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  • Page 2 Thank you for using the LG product. LG has manufactured and tested this product to provide you with a reliable computing environment. Please read this manual carefully before using the computer. This sign calls attention to features and operations that may be dan- gerous to the user.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents ........................3 1. Basics 1. Components......................4 2. Installing the computer ..................... 8 3. Attaching external devices (customer purchased devices) ........10 2. System Setup 1. Starting the system setup..................12 2. Booting with a bootable floppy disk................ 14 3.
  • Page 4: Basics

    1. Basics 1-1. Components Front view DG/CM Basics...
  • Page 5 Power button turns the power on/off the computer. Power/ Hard disk drive status indicator indicates whether the computer is on and the hard disk drive is in use(blinking indicates the hard disk drive is in use). Note: Depending on the hard disk drive, the indicator may not blink and simply goes off during multiple operations.
  • Page 6 Rear view Note: Your computer may have different features and configuration from the computers shown above. CG/DG/CM Basics...
  • Page 7 Power jack connects to the power cord for supplying power to your computer. Key board connector connects to a PS/2 keyboard. Mouse connector connects to a PS/2 mouse. USB connectors connect to USB devices or hubs. For example, you can connect to a USB mouse, digital camera, or external hard disk drive.
  • Page 8: Installing The Computer

    1-2. Installing the computer Installing your computer may be easier than you think. Before the installation, be sure to turn off the computer and other peripheral devices. The mouse and keyboard connec- tors look identical; therefore, check the icons above the connectors before attaching the mouse and keyboard.
  • Page 9 Connecting a mouse: The rectangular connector on the mouse cable fits into one of the USB connectors on the front and real of the computer.The round connector on the mouse cable fits into the PS/2 connector on the real of the computer. Be sure to align the 6 pins on the cable with the corresponding holes on the connector.
  • Page 10: Attaching External Devices(Customer Purchased Devices)

    1-3. Attaching external devices(customer purchased devices) CG/DG/CM Basics...
  • Page 11 Attaching a monitor(customer purchased device): The monitor cable and power cord are included with the monitor. For using the monitor, refer to the user manual that comes with the monitor. ‹´Connecting the monitor cable to the video card. The monitor cable sends signal from the computer to monitor.
  • Page 12: System Setup

    2. System setup The system setup saves your computer’s hardware configurations in CMOS RAM. The system setup provides you with information, such as the size and type of your hard disk, size of the installed memory, date, and time. 2-1. Starting the system setup You may want to use the CMOS Setup Utility in the following situations: Booting the system using a startup floppy disk.
  • Page 13 Num Lock button is off, the arrow keys in the numeric keypad can be used just like the cursor control keys. 1. Turn on the computer and monitor 2. When LG logo appears on the screen, press Delete. Press DEL to enter SETUP 3. The CMOS Setup Utility window appears.
  • Page 14: Booting With A Bootable Floppy Disk

    2-2. Booting with a bootable floppy disk Follow the instruction below to set the floppy disk drive in the boot order. 1. Open the CMOS Setup Utility. Use the arrow keys to select Advanced BIOS Features and press Enter. 2. Use the arrow keys to select 1st Boot Device, and Page Up and Page Down keys to select Floppy.
  • Page 15: Setting A Password

    2-3. Setting a password If you want to protect the system setup from unauthorized users, follow the instruction below to set a password. You can set a password in the CMOS Setup Utility program. If you forget the password, you cannot gain access to your system. Be sure to write down the password in a safe place only you can refer to in case you forget the password.
  • Page 16: Changing Or Removing The Password

    4. If the following message appears, enter the new password and then press Enter. A password must consist of characters A~Z and numbers 0~9, and has the maxi- mum length of 8. Enter Password: 5. If the following message appears, enter the password again, and then press Enter. Confirm Password: 6.
  • Page 17 To change the password, follow the instructions on Setting a password. To remove the password, follow the instructions below. 2. Use arrow keys to select Set Password, and then press Enter. CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright(C) 1984-2001 Award Software Standard CMOS Features PC Health Status Advanced BIOS Features Frequency/Voltage Control...
  • Page 18: Recovering The Factory Default Settings

    2-5. Recovering the factory default settings You can follow the instructions below to recover the factory default settings. 1. Start the CMOS Setup Utility. Use the arrow keys to select Load Optimized Defaults and press Enter. 2. If the following message appears, press Y key and then Enter. The factory default settings have been recovered.
  • Page 19: Power Management Setup

    2-6. Power management setup Your computer has ACPI Standby State in the system setup set to S3(STR) to man- age power more effectively in standby mode. Use the power button to exit standby mode. If you want to use a keyboard stroke or mouse movement to exit standby mode, change S3(STR) to S1(POS).
  • Page 20: System Expansion

    3. System Expansion 3-1. Opening the computer case Always consult with your service representatives before opening the computer case. Follow the guidelines below when opening the case. Quit all running programs. Turn off the computer and monitor, and unplug and remove the power cords. Keep magnetic objects such as screw driver away from the parts inside the computer.
  • Page 21: Main Board

    3-2. Main board The main board determines the model name of your computer. Check the model name on a label located at the real of your computer before system expansion. Note: The main board in your computer may look different from the picture. System Expansion...
  • Page 22: Connectors

    3-3. Connectors The peripheral devices are connected to the main board through the connectors shown below. (The main board in your computer may look different from the picture below) Note: You can distinguish the location of each cable by its color. B: Black, R: Red, G1: Gray, W: White, G2: Green, Y: Yellow System Expansion...

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