Computer Setup (F10) Utility menu descriptions (continued)
Allows for selection between splash screen and text-mode startup.
F9 Prompt (enable/disable)
When enabled, displays F9=Boot Menu during POST. Displaying this feature prevents the text
from being displayed, but pressing
F10 prompt (enable/disable)
When enabled, displays F10=Setup during POST. Disabling this feature prevents the text from
being displayed but pressing F10 still accesses the Setup screen.
F12 prompt (enable/disable)
When enabled, displays F12=Network Service Boot during POST. Disabling this feature prevents
the text from being displayed, but pressing F12 still forces the system to attempt booting from the
Option ROM* Prompt (enable/disable)
When enabled, causes the system to display a message before loading options ROMs.
Remote Wakeup Boot Source
Enables you to specify which wakeup boot source device to remove.
After Power Loss
In the event of an AC power loss, determines what the computer's behavior should be when power
is restored. Options are Off (stay off), On (turn on immediately), and Previous State (if the
computer was on when power was lost, power on immediately; if it was off, stay off).
POST Delay (in seconds)
Specifies a delay during POST. This setting may be necessary for certain add-in peripherals that
respond slowly of violate specifications. For instance, disk drives are supposed to spin within 15
seconds, but some older drives might take longer. Options are None, 5, 10, 15, 20.
Setup Browse Mode
Enables viewing Setup Options without entering Setup password. Enable allows you to view Setup
in read-only mode if you do not enter the Setup password. Disable blocks Setup entirely if you do
not enter the Setup password.
Enables you to disable or specify a weekday and time for BIOS power-on.
Reports logical processors to ACPI-capable operating systems.
This field appears only if the installed processors support hyper-threading.
Limit CPUID Maximum value to 3 (enable/disable)
Instructs the processors not to report their full capabilities using the CPUID instruction. Useful for
Selects the legacy devices' interrupt (IRQ), DMA channel, and I/O range. It can also disable the
devices. The values are strictly valid for boot time only—a plug-and-play operating system can
change them. Windows XP and Linux will not modify these values under default settings. To hide
a device from the operating system, see the Security>Device Security options in this table.
still forces the system to attempt booting from the network.
Computer Setup (F10) Utility