The BIOS Setup program can be used to view and change the BIOS settings for the computer. The BIOS Setup program is accessed by pressing the <F2> key after the Power-On Self-Test (POST) memory test begins and before the operating system boot begins.
BIOS Setup Program Menu Bar:
Maintenance: Clears passwords and displays processor information
Main: Displays processor and memory configuration
Advanced: Configures advanced features available through the chipset
Security: Sets passwords and security features
Power: Configures power management features and power supply controls
Boot:Selects boot options (this is the one you use to set the boot order)
Exit:Saves or discards changes to Setup program options
<F10> Save the current values and exits the BIOS Setup program
<Esc> Exits the menu
You may want to save the following file which is the technical manual for your motherboard.
It is a PDF file which opens with Adobe Viewer (free if you don't already have it)ftp://download.intel.com/design/motherbd/bz/C3176501.pdf
Edited by Enthusiast, 04 October 2006 - 12:02 PM.