44 - Securing your computer
password checkpoints on boot-up and resume from
Hibernation (if available) for maximum security.
Do not forget your Supervisor Password! If you forget your
password, please get in touch with your dealer or an authorized
When a password is set, a password prompt appears in the
center of the display screen.
• When the Supervisor Password is set, a prompt appears
when you enter the BIOS utility.
• Type the Supervisor Password and press <Enter> to access
the BIOS utility. If you enter the password incorrectly, a
warning message appears. Try again and press <Enter>.
• When the User Password is set and the password on boot
parameter is enabled, a prompt appears at boot-up.
• Type the User Password and press <Enter> to use the
computer. If you enter the password incorrectly, a warning
message appears. Try again and press <Enter>.
You have three chances to enter a password. If you fail to enter
the password correctly after three tries, the system halts. Press
and hold the power button for four seconds to shut down the
computer. Then turn on the computer again, and try again.