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An approach of showing the laptop owner information

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000245362D
Publication Date: 2016-Mar-04
Document File: 2 page(s) / 104K

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Abstract

A quick and convenient way to find the laptop owner

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An approach of showing the laptop owner information

When you pick up a laptop and want to return it to the owner, you will find it's hard to get the owner information because most of laptop is encrypted.

Now there will be a setting in BIOS to let you put the owner information, like name and mobile phone number. If you lost the laptop, the person who picks it up can enter BIOS to get your information.

There will a setting in BIOS, it can let you set laptop owner basic information: Name, E-mail and Mobile phone number. After set it, there will be two ways to show up in BIOS.


1. BIOS no password mode: the owner information will list in the BIOS main page.


2. BIOS have password mode: the owner information will be shown in the BIOS password dialog like below.

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3. To prevent user from inputting confidential data using the new interface, here is the rule to set password.

a. If some personal information is the same as BIOS password, there will show error message to let you reset them.
b. If some personal information is the same as OS password, there will show error message to let you reset them.

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