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ASROCK K7VM2 User Manual

K7VM2
User Manual
Version 1.0
Published October 2002
Copyright©2002 ASRock INC. All rights reserved.
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   Summary of Contents for ASROCK K7VM2

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    K7VM2 User Manual Version 1.0 Published October 2002 Copyright©2002 ASRock INC. All rights reserved. 1 1 1 1 1...

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    In no event shall ASRock, its directors, officers, employees, or agents be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including damages for loss of profits, loss of business, loss of data, interruption of business and the like), even if ASRock has been advised of the possibility of such damages arising from any defect or error in the manual or product.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    3.1 BIOS Setup Utility ............14 3.1.1 BIOS Menu Bar ............14 3.1.2 Legend Bar ............. 15 3.2 Main Menu ..............15 3.3 Advanced, Security, Power, Boot, and Exit Menus ..17 4 Software Support 4 Software Support 4 Software Support ...........

  • Page 4: Package Contents, Specifications

    ASRock’s commitment to quality and endurance. Chapter 1 and 2 of this manual contain introduction of the motherboard and step-by- step installation guide for new DIY system builders. Chapter 3 and 4 contain basic BIOS setup and Support CD information.

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    Chassis fan tachometer PCI slots: 3 slots with PCI Specification 2.2 AGP slot: 1 universal AGP slot, supports 3.3v / 1.5v, 4X / 2X / 1X AGP card AMR slot: 1 slot, supports ASRock AMR modem card, shares the bracket with the slot PCI 3 USB 2.0:...

  • Page 6: Motherboard Layout

    South Bridge controller CPU fan connector (CPU_FAN1) Clear CMOS jumper (CLRCMOS1) North Bridge controller PCI slots 184-pin DDR DIMM slots (blue) AUDIO CODEC 168-pin SDRAM DIMM slots (black) Front panel audio connector (AUDIO1) Primary IDE connector (IDE1, blue) LAN PHY...

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    1.4 ASRock I/O 1.4 ASRock I/O 1.4 ASRock I/O Parallel port Line Out (Lime) RJ-45 port USB 2.0 ports Game port VGA port Microphone (Pink) PS/2 keyboard port (Purple) Line In (Light Blue) PS/2 mouse port (Green) 7 7 7 7 7...

  • Page 8: Screw Holes, Pre-installation Precautions, Cpu Installation

    2.3 CPU Installation 2.3 CPU Installation Step 1. Unlock the socket by lifting the lever up to a 90 to 100 angle. Step 2. Position the CPU directly above the socket such that its marked corner matches the base of the socket lever.

  • Page 9: Installation Of Memory Modules (dimm)

    CPU into the socket to avoid bending of the pins. Step 4. When the CPU is in place, press it firmly on the socket while you push down the socket lever to secure the CPU. The lever clicks on the side tab to indicate that it is locked.

  • Page 10: Expansion Slots

    Step 1. Unlock a DIMM slot by pressing the retaining clips outward. Step 2. Align a DIMM on the slot such that the notch on the DIMM matches the break on the slot. Step 3. Firmly insert the DIMM into the slot until the retaining clip snap back in place and the DIMM is properly seated.

  • Page 11: Jumpers Setup, Connectors

    FSB_SEL1 FSB_SEL1 (see p.6 item 28) FSB 100 MHz FSB 133 MHz Note: Follow the figures to set the CPU front side bus frequency. PS2_USB_PWR1 Short pin2, pin3 to enable (see p.6 item 22) +5VSB (standby) for PS/2 or +5VSB USB wake up events.

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    Connect to the IDE devices Connect to the motherboard 80-Pin ATA 100/133 cable Note: To optimize compatibility and performance, please connect your hard disk drive to the primary IDE connector (IDE1, blue) and CD-ROM to the secondary IDE connector (IDE2, black). USB_PWR USB header...

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    (4-pin SPEAKER 1) SPEAKER attach to an external speaker. DUMMY DUMMY (see p.6 item 15) Chassis fan connector Connect the fan cable to the CHA_FAN_SPEED +12V (3-pin CHA_FAN1) connector matching the black (see p.6 item 9) wire to the ground pin.

  • Page 14: Bios Setup Utility, Bios Menu Bar, Legend Bar

    Flash Memory on the motherboard stores the BIOS Setup utility. When you start up the computer, there is a chance for you to run the BIOS Setup. Press <F2> during the Power-On-Self-Test (POST) to enter the BIOS Setup utility, otherwise, POST continues with its test routines.

  • Page 15: Main Menu

    When you enter the BIOS Setup utility, the following screen appears. System Date [Month/Day/Year] Set the system date that you specify. Valid values for month, day, and year are Month: (Jan to Dec), Day: (1 to 31), Year: (up to 2099). Use keys to move between the Month, Day and Year fields.

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    If the auto- detection fails, it may due to that the hard disk is too old or too new. If the hard disk was already formatted on an older system, the BIOS Setup may detect incorrect parameters.

  • Page 17: Advanced, Security, Power, Boot, And Exit Menus

    LBA Mode This allows user to select the LBA mode for a hard disk > 512 MB under DOS and Windows; for Netware and UNIX user, select [Off] to disable the LBA mode.

  • Page 18: Support Cd Information, Drivers Menu, Utilities Menu, Contact Information

    4.2.4 ASRock PC-DIY Live Demo Program ASRock presents you a multimedia PC-DIY live demo, which shows you how to install your own PC system step by step. You can find the file through the following path: ..\ MPEGAV \ AVSEQ01.DAT To see this demo program, you can run Microsoft Media Player to play the file.

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    1066MB/s. Other configuration options are 2X mode and 1X mode. AGP Aperture Size: It refers to a section of the PCI memory address range used for graphics memory. We recommend that you leave this field at the default value unless your AGP card requires other sizes.

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    OnBoard Serial Port: Use this to set addresses for the onboard serial ports or disable serial ports. Configuration options: [Auto], [Disabled], [3F8 / IRQ4 / COM1], [2F8 / IRQ3 / COM2], [3E8 / IRQ4 / COM3], [2E8 / IRQ3 / COM4]. OnBoard Infrared Port: This allows you to enable or disable the onboard infrared port feature.

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    Set User Password: Press <Enter> to set User Password. Valid password can be a 1 to 6 alphanumeric characters combination. If you already have a password, you must enter your current password first in order to create a new password.

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    Ring-In Power On: Use this to enable or disable Ring-in signals to turn on the system from the power-soft-off mode. PME# Power On: Use this to enable or disable PCI PME# to turn on the system from the power-soft-off mode.

  • Page 23: Exit Menu

    4. Boot Setup Menu 4. Boot Setup Menu 4. Boot Setup Menu Quick Boot Mode: This mode speeds up the boot-up routine by skipping memory retestings. Boot-time Diagnostic Screen: This screen shows CPU and hardware information during Power-On-Self-Test (POST) routine. If this screen is disabled, only ASRock logo is shown during the boot up process.

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    Exit Saving Changes: After you enter the sub-menu, the message “Save current settings and exit” will appear. If you press <ENTER>, it will save the current settings and exit the BIOS SETUP Utility. Exit Discarding Changes: After you enter the submenu, the message “Quit without saving changes”...

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