PowerBrick-CV User’s Manual 3. Technical Information
3.1 BIOS Setup The PowerBrick-CV uses the Phoenix TrustedCore BIOS which based on
the Intel® Core™ Duo, Core 2 Duo, Celeron™ M processors and Intel
mobile 945GM Express and ICH7-M chipsets. With high performance and
integrated audio and video capabilitie s. And also it is designed for
extended environmental temperature operation up to 70ºC, so it is ideal for
use in space-constrained systems and high-temperature environments. The system BIOS performs a Power On Self Test (POST) upon power on
or reset. If problems are encountered during POST, the following may
ƒ A warning message is displayed on the primary display device
but the boot process continues. ƒ The system is halted when a terminal (fatal) POST error occurs.
Before shutting down the system, however, the error handler will
attempt to communicate the cause of the error condition, by
writing the error to port 80h, sounding a beep code, and listing
the error code on the display.
After POST completes, the system BIOS will search for boot devices in
the order configured by the BIOS se tup utility and load the operating
system from the first boot device found. To activate BIOS setup program,
press key immediately after you turn on the system. Table 3.1 is the
BIOS setup utility menu map.
Table 3.1: BIOS setup utility menu map
3.2 Operating Systems The PowerBrick-CV will generally be provided with a preinstalled
operating system such as Windows XP Professional or Embedded. To
restore the operating system, follow th e procedure outlined in 3.4. You can
also use an external CD-ROM drive to change, reinstall or repair the
operating system through a USB 2.0 port. 3.3. Operating System Restore Process
1. Back up your existing drive C: files. 2. Restart the computer. 3. Hold down the F8 key to enter Windows Advanced Boot Menu options. 4. Select “Return to OS Choices” and press “Enter”. 5. Select “Quick Restore Option”, press “Enter” and follow the
instructions. 6. After re-boot, click on “Touch screen” in the “Restore drivers and software” window and follow the instructions.
3.4 Windows XP Embedded If you want to reinstall Windows XP Embedded, boot the computer, place
the CD-ROM labeled “Windows XP Embedded Recovery” into the external
CD-ROM drive, press RESET and follow the instructions on the screen.
We recommend that this be done by experienced computer users only. 3.5 Application Software You should be able to run all normal/generic application software such as
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe software etc. if you have
Windows installed. See the relevant manual/help guides for the specific
software. Acura is not responsible for failure of any software on your
computer but if you have any particular software needs please call Acura
Technical Support or e-mail