How to Set Power On Password to HP Laptop
Apart from setting an administrator password (in Control Panel) as a power on password to your HP laptop, what else will you do to guarantee the computer safety and prevent others from using your computer without permission? Setting a BIOS password which is also a power on password to computers is another advisable method to add a new layer of protection to you laptop. Maybe you think creating a BIOS password is extremely complicated, but it is not true. As for how to set a BIOS password to HP laptop, you can make it come true according to the following step-by-step tutorial.
Step 1: As you start the computer, immediately press F10 in a continuous way until the BIOS Setup Utility screen appears.
Step 2: Choose Security by right arrow (→), select Set User Password in the menu by down arrow (↓) key and press Enter, as the following interface exhibits. Nevertheless, if you can not select Set User Password directly, you must choose Set Supervisor Password and set it first, then you are able to select Set User Password and create a code. With either of the two passwords, you can enter the Windows system interface later. Besides, if you do not input the supervisor password first, you can not make changes to BIOS setting, including resetting User Password.
Step 3: Enter a password and reenter it in the next screen. And the password could be 8-digit English letters, 8-digit numbers or the combination of English letters and numbers.
Step 4: Press F10 and click Enter to select Yes so as to save the changes and exit the BIOS.
To sum up, all these 4 steps enable you to set a BIOS password as another power-on password to your HP laptop. What’s more, now that the power on password setting to HP laptop is simple and easy to operate, you can have a try in your computer and decide whether it is the right laptop protection method you want.
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