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BIOS Setup

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#Onboard PCI Device:

Click <Enter> key to enter its submenu:

Network Controller :

This option enables or disables the LAN controller.

!Invoke Boot Agent:

This item allows you to use the boot ROM (instead of a disk drive) to boot-upthe system and access the local area network directly.

3-6.Power Management Setup

ACPI Suspend Type:

This item selects the type of Suspend mode.

[S1(PowerOn-Suspend)]: Enables the Power On Suspend function.

[S3(Suspend-To-RAM)]: Enables the Suspend to RAM function.

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!Resume by USB From S3:

When set to [Enabled], this item allows you to use a USB device to wake up a system that is in the S3 (STR - Suspend To RAM) state. This item can be configured only if the item “ACPI Suspend Type” is set to [S3(STR)].

Power Button Function:

This item selects the method of powering off your system:

[Delay 4 Sec.]: Pushing the power button for more than 4 seconds will power off the system. This will prevent the system from powering off in case you accidentally hit or pushed the power button.

[Instant-Off]: Pressing and then releasing the power button at once will immediately power off the system.

CPU THRM-Throttling

This item controls the CPU speed by cutting down its regular power to a percentage during the STR (Suspend To RAM) state.

Wake-Upby PME# of PCI:

Two options are available: Disabled or Enabled. The default setting is Disabled. When set toEnabled, any event affecting from PCI card (PME) will awaken a system that has powered down.

Wake-Upby Onboard LAN:

When set to [Enabled], you can remotely wake up a PC in Soft-Offcondition via a LAN card that support the wake up function.

Wake-Upby Alarm:

When set to [Enabled], you can set the date and time you would like theSoft-OffPC topower-onin the “Date (of Month) Alarm” and “Time (hh:mm:ss) Alarm” items. However, if the system is being accessed by incoming calls or the network (Resume On Ring/LAN) prior to the date and time set in these items, the system will give priority to the incoming calls or network instead.

!Date (of Month) Alarm

[0]: This optionpower-onthe system everyday according to the time set in the “Time (hh:mm:ss) Alarm” item.

[1-31]: This option selects a date you would like the system topower-on.The system willpower-onon the date set, and the time set in the “Time (hh:mm:ss) Alarm” item.

!Time (hh:mm:ss) Alarm

This item sets the time you would like the system to power-on.

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POWER ON Function:

This item selects the way you want your system to power on.

[Password]: Use a password to power on the system, select this option then press <Enter>. Enter your password. You can enter up to 5 characters. Type in exactly the same password to confirm, and then press <Enter>.

[Hot KEY]: Use any of the function keys between <F1> to <F12> to power on the system.

[Mouse Move]: Move the mouse to power on the system.

[Mouse Click]: Double click any mouse button to power on the system.

[Any KEY]: Use any keyboard keys to power on the system.

[Button Only]: Use only the power button to power on the system.

[Keyboard 98]: Use thepower-onbutton on the “Keyboard 98” compatible keyboard to power on the system.

NOTE: To enable this “Power On” function, thewake-upheader of[PS2-PWR1],[USB-PWR1],[USB-PWR2]must be set to [Enabled] position. Please refer to the configuration of“Wake-upHeader” in section2-4,chapter 2.

NOTE: The mouse wake up function can only be used with the PS/2 mouse, not with the COM port or USB type. Some PS/2 mice cannot wake up the system because of compatible problems. If the specs of your keyboard are too old, it may fail to power on.

!KB Power ON Password:

This item sets the password required in order to power on your computer.

NOTE: Do not forget your password, or you will have to clear the CMOS and reset all parameters in order to utilize this function again.

!Hot Key Power ON:

This item powers on the system by pressing <Ctrl> key plus one of each function key (<F1> ~ <F12>) simultaneously.

Restore On AC Power Loss

This item selects the system action after an AC power failure.

[Power Off]: When power returns after an AC power failure, the system’s power remains off. You must press the Power button topower-onthe system.

[Power On]: When power returns after an AC power failure, the system’s power will be powered on automatically.

[Last State]: When power returns after an AC power failure, the system will return to the state where you left off before power failure occurs. If the system’s power is off when AC power failure occurs, it will remain off when power returns. If the system’s power is on when AC power failure occurs, the system willpower-onwhen power returns.

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