Using the FailSafe key
If you enable the optional hood lock (Smart cover lock) and cannot enter your password to disable the
lock, you will need a FailSafe Key to open the workstation side access panel. You will need the key in
any of the following circumstances:
PC component failure (such as processor or power supply)
order this key before you need one.
To obtain the FailSafe Key, complete any one of the following tasks:
Contact your authorized HP reseller or service provider.
Access the HP website (http://www.hp.com) for ordering information.
Access the Contact HP Worldwide website
wwcontact.html) for contact information.
If you forget your password, you cannot access the workstation. See the section on resetting the
password jumper in the appendix.
Cable lock provision (optional)
The rear panel of the chassis can accommodate a cable lock accessory that allows the workstation to
be physically secured to a work area.
Security lock (optional)
The security lock prevents entire system theft and discourages access panel removal.
Universal chassis clamp lock (optional)
The version without a cable discourages side access panel removal and prevents theft of I/O devices.
The version with a cable also prevents entire system theft and allows multiple systems to be secured
with a single cable.
Hood lock (Smart cover lock) (optional)
Prevents removal of the access panel and all internal components including optical and diskette drives.
This lock eliminates the need for a physical key by enabling password-protected locking and locking by
a local or a remote user.
Hood sensor (Smart cover sensor) (optional)
This sensor is set in the Computer Setup utility. You can set this to notify a user if the access panel has
Access panel key lock
This lock prevents removal of the access panel and all internal components. The key is shipped on the
rear of the workstation.
Chapter 3 System management
The side access panel FailSafe Key is a specialized tool available from HP. Be prepared;