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M925 Series, V7.1
1. Owing to Microsoft’s certifying schedule is variousto every
supplier, we might have some drivers not certified yet by
Microsoft. Therefore, it might happen under Windows XP that a
dialogue box (shown as below) pop out warning you this
software has not passed Windows Logo testing to verify its
compatibility with Windows XP. Please rest assured that our RD
department has already tested and verified these drivers. Justclick the “Continue Anyway” button and go ahead the
2. USB 2.0 Driver Limitations:
2-1 The USB 2.0 driver only supports Windows XP and
2-2 If you connect a USB 2.0 hub to the root hub, plugging USB devices into this hub, the system might not successfully execute certain USB devices’ connection because it could not recognize these devices.Currently, we are working on such limitations’ solution. As soon as the solution is done, the updated USB drive will be released to our website: www.pcchips.com.tw for your downloading.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction 1
Key Features 2
Package Contents 6
Static Electricity Precautions 7
Pre-Installation Inspection 7
Chapter 2: Mainboard Installation 8
I/O Ports 9
Installing the Processor 10
Installing Memory Modules 11
Jumper Settings 12
The Panel Connectors 13
Other Devices Installation 15
Expansion Slots Installation 15
Connecting Optional Devices 16
Chapter 3: BIOS Setup Utility 19
Running the Setup Utility …………………………...20
Standard CMOS Setup Page 21
Advanced SetupPage 22
Power Management Setup Page 25
PCI/Plug and Play Setup Page 27
Load Optimal Settings 27
Load Best Performance Settings 28
Features Setup Page 28
CPU PnP Setup Page 30
Hardware Monitor Page 30
Change Password 31
Chapter 4: Software & Applications 32
Installing Support Software 33
Bundled Software Installation 35Chapter 1
This mainboard has a Socket 478 for the Intel Pentium 4 type of processors supporting front side bus (FSB) speeds up to 533/400 MHz.
This mainboard has the VIA P4M266/A Northbridge and VT8235 Southbridge chipsets that support AC 97 audio codec, and provide Ultra DMA 133/100/66/33 function. It supports built-in USB 2.0 providing higher bandwidth. It implements...