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Load Standard/Optimized Defaults
Load Standard Defaults
When you press <Enter> on this item, you get confirmation dialog box with a message similar
Load Standard Defaults (Y/N)? N
Pressing <Y> loads the BIOS default values for the most stable, minimal-performance system
Load Optimized Defaults
When you press <Enter> on this item, you get a confirmation dialog box with a message
Load Optimized Defaults (Y/N)? N
Pressing <Y> loads the default values that are factory settings for optimal performance system
Set Supervisor/User Password
You can set either supervisor or user password, or both of them.
The differences are:
Can enter and change the options of the setup menus.
Can only enter but do not have the right to change the options of the
When you select this function, the following message
will appear at the center of the screen to assist you in creating a
Type the password, up to eight characters in length, and press <Enter>.
The password typed
now will clear any previously entered password from CMOS memory.
You will be asked to
confirm the password.
Type the password again and press <Enter>.
You may also press
<Esc> to abort the selection and not enter a password.
To disable a password, just press <Enter> when you are prompted to enter the password.
message will confirm that the password will be disabled.
Once the password is disabled, the
system will boot and you can enter Setup freely.
When a password has been enabled, you will be prompted to enter it every time you try to
This prevents an unauthorized person from changing any part of your system
Additionally, when a password is enabled, you can also require the BIOS to request a
password every time your system is rebooted.
This would prevent unauthorized use of your
You determine when the password is required within the BIOS Features Setup Menu and its
If the Security option is set to “System”, the password will be required both
at boot and at entry to Setup.
If set to “Setup”, prompting only occurs when trying to enter