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11-10-2001, 05:47 AM
With the old windows, I could put in a password from DOS, making it such that without the password, the HDD cannot be accessed.

How do I do this on Windows ME ? Is there another alternative ? I have created 1 user profile, and have hidden all files in the default profile, but I still do not feel safe.

A little help please. Thank you.

11-10-2001, 08:16 AM
Hello B.E

On most PC's, press delete when the computer is booting up, this will then give you access to the bios settings, where you can set both a user and supervisor password, to prevent unauthorised access to both the bios and the PC.

Alan

11-10-2001, 09:33 AM
This can still be bypassed by changing jumpers, using a bios master password, or a bios password utility. The only way to completely secure your computer is to have a secure OS such as Win2K and encrypt your hard disk.

11-10-2001, 10:52 PM
Thanks guys. Can I still do this with Windows ME or XP ?