Resetting BIOS settings are done by moving a jumper onto a pair of pins on the motherboard. Use this section to clear settings for the CMOS RAM (sometimes referred to as Real Time Clock or RTC) or the BIOS password.
Do not change any jumper setting while the computer is on. Damage to the motherboard can result.
This motherboard has jumpers to:
Clear the Real Time Clock (RTC) RAM in CMOS.
Disable password checking.
Figure : Jumper locations
To clear CMOS, follow these steps:
Set jumper CLRTC1 to pins 1-2.
Do NOT start the system with this jumper set to pins 1-2.
Wait 10 seconds and then return the jumper to pins 2-3.
You may now restart the PC.
Clearing BIOS password
This motherboard has a jumper to disable password checking.
To clear the BIOS password follow these steps:
To disable BIOS password checking, move the jumper CLPWD1 to pins 1 and 2.
You may now start the computer, enter BIOS setup, and change or erase the password.
To enable BIOS password checking, replace the jumper on pins 2-3.