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Hard Disk Drive Passwords

To set a hard disk drive password on an Intel® NUC Board or Kit:

  1. During boot, press F2 to enter BIOS Setup.
  2. On the Security menu, set the hard disk drive password.
  3. Press F10 to save and exit.
  4. During POST, power off the system.
  5. Remove the AC power cord from the system.
  6. Reconnect AC power.
  7. Turn on the system.

The hard disk drive password prompt displays at boot.

To change a hard drive password:

  1. During boot, press F2 to enter BIOS Setup.
  2. On the security menu, change the hard disk drive password.
  3. Press F10 to save and exit.
  4. During POST, power off the system.
  5. Remove the AC power cord from the system.
  6. Reconnect AC power.
  7. Turn on the system.

To remove a hard drive password:

  1. During boot, press F2 to enter BIOS Setup.
  2. On the security menu, clear the hard disk drive password.
  3. Press F10 to save and exit.
  4. During POST, power off the system.
  5. Remove the AC power cord from the system.
  6. Reconnect AC power.
  7. Turn on the system.

The password prompt should no longer display at boot.

This applies to:

Intel® NUC Board D33217CK
Intel® NUC Board D33217GKE
Intel® NUC Board D53427RKE
Intel® NUC Board DCP847SKE
Intel® NUC Kit DC3217BY
Intel® NUC Kit DC3217IYE
Intel® NUC Kit DC53427HYE
Intel® NUC Kit DCCP847DYE

Solution ID: CS-033874
Last Modified: 06-Nov-2014
Date Created: 31-Oct-2012