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How to Set BIOS Password to Your Computer

Do you know what is BIOS password? The BIOS password is one of the power-on passwords for all kinds of computers, and is set in the BIOS. It can help you keep your computer safe. At this moment, you may ask how to set a BIOS password. And this text will take setting BIOS password to Dell computer as a case and introduce the operating steps in detail.

Step 1: Continuously press F2 for desktop or F2/Fn+F1 for laptop as soon as you boot the computer until the BIOS Setup Utility screen turns up.

Step 2: In the menu, choose Security by → key, select Set User Password by ↓ and press Enter.


Attention: If you can not immediately select Set User Password with ↓, you can press Enter to set supervisor password first as the following screen exhibits. After that, you are able to choose Set User Password and press Enter.


Step 3: Enter the password and reenter it for confirmation in the next interface.


Step 4: Press F10 and click Yes to save the changes and exit.

The above 4 steps enable you to set BIOS password to your Dell computer, while as for creating BIOS password to other brand computers, the operating steps are almost the same except for the keys of entering BIOS. And they are listed in the following form for your better reference.

Mainboard Vendor             Laptop Desktop computer
Brand Boot Keys Brand Boot Keys Brand Boot Keys
Asus F2,DEL Lenovo F2 Lenovo F2
Gigabyte F12 Acer DEL, F1 HP F10, F1
MSI F11 Asus DEL Acer DEL, F1
Biostar F9 HP F10 Dell F2
Soyo ESC or F12 Thinkpad F1 Hasee F12
Colorful ESC or F11 Dell F2, Fn+F1 Asus F8
Asrock F11 Hasee F12 Founder F12
Onda F11 Toshiba F1 or ESC, F2 Tsinghua Tongfang F12
UNIKA ESC Samsung F12 Haier F12
ASL F10 IBM F12 Benq F8
Intel F12 Fujitsu F2
Foxconn ESC or F12 Haier F12
Gamen F11 or F12 Founder F12
Topstar F11 or F12 Tsinghua Tongfang F12
Yeston F8 MSI F11
CTHIM F12 Benq F9
Jetway ESC Gigabyte F12
Elite ESC or F11 Gateway F1,F2
Maxsun ESC eMachines F12
Sony ESC



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