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MI5VP4
MVP4 Micro ATX Motherboard
User's Manual
Version 1.1

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    MI5VP4 MVP4 Micro ATX Motherboard User's Manual Version 1.1...

  • Page 2: Copyright Notice

    Intel and Pentium are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. MVP4 is a trademark of VIA Technologies. Microsoft Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other product names or trademarks are properties of their respective owners. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    5.7 J6, J7, J8, J9: Line Out, Line In, Mic In, Game Port ....26 5.8 J10: CPU Fan Power Connector..........26 5.9 J11: ATX Power Supply Connector ........26 5.10 J14, J16: CD-ROM Audio In Connectors......27 5.11 J17: Wake on LAN Connector ..........27 MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    7.6 Windows 95 VIA IDE Bus Master Driver Installation ....73 7.7 Windows 95 Audio Driver Installation ........77 7.8 Windows NT 4.0 VGA Driver Installation ......78 7.9 Windows NT 4.0 Audio Driver Installation......80 Appendix ................81 A. Additions & Errata..............81 MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 5: Chapter 1 Introduction

    Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 1 Introduction This manual is designed to give you information on the MI5VP4 motherboard. It is divided into the following sections: • • • • Introduction • • • • Specifications • • • • Hardware Description •...

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  • Page 7: Chapter 2 Specifications

    Chapter 2 Specifications Chapter 2 Specifications The MI5VP4 is a high-performance Micro ATX MVP4 motherboard with a Socket 7 connector for Socket 7-level processors. The VT82C686A chip that comes with the MVP4 chipset has built-in multi I/O, VGA, audio and hardware monitoring functions. The motherboard offers flexibility in terms of CPU frequency and main memory type and size.

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    Built-in VIA’s VT82C686A The onboard audio is fully compatible with Sound Blaster Pro compliant with Intel PC97 specifications. Expansion Slots Four 32-bit PCI slots One 16-bit ISA slots Form Factor Micro ATX, 9.45” x 8.27 (24cm x 21cm) MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 9: Chapter 3 Hardware Description

    Chapter 3 Hardware Description Chapter 3 Hardware Description This chapter briefly describes each of the major features of the MI5VP4 motherboard. The layout of the board in Figure 1 shows the location of the key components. The topics covered in this chapter are as follows: 3.1 Processor ...................

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    Chapter 3 Hardware Description Figure 1: Layout of the MI5VP4 Motherboard MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 11: Processor

    Chapter 3 Hardware Description 3.1 Processor The MI5VP4 motherboard is designed to take Socket 7 processors with system speed of 120MHz to 500MHz at a bus speed of 60MHz to 124MHz. To be able to use the your processor with the motherboard properly, DIP switches on the motherboard should be configured correctly.

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    96MB 64MB 32MB 32MB 128MB 128MB 32MB 32MB 192MB 64MB 64MB ----- 128MB 128MB 64MB ----- 192MB 64MB 64MB 32MB 160MB 128MB 64MB 32MB 224MB 64MB 64MB 64MB 192MB 128MB 64MB 64MB 256MB 128MB 128MB 128MB 384MB MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 13: Bios

    Chapter 3 Hardware Description 3.4 BIOS The BIOS on the MI5VP4 motherboard provides the standard BIOS functions plus the following additional features: 1. ISA Plug and Play (PnP) Extension Unlike PCI cards that are Plug and Play, ISA cards require setting jumpers to resolve hardware conflicts.

  • Page 14: Interrupt Request (irq) Lines

    3.10 DMA Channels There are seven DMA channels available on the motherboard; only DMA2 is used by the floppy controller. In the case that ECP mode on the parallel port is utilized, DMA1 or DMA3 will be used. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 15: I/o Port Address Map

    Parallel Port #1(LPT1) 3F0h - 3F7h Floppy Disk Controller 3F8h - 3FFh Serial Port #1(COM1) 3.12 Onboard Audio The onboard audio is built in the VIA VT82C686A chip. It is fully compatible with Sound Blaster Pro standards. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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  • Page 17: Chapter 4 Configuring The Motherboard

    Chapter 4 Configuring the Motherboard Chapter 4 Configuring the Motherboard The following sections describe the necessary procedures and proper jumper settings to configure the MI5VP4 motherboard. For the locations of the jumpers, refer to Figure 2. 4.1 SW1(4-8): CPU Voltage Setting ..........15 4.2 SW2(1-4): CPU Bus Speed/FSB Selector .......

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    Chapter 4 Configuring the Motherboard Figure 2: Jumper Location on the MI5VP4 MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 19: Sw1(4-8): Cpu Voltage Setting

    2.1V 1.30V xx xx xx on off off off off xx xx xx on off off off off 2.05V xx xx xx on on on on on MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 20: Sw2(1-4): Cpu Bus Speed/fsb Selector

    83MHz 115Hz on off on off on off on on 90MHz 120MHz on on off off off on on on 95MHz 124MHz off on on off on on on on MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    Winchip-3D/C6-233 (66MHz x 3.5) on off off off on off on xx Winchip-3D/C6-266 (100MHx 2.33) off on on xx on on on off Winchip2-3D/C6-300 (100MHz x 2.5) on on on off on on off xx MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    (90MHz x 3.5) on on off off off off off xx Cyrix MII-380 (100MHz x 3) on on on off off on off xx Cyrix MII-400 (95MHz x 3.5) off on on off off off off xx MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    (100MHz x 4.5) on on on off on on on xx K6-2-500 / K6-3-500 (100MHz x 5) on on on off on on on xx K6-2-550 / K6-3-550 (100MHz x 5.5) on on on off on on on xx MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 24: Jp2: Clear Cmos Select

    Do not clear the CMOS RAM unless it is absolutely necessary. You will lose your password, etc. To clear CMOS, the ATX-power connector should be disconnected from the motherboard. Jumper Setting Function pin 1-2: short Normal pin 2-3: short Clear CMOS MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 25: Chapter 5 Installation

    Chapter 5 Installation Chapter 5 Installation This chapter describes the interface that the MI5VP4 provides for creating a working system. Refer to Figure 3 for the location of the connectors. The following items are covered in this chapter: 5.1 I/O Connectors ................ 23 5.2 J1: PS/2 Keyboard and PS/2 Mouse Connectors.....

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    Chapter 5 Installation Figure 3: Connector Location on the MI5VP4 MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 27: I/o Connectors

    Chapter 5 Installation 5.1 I/O Connectors The I/O connectors connect the MI5VP4 to the most common peripherals. To attach cables to these connectors, carefully align Pin 1 of the cables to that of the connectors. Refer to Figure 4 for the location and orientation of the connectors.

  • Page 28: J2: Usb Connector

    Pin # Signal Name DCD, Data carrier detect DSR, Data set ready RXD, Receive data RTS, Request to send TXD, Transmit data CTS, Clear to send DTR, Data terminal ready RI, Ring indicator GND, ground Not Used MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 29: J4: Parallel Port Connector

    5.6 J5: VGA Port Connector J5 is a DB-15 VGA connector. The following table shows the pin-out assignments of this connector. Signal Pin # Pin # Signal Name Name Green Blue N.C. N.C. N.C. N.C. HSYNC VSYNC MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 30: J6, J7, J8, J9: Line Out, Line In, Mic In, Game Port

    J11 is a 20-pin ATX power supply connector. Refer to the following table for the pin out assignments. Signal Name Pin # Pin # Signal Name 3.3V 3.3V -12V 3.3V Ground Ground PS-ON Ground Ground Ground Ground Ground Power good 5VSB +12V MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 31: J14, J16: Cd-rom Audio In Connectors

    The following table shows the pin out assignments of this connector. Wake on LAN will function properly only with an ATX power supply with 5VSB that has 200mA. Pin # Signal Name +5VSB Ground Wake on LAN MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 32: J18: Irda Connector

    IRRX IRTX No connect Ir RX N.C. GND Ground Ir TX 5.13 J19: Chassis Fan Power Connector J19 Chassis fan power connector is a 3-pin header supporting a 12V fan. Pin # Signal Name Rotation +12V Ground MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 33: J20: Front Bezel Connectors

    Pin # Signal Name Speaker out No connect Ground Power LED: Pins 11 - 15 The power LED indicates the status of the main power switch. Pin # Signal Name Power LED No connect Ground No connect Ground MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    Reset Switch: Pins 9 and 19 The reset switch allows the user to reset the system without turning the main power switch off and then on again. Orientation is not required when making a connection to this header. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 35: J21: Floppy Drive Connector

    Pin # Signal Name HDD LED 5.15 J21: Floppy Drive Connector J21 of the MI5VP4 is a 34-pin header and will support up to 2.88MB floppy drives. The following table shows its pin-out assignments. Signal Name Pin # Pin #...

  • Page 36: J23, J22: Eide Connectors

    Host data 0 Host data 15 Ground DRQ0 Ground Host IOW Ground Host IOR Ground IOCHRDY Host ALE DACK1 Ground MIRQ0 No connect Address 1 UDMA66 Enable Address 0 Address 2 Chip select 0 Chip select 1 Activity Ground MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 37: Chapter 6 Bios Configuration

    Video BIOS Shadow .............. 43 C8000 - CBFFF Shadow/DC000 - DFFFF Shadow ....43 Cyrix 6x86/MII CPUID............43 6.5 Chipset Features Setup ............44 DRAM Timing ............... 44 SDRAM Cycle Length............44 DRAM Read Pipeline............. 44 Sustained 3T Write ..............44 MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    CPU to PCI Write Buffer............51 PCI Dynamic Bursting ............51 PCI Master 0 WS Write ............51 PCI Delay Transaction............51 PCI#2 Access #1 Retry ............51 AGP Master 1 WS Write ............51 AGP Master 1 WS Read ............51 Assign IRQ for USB/VGA............51 MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    UART 2 Mode................ 55 Parallel Port Mode..............55 Onboard Legacy Audio............55 6.11 Supervisor / User Password........... 56 6.12 IDE HDD Auto Detection ............. 57 6.13 Save & Exit Setup ..............58 6.14 Exit Without Saving .............. 58 MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 40: Bios Introduction

    <PgUp> and <PgDn> keys to change entries, <F1> for help and <Esc> to quit. When you enter the Setup utility, the Main Menu screen will appear on the screen. The Main Menu allows you to select from various setup functions and exit choices. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    CMOS settings that resets your system to its default. We strongly recommend that you avoid making any changes to the chipset defaults. These defaults have been carefully chosen by both Award and your system manufacturer to provide the absolute maximum performance and reliability. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 42: Standard Cmos Setup

    Sun to Sat Month : 1 to 12 Date : 1 to 31 Year : 1994 to 2079 To set the date, highlight the “Date” field and use the PageUp/ PageDown or +/- keys to set the current time. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 43: Time

    Landing zone SECTOR : Number of sectors SIZE : Automatically adjust according to the configuration Auto MODE (for IDE HDD only) : Normal (HD < 528MB) Large (for MS-DOS only) (HD > 528MB and supports Logical Block Addressing) MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 44: Drive A / Drive B

    The system boot will not be halted for a disk error; it will stop for all other errors. All, But Disk/Key The system boot will not be halted for a key- board or disk error; it will stop for all others. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 45: Bios Features Setup

    DRAM into cache memory, for even faster access by the CPU. These items allow you to enable (speed up memory access) or disable the cache function. By default, these items are Enabled. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 46: Quick Power On Self Test

    Typematic Rate Setting When disabled, continually holding down a key on your keyboard will generate only one instance. When enabled, you can set the two typematic controls listed next. By default, this field is set to Disabled. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 47: Typematic Rate (chars/sec)

    Shadowing a ROM reduces the memory available between 640KB to 1024KB. These fields determine whether or not optional ROM will be copied to RAM. Cyrix 6x86/MII CPUID This field should be enabled when running Windows 2000 in order for the OS to recognize Cyrix 6x86/MII processors. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 48: Chipset Features Setup

    This field allows support for PBSRAM sustained 3T write. By default, this field is set Enabled. Cache R/CPU W Pipeline When enabled, this item allows pipelining of cache reads and CPU writes. The default setting is Enabled. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 49: Cache Timing

    Auto. The other setting is 100MHz. Auto Detect DIMM/PCI Clk When enabled, the system automatically shuts off clocks of unused DIMM/PCI slots. The default setting is Disabled. This field is for CE testing use only. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 50: Spread Spectrum

    This field allows you either to enable or disable the USB function. By default, this field is set to Disabled. USB Keyboard Support Enable this field if your system supports a USB keyboard. OnChip Sound This field enables or disables the sound function that built in the VIA chipset. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 51: Power Management Setup

    Each of the ranges are from 1 min. to 1hr. Except for HDD Power Down which ranges from 1 min. to 15 min. (Default) NOTE: In order to enable the CPU overheat protection feature, the Power Management field should not be set to Disabled. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 52: Pm Control By Apm

    In the Delay 4 Sec mode, the system powers off when the power button is pressed for more than four seconds or enters the suspend mode when pressed for less than 4 seconds. The default value is Instant Off. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 53: Pwron After Pw-fail

    IRQ channels in the left-hand group, the system wakes up from suspended mode. PWR-ON By Modem/LAN This field allows powering on the system through a modem connected in one of the serial ports or by network. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 54: Pnp/pci Configuration

    This field allows you to determine whether to reset the configuration data or not. The default value is Disabled. IRQ3/4/5/7/9/10/11/12/14/15, DMA0/1/3/5/6/7 assigned to These fields allow you to determine the IRQ/DMA assigned to the ISA bus and is not available to any PCI slot. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 55: Cpu To Pci Write Buffer

    When enabled, reads to the AGP bus are executed with 1 wait states. By default, this field is set to Enabled. Assign IRQ for USB/VGA These fields allow you to enable or disable the IRQ for USB and VGA. By default, these fields are enabled. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 56: Load Bios Defaults

    ESC : Quit : Select Item F10 : Save & Exit Setup (Shift) F2 : Change Color Load BIOS Defaults except Standard CMOS Setup To load SETUP defaults value to CMOS SRAM, enter “Y”. If not, enter “N”. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 57: Cpu Features Setup

    CPU fan and chassis fan as monitored by the hardware monitoring IC. VCORE / VCC3 / +12V / VCC2 / +5V These read-only fields show the current voltages in the voltage regulators and power supply as monitored by the hardware monitoring IC. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 58: Integrated Peripherals

    PIO (Programmed Input/Output) allows the BIOS to communicate with the controller and CPU directly. The system supports five modes, numbered from 0 (default) to 4, which primarily differ in timing. When Auto is selected, the BIOS will select the best available mode. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 59: Primary/secondary Master/slave Udma

    When this field is enabled, other options of the on board audio in this setup can be configured. These options included Sound Blaster, SB I/O Base Address, SB IRQ Select, SB DMA Select, MPU-401, MPU-401 I/O Address, FM Port (388-38BH) and Game Port. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 60: Supervisor / User Password

    Enter Password: LOAD BIOS DEFAULTS SAVE & EXIT SETUP LOAD SETUP DEFAULTS EXIT WITHOUT SAVING ESC : Quit : Select Item F10 : Save & Exit Setup (Shift) F2 : Change Color Change / Set / Disable Password MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 61: Ide Hdd Auto Detection

    To accept the displayed entries, press the “Y” key; to skip to the next drive, press the “N” key. If you accept the values, the parameters will appear listed beside the drive letter on the screen. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 62: Save & Exit Setup

    Quit Without Saving (Y/N)? N LOAD BIOS DEFAULTS SAVE & EXIT SETUP LOAD SETUP DEFAULTS EXIT WITHOUT SAVING ESC : Quit : Select Item F10 : Save & Exit Setup (Shift) F2 : Change Color Abandon all Data & Exit Setup MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 63: Chapter 7 Via Drivers Installation Guide

    1. Insert the driver CD disc to the CD-ROM drive. The CD-ROM autoruns and displays the selection for Intel drivers and VIA drivers. Click on the and the following window appears. Click VIA M/B Drivers VIA 4 IN 1 Drivers MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 VIA Drivers Installation Guide 2. Click . to continue the installation process. Next 3. Click to install all the drivers shown. Next MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 VIA Drivers Installation Guide 4. Click to install the (Ultra) DMA for IDE driver. Next 5. Click to install the AGP driver. Next MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 VIA Drivers Installation Guide 6. Click to install the VIA chipset functions’ registry. Next 7. Click to restart the computer. Finish MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    8. To enable/disable HDD or CD-ROM/DVD-ROM DMA mode, when Windows reboots, execute the setup program again. VIA 4 IN 1 Drivers Click to install the Bus Master PCI IDE driver. Next 9. Enable the (Ultra) DMA mode and click Next MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 VIA Drivers Installation Guide 10. Select or deselect devices to setup the hard drive(s) DMA mode, then click Next 11. Click to restart your computer. Finish MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 69: Windows 98/95 Directx Installation

    1. Insert the driver CD disc to the CD-ROM drive. The CD-ROM autoruns and displays the selections available. Click on and the Tools following window appears. Click DirectX 6.1 Core 2. Click to install Microsoft DirectX 6.1 Runtime. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 VIA Drivers Installation Guide 3. Click to continue. 4. When DirectX setup is completed, click MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 71: Windows 98/95 Vga Driver Installation

    7.3 Windows 98/95 VGA Driver Installation 1. Insert the driver CD disc to the CD-ROM drive. The CD-ROM autoruns and displays the selections available. Click on VIA M/B and the following window appears. Click Drivers VIA MVP4 VGA Driver MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 VIA Drivers Installation Guide 2. Click to install the VGA driver on the computer. Next 3. Click to restart the computer and for changes to take effect. Finish MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 73: Windows 98 Audio Driver Installation

    1. Insert the driver CD disc to the CD-ROM drive. The CD-ROM autoruns and displays the selections available. Click on VIA M/B and the following window appears. Click Drivers VIA 686A PCI Multimedia Audio Driver 2. Click to continue the audio driver installation. Next MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    4. Click to install WDM Audio Driver. When the next screen Next appears, click to restart the computer. When prompted to insert Finish the Windows 98 CD, do so accordingly and click and then restart the computer. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 75: Windows 95 Vxd Driver Installation

    1. Insert the driver CD disc to the CD-ROM drive. The CD-ROM autoruns and displays the selections available. Click on VIA M/B and the following window appears. Click Drivers VIA VXD Driver 2. Click to continue the VXD driver installation. Next MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 VIA Drivers Installation Guide 3. Click to install the VIA AGP VxD in turbo mode. Next 4. Click to restart the computer and for changes to take effect. Finish MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 77: Windows 95 Via Ide Bus Master Driver Installation

    1. Insert the driver CD disc to the CD-ROM drive. The CD-ROM autoruns and displays the selections available. Click on VIA M/B and then click Drivers VIA IDE BUS Master Driver 2. Click to continue the installation. Next MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 VIA Drivers Installation Guide 3. Choose and click Install Next 4. After files have been copied, click to restart the computer. Finish MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 VIA Drivers Installation Guide 5. Click on VIA IDE BUS Master Driver 6. Click to continue the VIA Bus Master PCI IDE Driver Setup. Next MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 VIA Drivers Installation Guide 7. To enable/disable HDD or CD-ROM/DVD-ROM DMA mode, select Enable/Disable (Ultra) DMA and click Next 8. Setup the hard drive(s) DMA mode and click Next MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 81: Windows 95 Audio Driver Installation

    12. Click 13. Assuming “D:” is the CD-ROM drive, type D:\VIA\VIA686A\win95 then press Enter 14. Put the Windows 95 CD into the CD-ROM drive, then click 15. Type the correct path name for Windows 95, then press Enter MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 82: Windows Nt 4.0 Vga Driver Installation

    Microsoft's web site. 1. Insert the driver CD disc to the CD-ROM drive. The CD-ROM autoruns and displays the selections available. Click on VIA M/B Drivers and then click VIA MVP4 VGA Driver MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 83

    Chapter 7 VIA Drivers Installation Guide 2. Click to continue with the VGA driver installation. Next 3. When Setup has finished copying files to the computer, click Finish restart the computer and for changes to take effect.. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 84: Windows Nt 4.0 Audio Driver Installation

    Devices Click 5. Select , then click Unlisted or Update Driver Assuming “D:” is the CD-ROM drive, type D:\VIA\VIA686A\winnt40 then click . Click again. Click to restart Windows NT and for changes to take Restart Now effect. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

  • Page 85: Appendix

    The manufacturer sees to it that the most up-to-date and accurate information are contained in this manual. This section would contain page insert(s) of additional information, updates or corrections that the user should know to ensure that proper configuration and setup of the motherboard is made. MI5VP4 User’s Manual...

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