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Computer setup (f10) utility guide
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computer setup (F10) utility
guide
hp workstation xw4000
hp workstation xw6000
Document Part Number: 301199-001
October 2002
This guide provides instructions on how to use Computer Setup. This
tool is used to reconfigure and modify computer default settings when
new hardware is installed and for maintenance purposes.

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  • Page 1 (F10) utility guide hp workstation xw4000 hp workstation xw6000 Document Part Number: 301199-001 October 2002 This guide provides instructions on how to use Computer Setup. This tool is used to reconfigure and modify computer default settings when new hardware is installed and for maintenance purposes.
  • Page 2 The warranties for HP products are set forth in the express limited warranty statements accompanying such products. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Computer Setup (F10) Utility Guide Computer Setup (F10) Utilities ..........1 Using Computer Setup (F10) Utilities .
  • Page 4 Contents Network Service Boot ..........15 System IDs .
  • Page 5: Computer Setup (F10) Utility Guide

    Computer Setup (F10) Utility Computer Setup (F10) Utilities Use Computer Setup (F10) Utility to do the following: ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Computer Setup (F10) Utility Guide Change factory default settings. Set the system date and time. Set, view, change, or verify the system configuration, including settings for processor, graphics, memory, audio, storage, communications, and input devices.
  • Page 6 Computer Setup (F10) Utility ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Select Post Messages Enabled or Disabled to change the display status of Power-On Self-Test (POST) messages. Post Messages Disabled suppresses most POST messages, such as memory count, product name, and other non-error text messages.
  • Page 7: Using Computer Setup (F10) Utilities

    Using Computer Setup (F10) Utilities Computer Setup can be accessed only at the beginning of the boot process—either at the beginning of a re-boot or at power-on. To access the Computer Setup Utilities menu, complete the following steps: 1. Turn on or restart the computer. If you are in Windows, click 2.
  • Page 8: File

    Computer Setup (F10) Utility Computer Setup Heading File System Information About Set Time and Date Save to Diskette Restore from Diskette Set Defaults and Exit Ignore Changes and Exit Save Changes and Exit ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration.
  • Page 9: Storage

    Computer Setup (Continued) Heading Storage Device Configuration ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration. Computer Setup (F10) Utility Guide Option Lists all installed non-SCSI storage devices. ✎ SCSI storage devices will not be listed in Computer (F10) Setup.
  • Page 10: Emulation Options

    Computer Setup (F10) Utility Computer Setup (Continued) Heading Storage Device Configuration (continued) (continued) ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration. Option Drive Type (continued) ATAPI LS-120 Transfer Mode (IDE/ATA devices only) Specifies the active data transfer mode. Options (subject to device capabilities) are PIO 0, Max PIO, Enhanced DMA, Ultra DMA 0, and Max UDMA.
  • Page 11: Options

    Computer Setup (Continued) Heading Storage Device Configuration (continued) (continued) Options ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration. Computer Setup (F10) Utility Guide Option Translation Parameters (IDE/ATA Disks only) Allows you to specify the parameters (logical cylinders, heads, and sectors per track) used by the BIOS to translate disk I/O requests (from the operating system or an application)
  • Page 12: Ide (Ata) Dps Self-Test

    Computer Setup (F10) Utility Computer Setup (Continued) Heading Storage Options (continued) (continued) IDE (ATA) DPS Self-Test ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration. Option Removable Media Write Enables/disables ability to write data to removable media.
  • Page 13: Controller Order

    Computer Setup (Continued) Heading Storage Controller Order (continued) (This feature is supported on select models only.) SCSI Narrow Termination (This feature is supported on select models only.) ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration.
  • Page 14: Boot Order

    Computer Setup (F10) Utility Computer Setup (Continued) Heading Storage Boot Order (continued) Security Setup Password ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration. Option Allows you to specify the order in which attached peripheral devices (such as a diskette drive, hard drive, optical drive, or network interface card) are checked for a bootable operating system image.
  • Page 15: Power-On Password

    • Specify whether the password is required for warm boot (CTRL+ALT+DEL). ✎ This selection is available only when Network Server Mode is disabled. See the Desktop Management Guide for more information. Allows you to: Enable/disable the Smart Cover Lock. ✎...
  • Page 16: Smart Sensor

    This feature is supported on select models only. See the Desktop Management Guide for more information. Allows you to assign or modify a master or user password for select IDE (ATA) hard drives (not supported on SCSI hard drives).
  • Page 17: Master Boot Record Security

    Computer Setup (Continued) Heading Security Master Boot Record (continued) Security ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration. Computer Setup (F10) Utility Guide Option Allows you to enable or disable Master Boot Record (MBR) Security. When enabled, the BIOS rejects all requests to write to the MBR on the current bootable disk.
  • Page 18: Save Master Boot Record

    Computer Setup (F10) Utility Computer Setup (Continued) Heading Security Save Master Boot (continued) Record Restore Master Boot Record Device Security ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration. Option Saves a backup copy of the Master Boot Record of the current bootable disk.
  • Page 19: Network Service Boot

    Allows you to set: • Asset tag (16-byte identifier) and ownership Tag (80-byte identifier displayed during POST). See the Desktop Management Guide for more information. • Chassis serial number or Universal Unique Identifier (UUID) number if the current number is invalid. (These ID numbers are normally set in the factory and are used to uniquely identify the system.)
  • Page 20: Power

    Computer Setup (F10) Utility Computer Setup (Continued) Heading Power Energy Saver Timeouts Energy Saver Options ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration. Option Allows you to set the energy saver mode (advanced, disable, or minimal). ✎...
  • Page 21: Advanced

    Computer Setup (Continued) Heading Advanced* Power-On Options *For advanced users only. ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration. Computer Setup (F10) Utility Guide Option Allows you to set: • POST mode (QuickBoot, FullBoot, or FullBoot every 1–30 days).
  • Page 22 • Remote wakeup boot source (remote server/local hard drive). • UUID (Universal Unique Identifier) (enable/disable). Every HP computer has a unique identifier (serial number, date/time of manufacture, etc.). Enabling this feature allows software (drivers, network, etc.) to read the computer’s unique number.
  • Page 23 Computer Setup (Continued) Heading Advanced* Power-On Options (continued) (continued) *For advanced users only. ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration. Computer Setup (F10) Utility Guide Option • After Power Loss (off/on): After power loss, if you connect your computer to an electric power strip and would like to turn on power to the computer using the switch on the power...
  • Page 24: Onboard Devices

    Computer Setup (F10) Utility Computer Setup (Continued) Heading Advanced* Power-On Options (continued) (continued) *For advanced users only. Onboard Devices PCI Devices Bus Options ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration. Option • Hot-Pluggable MultiBay Floppy (enable/disable).
  • Page 25: Device Options

    Computer Setup (Continued) Heading Advanced* Device Options (continued) *For advanced users only. ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration. Computer Setup (F10) Utility Guide Option Allows you to set: • Printer mode (bi-directional, EPP & ECP, output only).
  • Page 26: Pci Vga Configuration

    Computer Setup (F10) Utility Computer Setup (Continued) Heading Advanced* Device Options (continued) (continued) *For advanced users only. PCI VGA Configuration ✎ Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on your hardware configuration. Option Allows you to set: • ACPI S3 Hard Disk Reset (enable/disable).
  • Page 27: A Recovering The Configuration Settings

    Recovering the Configuration Settings There are two ways to recover the Configuration Settings established in the Computer Setup (F10) Utility. Method One: Flash ROM CMOS Archive and Restore Feature—Using Power Switch Override F10 Computer Setup CMOS Configuration Settings are stored in Non-Volatile RAM (NVRAM).
  • Page 28: Method Two: Save To Diskette And Restore From Diskette

    Recovering the Configuration Settings Method Two: Save to Diskette and Restore from Diskette This method of recovery requires that you first perform the Save to Diskette command with the Computer Setup (F10) Utility before Restore is needed. (See File > Save to Diskette above.) ✎...

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