2.6.3 Security Asus prime Asus M3A78-EM

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

change other security settings. 


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.


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 as in setting a user password.


Select this item to clear the user password.


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]

     Select Screen

     Select Item

+-   Change Option

F1   General Help

F10  Save and Exit

ESC  Exit

Security Settings

Supervisor Password   : Installed

User Password         : Installed

Change Supervisor Password

User Access Level 


[Full Access]

Change User Password

Clear User Password

Password Check 



<Enter> to change


<Enter> again to 

disabled password.