HDD Encryption Setting

You can specify whether or not to use the HDD encryption function. When using the HDD encryption function, you need to set an encryption password.
The HDD encryption function can encrypt and protect all jobs saved on the HDD.

  • HDD encryption setting can be changed only when there are no jobs (Hold Jobs, HDD Jobs, Secure Job) saved on the HDD.

  1. Follow the procedure on Displaying the [Administrator Setting Menu] Screen to display the Administrator Setting Menu screen.

  2. Press Security Setting on the Administrator Setting Menu screen, and then press HDD Management Setting and HDD Encryption Setting in sequence.

  3. To use the HDD encryption function, set the HDD encryption function setting to ON.

  4. Press Current Password and enter the current encryption password.

    • supplementary explanationThe default value is 12345678.

  5. Press New Password, then enter a new user password.

    Enter 8 to 32 alphanumeric characters for the Encryption Password.

  6. Press Input Confirmation to reenter the new password.

  7. Press OK to complete the setting.

    • supplementary explanationTo cancel the change, press Cancel.