2.6.3 Security Asus prime Asus M3A78

Page: 82 from 104

background image


Chapter 2: BIOS setup

   Select Screen

    Select Item

Enter Change

F1    General Help

F10   Save and Exit

ESC   Exit

v02.61 (C)Copyright 1985-2008, American Megatrends, Inc.

<Enter> to change


<Enter> again to 

disabled password.



Security Settings

Supervisor Password 


User Password 


Change Supervisor Password

User Access Level 


[Full Access]

Change User Password

Password Check 



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:
1.  Select the Change User Password item and press <Enter>.
2.  On the password box that appears, type a password composed of at least six 

letters and/or numbers, then press <Enter>.  

3.  Confirm the password when prompted.

The message Password Installed appears after you set your password 

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