ASUS BM1645, BM1845, MD250 User Manual

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Chapter 5: Using your computer
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Configuring the HDD security setting using the BIOS
You can set a password in the BIOS Setup to protect your HDD.
To set a password for your HDD from the BIOS Setup:
1. 
Press <Delete> to enter the BIOS Setup at startup.
2. 
From the BIOS Setup EZ Mode screen, click Exit > Advanced Mode. From the 
Advanced Mode screen, click Main > HDDx: [name of HDD] to open the HDD 
Password screen. 
3. 
Select the Set User Password item and press <Enter>.
4. 
From the Create New Password box, key in a password, then press <Enter>.
5. 
Confirm the password when prompted.
6. 
Click Exit and select Save Changes & Reset to save the changes made.
Take note of this password, which you would need to enter the OS.
To change the password for your HDD from the BIOS Setup:
1. 
Follow steps 1 and  of the previous section to open the HDD Password screen. 
. 
Select the Set User Password item and press <Enter>.
3. 
From the Enter Current Password box, key in the current password, then press 
<Enter>.
4. 
From the Create New Password box, key in a new password, then press <Enter>.
5. 
Confirm the password when prompted.
6. 
Click Exit and select Save Changes & Reset to save the changes made.
To clear the user password, follow the same steps as in changing a user password, but press 
�Enter�� when prompted to create/confirm the password. After you clear the password, the 
Set User Password item on top of the screen shows Not Installed.