The fall-back password is a 12-digit number, unique to your
computer, that is indelibly encoded in your computer's read-only
memory. It is intended for use with your computer's anti-theft
features (described in Chapter 1, of this manual).
If you ever forget your usual password, you can use the fall-back
password instead. To keep the fall-back password secure, it is
, the first time that you use the anti-theft
features. That is why you must make a note of the fall-back
password and keep it safe.
You should record the password in the space provided below, then
store this page (or the whole manual) in a safe place.