2.6.3 Security Asus prime Asus M3A78

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After you have set a supervisor password, the other items appear to allow you to change 

other security settings.

User Access Level [Full Access]

This item allows you to select the access restriction to the Setup items. Configuration options: 

[No Access] [View Only] [Limited] [Full Access]

No Access prevents user access to the Setup utility. 

View Only allows access but does not allow change to any field.

Limited allows changes only to selected fields, such as Date and Time.

Full Access allows viewing and changing all the fields in the Setup utility.

Change User Password

Select this item to set or change the user password. The User Password item on top of the 

screen shows the default Not Installed. After you set a password, this item shows Installed.

To set a User Password:

Select the Change User Password item and press <Enter>.


On the password box that appears, type a password composed of at least six letters

and/or numbers, then press <Enter>.  

Confirm the password when prompted. 

The message “Password Installed” appears after you set your password successfully. 

To change the user password, follow the same steps as in setting a user password.

Clear User Password

Select this item to clear the user password.

Password Check [Setup]

When set to [Setup], BIOS checks for user password when accessing the Setup utility. When 

set to [Always], BIOS checks for user password both when accessing Setup and booting the 

system. Configuration options: [Setup] [Always]