Secure Hard Disk Drives and Diskette Drives
Use these options to disable or enable access to the hard disk drives
(including CD-ROMs) and diskette drives (including FTD tape
Do not disable both hard disk drives and diskette drives, or the computer will
be unable to find and load an operating system. Be careful not to disable the
startup device(s) specified under the Start Options menu (see below).
This option allows you to set a password that is required every time
the computer is turned on or rebooted. Only people who know the
password will be able to use the computer. The password can be up
to seven characters long.
To define a power-on password:
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In the Power-on Password dialog, type the password in the
Enter Power-on Password box, then press the
Type the password once more in the Enter Power-on Password
To preserve confidentiality, the password is not displayed as
you type it.
If you want the computer to ask for the power-on password,
ensure that Password Prompt is set to "On". If this option is set
to "Off", the computer will still require the password but will
not ask for it.
Choose the Set Or Change Power-on Password option.
A dialog asks you to confirm that you want to replace any
existing power-on password.
to confirm (or
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