Some of the menu items listed in this section may not be supported by your computer.
User Management (requires an administrator password)
Password Policy (requires an administrator password)
Allow HP SpareKey Enrollment
HP SpareKey Enrollment
Fingerprint Reset on Reboot (If Present)
TPM Embedded Security (requires an administrator
To do this
Create a new BIOS user account.
View a list of ProtectTools users.
Revise password policy criteria.
Enable/disable permission to enroll or reset HP SpareKey.
Enroll or reset HP SpareKey, which is a set of security
questions and answers used if you forget your password.
Enable/disable HP SpareKey (enabled by default).
Enable/disable the fingerprint reader (select models only;
disabled by default).
Enter, change, or delete a BIOS administrator password.
Enable/disable DriveLock on any computer hard drive
(enabled by default).
Change a DriveLock user password or master password.
DriveLock settings are accessible only when you
enter Computer Setup by turning on (not restarting) the
Enable/disable Automatic DriveLock support.
Change TPM (Trusted Platform Module) Embedded
Security device state at restart. The following options are
Do Nothing (enabled by default)
Available and Disabled
Available and Enabled
Reset Authentication Credential.
Enable/disable support for the following:
Power-on authentication support (enabled by
Operating system TPM management (enabled by
Reset of TPM from operating system (disabled by
Run Disk Sanitizer to destroy all existing data on the primary
hard drive or the drive in the upgrade bay.
If you run Disk Sanitizer, the data on the selected
drive is destroyed permanently.
Computer Setup menus