Is your computer accessed by everyone and you want to stop it? Well, you don’t need to keep it under lock and key to stop it being accessed. Instead, set a BIOS password.
The Basic Input Output System, popularly known as (BIOS), offers two different types of security passwords known as “supervisor” and “user” passwords. To secure your computer you can set either password. In this article we will let you know how to set the BIOS password. It is always recommended to reset the password at times for better safety.
- Step 1 : Close all the open applications and restart your computer.
- Step 2 : While the operating system boots up tap F2 or Del key to enter setup. However, it may require tapping any other key based on the model of the computer. Refer to your computer manual on this.
- Step 3 : In the Basic Input Output System menu access the heading labeled “Security.” You need to do this by pressing the right arrow key of the keyboard.
- Step 4 : To get to the “Supervisor Password” option scroll down through the “Security” options tapping the down arrow key and hit “Enter” once you get the option.
- Step 5 : Enter password in the text box that appears on the screen. The password could be anything of your choice. Hit “Enter” to confirm password.
- Step 6 : Now you need to access the “Exit” option at the far right side of the BIOS menu.
- Step 7 : Keep pressing the down arrow key until you reach the “Exit Saving Changes” option.
- Step 8 : Press “Enter” to open a new menu and press “Enter” again confirm the new settings and restart your computer.
By following aforementioned steps you can easily set a BIOS password.