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Now, when the computer is next turned on or rebooted, the user is
required to enter the password. If the Password Prompt option is set
"On", the following prompt is displayed:
If the Password Prompt option is set "Off", the user is not prompted
at all. The computer will boot (or if
BIOS Setup utility will start) and then wait for the user to type the
password and press
the computer are told to expect this, or they may think that the
computer has stopped working.
The user is allowed three attempts to enter the correct password. If
she fails, the system is "locked" and must be turned off. Turning the
computer on again restarts the sequence.
To delete a power-on password:
An administrator password works in exactly the same way as a
power-on password. If you define both an administrator and a
power-on password, the computer accepts only the administrator
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Type your password, then press Enter.
In the Power-on Password dialog, choose the Delete Power-on
A dialog asks you to confirm that you want to delete the
existing power-on password.
1 is pressed during start-up the
. It is important that authorized users of