Wednesday, 27 August 2014

How & Why you Need to Set BIOS Password In Windows

 What is BIOS ?
Before knowing How to Set BIOS Passoword in Windows and reasons why you need to do it, Let us first see what BIOS is.

The BIOS means Basic Input/Output System which you can access when your computer boots up. 

Why you need to set BIOS Password
Even if you have a log in Password in your Windows Computer or Laptop, the BIOS still provides a loophole for hackers. To close this loophole, one Should add a password to the BIOS. 

A BIOS password is very strong password which locks up the hardware and makes the laptop or Computer completely unusable. You Can Enter the Operating System only if you enter the BIOS password. This makes your Computer Exteremely Safe.

Steps to Set BIOS Password in Windows
Follow the Below Simple steps that explains you how to Password protect BIOS in Windows.

Step 1: Enter BIOS Settings by Continuously Pressing F2 key on your keyboard while your Computer Boots. Most of the Computer have F2 as BIOS key but You can always look what is shown on the screen when your Computer boots.
Step 2: Once you’re in the BIOS,  you should navigate to Security tab with the keyboard arrows. The BIOS menu layout is not entirely the same on all desktops/laptops. Now Select "Set Supervisor Password" and Press Enter.

Step 3: You will see a Pop up to enter your BIOS password.,Once done, press Enter, you should Get a popup saying changes have been saved. 

Step 4: Now Press F10 to Save and Exit Setup. Or you might have to go to File first, and then select Save and Exit Setup. Press Enter and select Yes to exit the BIOS.

Next time you boot your Computer, You will be asked for password in order to Enter the Operating System. Its Important to Choose Password that is Strong that which you can Remember. I hope you will like this guide and will share with your Friends  using below Social buttons.

                                                                                                                              By: Zuhaib Parveez

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