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HP rp5800 Getting Started Manual

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  • Page 1: Getting Started

    Getting Started rp5800, rp5700 and rp3000 Models...
  • Page 2 No part of this document may be photocopied, reproduced, or translated to another language without the prior written consent of Hewlett-Packard Company. Getting Started rp5800, rp5700 and rp3000 Models Fifth Edition (February 2011) Document Part Number: 440723-005...
  • 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 Getting Started ..............................1 Installing and Customizing the Software ....................1 Installing the Windows Operating System ................1 Downloading Microsoft Windows Updates ................1 Installing or Upgrading Device Drivers (Windows systems) ..........2 Customizing the Monitor Display (Windows systems) ............2 Accessing Disk Image (ISO) Files ..................
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  • Page 7: Getting Started

    Getting Started Installing and Customizing the Software If your computer was not shipped with a Microsoft operating system, some portions of this documentation do not apply. Additional information is available in online help after you install the operating system. NOTE: If the computer was shipped with Windows 7 loaded, you will be prompted to register the computer with HP Total Care before installing the operating system.
  • Page 8: Installing Or Upgrading Device Drivers (Windows Systems)

    In Windows XP, you will be directed to the Microsoft Windows Update Web site. If you see one or more pop-up windows that ask you to install a program from, click Yes to install the program. Follow the instructions on the Microsoft Web site to scan for updates and install critical updates and service packs.
  • Page 9: Vision Diagnostics (Windows Systems)

    Vision Diagnostics (Windows systems) NOTE: Vision Diagnostics is included on CD with some computer models only. The Vision Diagnostics utility allows you to view information about the hardware configuration of the computer and perform hardware diagnostic tests on the subsystems of the computer. The utility simplifies the process of effectively identifying, diagnosing, and isolating hardware issues.
  • Page 10: Downloading The Latest Version Of Vision Diagnostics

    Downloading the Latest Version of Vision Diagnostics Go to Click the Support & Drivers link. Select Download drivers and software (and firmware). Enter your product name in the text box and press the Enter key. Select your specific computer model. Select your OS.
  • Page 11: Before You Call For Technical Support

    ● Maintenance and Service Guide (English only)—Provides information on parts removal and replacement, troubleshooting, Desktop Management, setup utilities, safety, routine care, connector pin assignments, POST error messages, diagnostic indicator lights and error codes. ● Safety & Regulatory Information Guide—Provides safety and regulatory information that ensures compliance with U.S., Canadian, and various international regulations.
  • Page 12: Helpful Hints

    Access the Business Support Center (BSC) at for the latest online support information, software and drivers, proactive notification, and worldwide community of peers and HP experts. If it becomes necessary to call for technical assistance, be prepared to do the following to ensure that your service call is handled properly: ●...
  • Page 13: Basic Troubleshooting

    ● If you have installed an operating system other than the factory-installed operating system, check to be sure that it is supported on the system. ● If the system has multiple video sources (embedded, PCI, or PCI-Express adapters) installed (embedded video on some models only) and a single monitor, the monitor must be plugged into the monitor connector on the source selected as the primary input source.
  • Page 14: System Recovery

    Under Protection Settings, select the disk for which you want to create a restore point. Click Create, and then follow the onscreen instructions. System Recovery System Recovery completely erases and reformats the hard disk drive, deleting all data files you have created, and then reinstalls the operating system, programs, and drivers.
  • Page 15: System Recovery At System Startup

    Click the Start button, click All Programs, click Recovery Manager, and then click Recovery Manager. If prompted, click Yes to allow the program to continue. Under I need help immediately, click System Recovery. Select Yes, and then click Next. Your computer restarts. NOTE: If your system does not detect a recovery partition, it prompts you to insert recovery media.
  • Page 16: System Recovery From Recovery Media

    System Recovery from Recovery Media CAUTION: System Recovery deletes all data and programs you created or installed. Back up any important data to a removable disc or USB flash drive. To create recovery media, see Recovery Media on page To perform a System Recovery using recovery media: If the computer is working, create a backup DVD or backup USB flash drive containing all the data files you want to save, and then remove the backup media from the computer.
  • Page 17: Choosing Recovery Media

    Choosing Recovery Media ● To create recovery discs, your computer must have a DVD writer, and you must use only high- quality blank DVD+R or DVD-R discs. NOTE: You cannot use CDs or DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+RW DL, DVD-RW DL, DVD+R DL, or DVD-R DL discs to create recovery discs.
  • Page 18: Using, Updating, And Maintaining Your Pc (Windows 7 Systems)

    Using, Updating, and Maintaining Your PC (Windows 7 Systems) Systems with Windows 7 provide a centralized location to easily manage your PC, including the following: ● View or change your computer name and other system settings ● Add a device or printer and change other system settings ●...

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