Unable to set BIOS user password

ravisunny2

TS Ambassador
[FONT=Calibri]I’ve never had to set the BIOS password, but the kids are growing up and I need to lock access to my PC.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Calibri]My Bios has two Password Options: Supervisor and User.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Calibri]The Supervisor password was accepted, and before I attempt to change the BIOS settings, the Supervisor password is asked for.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Calibri]Then I set the user password. [/FONT]
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[FONT=Calibri]However, when I boot up the PC, I am not asked for any password and windows loads as usual.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Calibri]What am I missing?[/FONT]
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[FONT=Calibri]The BIOS is Award Software International, Inc. F4 HI 07/03/2007[/FONT]
 

cliffordcooley

TS Redneck
Do you have the option mentioned below?

Setting a BIOS Password
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Now you'll want to set your system to ask for that password every time it boots, so select the BIOS FEATURES SETUP option, to see a menu something like this:

Fairly obviously, it's the Password Check option we're interested in, so select it and change the setting to ALWAYS.

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ravisunny2

TS Ambassador
[FONT=Calibri]Thank you very much, Clifford.:) [/FONT]
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[FONT=Calibri]Under “Advanced BIOS Features”, there was an option “Password Check”.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Calibri]By default that was set to “Setup”[/FONT]
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[FONT=Calibri]I changed that to “System”, and all systems are go![/FONT]