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Dell G15 5530 Owner's Manual

Assigning a System Setup password


You can assign a new System or Admin Password only when the status is in Not Set.

About this task

To enter BIOS System Setup, press F2 immediately after a power-on or reboot.


  1. In the System BIOS or System Setup screen, select Security and press Enter.
    The Security screen is displayed.
  2. Select System/Admin Password and create a password in the Enter the new password field.
    Use the following guidelines to assign the system password:
    • A password can have up to 32 characters.
    • At least one special character: "( ! " # $ % & ' * + , - . / : ; < = > ? @ [ \ ] ^ _ ` { | } )"
    • Numbers 0 to 9.
    • Upper case letters from A to Z.
    • Lower case letters from a to z.
  3. Confirm new password type the system password that you entered earlier in the field and click OK.
  4. Press Esc and save the changes as prompted by the message.
  5. Press Y to save the changes.
    The computer restarts.

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