If you set a Supervisor Password, some functions might be restricted when
a user logs on with the User Password. To set a Supervisor Password:
Desktop -> Desktop Assist (in taskbar) -> Tools & Utilities ->
Password Utility -> Supervisor Password
This utility lets you do the following:
Starting the computer using a password
If you have already registered a user password, there is one way to start
The password is necessary only if the computer was shut down in
Hibernation mode or boot mode. It is not needed in Sleep mode and
To enter a password manually, follow the steps as detailed below:
At this point, the function keys do not work. They will function after you
enter the password.
If you forget your HDD User Password, TOSHIBA will NOT be able to
assist you, and your HDD will be rendered COMPLETELY and
PERMANENTLY INOPERABLE. TOSHIBA will NOT be held
responsible for any loss of any data, any loss of use or access to your
HDD, or for any other losses to you or any other person or
organization that result from the loss of access to your HDD. If you
can't accept this risk, don't register the HDD User Password.
When saving the HDD User Password shut down or restart the
computer. If the computer is not shut down or restarted, the saved
data may not be correctly reflected. For more information on shutting
down or restarting the computer, refer to
Register or delete the Supervisor Password.
Specify restrictions for general users.
Enter the password manually.
Turn on the power as described in the
following message will appear in the screen:
Enter the Password.
Turning on the