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Setting A Boot Password - Samsung 700A3D User Manual

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Setting a Boot Password

If you set a password, you have to enter the password when you
turn the computer on or enter the BIOS Setup.
By coniguring a password, you can restrict system access to
authorized users only and protect data and iles saved on the
The password setting provides the following 3 sub menus.
(Supervisor Password, User Password and HDD Password)
Do not lose or forget your password.
Do not let others know your password.
If you forget the Supervisor Password or HDD Password,
you will need to request assistance from the service center.
In this case, a service fee will be charged.
When you forget the User Password, you can disable
the Supervisor Password, and the User Password is also
automatically disabled.
The screen images and terms may difer from actual
product depending on the computer model and driver
Setting a Supervisor Password
If you set a Supervisor Password, you need to enter the password
when you turn the computer on or enter the BIOS Setup.
Setting only the Supervisor Password and User Password is not
very secure. You can use an HDD Password as well to increase the
security level.
Select the Security menu in the BIOS Setup.
In the Set Supervisor Password item, press <Enter>.
Enter a password, press <Enter>, re-enter the password for
conirmation, and press <Enter> again.
The password can be up to 8 characters long. You can use
English letters, numbers and special characters.
The supervisor password has been set.
The supervisor password is required to turn the computer on
or to enter the BIOS Setup.
For some models, if the password entered message appears
in the Setup Notice window, the settings are not complete
until the <Enter> key is pressed.
Chapter 4.
Settings and Upgrade


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