Security

The Security screen contains parameters that help safeguard and protect your computer from unauthorized use.

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Security

Advanced

Item Specific Help

Supervisor Password Is:

Clear

User Password Is:

Clear

HDD Password Is:

Clear

Supervisor Password

HDD Master ID:

43883467

controls accesses to the

setup utility.

Set User Passord

[Enter]

Set HDD Password

[Enter]

Password on boot

[Disabled]

Select Item Select Menu

Change Values Select 4 Sub-Menu

Change Values Select 4 Sub-Menu

¡Setup Defaults 0 Save and Exit

The table below describes the parameters in this screen. Settings in boldface are the default and suggested parameter settings.

Parameter

Description

Option

Supervisor Password Is

N/A

N/A

User Password Is

N/A

N/A

HDD Password Is

N/A

N/A

HDD Master ID

N/A

N/A

Set Supervisor Password

Press Enter to set the administrator password. When set, this password protects the BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access. [Set]: System password is set [Clear]: System password is not set

Length -- No more than 8 characters

Characters -- 0-9, A-Z (not case sensitive)

Set User Password

Parameter

Description

Option

Set HDD Password

When shown as [Locked], the hard drive password currently can not be changed or disabled.

To change or disable it, turn off the system and enter Setup immediately after turning it back on.

Press [Enter] to input change, or disable hard drive password.

Enter

Password on boot

Defines whether a password is required or not while the events defined in this group happened. The following suboptions are all requires the Supervisor password for changes and should be grayed out if the user password was used to enter setup.

Allows the user to specify whether or not a password is required to boot.

Disabled

Enabled

Set Supervisor/User Password

If password on boot is required, the password must be set otherwise it cannot be enabled. The formats of the password are as follows: Length No more than 8 characters

Characters 0-9,A-Z (not case sensitive)

While these fields are highlighted and press "Enter", a window similar to the following is shown:

Set SupervisorPassword Enter New Password [ ]

Confirm New Password [ ]

If there is an old password then setup will prompt with the following window instead and a current password will be required to be entered at first:

Set Supervisor Password

Enter current password

[

]

Enter New Password

[

]

Confirm New Password

[

]

User can now type password in field "Enter New Password", and re-enter password in field "Confirm New Password" for verification.

If the verification is OK:

The password setting is complete after user presses enter. Setup Notice

Changes have been saved. [ continue]

If the current password entered does not match the actual current password: Setup Warning Invalid password Re-enter Password [ continue]

If the new password and confirm new password strings do not match: Setup Warning Password do not match Re-enter Password

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