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BIOS

The following is a description of the tabs found on the InsydeH20 BIOS Setup Utility screen:

NOTE:NOTE:

The screens provided are for reference only. Actual values may differ by model.

Information

This tab shows a summary of computer hardware information.

 

3.5

CPU Type:

AMD C-50Processor

CPU Speed:

1000 MHz

HDD Model Name:

Hitachi HTS545016B9A300

HDD Serial Number:

100929PBPB03ECJT12XL

ATAPI Model Name:

None

System BIOS Version:

V0.04

VGA BIOS Version:

ATI VER012.034.000.000.038701

Serial Number:

123456789

Asset Tag Number:

 

Product Name:

Aspire

Manufacturer Name:

Acer

UUID:

D6081C0B-EBEE-11DF-A907-1C75083556E1

Figure 2-1.BIOS Information

Table 2-1describes the parameters shown inFigure 2-1.

Table 2-1.BIOS Information

Parameter

Description

CPU Type

CPU (central processing unit) type and speed of system

 

 

CPU Speed

Speed of the CPU

 

 

HDD Model Name

Model name of HDD (hard disk drive) installed on primary IDE

 

master

 

 

HDD Serial Number

Serial number of HDD installed on primary IDE master

 

 

ATAPI Model Name

Model name of Optical device installed in system

 

 

System BIOS Version

System BIOS version

 

 

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System Utilities

Table 2-1.BIOS Information (Continued)

Parameter

Description

VGA BIOS Version

VGA (video graphics array) firmware version of system

 

 

Serial Number

Serial number of unit

 

 

Asset Tag Number

Asset tag number of system

 

 

Product Name

Product name of the system

 

 

Manufacturer Name

Manufacturer of system

 

 

UUID

Universally Unique Identifier

 

 

System Utilities

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Main

This tab allows the user to set system time and date, enable or disable boot option and enable or disable recovery.

 

 

3.5

System Time

[23:51:34]

Item Specific Help

 

System Date

[11/12/2010]

This is the help for the

Total Memory

1024 MB

hour field. Valid range is

Video Memory

256 MB

from 0 to 23. REDUCE

 

 

/INCREASE: F5/F6

Quiet Boot

<Enabled>

 

Network Boot

<Enabled>

 

F12 Boot Menu

<Disabled>

 

D2D Recovery

<Enabled>

 

SATA Mode

<AHCI Mode>

 

Figure 2-2.BIOS Main

Table 2-2describes the parameters shown inFigure 2-2.

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Table 2-2.BIOS Main

Parameter

Description

Format/Option

System Time

BIOS system time in 24-hourformat

Format: HH:MM:SS

 

 

(hour:minute:second)

 

 

 

System Date

BIOS system date

Format MM/DD/YYYY

 

 

(month/day/year)

 

 

 

Total

Total memory available

N/A

Memory

 

 

 

 

 

Video

Available memory for video

N/A

Memory

 

 

 

 

 

Quiet Boot

Shows OEM (original equipment manufacturer)

Option: Enabled or

 

screen during system boot instead of traditional

Disabled

 

POST screen

 

 

 

 

Network

Option to boot system from LAN (local area network)

Option: Enabled or

Boot

 

Disabled

 

 

 

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System Utilities

Table 2-2.

BIOS Main (Continued)

 

 

 

 

Parameter

Description

Format/Option

F12 Boot

Option to use boot menu during POST

Option: Enabled or

Menu

 

Disabled

 

 

 

D2D

Option to use D2D Recovery function

Option: Enabled or

Recovery

 

Disabled

 

 

 

SATA Mode

Option to set SATA controller mode

Option: AHCI or IDE

 

 

 

System Utilities

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