key.


If you must press two or more keys simultaneously, the key 


names are linked with a plus sign (+).  


Example: <Ctrl>+<Alt>+<D>



Means that you must type the command exactly as shown, 


then supply the required item or value enclosed in  





Example: At the DOS prompt, type the command line: 


afudos /i[filename]

afudos /iM3A78.ROM