Article ID: 000088761 Content Type: Install & Setup Last Reviewed: 10/18/2022

How to Restore BIOS Default Settings Using the BIOS Default Jumper on an Intel® Server Board S2600WF Family


Intel® Server Board S2600WF Intel® Server System S2600WF


Steps to perform BIOS settings to default for Intel® Server Board S2600WF Family


How to restore BIOS settings to default using the BIOS default jumper on an Intel® Server Board S2600WF Family


Restore BIOS Default Settings can be attained by resetting the BIOS Default Jumper (J2B1), which is located on Intel® Server Board S2600WF family behind the rear USB ports and it is labeled as (J2B1). This jumper resets BIOS options, configured using the <F2> BIOS Setup Utility, back to their original default factory settings.

To use the BIOS default jumper, perform the following steps:

  1. Power down the server and unplug the power cord(s).
  2. Remove the system top cover and move the BIOS DFLT jumper from pins 1-2 (normal operation) to pins 2-3 (set BIOS defaults).
  3. Wait five seconds then move the jumper back to pins 1-2.
  4. Re-install the system top cover.
  5. Re-Install system power cords. (Note: The system automatically powers on after AC is applied to the system)
  6. During POST, press <F2> to access the BIOS setup utility to configure and save desired BIOS options.

Refer to Intel® Server Board S2600WF Product Family Technical Product Specification for more details