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Dell Inspiron 13 5000 Service Manual: Deleting Or Changing An Existing System And Or Setup Password

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2
Select System Password and create a password in the Enter the new password
field.
Use the following guidelines to assign the system password:
– A password can have up to 32 characters.
– The password can contain the numbers 0 through 9.
– Only lower case letters are valid, upper case letters are not allowed.
– Only the following special characters are allowed: space, ("), (+), (,), (-), (.),
(/), (;), ([), (\), (]), (`).
3
Type the system password that you entered earlier in the Confirm new
password field and click OK.
4
Press Esc and a message prompts you to save the changes.
5
Press Y to save the changes.
The computer reboots.
Identifier
Status
Deleting or changing an existing system and
or setup password
Ensure that the Password Status is Unlocked (in the System Setup) before
attempting to delete or change the existing System and/or Setup password. You
cannot delete or change an existing System or Setup password, if the Password
Status is Locked.
To enter the System Setup, press F2 immediately after a power-on or reboot.
1
In the System BIOS or System Setup screen, select System Security and press
Enter.
The System Security screen is displayed.
2
In the System Security screen, verify that Password Status is Unlocked.
3
Select System Password, alter or delete the existing system password and press
Enter or Tab.
4
Select Setup Password, alter or delete the existing setup password and press
Enter or Tab.
NOTE: If you change the System and/or Setup password, re-enter the
new password when promoted. If you delete the System and/or Setup
password, confirm the deletion when promoted.
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