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  • Manual - Page 4

    ... information, carefully read the User's Manual. For instructions on how to use GIGABYTE's unique features, read or download the information on/from the Support\Motherboard\Technology Guide page on our ... the revision of the motherboard is 1.0. Check your motherboard revision before updating motherboard BIOS, drivers, or when looking for technical information. Example:
  • Manual - Page 6

    Chapter 3 Drivers Installation ...55 3-1 3-2 3-3 3-4 3-5 Installing Chipset Drivers ...55 Software Applications ...56 Driver CD Information ...56 Hardware Information ...57 Contact Us ... Audio Input and Output ...71 5-1-1 5-1-2 5-1-3 5-1-4 Configuring 2/4/5.1-Channel Audio ...71 Installing the S/PDIFOut Cable (Optional) ...74 Configuring Microphone Recording ...76 Using ...
  • Manual - Page 14

    Unique Features Bundled Software Operating System Form Factor Support for @BIOS Support for Download Center Support for Q-Flash Support for EasyTune (Note 2) Support for Xpress Install Support for Xpress Recovery2 Support 3.xx GB during system startup. (Note 2) Available functions in EasyTune may differ by motherboard model. GA-G31M-S2L/S2C Motherboard - 14 -
  • Manual - Page 20

    ...the following guidelines before you begin to install an expansion card: • Make sure the motherboard supports the expansion card. Carefully ..., go to BIOS Setup to make any required BIOS changes for your expansion card(s). 7. Install the driver provided with the expansion card in your operating system. ... slot and then lift the card straight out from the slot. GA-G31M-S2L/S2C Motherboard - 20 -
  • Manual - Page 29

    ... front panel audio module, refer to the instructions on how to activate AC'97 functioninality via the audio software in Chapter 5, "Configuring 2/4/5.1-Channel Audio." • Audio signals ..., please contact the chassis manufacturer. 12) CD_IN (CD In Connector) You may connect the audio cable that came with your optical drive to the header. 1 Pin No. 1 2 3 4 Definition CD-L GND GND CD-R - 29 -...
  • Manual - Page 33

    ... press + in the main menu of the BIOS Setup program. To upgrade the BIOS, use either the GIGABYTE Q-Flash or @BIOS utility. • Q-... user to quickly and easily upgrade or back up BIOS without entering the operating system. • @BIOS is a Windows-based utility that searches and downloads the latest version of BIOS from the Internet and updates the BIOS. For instructions on using the Q-Flash...
  • Manual - Page 34

    ... (C) 1984-2008, Award Software, Inc. The following screen may appear when the computer boots. Motherboard Model BIOS Version Intel G31 BIOS for G31M-S2L D9a ...: ... Recovery2 to back up hard drive data using the motherboard driver disk, the key can be used for subsequent ... Q-Flash utility directly without having to enter BIOS Setup first. GA-G31M-S2L/S2C Motherboard - 34 -
  • Manual - Page 39

    2-4 Advanced BIOS Features CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2008 Award Software Advanced BIOS Features Hard Disk Boot Priority ... Hard Disk Boot Priority Specifies the sequence of loading the operating system from the installed hard drives. Use the up ... issue warnings when a third party hardware monitor utility is installed. (Default: Disabled) (Note) This item is present only if ...
  • Manual - Page 40

    ...Allows you to determine whether to limit CPUID maximum value. Set this item to Disabled for Windows XP operating system; set this item to Enabled for legacy operating system such as Windows NT4.0. (Default: Disabled) No-Execute Memory Protect (Note) Enables or disables ... about Intel CPUs' unique features, please visit Intel's website. - 40 - GA-G31M-S2L/S2C Motherboard
  • Manual - Page 43

    ... If you wish to install a 3rd party add-in audio card instead of using the onboard audio, set this item ...) If you wish to install a 3rd party add-in network card instead of using the onboard LAN, set ... LAN (LAN Cable Diagnostic Function) CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2008 Award Software SMART LAN ... the following information for diagnosing your LAN cable: Only for GA-G31M-S2L. - 43 BIOS Setup
  • Manual - Page 45

    ... Management Setup CMOS Setup Utility-Copyright (C) 1984-2008 Award Software Power Management Setup [S3(STR)] [Instant-Off] [Enabled] [ Soft-Off by PWR-BTTN Configures the way to turn off the computer in MS-DOS mode using the power button. Instant-Off Press... that supports wake-up function. (Default: Enabled) (Note) Supported on Windows® Vista ® operating system only. - 45 BIOS Setup
  • Manual - Page 46

    ... ® Vista ® operating system. Select 32-bit mode when you install 32-bit Windows ® Vista ® ; select 64-bit mode when you install 64-bit Windows ® Vista ® . (Default: 32-bit mode) Power On ... upon the return of the AC power. (Note) Supported on Windows® Vista ® operating system only. - 46 - GA-G31M-S2L/S2C Motherboard
  • Manual - Page 55

    Chapter 3 Drivers Installation • Before installing the drivers, first install the operating system. (The following instructions use Windows XP as the example operating ... instructions to restart your system. You can install other applications included in the motherboard driver disk. • For USB 2.0 driver support under the Windows XP operating system, please install the Windows XP Service ...
  • Manual - Page 56

    3-2 Software Applications This page displays all the tools and applications that GIGABYTE develops and some free software. You may press the Install button following an item to install it. 3-3 Driver CD Information This page provides information about the drivers, applications and tools in this driver disk. GA-G31M-S2L/S2C Motherboard - 56 -
  • Manual - Page 59

    ... the first physical hard drive that has the operating system installed. • As Xpress Recovery2 will save the backup file at the ... up your system soon after the operating system and drivers are installed. • The amount of data and hard drive access ... platform At least 64 MB of system memory VESA compatible graphics card Windows ® XP with SP1 or later • Xpress Recovery and Xpress ...
  • Manual - Page 62

    B. Accessing Xpress Recovery2 1. Boot from the motherboard driver disk to access Xpress Recovery2 for the first time. When you see the... An Energy Star Ally Copyright (C) 1984-2008, Award Software, Inc. Intel G31 BIOS for G31M-S2L D9a ...: BIOS Setup/Q-Flash : XpressRecovery2 : Boot... will automatically create a new partition to store the backup image file. Figure 12 GA-G31M-S2L/S2C Motherboard - 62 -
  • Manual - Page 64

    ... @BIOS TM? @BIOS allows you to update the system BIOS while in the Windows environment. @BIOS will download the latest BIOS file from the ... A. Before You Begin: 1. 2. 3. From GIGABYTE's website, download the latest compressed BIOS update file that matches your motherboard model. Extract the file ... caution. Inadequate BIOS flashing may result in system malfunction. GA-G31M-S2L/S2C Motherboard - 64 -
  • Manual - Page 67

    ...any BIOS damage or system failure resulting from an inadequate BIOS flashing. 3. 4. B. Installing and Using @BIOS: Use the motherboard driver disk included with the motherboard to install @BIOS. • Installing the @BIOS utility. • Accessing the @BIOS utility. Click Start>Programs>GIGABYTE> @BIOS>@BIOS Select @BIOS and click Install. C. Options and Instructions: 1. ...
  • Manual - Page 69

    ... (For instructions on using EasyTune5 Pro, read or download the information on/from the Support\Motherboard\Utility page on our website.) ... Function LEDs Live Update Help Exit/Minimize Turbo Boost Description Enters the OVERCLOCKING setting page Enters ..., and Graphics Mode Displays the CPU frequency Shows the supported function(s) Go to GIGABYTE website to update EasyTune 5 Pro Opens EasyTune 5 Pro...
  • Manual - Page 71

    ... time. A. Configuring Speakers: (The following instructions use Windows XP as the example operating system.) Step 1: After installing the audio driver, the Audio Manager icon will appear in ..., make sure the "Microsoft UAA Bus driver for High Definition Audio" has been installed from the motherboard driver disk and your operating system has been updated with the latest Service Pack for Windows. (...
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