Setting up firmware password protection in Mac OS X

Friday, 18 April 2008, 3:50 PM EST

You can use the Open Firmware Password application to set up low-level password protection with Mac OS X 10.1 and later.

Apple Open Firmware Update 4.1.7 and later provide the groundwork for password protecting computers at a low level (Open Firmware Password Protection). This feature is off by default. Apple provides the Open Firmware Password utility for use only with Mac OS X 10.1 and later.

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