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Set, Change, And Remove A Password - Lenovo ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 User Manual

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Note: The hard disk password is not available when a Trusted Computing Group (TCG) Opal-compliant
storage drive and a TCG Opal management software program are installed in the computer, and the TCG
Opal management software program is activated.

Set, change, and remove a password

Before you start, print these instructions.
1. Restart the computer. When the logo screen is displayed, press F1 to enter the UEFI BIOS menu.
2. Select Security ➙ Password by using the arrow keys.
3. Select the password type. Then, follow the on-screen instructions to set, change, or remove a
password.
You should record all your passwords and store them in a safe place. If you forget any of your passwords,
any potential repair actions required are not covered under warranty.
What to do if you forget your power-on password
If you forget your power-on password, do the following to remove the power-on password:
• If you have set a supervisor password and remember it:
1. Restart the computer. When the logo screen is displayed, immediately press F1.
2. Type the supervisor password to enter the UEFI BIOS menu.
3. Select Security ➙ Password ➙ Power-On Password by using the arrow keys.
4. Type the current supervisor password in the Enter Current Password field. Then, leave the Enter
New Password field blank, and press Enter twice.
5. In the Changes have been saved window, press Enter.
6. Press F10 to save changes and exit the UEFI BIOS menu.
• If you have not set a supervisor password, contact a Lenovo authorized service provider to have the
power-on password removed.
What to do if you forget your hard disk password
If you forget your user hard disk password or both user and master hard disk passwords, Lenovo cannot
reset your passwords or recover data from the storage drive. You can contact a Lenovo authorized service
provider to have the storage drive replaced. A fee will be charged for parts and service. If the storage drive is
a CRU (Customer Replaceable Unit), you can also contact Lenovo to purchase a new storage drive to
replace the old one by yourself. To check whether the storage drive is a CRU and the relevant replacement
procedure, see Chapter 6 "CRU replacement" on page 25.
What to do if you forget your supervisor password
If you forget your supervisor password, there is no service procedure to remove the password. You have to
contact a Lenovo authorized service provider to have the system board replaced. A fee will be charged for
parts and service.
What to do if you forget your system management password
If you forget your system management password, do the following to remove the system management
password:
• If you have set a supervisor password and remember it:
1. Restart the computer. When the logo screen is displayed, immediately press F1.
2. Type the supervisor password to enter the UEFI BIOS menu.
3. Select Security ➙ Password ➙ System Management Password by using the arrow keys.
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