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GA-AM1M-S2H (rev. 1.0)
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Type Subject
Driver / Software / OS
Q
 What Operatiing System can my motherboard support?
A
 Please refer to the specification on our website or user manual. Attach the two example images of where the information shows on product page or user manual. The information may vary by models.

Driver / Software / OS
Q
 Windows crashes when I start Adobe Audition, Adobe Encore DVD, Adobe Premiere Elements, or Adobe Premiere Pro.
A
 Please upgrade Realtek HD audio driver to latest version, and you can download this driver from Realtek website at http://www.realtek.com.tw
Driver / Software / OS
Q
 Does it support Encrypted Hard Drive eDrive in Windows 8?
A
 Yes, it supports.
System / HW Installation
Q
 USB 3.0 performance drops after system shut down in Windows 8.
A
 Please update BIOS to latest version and [Load Optimized Defaults]. If problem remains, kindly set [xHCI Mode] to [Enable].
System / HW Installation
Q
 Cannot install operating system in RAID mode with 3TB hard disk drives.
A
 Kindly follow the instructions below:
  1. Set up BIOS options:
    a. Set [Peripherals] > [Onchip SATA Type] to [RAID].
    b. Set [Peripherals] > [Onchip SATA port 4/5 Type] to [As SATA type] may vary by models.
    c. Set [BIOS Features] > [OS type] to [Other] if you are using Windows 7.
        Set [BIOS Features] > [OS type] to [Windows 8] if you are using Windows 8.
    d. Set [BIOS Features] > [Storage Boot Option Control] to [Legacy First].
  2. Save and exit then set up RAID BIOS you may refer product manual for detail steps.
  3. Reboot, press [F12] to enter boot menu and choose UEFI device.
  4. Install operating system and load latest SATA RAID / AHCI driver from product page.
System / HW Installation
Q
 How to enter BIOS setting when Windows 8 fast boot is enabled?
A
 Too shorten boot up time, fast boot feature does not allow [DEL] key to enter BIOS during POST.
You may follow the procedure below to enter BIOS setting:
  1. Open Charm Bar and click [Setting] keyboard: [Windows] key + [I].


  2. Click [Power] then you will see [Restart]. Press [Shift] + [Restart] simultaneously.


  3. Now you will see a "Choose an option" screen. Choose [Troubleshoot].


  4. Click on [Advanced options].


  5. Choose [UEFI Firmware Settings].


  6. Click [Restart] then computer will automatically enter BIOS setting.

System / HW Installation
Q
 Does the CMOS battery CR2032 pass UL product certification?
A
 Yes, it has passed UL product certification.
System / HW Installation
Q
 Does the USB connector pass UL product certification?
A
 Yes, it has passed UL product certification.
Peripherals
Q
 In Windows XP, how to play sound from both front and rear audio jacks?
A
 First of all, make sure the audio cable from the chassis supports HD Audio then follow the instruction below:
  1. Double click  icon to access [HD Audio Manager].
  2. Click [Audio I/O] tab. 
  3. Click  icon.
  4. Uncheck [Disable front panel jack detection] and [Mute rear panel output when front headphone plugged in].
  5. Press [OK] to finish the procedure.
Product Spec.
Q
 What is the difference between a 24-pin and a 20-pin motherboard power connector?
A
 The 20-pin connector belongs to older ATX standard while 24-pin connector follows newer ATX standard. The 24-pin connector just the 20-pin cable with 4 extra wires to provide extra current. As long as your power supply can provide sufficient power to the motherboard, you can still use 20-pin power supply. 
Product Spec.
Q
 Does it support ATI HyperMemory?
A
 Yes, it supports ATI HyperMemory.