Phoenix-Award BIOS help and simulation

This document was written as a BIOS simulation, meant to give users an online example of how to navigate through the Phoenix - Award CMOS setup using illustrated graphics and brief explanations. Using this simulation, users can get a better understanding of how to navigate, change values, and otherwise manipulate the Phoenix - Award BIOS.

Other BIOS simulations and additional help with the computer BIOS can be found on our BIOS help page.

Phoenix - Award BIOS differences

  • Arrow keys used to navigate.
  • PgUp and PgDn keys are used to change values.
  • Users must Save and Exit in order to keep values.

Navigation information

Like most computers using the Phoenix BIOS setup, each section of the Phoenix BIOS is broken into multiple pages to offer more options and make information easier to locate.

Navigating the Phoenix - Utilizing the arrow keys, a user can move between the available options on the screen. To change the values, users may press + or -, PgUp or PgDn, or the Enter key. To exit from one of a menu press the Esc key. Finally, once the values have been changed pressing the F10 key saves the values and exits the CMOS setup.

Screen shots

The Phoenix - Award BIOS has numerous available options displayed to help customize and optimize your computer. Below are example illustrations of the Phoenix - Award BIOS and a brief description about each of the categories.

Notice: Options are subject to change based on the manufacture date of the BIOS, the version, and the manufacturer of the computer or motherboard.

Main screen

Below is an example of the main screen of the Phoenix - Award CMOS setup. This section enables the user to access each of the other sections of the BIOS. Due to the amount of available illustrations for each of the difference screens, we have created a menu to the right of this illustration that allows you to skip to other sections of the setup.

Phoenix Award BIOS setup

Available Options:

Standard CMOS features

The Standard CMOS features is the most commonly used area of this BIOS and enables a user to set the time, date, disk drive settings, and other values.

Phoenix Award Standard CMOS features

Advanced BIOS features

Another commonly accessed area of the BIOS, the Advanced BIOS Features section enables a user to change numerous settings in their computers BIOS.

Phoenix Award BIOS

Advanced chipset features

Phoenix Award BIOS

Integrated Peripherals

Phoenix Award BIOS

Additional information