Enable or disable POST Messages to change the display status of POST messages. POST
Messages disabled suppresses most POST messages, such as memory count, product name, and
other nonerror text messages. If a POST error occurs, the error is displayed regardless of the mode
selected. To manually switch to POST Messages Enabled during POST, press any key except
Specify an Ownership Tag, which appears when the computer is powered on or restarted.
Specify the Asset Tag or property identification number assigned by the company to this computer.
Enable power-on password prompts during system restarts (warm-starts) and power on.
Hide or show the integrated I/O functionality, including serial, USB, or parallel ports, audio, or
embedded NIC. Hidden devices are inaccessible, which increases system security.
Enable or disable removable media boot ability.
Enable or disable removable media write ability (if supported by hardware).
Replicate the computer setup by saving system configuration information on CD or diskette and
restoring it on computers.
Execute self-tests on specified SATA hard disk drives (if supported by the drive).
Chapter 4 System management