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

PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility

| Information Main Advanced

| Security |

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Item Specific Help

Supervisor Password Is : User Password Is : HDD 0 Password

Clear Clear Clear

Supervisor Password

Set User Password Set HDD 0 Password

[Enter] [Enter] [Enter]

controls accesses of the whole setup utility. It can be used to boot up when Password

Password on Boot


on boot is enabled.

Help T i Select Item F5/F6 Change Values F9 Setup Defaults

Exit ^ - Select Menu Ente Select 4 Sub-Menu F10 Save and Exit

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.




User Password is

Shows the setting of the user password.

Clear or Set

Supervisor Password is

Shows the setting of the Supervisor password

Clear or Set

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.

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.

Primary HardDisk Security

Enables or disables primary hard disk security function.

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.

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