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 ===== UEFI Firmware (versus BIOS) ===== ===== UEFI Firmware (versus BIOS) =====
-Just as with many modern PCs, a current Shuttle XPC does away completely with a BIOSbut uses a pure UEFI firmware instead. The terms UEFI firmware and BIOS are widely used synonymously,​ but hardware initialising is now performed by the UEFI. Users might not even notice, but the operating system must be installed and executed in UEFI mode. UEFI creates a GUID Partition Table (GPT) on the system partition instead of a Master Boot Record (MBR). A PC running pure UEFI firmware alone must have a 64-bit operating system installed. +Just as with many modern PCs, a current Shuttle XPC does away completely with a BIOS but uses a pure UEFI firmware instead. The terms UEFI firmware and BIOS are widely used synonymously,​ but hardware initialising is now performed by the UEFI. Users might not even notice, but the operating system must be installed and executed in UEFI mode. UEFI creates a GUID Partition Table (GPT) on the system partition instead of a Master Boot Record (MBR). A PC running pure UEFI firmware alone must have a 64-bit operating system installed.
 ===== How to make a bootable USB flash drive? ​ ===== ===== How to make a bootable USB flash drive? ​ =====
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 Warning: Please be sure that there are no other USB devices connected to your system during formatting like external hard disks, external optical devices or other USB flash drives. This ensures that you only format the selected USB flash drive. Warning: Please be sure that there are no other USB devices connected to your system during formatting like external hard disks, external optical devices or other USB flash drives. This ensures that you only format the selected USB flash drive.
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
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 Remove the mains plug and reset/press the jumper/​button for approx. 10 seconds. You may need to use a pointed object such as a ballpoint pen to push the button. After clearing CMOS, start up the computer and load "​Optimized Defaults"​ in BIOS, save and restart. Remove the mains plug and reset/press the jumper/​button for approx. 10 seconds. You may need to use a pointed object such as a ballpoint pen to push the button. After clearing CMOS, start up the computer and load "​Optimized Defaults"​ in BIOS, save and restart.
  
-{{:​faq:​hardware:​bios:​clear_cmos_01.jpg?​nolink&​300|}} \\ Clear CMOS jumper on the mainboard +==== Option A ==== 
- +{{:​faq:​hardware:​bios:​clear_cmos_01.jpg?​nolink&​300|}}\\ Clear CMOS jumper on the mainboard 
-{{:​faq:​hardware:​bios:​clear_cmos_02.jpg?​nolink&​300|}} \\ Clear CMOS button on the back of the machine (small opening bottom right) +==== Option B ==== 
- +{{:​faq:​hardware:​bios:​clear_cmos_02.jpg?​nolink&​300|}}\\ Clear CMOS button on the back of the machine (small opening bottom right) 
-{{:​faq:​hardware:​bios:​clear_cmos_03.jpg?​nolink&​300|}} \\ Clear CMOS button on the back of the machine (small opening top left) +==== Option C ==== 
 +{{:​faq:​hardware:​bios:​clear_cmos_03.jpg?​nolink&​300|}}\\ Clear CMOS button on the back of the machine (small opening top left) 
 +==== Option D ==== 
 +{{:​faq:​hardware:​bios:​clear_cmos_04.jpg?​nolink&​300|}}\\ Four pins on the back of the machine (remove power cord and short them with a Phillips head screwdriver)
 ===== What does "​Unknown flash type" mean when updating the BIOS? ===== ===== What does "​Unknown flash type" mean when updating the BIOS? =====
 This is a feature on the mainboard that protects the BIOS from being flashed accidentally. It is called BIOS flash protection. Please disable this function with either a hardware jumper setting or with the CMOS Setup Utility. Please refer to the manual for more details on how to disable flash protection. This is a feature on the mainboard that protects the BIOS from being flashed accidentally. It is called BIOS flash protection. Please disable this function with either a hardware jumper setting or with the CMOS Setup Utility. Please refer to the manual for more details on how to disable flash protection.
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 First, please download the latest BIOS file from our download page, then proceed with the below instructions step by step. First, please download the latest BIOS file from our download page, then proceed with the below instructions step by step.
  
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 Please double-check that all drivers are installed. Please double-check that all drivers are installed.
  
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   - Now, please reboot your machine, then enter BIOS and load the Default Settings.   - Now, please reboot your machine, then enter BIOS and load the Default Settings.
   - SAVE to CMOS and EXIT.   - SAVE to CMOS and EXIT.
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 +===== Manage power options in BIOS =====
 +==== How does time-controlled switching on of the device work? ====
 +  - As a first step, please enter BIOS by pressing the ''​Del''​ key while booting.
 +  - Navigate to the tab //​Advanced//​.
 +  - Go to //Power Management Configuration//​
 +  - Now set //EuP Function// to //​Disabled//​ to allow for further settings to be made.
 +  - Proceed to setting //PowerOn by RTC Alarm// to //Enabled// so a specific time can be defined for the device to start.
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 +Please note that if the EuP function is deactivated,​ energy consumption may be higher in idle mode.
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 +==== Can the PC be started by hitting a key or mouse click? ====
 +Connected USB devices can wake the PC from sleep mode (S3). However, a cold start (if the PC was shut down before) is not possible in this way.
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 +If you have a Shuttle Mini-PC with an external power button connection, this can be used for a cold start.
 +  - As a first step, please enter BIOS by pressing the ''​Del''​ key while booting.
 +  - Navigate to the tab //​Advanced//​.
 +  - Now please set //Wake Up by USB (S3)// to //Enabled// so the PC can be woken from S3 mode.
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 +Please note that this may not work with all USB input devices.
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 ==== Related Links ==== ==== Related Links ====
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