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BM6 Motherboard User’s Manual

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION OF BM6 FEATURES

1-1.FEATURES OF THIS MOTHERBOARD

1-1

SETSYOUFREEFROM THEY2K THREAT

1-2

1-2. SPECIFICATIONS

1-2

1-3. LAYOUTDIAGRAM

1-4

1-4. SYSTEMBLOCKDIAGRAM

1-5

CHAPTER 2. INSTALLING THE MOTHERBOARD

 

2-1. INSTALLING THEMOTHERBOARD TO THECHASSIS

2-2

2-2. INSTALLATION OF THECELERONPPGA PROCESSOR

2-3

2-3. INSTALLINGSYSTEMMEMORY

2-4

2-4. CONNECTORS, HEADERS ANDSWITCHES

2-6

CHAPTER 3. INTRODUCTIONS FOR THE BIOS

 

3-1.CPU SETUP [CPU SOFT MENUI I]

3-3

3-2. STANDARDCMOS SETUPMENU

3-8

3-3. BIOS FEATURESSETUPMENU

3-11

3-4. CHIPSETFEATURESSETUPMENU

3-16

3-5. POWERMANAGEMENTSETUPMENU

3-20

3-6.PNP/PCI CONFIGURATION

3-27

3-7. LOADSETUPDEFAULTS

3-29

3-8. INTEGRATEDPERIPHERALS

3-30

3-9. PASSWORDSETTING

3-35

3-10. IDE HARDDISKDETECTION

3-36

3-11. SAVE& EXITSETUP

3-37

3-12. EXITWITHOUTSAVING

3-37

APPENDIX A BIOS FLASHING USER INSTRUCTIONS

APPENDIX B INSTALLING THE HIGHPOINT XSTORE PRO UTILITY

APPENDIX C INSTALLING THE WINBOND HARDWARE DOCTOR UTILITY (HARDWARE MONITORING FUNCTION)

APPENDIX D TROUBLESHOOTING (NEED ASSISTANCE?)

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