password protect bios

Do you guys password protect the bios in your computers in your network?
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William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
I've never bothered with it. Most users don't even know what it is or how to get in there.
Bryant SchaperCommented:
I do, one password for the whole company, but if you are not making changes probably not needed.  We set a few boot options and virtualization settings, along with asset tags.

We also secure our laptops with poweron passwords and such
Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
No.  I have 30 plus computers here and none have a BIOS password.  I have received a couple of old computers that had it set and I had to remove it to get them to work properly.  One, a Toshiba laptop, required a specially wired connector plugged into the parallel printer port to do that.

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rindiCommented:
For laptops, yes, as it makes stolen laptops useless to thiefs. Along with an HD password the data is also secure.

On desktop PC's, no as you can usually easily remove those passwords without further problems, contrary to laptop passwords.
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