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Entering A Setup Password; Changing A Power-on Or Setup Password - HP Z210 Maintenance And Service Manual

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Entering a setup password

If a setup password has been established on the computer, you will be prompted to enter it each time
you run the Computer Setup (F10) Utility.
To enter a setup password:
1.
Restart the computer.
2.
As soon as the computer is powered on, press and hold
(F10) Utility. Press
If you do not press
F10
again to access the utility.
If you are using a PS/2 keyboard, you might see a keyboard error message. Disregard it.
3.
When the key icon appears on the monitor, enter the setup password, and press Enter.
Type carefully. For security reasons, the characters you enter do not appear on the screen.
If you enter the password incorrectly, a broken key icon appears. Try again. After three unsuccessful
tries, you must restart the computer before you can continue.

Changing a power-on or setup password

To change a power-on or setup password:
1.
Restart the computer.
2.
To change the power-on password, go to step 4.
3.
To change the setup password, as soon as the computer is powered on, press and hold
you enter the Computer Setup (F10) Utility. Press
If you do not press
hold the
If you are using a PS/2 keyboard, you might see a keyboard error message. Disregard it.
4.
When the key icon appears, enter the current password, a slash (/) or alternative delimiter
character, the new password, another slash (/) or alternative delimiter character, and the new
password again as shown:
current password/new password/new password
For information about the alternative delimiter characters, see
characters on page
Type carefully. For security reasons, the characters you enter do not appear on the screen.
5.
Press Enter.
The new password takes effect the next time you power on the computer.
The power-on and setup passwords can also be changed using the Security options in the Computer
Setup (F10) Utility.
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Enter
to bypass the title screen, if necessary.
F10
at the appropriate time, you must restart the computer and press and hold
F10
at the appropriate time, you must restart the computer, and then press and
F10
key again to access the utility.
49.
F10
until you enter the Computer Setup
Enter
to bypass the title screen, if necessary.
National keyboard delimiter
F10
until
ENWW

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