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Establishing A Setup Password In The Computer Setup (f10) Utility; Establishing A Power-on Password In The Computer Setup (f10) Utility - HP Xw8400 - Workstation - 4 GB RAM User Manual

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of setup passwords and other BIOS settings in a networked environment. For more information,
see http://www.hp.com/go/easydeploy.

Establishing a setup password in the Computer Setup (F10) Utility

Establishing a setup password through the Computer Setup (F10) Utility prevents reconfiguration of the
workstation (through use of the Computer Setup (F10) Utility) until the password is entered.
To establish a setup password using workstation setup:
1.
Power on or restart the workstation. In Windows, click Start>Turn off>Restart.
2.
As soon as the computer is powered on, press and hold
(F10) Utility. Press
NOTE
workstation and press and hold the
If you are using a PS/2 keyboard, disregard the keyboard error message that might appear.
3.
Select Security>Setup Password, and follow the onscreen instructions.
4.
Before exiting, select File>Save Changes and click Exit.

Establishing a power-on password in the Computer Setup (F10) Utility

Establishing a power-on password through the Computer Setup (F10) Utility prevents access to the
workstation when power is on, unless the password is entered. When a power-on password is set, the
Computer Setup (F10) Utility presents Password Options under the Security menu. The password
options include Network Server Mode and Password Prompt on Warm Boot.
When Network Server Mode is disabled, the password must be entered each time the workstation is
powered on when the key icon appears on the monitor.
is enabled, the password must also be entered each time the workstation is rebooted. When Network
Server Mode is enabled, the password prompt is not presented during POST, but any attached PS/2
keyboard remains locked until the power-on password is entered.
To enable Network Server Mode, a power-on password must be set. The option then shows up
under Advanced>Password Options. This feature allows the system to boot without asking for the
power-on password, but the keyboard and mouse are locked until you enter it. The keyboard LEDs
rotate constantly when the system is in locked mode
To establish a power-on password through workstation setup:
1.
Power on or restart the workstation. In Windows, click Start>Shut Down>Restart.
2.
As soon as the computer is powered on, press and hold the
(F10) Utility. Press
NOTE
workstation and press and hold the
If you are using a PS/2 keyboard, disregard the keyboard error message that might appear.
ENWW
System Software Manager and HP Client Manager Software allow remote management
Enter
to bypass the title screen, if necessary.
If you do not press the F10 key at the appropriate time, you must restart the
Enter
to bypass the title screen, if necessary.
If you do not press the F10 key at the appropriate time, you must restart the
F10
until you enter the Computer Setup
F10
key again to access the utility.
When Password Prompt on Warm Boot
F10
until you enter the Computer Setup
F10
key again to access the utility.
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