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Protect your BIOS with a supervisor password

Posted on 9/12/11 12:50 PM by Get Schooled in BIOS, in supervisor BIOS passwords, in Tips & Tricks

If you are in charge of computers open to the public or accessed by employees with a high turnover rate, you want to set the supervisor BIOS passwords on all computers to prevent users from modifying the most basic computer settings. By setting the password, you are also preventing hackers, vandals, and departing employees from setting the password and locking you out of the BIOS. Once you set the password, you must remember it or face the difficult challenge of working around a built-in security feature.

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