Setting up your computer
Follow the steps in the setup documentation included with your computer.
Place the computer so that all ventilation openings are unobstructed and cabling is not in a walkway or
where it can be stepped on or damaged by placing furniture on it.
Connect all power cords from the computer and accessories to a power surge protection device that is
specifically labeled as having surge protection, an uninterruptible power supply (UPS), or a similar device. If
the computer has a television tuner or telephone connection, protect the computer by using surge
protection with these signal inputs as well. Connect the television cable or the telephone line cord to the
surge protection device, and then connect the device to the computer.
Download and install operating system updates.
Look in the computer box for additional printed details or updates.
Safety and Regulatory Information
tap User Guides.
Safety & Comfort Guide
electrical and mechanical safety information. Tap the Start button, tap All Programs, and then tap User
Guides or visit www.hp.com/ergo.
Protecting your computer
Unauthorized use of the
computer or user account
Unauthorized access to
Setup Utility, BIOS settings,
and other system
Chapter 3 Setting up your computer
document. Tap the Start button, tap All Programs, and then
for proper workstation setup, posture, health and work habits, and
is a group of characters that you choose to secure computer
The free trial antivirus software that is preinstalled on your computer can detect
most viruses, remove them, and, in most cases, repair damage caused by
viruses. For protection against new viruses beyond the trial period, purchase an
extended update service.