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M266A User Manual
Version 3.0 Published July 2003 Copyright©2003 ASRock INC. All rights reserved.
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... written consent of ASRock Inc. Products and corporate names appearing in this manual may ... or omissions that may appear in this manual. With respect to the contents of this manual, ASRock does not provide... of such damages arising from any defect or error in the manual or product. ASRock Website: http...
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3.1 BIOS Setup Utility ...3.2 BIOS Setup Utility Main Menu ...3.3 Legend Bar ...3.4 Standard CMOS Setup ...3.5 Advanced CMOS... ...4.2 Support CD Information ...4.2.1 Running The Support CD ...4.2.2 Drivers Menu ...4.2.3 Utilities Menu ...4.2.4 ASRock "PC-DIY Live Demo" Program ...4.2.5 Contact ...
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Chapter 1 Introduction
Thank you for purchasing ASRock M266A motherboard, a reliable motherboard produced under ASRock's consistently stringent ... motherboard (Micro ATX form factor: 9.6" x 7.5", 24.4 x 19.1 cm) ASRock M266A Quick Installation Guide ASRock Intel-VIA Support CD 1 Cable for IDE devices ...
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...: DDR DIMM1 and DDR DIMM2 support PC1600 (DDR200) / PC2100 (DDR266), Max.... AGP card AMR slot: 1 slot, supports ASRock MR card (optional) USB... USB 2.0 ports upgrade (see CAUTION 2) ASRock I/OTM: PS/2: 1 keyboard port / 1 mouse... / Line In / Microphone + 1 Game port BIOS: AMI BIOS; Supports "Plug and Play...
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3. Although M266A offers stepless control, it is not recommended to perform over clocking. When the CPU frequency of M266A is set to perform over clocking, other clocks, such as PCI clock, AGP ...
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Line In in
27 26 25 24 23 22 21
Mic Mic in In
VIA P4M266A Chipset
24.4cm (9.6 in)
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1.4 ASRock I/O TM
1 3 5 7 9
Parallel Port Game Port Line In (Light Blue) USB 2.0 Ports PS/2 Keyboard Port (Purple)
2 4 6 8 10
RJ-45 Port Microphone (Pink) Line Out (Lime) VGA Port PS/2 Mouse Port (Green)
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Chapter 2 Installation
M266A is a Micro ATX form factor (9.6" x 7.5", 24.4 x 19.1 cm) motherboard. Before you install the motherboard, study ... the carpet or the like. Also remember to use a grounded wrist strap or touch a safety grounded object before you handle components. 3. Hold components by the ...
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...heat transfer. Make sure that the CPU and the heatsink are securely fastened and in good contact with each other. For proper installation, please kindly refer to the instruction manuals of vendors of CPU fan and heatsink.
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2.5 Installation of Memory Modules (DIMM)
M266A motherboard provides two 184-pin DDR (Double Data ... 2 PCI slots, 1 AMR slot, and 1 AGP slot on M266A motherboard. PCI slots: PCI slots are used ...: The AGP slot is used to install a graphics card. The ASRock AGP slot has a special locking mechanism which ...
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... can work. 2. If both jumper caps on JL1 and JR1 are removed (see fig. 2), only front panel audio works. However, it requires your front panel to support the function.
Clear CMOS CLRCMOS1
(see p.7 item 15)
Note: CLRCMOS1 allows you to clear the data in CMOS. The data in CMOS includes...
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... (IDE2, black). USB 2.0 header
(9-pin USB45) (see p.7 item 16)
ASRock I/OTM provides you 4 default USB 2.0 ports on the rear ..., this USB 2.0 header is available for 2 additional USB 2.0 ports. This connector supports an optional wireless transmitting and receiving infrared module.
Infrared module ...
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... the black wire to the ground pin. Connect an ATX power supply to the connector.
CPU fan connector
(3-pin CPU_FAN1) (see p.7 item 3)
ATX power connector
(20-pin ATXPWR1) (see p.7 item 29)
Serial port connector
(9-pin COM1) (see p.7 item 20)
This COM1 header supports a serial port module.
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... section explains how to configure your system using the BIOS Setup Utility. The Flash Memory on the motherboard stores... up the computer, there is a chance for you to run the BIOS Setup. Press during the Power-...exactly match what you see on your screen.
3.2 BIOS Setup Utility Main Menu
When you ...
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...31a Standard CMOS Setup
System Date System Time Floppy Drives IDE Devices BIOS Version Processor Type Processor Speed Cache Size Microcode Update Total Memory ...]
Jul 08 2003 Tue 20:07:40
Month: Jan - Dec Day: 01 - 31 Year: 1980 - 2099
M266 BIOS P1.50 Pentium (R) 4 CPU 2400 MHz 512 KB F24 / 0F ...
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...drive that you configured. [USER]: It allows user to manually enter the number of cylinders, heads, and ...hard disk drive. If autodetection is successful, the BIOS Setup automatically fills in the correct values..., the BIOS Setup may detect incorrect parameters. In these cases, select [User] to manually...
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After entering the hard disk information into BIOS, use a disk utility, such as FDISK, to partition and format new IDE ...the correct value. Maximum Capacity This field shows the drive's maximum capacity as calculated by the BIOS based on the drive information you entered. LBA Mode This allows user to ...
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...: [Setup], [Always]. If [Setup] option is selected, the "Password Check" is performed before BIOS setup. If [Always] option is selected, the "Password Check" is performed before both boot-up and BIOS setup. Boot From Network Use this to enable or disable "boot from network" ...
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...-Threading Technology USB Controller USB Device Legacy Support
Disabled Auto 133MHz Locked Auto 4x ...setup and sets the CPU host frequency automatically. [Manual] This allows user to set CPU host frequency ... knows the feature. Wrong setup may cause problems during operation. CPU Ratio Selection CPU ...
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...requires a computer system with an Intel Pentium® 4 processor that supports Hyper-Threading technology and an operating ...hidden if the current CPU does not support Hyper-Threading technology. USB Controller... or disable the use of USB controller. USB Device Legacy Support Use this to enable or disable...
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... This field allows you to select whether to auto-detect or disable the ACPI Suspend-to-RAM feature. Select [Auto] will enable this feature if the system supports it. Repost Video on STR Resume This feature allows you to repost video on STR resume. Restore on AC/Power Loss This allows you to set the ...
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3.8 PCI / Plug and Play Setup
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a PCI / Plug and Play Setup
PCI Latency Timer (PCI Clocks) Primary Graphics Adapter
to select PCI clocks. Leave on default setting for the best PCI performance.
F1:Help Esc:Previous Menu
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3.9 Peripheral Setup
AMIBIOS SETUP UTILITY - VERSION 3.31a
[ Setup Help ]
OnBoard FDC OnBoard Serial Port OnBoard Infrared Port OnBoard Parallel Port Parallel Port Mode EPP Version Parallel Port IRQ Parallel Port DMA Channel OnBoard Midi Port Midi IRQ Select OnBoard Game...
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OnBoard IDE You may enable either the primary IDE channel or the secondary IDE channel. Or you may enable both the primary and the secondary IDE channels by selecting [Both]. Set to [Disabled] will disable the both. Configuration options: [Disabled], [Primary], [Secondary], [Both]. OnBoard LAN This...
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...you install optimized defaults for all appropriate items in the BIOS Setup Utility. Press to install the ...the optimized defaults when your hardware does not support them.
3.13 Save Settings and Exit
Select this item and press to exit the BIOS Setup Utility without saving any changes...
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....EXE from the BIN folder in the Support CD to display the menus.
4.2.2 Drivers Menu
The Drivers Menu shows ... that the motherboard supports. Click on a specific item then follow the installation wizard to install it.
4.2.4 ASRock PC...
ASRock presents you a multimedia PC-DIY live demo, which shows you ...