What is the function of password HARD drive physically?

Acer Aspire E3

I put a password on the HARD drive in the BIOS, and I see that it is opposed to access F12 boot without the password menu, thus preventing boot from somwething like a Linux Live CD (good!).

My question is, in addition to password lock the normal startup process and the F12 function, the drive password HARD does nothing else, as for example the encryption of disk?

Nope no encryption with just a HARD drive password.

what you have found what is a HARD drive password, do nothing else.

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