HP dc5700 - Microtower PC Administrator's Manual

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  • Page 1 Administrator Guide HP Backup and Recovery Manager...
  • Page 2 © Copyright 2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services.
  • Page 3: About This Book

    About This Book WARNING! Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in bodily harm or loss of life. CAUTION: Text set off in this manner indicates that failure to follow directions could result in damage to equipment or loss of information.
  • Page 4 About This Book ENWW...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents HP Backup and Recovery Manager Administrator Guide Versions of HP Backup and Recovery Manager ................2 Portables ........................2 Desktops ........................2 Backup types ........................... 3 Recovery Points ......................3 Entire Drive Backups ....................3 File and data backups ....................4 Notes about the different backup types ................
  • Page 6 Recovery Points ..................14 Saving components .................. 14 Recovery ..........................14 Recovery Partition ....................14 Recovery Media Creator ..................15 Operating system ....................15 Recovery media ...................... 15 How to recover ....................... 16 Recovery media creation ..................17 Removing the Recovery Partition ................17 PC Recovery ......................
  • Page 7: Hp Backup And Recovery Manager Administrator Guide

    HP Backup and Recovery Manager Administrator Guide NOTE: This document provides information about the full version HP Backup and Recovery Manager. Not all functions and features are available in the limited version of the software. The HP Backup and Recovery Manager is a highly versatile application that works within Windows to create backups of the operating system, all applications, and all data files.
  • Page 8: Versions Of Hp Backup And Recovery Manager

    For more information about HP Backup and Recovery Manager, see the HP Backup and Recovery Manager Datasheet at http://h20331.www2.hp.com/Hpsub/downloads/ HP_Backup_and_recovery_Manager.pdf. Versions of HP Backup and Recovery Manager There are two different versions of HP Backup and Recovery Manager Portables ● ●...
  • Page 9: Backup Types

    navigate to the ISO’s directory in the Backup and Recovery partition (e.g. D:\ISOS) and locate the HP Backup and Recovery ISO file. To explore the Recovery Partition, in the command window type regsvr32 shellvrtf.dll /u. NOTE: For Portables, no pre-existing ISO files are present. You must have HP Backup and Recovery Manager create the ISO files.
  • Page 10: File And Data Backups

    NOTE: You do not need to restore the Initial Recovery Point before using an incremental Recovery Point or Entire Drive Backup to restore a system. NOTE: You cannot recover individual files or folders from Recovery Points or Entire Drive Backups. You can only recover individual files and folders if you perform the backup using the individual file and folder backup functionality.
  • Page 11: Differences Between Versions

    Differences between versions The following table provides differences between the different versions of HP Backup and Recovery Manager. Software Component Desktops Portables Rescue CD Currently no Rescue CD. Included Rescue CD to use if you remove You must create your own the Recovery Partition during installation recovery CDs.
  • Page 12: Installation

    NOTE: Desktops uses a COMPAQ folder instead of a SWSETUP folder on Windows XP. Software options The HP Backup and Recovery Manager is available in two forms: Shipped preinstalled on the computer ●...
  • Page 13: Deploying A Single Version Of The Software Across Different Models Of Systems

    Deploying a single version of the software across different models of systems A single version of HP Backup and Recovery Manager supports many different models/systems; therefore, you can install a single version on any supported system. Installing on multiple partitions Installing Backup and Recovery Manager on a drive with multiple partitions is supported for Desktops, but not supported for Portables.
  • Page 14: Managing Hp Backup And Recovery Manager

    The workaround involves renaming all the WINBOM.INI files (other than on the X:\ drive since WinPE boots to X:\) before running FACTORY.EXE, and then renaming all the other WINBOM.INI files back after FACTORY.EXE is finished as shown below. Please note that if something goes wrong before WINBOM.INI files are renamed to their original name, other utilities like HP Backup and Recovery Manager will not work.
  • Page 15: Passwords

    Scheduling is the same for both Desktops and Portables for the following backup types: Entire Drive Backup ● Recovery Point Manager ● File and Folder Backup ● NOTE: You can schedule to an external drive, network, or HP 3-in-1 NAS (Portables only). NOTE: You cannot schedule Recovery Media Creator, as it is a one time operation.
  • Page 16: Compression

    Compression HP Backup and Recovery Manager uses compression. The compression ratio depends on the data on the disk and can range between 30% and 70%. Encryption You can encrypt “individual file and folder” backups. You can password protect backup types. The encryption algorithm is a simple encode based on logical XORs and bit rotations.
  • Page 17: Reminders

    There are several ways to reset the MBR: Boot from DOS and type: ● FDISK /MBR GDISK /MBR (utility available from ghost) Boot to WinPE 2.0 and type: Bootsect –nt52 c: /force. ● WinPE 2.0 and bootsect.exe are part of the WAIK that you can download from Microsoft. These steps do not alter any other data on the disk.
  • Page 18: Backups

    If the reminder delay has lapsed, by default HP Backup and Recovery displays a pop-up window when users log in. If you do not want all end-users burning recovery media, contact Post-Sales to get a tool that disables the reminder pop-up window. Additionally, you can change the following registry key to stop the reminder program from running: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows \CurrentVersion\Run] "Reminder"=- NOTE:...
  • Page 19: Bandwidth Limiting

    You can create individual file and folder backups locally or externally to a network, other drives, or ● optical media. For factory installations, the backup image is first stored on the Windows partition and later moved ● to the Recovery Partition depending upon customer actions (i.e., launching Recovery Media Creator, performing Entire Drive Backups, or creating Recovery Points).
  • Page 20: Recovery Points

    Select Back up to protect system settings and important data files. Select the type of backup you want to perform, and then follow the wizard. Recovery Points HP Backup and Recovery Manager allows you to delete or move to CD/DVD the Recovery Points created on the hard drive to free up hard disk space.
  • Page 21: Recovery Media Creator

    supplemental and recovery products, as appropriate. The HP Backup and Recovery Manager uses this record to recover the system hard drive. Removing the Recovery Partition destroys this record. If necessary, you may remove the Recovery Partition. However, before doing so, you should run the Recovery Media Creator to create a disc backup of the software on the Recovery Partition, including all ISO images.
  • Page 22: How To Recover

    To access the Recovery Media Creator: Click Start > All Programs > HP Backup & Recovery > HP Backup and Recovery Manager. After the Welcome Screen, select Create recovery CDs or DVDs to recover the system. Follow the wizard. This wizard makes it possible to create the recovery discs directly or to save the discs to the hard drive as ISO images.
  • Page 23: Recovery Media Creation

    Recovery media creation If you launch either the ISO creation or media burning process, HP Backup and Recovery remembers where you left off: Even if you try to switch between creating ISO files and burning media. ● Even if you let the ISO creation process complete and you restart it again, you see the following: ●...
  • Page 24: Pc Recovery

    To remove the Recovery Partition: Select Start > All Programs > HP Backup & Recovery > Remove HP Recovery Partition. Follow the wizard. On Portables, if you remove the Recovery Partition or do not have a Recovery Partition during installation of HP Backup and Recovery Manager (no Recovery Point installation), You can recover orphaned Entire Drive Backups/Recovery Points using first recovery CD, first disc of the System Recovery set, or the Rescue CD.
  • Page 25: Restoring An Entire Image Or Individual Files

    HP Backup and Recovery Manager allows you to back up important files before performing a PC Recovery. NOTE: If a hard drive is replaced, you can recover using recovery media that you previously created. Restoring an entire image or individual files You can use HP Backup and Recovery Manager to restore either specific files or the entire system.
  • Page 26 Click Next from the Welcome screen. The “What would you like to do?” window displays. Select Recover important files or the entire system, and then click Next. Select whether you want to recovery individual files, perform a backup before restoring files, or perform a full PC recovery.
  • Page 27: Recovering Individual Files

    Recover individual files and data: Select if you want to recover individual files. If you select this option, see Recovering individual files on page Back up data before recovery: Select if you want to back up specific files before performing the recovery. Start PC recovery: Select if you want to either restore the original factory image, or attempt to repair the operating system without deleting user data or applications.
  • Page 28 If you selected Recover individual files and data, from the Recover Important Files or the PC window, follow this procedure: From the “Welcome to the File Recovery Wizard” window, click Next. The “File restore” window opens. Select whether you want to use the file recovery wizard, or you want to do an advanced recovery. If you selected Wizard, click Next to display the “Select the backup to restore”...
  • Page 29 From the “Select the backup to restore” screen, select all backup files you want to restore, and then Add. Click Next. From the “File restore” screen, select whether you want to restore all files or only specific files from selected backups, and then click Next. If you chose to restore specific files, select the file types you want to restore, and then click Next.
  • Page 30 Click Start to begin the restore. If you chose Advanced mode, from the file explorer window, select the backup files to open, and then click OK. The password dialog box opens. If the backup is password protected, type the password required to open the backup file, and then click OK.
  • Page 31: Pc Recovery

    Select whether to restore files to their original location, or to a specific folder, and then click Next. Select the action you want the software to take when it finds a duplicate file, and then click Next. Click Yes to start the restore. PC recovery You can use PC Recovery to restore a computer's factory image or repair the operating system while not erasing a user's files and applications.
  • Page 32 You must reboot the system whether or not there is a Recovery Partition. If there is no Recovery Partition, insert the first disc of the Recovery Disc Set, and then click Next to reboot the system. Restarting the system boots it under WinPE so you can access system recovery options. After the system has rebooted, select whether you want to recover to a specific time, return to factory settings, or back up files.
  • Page 33 If you selected Recover PC to a specific point in time, click Next and go to step 3. If you selected Recover PC's factory installed operating system, drivers, utilities, and applications, follow the wizard to restore your computer to the original factory image. If you selected Back up files, follow the File Backup Wizard.
  • Page 34 the hard drive. Recovery Points prior to the one selected are not deleted. Click Yes and OK to start the recovery process. If you selected the last created Recovery Point, select whether you want to browse the hard drive to select files to preserve, and then click Next.
  • Page 35: Restoration And Name Duplication

    Click Yes to confirm you want to perform the recovery. After the recovery is complete, click Restart to reboot the computer. You have to reboot after the recovery process. Restoration and name duplication The backups created by Backup and Recovery Manager are only intended to be recovered onto the system on which the backup was created.
  • Page 36: Expert Options

    Click Add or Remove Programs. Select HP Backup and Recovery Manager. Click Remove. Follow the wizard to complete the uninstallation. Expert options The HP Backup and Recovery Manager includes an expert mode that takes experienced users directly to the following backup and recovery options: Create system recovery discs –...
  • Page 37: Index

    Index media, recovery 15, 17 Asian language support EFS 5 multiple partitions 7 version differences 5 enabling features 10 encryption offline backups 12 version differences 5 backup operating system 15 Entire Drive Backups 3 file based 12 operating system PID 29 expert options 30 backup types 3 backups...
  • Page 38 Rescue CD version differences 5 restoration 14 restoration and name duplication 29 restoring image 19 restoring individual files 19, 21, Safeboot version differences 5 saving components 14 schedling version differences 5 scheduled backups 13 scheduling 8 scheduling rules 9 sector backups 12 software options 6 storage location, backups 12 types of backups 3...

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