BIOS Configuration allows you to manage various computer settings that would otherwise be accessible
only by pressing
Managing boot options
You can use BIOS Configuration to manage various settings for tasks that run when you turn on or
restart the computer.
To manage boot options:
Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager.
In the left pane, click BIOS Configuration.
Type your Computer Setup administrator password at the BIOS administrator password prompt,
and then click OK.
the Computer Setup password. For more information about setting the Computer Setup
password, refer to
In the left pane, click System Configuration.
In the right pane, select the delays (in seconds) for f9,
Enable or disable MultiBoot.
If you have enabled MultiBoot, select the boot order by selecting a boot device, and then clicking
the up arrow or the down arrow to adjust its order in the list.
Click Apply, and then click OK in the HP ProtectTools window.
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at startup and entering Computer Setup.
The BIOS administrator password prompt is displayed only if you have already set
"Setting the setup password on page
and f12, and for Express Boot Popup