Acer 5740 Enable Boot Menu

The Main screen allows the user to set the system time and date as well as enable and disable boot menu, SATA mode and recovery.

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NOTE: The screen above is for your reference only. Actual values may differ.

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

Parameter

Description

Format/Option

System Time

Sets the system time. The hours are displayed with 24-hour format.

Format: HH:MM:SS (hour:minute:second) System Time

System Date

Sets the system date.

Format MM/DD/YYYY (month/day/ year)

System Date

System Memory

This field reports the memory size of the system. Memory size is fixed to 640MB

Total Memory

This field reports the total memory size of the system.

Extended Memory

This field reports the memory size of the extended memory in the system.

Extended Memory size=Total memory size-1MB

VGA Memory

Shows the VGA memory size.

Quiet Boot

Determines if Customer Logo will be displayed or not; shows Summary Screen is disabled or enabled.

Enabled: Customer Logo is displayed, and Summary Screen is disabled. Disabled: Customer Logo is not displayed, and Summary Screen is enabled.

Option: Enabled or Disabled

Network Boot

Enables, disables the system boot from LAN (remote server).

Option: Enabled or Disabled

F12 Boot Menu

Enables, disables Boot Menu during POST.

Option: Disabled or Enabled

D2D Recovery

Enables, disables D2D Recovery function. The function allows the user to create a hidden partition on hard disc drive to store operation system and restore the system to factory defaults.

Option: Enabled or Disabled

SATA Mode

Control the mode in which the SATA controller should operate.

Option: AHCI or IDE

NOTE: The sub-items under each device will not be shown if the device control is set to disable or auto. This is because the user is not allowed to control the settings in these cases.

Security

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

Acer Aspire 3610 Bios Sata Configuration

NOTE: Please refer to "Remove HDD/BIOS Password" section if you need to know how to remove HDD/BIOS Password.

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

Shows the setting of the Supervisor password

Clear or Set

User Password Is

Shows the setting of the user password.

Clear or Set

Set Supervisor Password

Press Enter to set the supervisor password. When set, this password protects the BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access. The user can not either enter the Setup menu nor change the value of parameters.

Set User Password

Press Enter to set the user password. When user password is set, this password protects the BIOS Setup Utility from unauthorized access. The user can enter Setup menu only and does not have right to change the value of parameters.

Password on Boot

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

Disabled or Enabled

NOTE: When you are prompted to enter a password, you have three tries before the system halts. Don't forget your password. If you forget your password, you may have to return your notebook computer to your dealer to reset it.

Setting a Password

Follow these steps as you set the user or the supervisor password:

1. Use the up/down keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Supervisor Password box appears:

Set Supervisor Password Enter New Password [ Confirm New Password [

2. Type a password in the "Enter New Password" field. The password length can not exceeds 8 alphanumeric characters (A-Z, a-z, 0-9, not case sensitive). Retype the password in the "Confirm New Password" field.

IMPORTANT:Be very careful when typing your password because the characters do not appear on the screen.

3. Press Enter.

After setting the password, the computer sets the User Password parameter to "Set".

  1. If desired, you can opt to enable the Password on boot parameter.
  2. When you are done, press the F10 key to save the changes and exit the BIOS Setup Utility.

Removing a Password

Follow these steps:

1. Use the up/down keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Password box appears:

Set Supervisor Password

Enter current p as sword [

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Enter New Password [

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Confirm New Password [

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  1. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press Enter.
  2. Press Enter twice without typing anything in the Enter New Password and Confirm New Password fields. The computer then sets the Supervisor Password parameter to "Clear".
  3. When you have changed the settings, press F10 to save the changes and exit the BIOS Setup Utility.

Changing a Password

1. Use the up/down keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press the Enter key. The Set Password box appears:

Set Supervisor Password

Enter current p as s wo rd [

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Enter New Password [

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Confirm New Password [

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  1. Type the current password in the Enter Current Password field and press Enter.
  2. Type a password in the Enter New Password field. Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field.
  3. Press e. After setting the password, the computer sets the User Password parameter to "Set".
  4. If desired, you can enable the Password on boot parameter.
  5. When you are done, press F10 to save the changes and exit the BIOS Setup Utility. If the verification is OK, the screen will display as following.

The password setting is complete after the user presses F10.

If the current password entered does not match the actual current password, the screen will show you the Setup Warning.

If the new password and confirm new password strings do not match, the screen will display the following message.

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