Preventing Your Computer from Unauthorized Use
You can set a start-up password to protect your computer from unauthorized use.
Set the password (
[Security] 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 Flash Memory Data from Being Read or Written
The flash memory lock function protects the flash memory data from being read or written when the flash memory is attached
to another computer. The data can be read/written when the flash memory is returned to the original computer.
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 flash
memory was removed.
You cannot use the flash memory lock function without setting the Supervisor Password. Set the Supervisor Password
When you have your flash memory drive repaired
• Contact Panasonic Technical Support.
• Before sending back the flash memory drive, be sure to set the [Hard Disk Lock] to [Disabled].
The flash memory lock function works with the built-in flash memory. 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
flash memory lock. (Note that the flash memory lock does not guarantee complete protection of the data.)
24), and select [Enabled] in [Password on Boot] in the