ECS Elite K7SEM motherboard Setup - HELP PLEASE

  Giggle n' Bits 20:06 18 Nov 2003
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I am setting up the BIOS before installing a new XP Home o's but got a bit stuck with the following settings as a computer I have built before I got some help but the person is no longer around to help with this build.

1. My Problem is setting up the Power Managment I do not know if this is suppose to be ACPI Or APM for WinXP

2. Also as this board has built in VGA I have 256MB SDRAM and have set the Shared Memory size to 32MB
I need adivce on if 32MB Shared memory will be enough for XP.

I you need more details please ask. But can someone please help with the above

  Giggle n' Bits 20:53 18 Nov 2003

Should the Power Managment be set to APM or ACPI in the Bios when using WinXP Home

Also I have onboard VGA and have Set the shared memory to 32MB taking it from my 256MB DIMM. I need to know if this is enough to run XP and say MS works software like Word and spreadsheets, Internet Access. Its not a machine for Gaming.

  Giggle n' Bits 23:05 18 Nov 2003

I did download the manual myself but didn't quite understand it. With 32MB onboard VGA set it seems to run XP ok, Media player a tad stuttery but not that bad and the ACPI is set at ACPI, with Standby in XP working fine. So my Internet keyboard will run ok when I put it to sleep.

Again thanks for you time in downloading the Pdf manual and for you help (Appreciated greatfully).

Waveman.

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