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MSI MS 7030 - K8N Neo Platinum Motherboard Manual

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  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 1
    K8N Neo Series MS-7030 (v1.X) ATX Mainboard G52-M7030X4 i
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 2
    ... to comply with the emission limits. VOIR LA NOTICE D'INSTALLATION AVANT DE RACCORDER AU RESEAU. Micro-Star International MS-7030 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 3
    ... Memory Card International Association. Revision History Revision V1.0 Revision History First release for PCB 1.X with nVidia nForce3 250 Gb (Platinum version) Update description of BIOS & DigiCell (Platinum version) Date March 2004 V1.1 May 2004 iii
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 4
    ..., please try the following help resources for further guidance. h Visit the MSI homepage & FAQ site for technical guide, BIOS updates, driver updates, and other information: http://www.msi.com.tw & http://www.msi. com.tw/program/service/faq/faq/...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 5
    ...FCC-B Radio Frequency Interference Statement ...ii Copyright Notice ...iii Revision History ...iii Safety Instructions ...iv Technical Support ...iv Chapter 1. Getting Started ...1-1 Mainboard Specifications ...1-2 Mainboard Layout ...1-4 Packing Contents ...1-5 Chapter...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 6
    D-Bracket™ 2 Connector: JLED1 ...2-19 CD-In Connector: JCD1 ...2-20 Front Panel Audio Connector: JAUD1 ...2-20 IrDA Infrared Module Header: JIR1 ...2-21 Front USB Connectors: JUSB1 & JUSB2 ...2-21 Chassis Intrusion Switch Connector: JCASE1 ...2-22 IEEE 1394 Connectors: J1394_1, J1394_0 ...2-22 ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 7
    ... (for Non-bootable RAID Array) ...5-7 Installing the RAID Driver (for bootable RAID Array) ...5-8 Initializing ...12 Setting Up a Spare RAID Disk ...5-14 Rebuilding a RAID Mirrored Array ...5-20... Installation ...6-2 Driver Installation ...6-3 NVIDIA nForce3 System Driver ...6-3 Realtek AC97 Audio Driver...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 8
    Getting Started Chapter 1. Getting Started Getting Started Thank you for choosing the K8N Neo Platinum (MS-7030) v1.X ATX mainboard. The K8N Neo Platinum mainboard is based on n VIDIA® nForce™3 250Gb chipset for optimal system efficiency. ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 9
    ... (For the latest information about CPU, please visit http://www.msi.com.tw/program/ products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_cpu_support.php) Chipset ...Supports DDR 400/333/266. (For the updated supporting memory modules, please visit http://www.msi.com.tw/ program/products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_trp_list.php.) ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 10
    ...LAN h nVIDIA nForce3 250Gb LAN controller - Integrated Fast Ethernet MAC and PHY in one chip. - Supports 10Mb/s, 100Mb/s and 1000Mb/s auto-... ATX Form Factor: 24.4 cm (L) x 30.5 cm (W) h 9 mounting holes MSI Reminds You...1. Please note that users cannot install OS, ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 11
    7030 ATX Mainboard Mainboard Layout Top : Parallel Port Bottom: COM A 1394 Port SPDIF DDR1 T: LAN jack B: USB ports JPW1 DDR3 DDR2... J1394_0 JUSB2 JLED1 S_FAN2 S_FAN1 PCI Slot 4 ALC 850 JCD1 JAUD1 PCI Slot 5 BIOS BATT + FDD 1 JFP1 JFP2 K8N Neo (MS-7030) v1.X ATX Mainboard 1-4 JWR1 NB_FAN1
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 12
    Getting Started Packing Contents MSI motherboard MSI Driver/Utility CD SATA Cable Power Cable D-Bracket 2 Round Cable of IDE Devices User's Guide Test Report Round Cable of Floppy Disk Back IO Shield 1-5
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 13
    ... tells you how to install the CPU, memory modules, and expansion cards, as well as how to setup the jumpers on the mainboard. Also, it provides the instructions on connecting the peripheral devices, such as the mouse, keyboard, etc. While doing the installation, be careful in holding the components ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 14
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Quick Components Guide JPW1, p.2-9 DDR DIMMs, p.2-7 Back Panel I/O, p.2-11 IDE1/2, p.2-16 JWR1, p.2-9 C_FAN1, p.2-15 SATA3, SATA4, p.2-17 AGP1, p.2-24 NB_FAN1, p.2-15 SATA1, SATA2, p.2-17 JCASE1, p.2-22 BATT + PCI Slots 1~5 , p.2-24 FDD1, p.2-15 JAUD1, p.2-20 JCD1, ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 15
    ... mainboard supports AMD ® Athlon64 processor. The mainboard uses a CPU socket called Socket-754 for ... latest information about CPU, please visit http://www.msi.com.tw/ program/products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_cpu_support.php. MSI Reminds You...Overheating Overheating will seriously damage the CPU and ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 16
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard CPU Installation Procedures for Socket 754 1. Please turn off the power and unplug the power cord before installing the CPU. Sl d in ig Pl at e O penLever 90degree 2. Pull the lever sideways away from the socket. Make sure to raise the lever up to a 90-degree angle. G ol ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 17
    Hardware Setup Installing AMD Athlon64 CPU Cooler Set When you are installing the CPU, make sure the CPU has a heat sink and a cooling fan attached on the top to prevent overheating. If you do not have the heat sink and cooling fan, contact your dealer to purchase and install them before turning ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 18
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard 5. Position the cooling set onto the retention mechanism. Hook one end of the clip to hook first. 8. ..., Safety Hook and the Fixed Bolt. Lift up the intensive fixed lever. Safety Hook MSI Reminds You...While disconnecting the Safety Hook from the fixed bolt, it is necessary...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 19
    ... the DDR DIMM slots (DDR 1~3). For the updated supporting memory modules, please visit http://www.msi. com.tw/program/products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_trp_list.php. DDR... of the DIMM slot will automatically close. Volt Notch MSI Reminds You...You can barely see the golden ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 20
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Recommended Memory Combination List DIMM Slot DDR1 S DDR2 DDR3 Max Speed DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR 333 DDR 333 DDR 333 DDR 333 DDR 333 DDR 333 DDR 333 DDR 333 ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 21
    Hardware Setup Power Supply The mainboard supports ATX power supply for the power system. Before inserting the power supply connector, ...10 JWR1 1 3 JPW1 Pin Definition PIN SIGNAL GND GND 12V 12V 2 4 JPW1 1 2 3 4 MSI Reminds You...1. These two connectors connect to the ATX power supply and ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 22
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Important Notification about Power Issue NForce chipset is very sensitive to ESD (Electrostatic Discharge), therefore this issue mostly happens while the users intensively swap memory modules under S5 (power-off) states, and the power code is plugged while installing modules...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 23
    ...Back Panel The back panel provides the following connectors: L-In Mouse Parallel LAN RS-Out Keyboard COM A 1394 Port S/PDIF USB Ports L-...PC connectivity for a wide range of devices, including consumer electronics audio/video (A/V) appliances, storage peripherals, other PCs, and portable devices...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 24
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Serial Port Connector The mainboard offers one 9-pin male DIN connector as the serial port. The port is a 16550A high speed communication port that sends/receives 16 bytes FIFOs. You can attach a serial mouse or other serial devices directly to the connector. Pin Definition...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 25
    ... 1Differential Pair 3+ Differential Pair 3- RJ-45 LAN Jack 4 5 6 7 8 Audio Port Connectors The left 3 ... external CD player, Tape player, or other audio devices. Mic is a connector for microphones. However, ... provided by Realtek ALC850 to offer support for 7.1-channel audio operation and can turn ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 26
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Parallel Port Connector: LPT1 The mainboard provides a 25-pin female centronic connector as LPT. A parallel port is a standard printer port that supports Enhanced Parallel Port (EPP) and Extended Capabilities Parallel Port (ECP) mode. 13 1 25 14 Pin Definition PIN 1 2 3...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 27
    ...The mainboard provides a standard floppy disk drive connector that supports 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88M ...GND +12V Sensor C_FAN1 S_FAN1 S_FAN2 NB_FAN1 MSI Reminds You...1. Always consult the vendors for proper CPU cooling fan. 2. C_FAN1 supports the fan control. You can install Core Center ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 28
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Hard Disk Connectors: IDE1 & IDE2 The mainboard has a 32-bit Enhanced PCI IDE and Ultra DMA 33/66/... accordingly. IDE2 (Secondary IDE Connector) IDE2 can also connect a Master and a Slave drive. MSI Reminds You...If you install two hard disks on cable, you must configure the ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 29
    ...: SATA1~SATA4 The chipset of this mainboard is nForce3 250Gb which supports four serial ATA connectors SATA1~SATA4. ... high-speed Serial ATA interface ports. Each supports 1st generation serial ATA data rates of ... hard disk devices Connect to serial ATA ports MSI Reminds You...Please do not fold the ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 30
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Front Panel Connectors: JFP1 & JFP2 The mainboard provides two front panel connectors for electrical connection to ... panel switches and LEDs. JFP1 is compliant with Intel® Front Panel I/O Connectivity Design Guide. Power Power LED Switch Speaker 2 1 Power LED 8 7 JFP1 2 ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 31
    ... with a JLED1 connector for you to connect to D-Bracket™ 2. D-Bracket™ 2 is a USB Bracket that supports both USB1.1 & 2.0 spec. It integrates four LEDs and allows users to identify system problem through 16 various combinations of LED signals. Pin Definition Pin 1 ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 32
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard CD-In Connector: JCD1 The connector is for CD-ROM audio connector. L JCD1 GND R Front ...No pin Left channel audio signal to front panel Left channel audio signal return from front panel MSI Reminds You...If you don't want to connect to the front audio header, pins 5 & 6, 9 ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 33
    ... IrDA Infrared module. You must configure the setting through the BIOS setup to use the IR function. JIR1 is compliant with Intel® Front Panel I/O Connectivity Design Guide. JIR1 Pin Definition 6 2 5 1 Pin Signal NC VCC5 IRTX Pin 2 4 6 Signal NC GND IRRX JIR1 1 3 5 Front USB Connectors: JUSB1 &...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 34
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Chassis Intrusion Switch Connector: JCASE1 This connector is connected to a 2-pin chassis switch. If the chassis is opened, the switch will be short. The system will record this status and show a warning message on the screen. To clear the warning, you must enter the BIOS ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 35
    ...to set the computer's function. This section will explain how to change your motherboard's function through the use of jumpers. Clear CMOS Jumper: ...) to clear data. Follow the instructions below to clear the data: 1 JBAT1 3 3 1 1 Keep Data Clear Data MSI Reminds You...You can clear CMOS by ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 36
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Slots The mainboard provides one AGP slot and five 32-bit ...the graphics controller to directly access main memory. The slot supports 8x/4x AGP card. AGP Slot PCI... allows you to insert the communication card, such as wireless LAN card. PCI Slots PCI Interrupt Request Routing...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 37
    ... want to change the default settings for customized features. MSI Reminds You...1. The items under each BIOS... memory count. It is usually in the format: example: W7030MS V1.1 040104 where: 1st digit refers to BIOS ...number. 6th - 7th digit refers to the customer, MS=all standard customers. V2.0 refers ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 38
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Entering Setup Power on the computer and the system will start POST (Power On Self Test) process. When the message below appears on the screen, press key to enter Setup. Press DEL to enter SETUP If the message disappears before you respond and you still wish to enter ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 39
    BIOS Setup Control Keys Enter> Move to the previous item Move to the next item Move to the item in the left hand Move to the item in the right hand Select the item Jumps to the Exit menu or returns to the main menu from a submenu Increase the numeric value or ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 40
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard The Main Menu Once you enter Phoenix-Award® BIOS CMOS Setup Utility, the Main Menu will appear ... your settings for power management. PNP/PCI Configurations This entry appears if your system supports PnP/PCI. H/W Monitor This entry shows the status of your CPU, fan, warning ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 41
    BIOS Setup Load Optimized Defaults Use this menu to load the BIOS values for the best system performance, but the system stability may be affected. Set Supervisor Password Use this menu to set Supervisor Password. Set User Password Use this menu to set User Password. Save & Exit Setup Save changes...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 42
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Standard CMOS Features The items in Standard CMOS Features Menu includes some basic setup items. Use...> . IDE Primary/Secondary Master/Slave Press PgUp/ or PgDn/ to select [Manual], [None] or [Auto] type. Note that the specifications of your drive must match with...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 43
    BIOS Setup Landing Zone Sector Cylinder location of the landing zone. Number of sectors. Drive A This item allows you to set the type of floppy drive installed. Available options: [None], [360K, 5.25 in.], [1.2M, 5.25 in.], [720K, 3.5 in.], [1.44M, 3.5 in.], [2.88M, 3.5 in.]. Video The setting ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 44
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Advanced BIOS Features Full Screen LOGO Display This item enables you to show the company logo on the bootup screen. Settings are: [Enabled] Shows a still image (logo) on the full screen at boot. [Disabled] Shows the POST messages at boot. Small Logo(EPA) Display This item ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 45
    ...], [Disabled]. 1st/2nd/3rd Boot Device The items allow you to set the sequence of boot devices where BIOS attempts to load the disk operating system. MSI Reminds You...Available settings for "1st/2nd/3rd Boot Device" vary depending on the bootable devices you have installed. For example, if you did ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 46
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Security Option This specifies the type of BIOS password protection that is implemented. Settings are described below: Option [... be used for the operating system. You need to select the MPS version supported by your operating system. To find out which version to use, consult ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 47
    ...and improves 8x speed accordingly. Select [Auto] only when your AGP card supports the feature. Options: [Disabled], [Auto]. AGP Sideband Address This item enables or disables the AGP 3.0 spec support. Selecting [Auto] will let the system switch the suitable AGP type depending ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 48
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Integrated Peripherals IDE Function Setup Press to enter the sub-menu and the following screen appears...33 implementation is possible only if your IDE hard drive supports it and the operating environment includes a DMA driver (Windows 95 OSR2 or a third-party IDE bus ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 49
    ...Prefetch Mode The onboard IDE drive interfaces support IDE prefetching, for faster drive accesses....option to [Disabled] if the interface does not support prefetching. The settings are: [Enabled], [Disabled]. IDE .../writes per sector the drive can support. Settings: [Enabled], [Disabled]. Onboard Device...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 50
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard OnChip USB This setting allows you to enable/disable the onboard USB controller. Selecting [V1. 1+V2.0] enables the system to support both USB 1.1 and 2.0 spec. Setting options: [Disabled], [V1.1], [V1.1+V2.0]. USB KB/Storage Support Select [Enabled] if you need to use a USB...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 51
    BIOS Setup Onboard FDC Controller Select [Enabled] if your system has a floppy disk controller (FDD) installed on the system board and you wish to use it. If you install add-on FDC or the system has no floppy drive, select [Disabled] in this field. The settings are: [Enabled], [Disabled]. Onboard ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 52
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Onboard Parallel Port There is a built-in parallel port on the on-board Super I/O chipset that provides Standard, ECP, ... in ECP mode only. Choosing [ECP + EPP] will allow the onboard parallel port to support both the ECP and EPP modes simultaneously. Choose [Normal] to use ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 53
    BIOS Setup Power Management Setup MSI Reminds You...S3-related functions described in this section are available only when your BIOS supports S3 sleep mode. Sleep State This item ...modes for ACPI function. If your operating system supports ACPI, such as Windows 98SE, Windows ME and...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 54
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard [DPMS Support] Initial display power management signalling. HDD Power Down If HDD activity is not detected for the length of time specified in this field, the hard disk drive will be powered down while all other devices remain active. Settings are [Disabled] and [1] ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 55
    BIOS Setup S3 wake up by PS2/Keyboard, S3 wake up by PS2/Mouse These fields allow the activity of the PS2 (keyboard and mouse) to wake up the system from S3 sleep state. Settings: [Enabled], [Disabled]. 3-19
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 56
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard PNP/PCI Configurations This section describes configuring the PCI bus system and PnP (Plug & ... compatible devices designed for PCI bus architecture. The IRQ will be reserved for further request. MSI Reminds You...IRQ (Interrupt Request) lines are system resources allocated ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 57
    BIOS Setup PCI/VGA Palette Snoop When set to [Enabled], multiple VGA devices operating on different buses can handle data from the CPU on each set of palette registers on every video device. Bit 5 of the command register in the PCI device configuration space is the VGA Palette Snoop bit (0 is ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 58
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard H/W Monitor This section shows the status of your CPU, fan, overall system status, etc. Monitor function is available only if there is hardware monitoring mechanism onboard. Chassis Intrusion Detect The field enables or disables the feature of recording the chassis ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 59
    BIOS Setup Current System/CPU Temperature, NB/CPU Fan Speed, Vcore, +12V, +3.3V, +5.0V, Battery, +5VSB These items display the current status of all of the monitored hardware devices/ components such as CPU voltage, temperatures and all fans' speeds. 3-23
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 60
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Cell Menu The items in Cell Menu includes some important settings of CPU, AGP, DRAM and overclocking functions. MSI Reminds You...Change these settings only if you are familiar with the chipset. Current CPU / DDR Clock These two items show the current clocks of CPU & DDR. ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 61
    ...allows you to select the CPU/FSB parameters. Setting options: [Manual], [Optimized]. When [Optimized] is selected, the system will use overclocked CPU/FSB ...running programs, and to adjust the best CPU frequency automatically. When the motherboard detects CPU is running programs, it will speed up CPU ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 62
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard [Sergeant] [Captain] [Colonel] [General] [Commander] 2nd level of... level of overclocking, increasing the CPU frequency by 11%. MSI Reminds You...Even though the Dynamic ... loading. Setting options: [Disabled], [Auto]. MSI Reminds You...For the purpose of ensuring the stability ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 63
    ... voltage is adjustable in the field, allowing you to increase the performance of your AGP display card when overclocking, but the stability may be affected. MSI Reminds You...The settings shown in different color in CPU Voltage, Memory Voltage and AGP Voltage help to verify if your setting is proper...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 64
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard Load Fail-Safe/Optimized Defaults The two options on the main menu allow users to restore all of the BIOS settings to the default Fail-Safe or Optimized values. The Optimized Defaults are the default values set by the mainboard manufacturer specifically for optimal ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 65
    ... the password is required both at boot and at entry to Setup. If set to Setup, password prompt only occurs when you try to enter Setup. MSI Reminds You...About Supervisor Password & User Password: Supervisor password: Can enter and change the settings of the setup menu. User password: Can only enter...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 66
    ... DigiCell, the most useful and powerful utility that MSI has spent much research and .... Moreover, with this unique utility, you will be able to activate the MSI well-known features, Live Update ... with your mainboard, path: Utility --> MSI Utility --> MSI DigiCell), it will have an icon in the system ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 67
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard MSI Feature Main Before using this utility, it is required to have all the integrated ... LAN card, MegaStick...etc.) and all the necessary drivers (onboard LAN driver, audio driver, CoreCenter, Live Update...etc.) installed correctly. The icon representing each item will be lit ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 68
    ... to detect and update BIOS and drivers online. Core Center You can ... Windows OS if your system supports overclocking function. MEGA STICK If ... configure and test the multi-channel audio function, speakers, sound effect and ...-on, power-off and restarting features. MSI Reminds You...Click on back button ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 69
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard MSI Feature H/W Diagnostic In the H/W Diagnostic sub-menu, you can see the information, status and note of each DigiCell. ... of the item marked as gray. You may also click on the Mail to MSI button to send your questions or suggestions to MSI's technical support staff. 4-4
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 70
    ...-menu, you can see the status of all the LAN / WLAN / Bluetooth on the screen if the hardware is installed. The first icon indicates the onboard LAN on your system, the second icon indicates ...indicates the information and connection status of onboard LAN, which is read-only. The second icon ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 71
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard MSI Feature Software Access Point In the Software Access Point sub-menu, you can see the status of communicating on your system and choose the desired software access point mode by clicking on the desired icon, in which the default settings are configured for your usage. The...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 72
    ... simultaneously. 2. If you are getting on Internet in office, usually the LAN card will automatically get the IP this computer uses. In this case you don't have to enable this function. SSID Means Service Set Identifier, a unique name shared among all points in a wireless network. It must be ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 73
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard MSI Feature enable this feature, only PCs with MAC address located in Association Control List can connect to the wireless LAN. MAC Address MAC stands for Media Access Control. A MAC address is the hardware address of a device connected to a network. Security This option ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 74
    ...you don't need to search for the correct BIOS/driver version throughout the whole Web site. To use the function, you need to install the "MSI Live Update 3" application. After the installation,... on the right) will appear on the screen. Double click the "MSI Live Update 3" icon, and the following ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 75
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard MSI Feature MEGA STICK In the MEGA STICK sub-menu, you can configure the settings of MSI MEGA STICK and the media files (*.m3u, *.mp3, *.wav...save the file in the plain text file format in the \\Program files\MSI\DigiCell\MyMusic.txt for your reference. The MyMusic.txt file is...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 76
    Introduction to DigiCell There is also a toolbar for you to execute some basic function, like play, stop, pause, previous/next song, song info and volume adjust. There is also a scroll bar on the top for you to forward/rewind . pause previous next forward/rewind bar stop play song's ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 77
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard MSI Feature Non-Unicode programs supported If you are using an operating system in European languages, and ..., you can install the Supplemental Language Support provided by Microsoft to solve this problem. You need to have your Microsoft Setup CD prepared in the CD-ROM. The ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 78
    Introduction to DigiCell 3. Then go to the [Advanced] tab and select the language you want to be supported (the language of the filename in the MegaStick) from the dropdown list in the [Language for non-Unicode programs], then click [Apply]. The system will install the necessary components from ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 79
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard MSI Feature Core Center (for AMD Processor) Click on the Core Center icon in the main menu and the Core Center program will be enabled. Cool'n'Quiet This utility provides a CPU temperature detection function called Cool'n'Quiet. Cool'n'Quiet is a special feature designed ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 80
    ... will automatically configure an optimal setting for you. MSI Reminds You...To ensure that Cool'n'Quiet ... "O" (such as P, Q, R, and so on), that means this CPU supports Cool'n'Quiet function. On the contrary, if ... is before "O", that means this CPU does not support Cool'n'Quiet function. 2. Run BIOS ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 81
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard MSI Feature Audio Speaker Setting In the Audio Speaker Setting sub-menu, you can configure the multi-channel audio operation, perform speaker test, and choose the environment you prefer while enjoying the music. You can scroll the bar of each equalizer to regulate for ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 82
    ...is identical to the audio jack on your mainboard. Once the correct audio configuration is selected, click "Apply" to save the changes. Then the...then click on each connected speaker to ensure if Headphone, 2-, 4-, 5.1-, or 7.1- channel audio operation is working properly. If any speaker fails to make ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 83
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard MSI Feature Power on Agent In the Power on Agent sub-menu, you can configure setting of power-on, ..." to restart the computer right away or click "Later" to restart your computer later. MSI Reminds You...Please note that the new setting will not take effect until you restart ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 84
    ... may use the button "-Delete" to remove the added programs, or you can right-click on the selected program and click Delete . delete the added program MSI Reminds You...You can also enable the Every turn on function, which will enable the specified program(s) and file(s) every time the Digi Cell ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 85
    MS-7030 ATX Mainboard MSI Feature Auto Login Since the Power On function allows the system to power on automatically, you may have to enable this Auto Login function in the following situations: 1. If you are using a computer belonging to a domain in office, and you need to enter your user name ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 86
    ... nVidia RAID Introduction NVIDIA brings Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) technology-which is used by the world's leading businesses-to the ... increase total disk space or to offer data protection. For all levels, RAID techniques optimize storage solutions by using multiple disks grouped ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 87
    7030 ATX Mainboard Introduction System Requirement Operating System Support NVRAID supports the ... Windows XP Professional Edition Windows 2000 Professional RAID Arrays NVRAID supports the following types of ... drives into one big drive Multiple No MSI Reminds You...Please note that users cannot ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 88
    nVIDIA RAID Introduction RAID Configuration Basic Configuration Instructions The following are the basic steps for configuring NVRAID: Non-Bootable RAID Array 1. Choose ... the Windows CD, use the floppy disk that has the RAID driver to copy and install the nForce RAID software...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 89
    7030 ATX Mainboard Understanding the "Define a New Array" Window Use the Define a New Array window to • Select the RAID Mode • Set up the Striping Block • Specify... 1.0.M Channel 1, controller 0, Master 1.1.M Channel 1, controller 1, Slave MSI Reminds You...There is no such thing as...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 90
    ...move from field to field until the appropriate field is highlighted. • Selecting the RAID Mode By default, this is set to [Mirroring]. To change to a different RAID ... in the Free Disks block. These are the drives that are available for use as RAID array disks. To designate a free disk to be used as...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 91
    7030 ATX Mainboard Completing the RAID BIOS Setup 1. After assigning your RAID array disks, press F7... RAID setup has been configured from the RAID BIOS, the next step is to configure and load NVRAID drivers under Windows, as explained in "Installing the NVIDIA RAID Software Under Windows" on p5-7. ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 92
    ... Windows (for Non-bootable RAID Array) The existing Windows IDE Parallel ATA driver (as well ... software which will upgrade the Windows IDE driver and install the RAID software. 1. Start the nForce ...sure that the "NVIDIA IDE Driver" is selected. 3. Click Next and then follow the instructions. 4. After ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 93
    ... screen appears as below: MSI Reminds You...Please follow the instruction below to make an nVIDIA Serial ATA RAID driver for yourself. 1. Insert the MSI CD into the CD-ROM drive. 2. Ignore the Setup screen and use "Explorer" to browse the CD...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 94
    ... portion of the install you might be prompted to click Yes to install the RAID driver. Click Yes as many times as needed in order to finish the installation. This will not be an issue with a signed driver. MSI Reminds You...Each time you add a new hard drive to a RAID array, the RAID ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 95
    7030 ATX Mainboard Initializing and Using the Disk Array The RAID array is now ready to be initialized under Windows. 1. Launch Computer Management by clicking "Start" --> "Settings" --> "Control Panel" then open the "Administrative Tools" folder and double click on "Computer ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 96
    nVIDIA RAID Introduction 5. Check the disk in the list if you want to make the array a dynamic disk, then click Next. The Completing the Initialize and Convert Disk Wizard window appears. 6. Click Finish. The "Computer Management" window appears. The actual disks listed will depend on your system...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 97
    7030 ATX Mainboard RAID Drives Management There is an application called NVRAIDMAN which helps you perform ...CD accompanied with your mainboard). The RAID configuration information appears in the right-side pane, as shown below. MSI Reminds You...The information in the figures in this part may very ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 98
    nVIDIA RAID Introduction NVRAID Striped Array The figure below shows an example of a two hard drive striped array using identical 55.90 GB IDE hard drives (ST360015A), where one drive is configured as Master and the other drive is configured as Slave. The total disk space used is 111.80 GB. NVRAID...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 99
    7030 ATX Mainboard Setting Up a Spare RAID Disk You can designate a hard drive to be used as a spare drive for a RAID 1 or RAID 0+1 array2. The spare drive can take over for a failed disk. NVRAID supports two types of spare drives: • Free Disk A free disk is a disk that is not ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 100
    nVIDIA RAID Introduction Assigning a Dedicated Disk To mark a disk as dedicated, or reserve it for use by a specific array, Step 1: Mark the ... BIOS setup and make sure that the drive that you want to mark as free is RAID enabled. 2. Enter the RAID BIOS and make sure that the drive is not part of any...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 101
    7030 ATX Mainboard 3. Click Next. The RAID Array Selection page appears. 4. From the RAID Array Selection page, select one of the arrays from the list. This is the array to which you want to allocate the dedicated free disk. Note: In Figure 3.10 there is ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 102
    nVIDIA RAID Introduction Method 2: Select an array and then assign a free disk to it. 1. Right click on the array to which you want to assign a dedicated free disk. The popup menu appears. 2. Select Designate Spare from the menu to launch the Spare Disk Allocation Wizard. 3. Click Next. The Free ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 103
    7030 ATX Mainboard 5. Click Next. The Completing the NVIDIA Spare Disk Allocation page appears. 6. Click Finish. You have now assigned a dedicated free disk to a mirrored array. Once a dedicated disk has been assigned to a particular array, it can be removed at any time. To remove the disk, right...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 104
    ... to launch the Spare Disk Allocation Wizard. 2. Click Designate Spare and then follow the instructions in the Wizard. The figure below shows an example of a RAID 1 array that has one spare disk dedicated to it. Once a dedicated disk has ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 105
    7030 ATX Mainboard Rebuilding a RAID Mirrored Array Rebuilding is the process of recovering data from one hard ... the two hard drives. This only applies to RAID 1 array as well as a RAID 0+1 array. Rebuilding Instructions After creating a mirrored array, you can rebuild the array using the following ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 106
    nVIDIA RAID Introduction 4. Click Next. The Disk Selection page appears. 5. Select the drive that you want to rebuild by clicking it from the list, then click Next. The Completing the NVIDIA Rebuild Array page appears. 6. Click Finish. The array rebuilding starts after a few seconds, and a small ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 107
    7030 ATX Mainboard More About Rebuilding Arrays • Rebuilding Occurs in the Background The rebuilding process is...RAID 0+1. Rebuilding does not apply to RAID 0 and JBOD arrays. • You Can Use ..., follow the same steps as explained in "Rebuilding a RAID Mirrored Array" on p.5-20, except when prompted ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 108
    Installation of Driver and Utility Chapter 6. Installation of Driver & Utility Installation of Driver & Utility MSI provides a setup CD along with your mainboard, which contains the required drivers for your system, and many other useful and...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 109
    7030 ATX Mainboard Utility Installation Click on the Utility tab and the screen below will display. Click on the utility you like to install, and follow the proceeding instructions. 6-2
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 110
    ...Installation Click on the Driver tab and the screen below will display. Click on the driver you like to install, and follow the proceeding instructions. NVIDIA nForce3 System Driver This driver is only available for Windows 2000 and Windows XP operating system. Please ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 111
    7030 ATX Mainboard 2. Then the following screen displays the available components to install. All the components shown here ... by default. Then click Next. 3. The system will start installing the selected driver components automatically. 4. Then the following screen displays the information for the...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 112
    ... screen displays the installation of NVIDIA IDE SW Driver. Click Yes to continue. 6. Then the following ... the installation of NVIDIA Firewall and ForceWare Network Access Manager. It is a software firewall to protect the... install NVIDIA Firewall and ForceWare Network Access Manager, we recommend you ...
  • MSI MS 7030 | User Guide - Page 113
    7030 ATX Mainboard Realtek AC97 Audio Driver 1. Click on this button to install the Realtek AC97 Audio Driver. Then the welcome dialogue will display. Click Next to continue. The installation process will launch automatically. 2. The following screen indicates the installation is complete. ...



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