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    Laptop BIOS Passwords - Best Practice

    Do you set both the BIOS Supervisor and User passwords (obviously a different one for each) for your staff laptops?

    I do this and we've had some staff wibbling on about how they have to enter "too many passwords" - d'oh....... it's two ffs....! One for the BIOS and one to log on - hardly takes any time does it?!

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    we set only an admin password. The password is a formula so it can't be overlooked and used everywhere.

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    Admin only - don't see the need for the other one.

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    Admin only, given that they're encrypted.

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    Admin only, after our annual security compliance audit's both Bios passwords and local admin passwords vary between departments\directorates.

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