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Old 07-19-2004, 10:16 PM   #1
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I believe i have an ethernet card in my motherboard and when i called tech support they told me they i have to enable the BIOS for it. What is BIOS and how can i enable it? PLease help...
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By the way i have a Gigabyte K8NS motherboard pro
Old 07-20-2004, 01:10 AM   #3
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Hi 742

If you have AMI BIOS on your board, hit the delete key as the machine is booting, this should take you to the BIOS Setup. Look at the list of items and select Integrated Peripheral, make sure 'Onboard LAN chip is enabled'. Other Item you could check is PNP/PCI Configuration, check that 'LAN ROM initial' is yes.

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