System Security

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

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

Information Main Advanced Security

Boot Exit

Set Supervisor Password [Enter] Set User Password [Enter]

Item Specific Help

Password on boot [Enabled]

Set Primary Hard Disk Password [Enter]

Supervisor password controls the access of the whole setup utility.

F1 Help ^^ Select Item F5/F6 Change Values F9 Setup Defaults Esc Exit Select Menu Enter Select > Sub-Menu F10 Save and Exit

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

Parameter

Description

Options

Set Supervisor Password

While entering SETUP, BIOS need to request user to enter supervisor password if set.

This password protects the BIOS SETUP menu from unauthorized entry.

Enter

Set User Password

During POST, BIOS needs to check user password if set. This password protects the system from unauthorized user entry before OS boots up.

Enter

Password on Boot

During POST, BIOS need to check power on password if set. This password protects the computer from unauthorized entry during boot-up.

Enabled or Disabled

Set Primary Hard Disk Password

During POST, BIOS need to check Hard disk password if set. This password protects the computer from unauthorized entry during boot-up if a second Hard disk is inserted.

Enter

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