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HP and Compaq Desktop PCs - Motherboard Specifications, RC410-M (Alhena)
Motherboard specifications table
NOTE: Motherboard specifications are subject to change without notice.
Motherboard layout and photos
Figure 1: layout
Figure 2: Photograph
Figure 3: Backplate
1 - PS/2 mouse port (green). This port is for a PS/2 mouse.
2 - LAN (RJ-45) port. This port allows 10/100 connection to a Local Area Network (LAN) through a network hub.
3 - Line Out port (lime). This port connects a headphone or a speaker. In 4-channel, 6-channel, and 8-channel mode, the function of this port becomes Front Speaker Out.
4 - Line In port (light blue). This port connects a tape player or other audio sources.
5 - Microphone port (pink). This port connects a microphone.
6 - USB 2.0 ports 1, and 2. These two 4-pin Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports are available for connecting USB 2.0 devices.
7 - Video Graphics Adapter port. This port is for a VGA monitor or other VGA-compatible devices.
8 - PS/2 keyboard port (purple). This port is for a PS/2 keyboard.
Clearing the BIOS settings
CAUTION: Do not change any jumper setting while the computer is on. Damage to the motherboard can result.
This motherboard has jumpers to:
To clear CMOS, follow these steps:
Clearing the BIOS password
The BIOS password is used to protect BIOS settings from unwanted changes. If you have forgotten your password you may disable password checking.
To erase the BIOS password follow these steps: