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Setting A Password; Removing A Password - Acer ASPIRE 4253 Service Manual

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NOTE:
NOTE:
When prompted to enter password, three attempts are allowed before system
halts. Resetting BIOS password may require computer be returned to dealer.

Setting a Password

Perform the following to set user or supervisor passwords:
1. Use the ↑ and ↓ keys to highlight the Set Supervisor Password parameter and press
Enter. The Set Supervisor Password dialog box appears.
NOTE:
NOTE:
To change an existing password, refer to
Figure 2-4. Set Supervisor Password
2. Type a new password in the Enter New Password field. Passwords are not case
sensitive and the length must not exceed 12 alphanumeric characters (A-Z, a-z, 0-9).
Retype the password in the Confirm New Password field.
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IMPORTANT:
3. Press Enter. After setting the password, the computer sets the User Password
parameter to Set.
NOTE:
NOTE:
Password on Boot must be set to Enabled to activate password feature.
4. Press F10 to save changes and exit BIOS Setup Utility.

Removing a Password

Perform the following:
1. Use the ↑ and ↓ keys to highlight Set Supervisor Password and press Enter. The
Set Supervisor Password dialog box appears:
Figure 2-5. Set Supervisor Password
System Utilities
Use care when typing a password. Characters do not appear on the screen.
Changing a
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  • Faye Rumpel Mar 19, 2016 01:48:
    I would like an explanatio​n of what the keys F1 - F12 mean.