manual, and you absolutely do not remember it, you can use the password recall
procedure. See "Entering the password recall procedure" on page 23 for details.
If you enter an incorrect password 5 times in succession, the projector will automatically
shut down in a short time.
Entering the password recall procedure
1. Press and hold AUTO on the projector or
remote control for 3 seconds. The
projector will display a coded number on
2. Write down the number and turn off your
3. Seek help from the local BenQ service
center to decode the number. You may be
required to provide proof of purchase
documentation to verify that you are an
authorized user of the projector.
Changing the password
1. Open the OSD menu and go to the SYSTEM SETUP: Advanced> Security
Settings > Change Password menu.
2. Press MODE/ENTER. The message “INPUT CURRENT PASSWORD”
3. Enter the old password.
i. If the password is correct, another message “INPUT NEW PASSWORD”
ii. If the password is incorrect, the password error message will appear, and the
message “INPUT CURRENT PASSWORD” appears for your retry. You can
press MENU/EXIT to cancel the change or try another password.
4. Enter a new password.
IMPORTANT: The digits being input will display as asterisks on-screen. Write your selected password down
here in this manual in advance or right after the password is entered so that it is available to you should you
ever forget it.
Password: __ __ __ __ __ __
Keep this manual in a safe place.
5. Confirm the new password by re-entering the new password.
6. You have successfully assigned a new password to the projector. Remember to enter
the new password next time the projector is started.
7. To leave the OSD menu, press MENU/EXIT.
Disabling the password function
To disable password protection, go back to the SYSTEM SETUP: Advanced >
Security Settings > Change Security Settings menu after opening the OSD menu
system. Press MODE/ENTER. The message “INPUT PASSWORD” appears. Enter
the current password.
i. If the password is correct, the OSD menu returns to the Security Settings
Press to highlight Power On Lock and press / to select Off. You will
not have to enter the password next time when turning on the projector.
Please write down the recall code,
and contact BenQ
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