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HP 2230s - Compaq Business Notebook Software Installation Manual

Installing uefi-based microsoft windows vista sp1 (x64) on hp elitebook and compaq notebook pcs.
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installing UEFi-based Microsoft
Windows Vista SP1 (x64) on HP
EliteBook and Compaq Notebook
PCs
Table of Contents:
Introduction ........................................................................................................ 1
Step 1 ............................................................................................................. 2
Step 2 ............................................................................................................. 3
Step 3 ............................................................................................................. 5
Step 4 ............................................................................................................. 6
For more information .......................................................................................... 8
Introduction
The purpose of this document is to describe the steps required to successfully install
UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) based Microsoft ® Windows Vista®
SP1 on HP Notebook PCs. Microsoft initiated support of UEFI boot on x64 systems
with Windows Vista SP1. HP EliteBooks and Compaq Notebooks began support of
UEFI boot in 2008.
The following notebooks are those platforms and models supporting UEFI at the
time of this writing:
HP EliteBook Mobile Workstation, Notebook PC and Tablet PCs (8530p,
8530w, 8730w, 6930p, 2530p, 2730p)
HP Compaq Notebook PCs (6735s, 6535s, 6735b, 6535b, 6730s, 6830s,
6530b, 6730b, 2230s)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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      installing UEFi-based Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 (x64) on HP EliteBook and Compaq Notebook Table of Contents: Introduction ......................1   Step 1 ......................2   Step 2 ......................3   Step 3 ......................5   Step 4 ......................6  ...

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      Step 1 : HP and Compaq notebooks are shipped with the BIOS boot as default, so to enable the UEFI boot; the user must first make the change to UEFI boot at the Setup. To accomplish this, immediately after the PC is powered on, enter Setup by pressing <ESC>...

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        Figure 3: Screenshot of the Device Configuration page While on the Device Configuration page, make sure the UEFI Boot Mode is enabled. Also, if HP QuickLook 2 application use is desired, make sure HP QuickLook 2 is enabled as well. Now exit the Setup, making sure to save these changes –...

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        Figure 4: Screenshot of the F9 Menu. The “Windows Boot Manage” boot option will not be listed if this is the first time installing UEFI-based Windows Vista SP1 The initial File Explorer menu lists available storage devices including a “Primary Master”...

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      Now the File Explorer will list the directory structure of the UEFI boot portion of the Windows Vista SP1 Installation DVD. Navigate to the \EFI\BOOT directory, and select Bootx64.efi. This will clear the screen and present the message, “Press any key to boot from CD or DVD…”.

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        Figure 6: Deleting existing partitions before installation top: existing MBR disk for UEFI- based Vista SP1 install; bottom: existing GPT disk for BIOS-based Vista SP1 install)   If the user intends to install HP QuickLook 2, HP System Diagnostic or BIOS Recovery, an additional disk partition HP_TOOLS must be created and it must be assigned a drive letter after the OS is started.

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      that the system is configured for UEFI boot is to check the Windows Vista SP1 boot configuration. To check the boot configuration, start a command prompt and run as Administrator (Click Start, in the Start Search box, type command. A list of matches will appear above.

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    UEFI Forum - www.uefi.org © 2009 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services.

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