"The Anti-Virus Protection feature is actually an enhanced version of the Virus Warning feature. Besides the standard boot sector or partition table protection, this BIOS feature can offer more comprehensive anti-virus protection via built-in rule-based anti-virus codes like ChipAway.
When enabled, the BIOS will protect the boot sector and partition table by..."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips