Asus M2N-VM DVI User Manual

Asus M2N-VM DVI Manual

Asus M2N-VM DVI manual table of contents:

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    Motherboard M2N-CM DVI
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    ...serial number of the product is defaced or missing. ASUS PROVIDES THIS MANUAL "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,... OF BUSINESS AND THE LIKE), EVEN IF ASUS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH ..., AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY ASUS. ASUS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY ...
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    Contents Notices...vi Safety information...vii About this guide...viii M2N-CM DVI specifications summary...x Chapter 1: Product introduction 1.1 1.2 1.3 Welcome!...1-2 Package contents...1-2 Special features...1-2 1.3.1 1.3.2 Product highlights...1-2 ...
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    ... EZ Flash 2 utility...2-3 AFUDOS utility...2-4 ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility...2-6 ASUS Update utility...2-8...Devices Configuration...2-27 USB Configuration...2-29 PCI PnP...2-28 BIOS setup program...2-...ACPI Version Features ...2-31 2.5.3 2.5.4 ACPI APIC Support ...2-31 APM Configuration...2-32 iv
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    ... Boot Settings Configuration...2-35 Security...2-36 Hardware Monitor...2-33 ASUS EZ Flash 2...2-38 Exit menu...2-39 Tools menu...2-... Running the support CD...3-2 Drivers menu...3-3 Utilities menu...3-4 Make Disk menu...3-6 Manual menu...3-7 ASUS Contact information...3-7 Other information...3-8 
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    ... installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular ...
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    ... service technician or your retailer. Operation safety • Before installing the motherboard and adding devices on it, carefully read all the manuals that came with the package. • Before using the product, ensure that all cables are correctly ...
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    ...guide This user guide contains the information you need when installing and configuring the motherboard... for product and software updates. 1. ASUS websites The ASUS website provides updated information... hardware and software products. Refer to the ASUS contact information. Optional documentation Your...
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    ... note of the following symbols used throughout this manual DANGER/WARNING: Information to prevent injury... to the components when trying to complete a task. IMPORTANT: Instructions that you MUST follow to complete a task... that you must press the enclosed key. Example: means that you must press...
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    M2N-CM DVI specifications summary CPU Support AMD® socket AM2 /AM2+ processors/ AMD® Phenom™ FX / AMD Phenom™ processor/ ...Graphic shared memory 256 MB / Purevideo HD support. Dual VGA output support: RGB & DVI Note: DVI-D can not be converted to output RGB Signal to CRT. High Definition...
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    M2N-CM DVI specifications summary BIOS features Storage ASUS Special Features 8 Mb Flash ROM, AMI ... BIOS 3 ASUS EZ Flash 2 ASUS MyLogo 2™ 1 x LAN (RJ-45) port 1 x DVI port 4 x USB 2.0 / 1.1 ...pin x ATX 12V power connector 1 x System panel connector Device drivers ASUS PC Probe II ASUS Live Update ...
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    xii
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    This chapter describes the motherboard features and the new technologies it supports. Product introduction 1
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    ... you for buying an ASUS® M2N-CM DVI motherboard! The motherboard delivers a host of new... M2N-CM DVI motherboard 1 x Serial ATA signal cable 1 x Serial ATA power...-channel un-buffered DDR2 1066 memory support and AMD Cool 'n' Quiet.... AMD Cool 'n' Quiet Technology M2N-CM DVI supports AMD Cool 'n' Quiet...
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    ... is supported by some of the AM2+ CPUs only. Refer to www.asus. com for the supported CPU models. PCI Express™ interface PCI Express is the latest I/O interconnect technology ... of AGP 8X interface, PCI Express x16 bus performs much better in applications such as 3D gaming. ASUS M2N-CM DVI 1-
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    Serial ATA 3Gb/s technology This motherboard supports next-generation SATA hard drives ... configurations for four SATA connectors. High Definition Audio Enjoy high-end sound system on... and multistreaming technology that simultaneously sends different audio streams to different destinations. You can ...
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    ..., cool and efficient operation. ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 allows users to ... the cost and hassle of buying a replacement BIOS chip. ASUS EZ Flash 2 EZ Flash 2 ... boot logos to personalize your system. Green ASUS The motherboard and its packaging comply with the European Union...
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    ...removing or plugging in any motherboard component. The illustration below shows the location of the onboard LED. R SB_PWR ON Standby Power OFF Powered Off M2N-CM DVI M2N-CM DVI Onboard LED 1- Chapter 1: Product introduction
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    ... EATXPWR F_PANEL USBPW5-10 Atheros F1 CD R CHA_FAN AUDIO CPU_FAN LPT M2N-CM DVI PCIEX16 CR2032 3V Lithium Cell CMOS ... AAFP SPEAKER CHASSIS VT1708B/S FLOPPY USB56 USB78 USB910 ASUS M2N-CM DVI SATA3 SATA1 SB_PWR NVIDIA MCP68S SATA4 SATA2 CLRTC 8Mb BIOS PRI_IDE LAN1_USB12 24....
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    ...by circles to secure the motherboard to the chassis. Do not overtighten the screws! Doing so can damage the motherboard. Place this side towards the rear of the chassis R M2N-CM DVI 1- Chapter 1: Product introduction
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    ... CPU To install a CPU. Locate the CPU socket on the motherboard. R M2N-CM DVI M2N-CM DVI CPU Socket AM2/AM2+ 2. Unlock the socket by pressing the lever sideways, then lift it up ... up to 90°-100° angle, otherwise the CPU does not fit in completely. ASUS M2N-CM DVI 1-
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    ... fan cable to the CPU_FAN connector on the motherboard. CPU_FAN CPU FAN PWM CPU FAN IN CPU FAN PWR GND R M2N-CM DVI M2N-CM DVI CPU Fan Connector Do not forget to connect the CPU fan connector! Hardware monitoring errors can occur if you fail ...
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    ... should come with installation instructions for the CPU, heatsink, and the retention mechanism. If the instructions in this section do not match the CPU documentation, follow the latter. ASUS M2N-CM DVI 1-11
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    2. Attach one end of the retention bracket to the retention module base. 3. Align the other end of the retention bracket (near the retention bracket lock) to the retention module base. A clicking sound denotes that the retention bracket is in place. Ensure that the fan and heatsink assembly ...
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    ... The figure illustrates the location of the DDR2 DIMM sockets: R M2N-CM DVI DIMM_A1 M2N-CM DVI 240-pin DDR2 DIMM Sockets ...memory configurations Sockets Mode Single-Channel Dual-channel DIMM_A1 - Populated Populated DIMM_B1 Populated - Populated ASUS M2N-CM DVI DIMM_B1 12 Pins 128 Pins 1 1-13...
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    ...of physical memory installed. • • • Notes on memory limitations • Due to chipset limitation, this motherboard can only support up to 4 GB on the operating systems listed below... DS SS DS DS SS DS Component DIMM support A* B* 1G 1G 1G 512MB 1G Kingston Corsair ...
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    ... HY5PS12821BFP-S5 HY5PS12821CFPS5 AD29608A8A-25EG80720 VD29608A8A-25EG30648 VD29608A8A-25EG30647 A3R12E3HEF641B9A05 A3R12E3HEF641B9A05 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • (continued on the next page) ASUS M2N-CM DVI 1-15
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    ... SS DS DS SS DS SS DS DS SS DS DS SS DS DS DS SS SS SS SS SS DS DS DS SS SS DS SS SS SS SS DS DS DS Component DIMM support A* B* 256MB 256MB 512MB 1G 1G 512MB 512MB 512MB 1G 1G 512MB 1G 2G 512MB 512MB 1G 1G 256MB 512MB 512MB 512MB 512MB 1G 1G 1G 512MB 512MB 1G 512MB 512MB 512MB 512MB 1G 1G 1G...
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    ...SS SS SS DS DS DS DS DS DS DS Component DIMM support A* B* 256MB 512MB 1G 256MB 512MB 256MB 1G 512MB 512MB 1G 512MB... K4T51083QB-GCD5 HY5PS121621CFP-C4 HY5PS12821CFP-C4 D9BOM Z9BQT D9CRZ MIII0052532M8CEC MI110052532M8CEC 64M8CFEGQIB0900718 (continued on the next page) ASUS M2N-CM DVI 1-17
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    ... SS SS SS DS Component DIMM support A* B* 512MB 512MB 512MB 256MB 512MB 512MB ... into any slot as Single-channel memory configuration. • B*: Supports one pair of modules inserted into... slots as one pair of Dual-channel memory configuration. Visit the ASUS website for the latest QVL....
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    ...notch Support the DIMM lightly with your fingers when pressing the retaining clips. The DIMM might get damaged when it flips out with extra force. 2. Remove the DIMM from the socket. ASUS M2N-CM DVI 1-19
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    ...do so may cause you physical injury and damage motherboard components. 1.8.1 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Installing an expansion card To install an expansion card:...the card. Refer to the tables on the next page. Install the software drivers for the expansion card. 1-20 Chapter 1: Product introduction
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    ... support "Share IRQ" or that the cards do not need IRQ assignments. Otherwise, conflicts will arise between the two PCI groups, making the system unstable and the card inoperable. ASUS M2N-CM DVI 1-21
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    1.8.3 PCI slots The PCI slots support cards such as a LAN card, SCSI card, USB card, and other cards that comply ... PCI specifications. The figure shows a LAN card installed on a PCI slot. 1.8.4 PCI Express x16 slot This motherboard has supports PCI Express x16 graphic cards that comply with PCI ...
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    .... Removing the cap will cause system boot failure! R M2N-CM DVI 1 2 CLRTC 2 3 Normal (Default) Clear RTC M2N-CM DVI Clear RTC RAM You do not need to clear the RTC when the system ...so the BIOS can automatically reset parameter settings to default values. ASUS M2N-CM DVI 1-23
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    ... the internal USB connectors that you can connect to additional USB ports. PS2_USBPW1-4 1 2 +5V (Default) R M2N-CM DVI 1 2 USBPW5-10 +5V (Default) +5VSB M2N-CM DVI USB Device Wake Up • The USB device wake-up feature requires a power supply that can ...
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    ... port (light blue). This port connects the tape, CD, DVD player, or other audio sources. . Line Out port (lime). This port connects a headphone or... port (orange). This port connects the center/subwoofer speakers. 8. Microphone port (pink). This port connects a microphone. 9. ASUS M2N-CM DVI 1-25
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    ...pin Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports are available for connecting USB 2.0 devices. 12. DVI port. This...output RGB Signal to CRT and isn't compatible with DVI-I. • This motherboard comes with dual-VGA output. If you connect 2 monitors to both VGA and DVI-D out ports, each controller can drive ...
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    ... when using an FDD cable with a covered Pin 5. R M2N-CM DVI FLOPPY PIN1 NOTE: Orient the red markings on the floppy ribbon cable to PIN 1. M2N-CM DVI Floppy Disk Drive Connector 2. ...chassis intrusion detection feature. R M2N-CM DVI CHASSIS M2N-CM DVI Intrusion Connector (Default) ASUS M2N-...
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    3. IDE connectors (40-1 pin PRI_IDE) The onboard IDE connector is for an Ultra DMA 133/100/66 signal cable. There are three
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    ... RSATA_TXP4 RSATA_TXN4 GND RSATA_RXP4 RSATA_RXN4 GND R M2N-CM DVI SATA1 GND RSATA_TXP1 RSATA_TXN1 GND ... RSATA_TXP3 RSATA_TXN3 GND RSATA_RXP3 RSATA_RXN3 GND M2N-CM DVI SATA Connectors Install the Windows® XP Service Pack 1 before...Red Black Master Slave Boot disk Data disk ASUS M2N-CM DVI 1-29
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    ... GND M2N-CM DVI M2N-CM DVI FAN Connectors 6. Digital audio connector (4-1 pin SPDIF_OUT) This ...install the module to a slot opening at the back of the system chassis. GND SPDIFOUT R M2N-CM DVI SPDIF_OUT M2N-CM DVI Digital Audio Connector The S/PDIF module is purchased separately. +5V 1-30 ...
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    ... USB+5V USB_P10USB_P10+ GND NC R M2N-CM DVI 1 USB+5V USB_P5USB_P5+ GND 1... USB+5V USB_P9USB_P9+ GND M2N-CM DVI USB 2.0 Connectors Never connect a 1394 ...tuner, or MPEG card. R M2N-CM DVI CD (black) Right Audio Channel Ground Ground Left Audio Channel M2N-CM DVI Internal Audio Connector ASUS ...
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    ... R M2N-CM DVI M2N-CM DVI COM Port Connector 10. Front panel audio connector (10-1 pin AAFP) This...97-compliant pin definition R AGND NC NC M2N-CM DVI AAFP MIC2_L MIC2_R HP_R Jack_Sense HP_L MIC2_L MIC2_R Line out_R NC Line out_L M2N-CM DVI Azalia Analog Front Panel Connector • ...
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    ...Ground PSON# Ground -12 Volts +3 Volts R M2N-CM DVI +12V DC +3 Volts GND +12...Volts Ground +5 Volts Ground +3 Volts +3 Volts M2N-CM DVI ATX Power Connector • We recommend that you use an ATX 12 V... rating if you intend to install additional devices. • • • • • ASUS M2N-CM DVI 1-33
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    ...GND GND GND SLIN# INIT# ERR# AFD R M2N-CM DVI 1 SLCT PE BUSY ACK# PD7 PD6...PD5 PD4 PD3 PD2 PD1 PD0 STB# M2N-CM DVI Parallel Port Connector 13. Speaker connector (4-pin SPEAKER) This connector is for ...to hear system beeps and warnings. R 1 M2N-CM DVI M2N-CM DVI Speaker Connector 1-34 Chapter...
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    ...mounted functions. PLED F_PANEL IDELED+ IDELEDGround Reset PWR BTN R M2N-CM DVI +HDLED RESET M2N-CM DVI System Panel Connector • • System power LED (2-pin PLED) This 2-... system reboot without turning off the system power. • • ASUS M2N-CM DVI PLED+ PLEDPWR GND 1-35
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    1-36 Chapter 1: Product introduction
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    This chapter tells how to change the system settings through the BIOS Setup menus. Detailed descriptions of the BIOS parameters are also provided. BIOS setup 2
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    ...(BIOS) setup. 1. 2. ASUS EZ Flash 2: Updates the BIOS using a floppy disk, USB Flash, or the motherboard support CD during POST. ASUS AFUDOS: Updates the BIOS in DOS mode using a bootable floppy disk. 3. ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3: Updates...
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    ...Flash 2 BIOS ROM Utility V3.06 FLASH TYPE: MXIC 25L8005 Current ROM BOARD: M2N-CM DVI VER: 0106 DATE: 01/08/28 PATH: A:\ A: Update ROM BOARD: Unknown .... Do not shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS to prevent system boot failure! ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-
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    ... not be same as shown. 1. 2. Copy the AFUDOS utility (afudos.exe) from the motherboard support CD to the bootable floppy disk you created earlier. Boot ...file to the floppy disk. A:\>afudos /oOLDBIOS1.rom AMI Firmware Update Utility - Version 1.19(ASUS V2.29(03.11.24BB)) Copyright (C) 2002 American...
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    ... BIOS file using the AFUDOS utility: Visit the ASUS website (www.asus.com) and download the latest BIOS file for the motherboard. Save the BIOS file to a bootable ... ... Erasing flash ...done Writing flash ...done Verifying flash ...done Please restart your computer A:\> ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-
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    ... ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 utility The ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 is an auto recovery tool that allows you ...update a corrupted BIOS file using the motherboard support CD , the floppy disk or the USB flash ... the updated BIOS file. • • Prepare the motherboard support CD, the floppy disk or the USB flash ...
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    ...version for this motherboard. Visit the ASUS website (www.asus.com) to download the latest BIOS file. Recovering the BIOS from the USB flash disk To recover the BIOS from the USB...shut down or reset the system while updating the BIOS! Doing so can cause system boot failure! • ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-
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    ... in Windows® environment. The ASUS Update utility allows you to Save the current BIOS file Download the latest... Installing ASUS Update To install ASUS Update: 1. 2. 3. Place the support CD in the optical drive. The Drivers menu appears. Click the Utilities tab, then click Install ASUS Update. ...
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    Updating the BIOS through the Internet To update the BIOS through the Internet: 1. Launch the ASUS Update utility from the Windows® desktop by clicking Start > Programs > .... 3. Select the ASUS FTP site nearest you to avoid network traffic, or click Auto Select. Click Next. ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-
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    4. 5. From the FTP site, select the BIOS version that you wish to download. Click Next. Follow the screen instructions to complete the... file from the Open window, then click Open. Follow the screen instructions to complete the update process. M2N-CM DVI.rom M2N-CM DVI 2-10 Chapter 2: BIOS setup
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    ... screens shown in this section are for reference purposes only, and may not exactly match what you see on your screen. Visit the ASUS website (www.asus.com) to download the latest BIOS file for this motherboard. • • ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-11
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    ... in this chapter are for reference purposes only, and may not exactly match what you see on your screen. Visit the ASUS website (www.asus.com) to download the latest BIOS information. 2.2.3 Navigation keys At the bottom right corner of a menu ...
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    ... Item Change Option General Help Save and Exit Exit Pop-up window Scroll bar 2.2.9 General help At the top right corner of the menu screen is a brief description of the selected item. ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-13
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    2.3 Main menu When you enter the BIOS Setup program, the Main menu screen appears, giving... overview of the basic system information. Refer to section "2.2.1 BIOS menu screen" for information on the menu screen items ... 01/13/2002] [1.44M,3.5in.] Use [ENTER], [TAB] or [SHIFT-TAB] to select a field. ...
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    ...] [Disabled] SATA Secondary Master/Slave Channel [Disabled] Allows you to disable or enable the Serial-ATA Secondary Master/Slave Channel. Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled] ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-15
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    2.3.5 Primary IDE Master/Slave While entering Setup, the BIOS automatically detects the presence of IDE devices... Auto enables the LBA mode if the device supports this mode, and if the device was not ... occurs multiple sectors at a time if the device supports multi-sector transfer feature. When set to...
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    ... is installed. Configuration options: [Auto] [Disabled] [Enabled] 32Bit Data Transfer [Enabled] Enables or disables 32-bit data transfer. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-17
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    ... SATA2, SATA3, and SATA4 While entering Setup, the BIOS automatically detects the presence of SATA ...supports it and the device supports is not already formatted with LBA Mode disabled. The BIOS automatically ... multiple sectors at a time if the device supports multi-sector transfer feature. When set ...
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    ... : 384MB AMI BIOS Displays the auto-detected BIOS information Processor Displays the auto-detected CPU specification System Memory Displays the auto-detected system memory ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-19
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    ... parameters automatically. [Standard] - loads the standard settings for the system. [MANUAL] - allows you to individually set overclocking parameters. [Overclock Profile] - loads overclocking profiles with optimal parameters for stability when overclocking. 2-20 Chapter 2: BIOS setup
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    ... ...[150] Memory Voltage [Auto] Allows you to select the Memory Voltage mode. Configuration options: [Auto] [1.900V] [1.950V] [2.000V] [2.050V] [2.100V] [2.150V] [2.200V] [2.250V] ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-21
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    ... should remain disabled for the normal operation. The driver developer may enable it for testing purpose... should remain disabled for the normal operation. The driver developer may enable it for testing purpose..., and _PCT objects. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] 2-22 Chapter 2: BIOS setup...
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    ...bank memory interleaving. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Auto] Channel Interleaving [Auto] Allows you to enable the channel memory interleaving. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Auto] ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-23
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    ...Configuration DRAM Timing Configuration Memory Clock Mode DRAM Timing Mode [Auto] [Auto] Auto Limit Manual Options Memory Clock Mode[Auto] Allows you to set the memoery clock mode. Configuration options: [Auto] [Limit] [Manual] DRAM Timing Mode [Auto] Allows you to set...
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    ...ECC Enable [Disabled] Enables or disables the DRAM ECC that allows the hardware to report and correct memory errors automatically. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Basic] [Good] [Super] [Max] ...[2.56us] [5.12us] [10.2us] [20.5us] [41.0us] [81.9us] [163.8us] [327.7us] [655.4us] ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-25
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    ... Buffer Size AZALIA AUDIO Front Panel Select OnBoard LAN OnBoard LAN Boot ROM SouthBridge ...-> PCI -> IGP] [Auto] [128MB] [Enabled] [HD Audio] [Auto] [Disabled] [Enabled] Display Device Priority,...HD Audio mode. Configuration options: [AC97] [HD Audio] Allows you to set or disable the OnBoard LAN....
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    ...Port Mode [Normal] Allows you to select the Parallel Port mode. Configuration options: [Normal] [EPP] [ECP] [EPP+ECP] Parallel Port IRQ [IRQ7] Configuration options: [IRQ5] [IRQ7] ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-27
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    ...] Device] Device] Device] Device] No: lets the BIOS configure all the devices in the system. Yes: lets.... Plug and Play O/S [No] When set to [No], BIOS configures all the devices in the system. When set to... if the card requests for an IRQ. When set to [No], BIOS does not assign an IRQ to the PCI VGA...
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    ... at startup. If detected, the USB controller legacy mode is enabled. If no USB device is detected, the legacy USB support is disabled. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] [Auto] ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-29
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    USB 2.0 Controller Mode [HiSpeed] Allows you to configure the USB 2.0 controller in HiSpeed (480 Mbps) or Full Speed (12... Type [Auto] Number of seconds POST waits for the USB mass storage device after start unit ... options: [Auto] [Floopy] [Forced FDD] [Hard Disk] [CDROM] 2-30 Chapter 2: BIOS setup
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    ...in the Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC). When set to Enabled, the ACPI APIC table pointer is included in the RSDT pointer list. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-31
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    ...By RTC Alarm [Disabled] Allows you to enable or disable RTC to generate a wake event. When this item is set to [Enabled], the items RTC Alarm Date, RTC Alarm Hour, RTC Alarm Minute, and RTC Alarm Second appear with set values. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] 2-32 Chapter 2: BIOS setup
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    ... onboard voltage regulators. Smart Q-Fan Function [Disabled] Allows you to enable or disable the ASUS Q-Fan feature that smartly adjusts the fan speeds for more efficient system operation. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-33
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    ...the system boot options. Select an item then press to display the sub-menu. Boot settings Boot Device ... may appear when you set the CD-ROM drive as the first boot device. Enter F1 F10 ESC Select ...Exit [Hard Drive] [ATAPI CD-ROM ] [Disabled] Select Screen 2-34 Chapter 2: BIOS setup
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    ...] [Enabled] Set this item to [Enabled] to use the ASUS MyLogo 2™ feature. Add On ROM Display Mode [Force BIOS] Sets the display mode for option ROM. ... to Enabled, the system displays the message "Press DEL to run Setup" during POST. Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-35
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    ...security settings. Select an item then press to display the configuration options. Security Settings ...six letters and/or numbers, then press . Confirm the password when prompted. Select the Change ...then press . The message "Password Uninstalled" appears. If you forget your BIOS ...
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    ... password when accessing the Setup utility. When set to [Always], BIOS checks for user password both when accessing Setup and booting the system. Configuration options: [Setup] [Always] ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-37
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    ...format ASUS EZ Flash 2 ASUS EZ Flash 2 Allows you to run ASUS EZ Flash 2. When you press , a confirmation message appears. ...ASUSTek EZ Flash 2 BIOS ROM Utility V3.06 FLASH TYPE: MXIC 25L8005 Current ROM BOARD: M2N-VM SE HDMI VER: 0106 DATE: 01/08/08 PATH: A:\ A: Update ROM BOARD: Unknown VER: ...
  • Asus M2N-VM DVI | User Manual - Page 87
    ...you press , a confirmation window appears. Select OK to load default values. Select Exit & Save Changes or make other changes before saving the values to the non-volatile RAM. ASUS M2N-CM DVI 2-39
  • Asus M2N-VM DVI | User Manual - Page 88
    This chapter describes the contents of the support CD that comes with the motherboard package. Software support 3
  • Asus M2N-VM DVI | User Manual - Page 89
    ... package contains the drivers, software applications, and utilities that you can install to avail all motherboard features. The contents of the support CD are subject to change at any time without notice. Visit the ASUS website(www.asus.com) for updates. 3.2.1 Running the support CD Place the ...
  • Asus M2N-VM DVI | User Manual - Page 90
    ... - Installation Wizard for Drivers Nvidia Chipset Program Driver VIA Audio Driver Launches the ASUS InstallAll drivers installation wizard. Installs the Nvidia chipset ... AMD Cool 'n' Quiet driver. The screen display and driver options may vary depending on the operating system. ASUS M2N-CM DVI 3-
  • Asus M2N-VM DVI | User Manual - Page 91
    ...shows the applications and other software that the motherboard supports. ASUS InstAll - Installation Wizard for Utilities ..., and alerts you of any detected problems. This utility helps you keep your ... Update The ASUS Update utility allows you to update the motherboard BIOS in a Windows® environment...
  • Asus M2N-VM DVI | User Manual - Page 92
    You can also install the following utilities from the ASUS Superb Software Library CD. ADOBE Acrobat Reader V7.0 Installs the Adobe® Acrobat® Reader ... Copy5 Trial Installs the WinDVD Copy5 Trial version. Corel Snapfire Plus SE Installs the Corel Snapfire Plus SE software. ASUS M2N-CM DVI 3-
  • Asus M2N-VM DVI | User Manual - Page 93
    ... menu allows you to make a RAID driver disk. NVIDIA 64bit Vista SATA ...). NVIDIA 32bit Vista SATA RAID Driver Allows you to create the NVIDIA SATA ... (OS). NVIDIA 32bit Vista AHCI Driver Allows you to create the NVIDIA AHCI... (OS). NVIDIA 64bit Vista AHCI Driver Allows you to create the NVIDIA AHCI...
  • Asus M2N-VM DVI | User Manual - Page 94
    ... file. 3.2.6 ASUS Contact information Click the Contact tab to display the ASUS contact information. You can also find this information on the inside front cover of this user guide. ASUS M2N-CM DVI 3-
  • Asus M2N-VM DVI | User Manual - Page 95
    ... CD. Click an icon to display the specified information. Motherboard Info Displays the general specifications of the motherboard. M2N-VM SE HDMI ASUS M2N-VM SE HDMI ACPI BIOS Revision 0105 10/29/07 Browse this CD Displays the support CD ...
  • Asus M2N-VM DVI | User Manual - Page 96
    Technical support Form Displays the ASUS Technical Support Request Form that you have to fill out when requesting technical support. Filelist Displays the contents of the support CD and a brief description of each in text format. ASUS M2N-CM DVI 3-
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    3-10 Chapter 3: Software support



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