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Unable to set BIOS user password

By ravisunny2
Aug 3, 2012
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  1. I’ve never had to set the BIOS password, but the kids are growing up and I need to lock access to my PC.

    My Bios has two Password Options: Supervisor and User.

    The Supervisor password was accepted, and before I attempt to change the BIOS settings, the Supervisor password is asked for.

    Then I set the user password.

    However, when I boot up the PC, I am not asked for any password and windows loads as usual.

    What am I missing?

    The BIOS is Award Software International, Inc. F4 HI 07/03/2007
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,962   +1,482

    Do you have the option mentioned below?

    Setting a BIOS Password
    ravisunny2 likes this.
  3. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 2,057   +8

    Thank you very much, Clifford.:)

    Under “Advanced BIOS Features”, there was an option “Password Check”.

    By default that was set to “Setup

    I changed that to “System”, and all systems are go!


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