Preventing Your Computer from Unauthorized Use
You can set a start-up password to protect your computer from unauthorized use.
Set the password (
rity] menu of the Setup Utility (
If the Supervisor Password or User Password has been set, the password input screen will be displayed on starting-up
of the Setup Utility even though [Password on boot] is set to [Disabled].
Preventing Your Hard Disk Data from Being Read or Written
The hard disk lock function protects the hard disk data from being read or written when the hard disk is attached to another
computer. The data can be read/written when the hard disk is returned to the original computer. (Note that the hard disk lock
does not guarantee complete protection of the data.)
Select [Enabled] in [Hard Disk Lock] in the [Security] menu of the Setup Utility (
For the data being read/written on the original computer, the Setup Utility settings must be the same as when the hard
disk was removed.
You cannot use the hard disk lock function without setting the Supervisor Password. Set the Supervisor Password
When you have your hard disk drive repaired
• Contact Panasonic Technical Support.
• Before sending back the hard disk drive, be sure to set the [Hard Disk Lock] to [Disabled].
The hard disk lock function works with the built-in hard disk. It does not work with the external hard disk.
We recommend you to set [Password on boot] to [Enabled] to ensure security though it is not required to enable the
hard disk lock.
17), and select [Enabled] in [Password on boot] in the [Secu-