Reset password in ASUS® N10J
What is the reason behind resetting the password in ASUS N10J?
Setting a password is a common method used to protect secrecy and privacy. No one can access the password protected files or folders or accounts unless they know your password. It’s suggested that you have a secure and complicated password. You use your password many times and there are chances where others can trace your password. Internet browsers save your email passwords and other online account passwords. So, it’s suggested to reset the password periodically to ensure maximum protection. Sometimes you forget the password or the password expires, you can reset the password in such cases as well.
Tips to reset passwords in ASUS N10J are:
- BIOS password reset
- User account password reset
- Email account password reset
BIOS password reset
BIOS holds all the basic settings of the computer, anyone who can access BIOS can change the settings like boot sequence, enable/disable onboard devices etc. So, you can set a supervisor password for BIOS to make it 'password protected'. If you know the supervisor password you can get in to the BIOS and reset it at any time but if you forget the password, you need swap the BIOS jumper settings or release the BIOS battery and re-connect to clear the password and then get in to the BIOS and set a new password. You might need to contact a technician to swap the jumper or release/reconnect the BIOS battery.
User account password reset
You have different user accounts on the computer, some are limited users and some are administrators. If you want to reset the password, you need to login to the user account and access “user accounts” options in Control Panel and reset it to a new one. If you do not remember the password or if you do not have access to Control Panel, you need to log in as an administrator and reset the password for limited user accounts. An administrator can reset the password for any account on the computer.
Email is a commonly used communication media. Anyone who knows the password can log in to the account, read your emails and send emails to anyone from your account. To reset the password for email accounts on gmail, hotmail or yahoo. You can log into the account and click on ‘Options” and then reset it to a new one. If you do not remember the password, click on “Forgot password” and answer a hint question and reset it to a new one or contact the email service provider.
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