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Hp Insight Diagnostics Offline Edition; Key Features And Benefits; Theory Of Operation; Starting The Diagnostic Utility From Cd - HP Xw8400 - Workstation - 4 GB RAM User Manual

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HP Insight Diagnostics Offline Edition

The HP Insight Diagnostics utility enables you to perform testing and to view critical computer hardware
and software configuration information from various sources. This utility enables you to:
Run diagnostics.
View the hardware configuration of the system.

Key features and benefits

HP Insight Diagnostics simplifies the process of effectively identifying, diagnosing, and isolating the
hardware issues.
In addition to robust management tools, service tools can be invaluable in quickly resolving system
problems. To streamline the service process and resolve problems quickly, you must have the right
information available at the time you place a service call. The primary information requirement, which
is also the one that provides the greatest insight into potential system issues, is the configuration of the
system. Insight Diagnostics helps provide higher system availability. Typical uses of the Insight
Diagnostics are:
Testing and diagnosing apparent hardware failures
Documenting system configurations for upgrade planning, standardization, inventory tracking,
disaster recovery, and maintenance
Sending configuration information to another location for more in-depth analysis

Theory of operation

HP Insight Diagnostics Offline Edition operates in offline mode only. Here, the operating system is not
running, and software information from the system is not available to the diagnostics.
Offline Survey is available to display the current system configuration.
The Insight Diagnostics Test feature enables you to test functionality of all the major hardware
components in the system. The Test feature is designed to be flexible to enable you to customize test
selections by providing different modes and types of testing. It includes Quick, Complete, and Custom
testing levels to give you control over testing depth and required user interaction.

Starting the diagnostic utility from CD

HP Insight Diagnostics is available on the Documentation & Diagnostic CD that was shipped with your
workstation.
To start the diagnostic utility on the Documentation & Diagnostic CD:
1.
Power on your workstation, and press the
Computer Setup (F10) Utility
2.
Select your language from the list, and press the
four headings are displayed: File, Storage, Security, and Advanced. Other headings might be
displayed, depending on the workstation.
3.
Use the right arrow key to select Storage.
4.
Use the down arrow key to select Boot Order, and press Enter.
ENWW
F10
key during the initial boot process to enter the
(Using Computer Setup (F10) Utility on page
Enter
25).
key. In the Computer Setup Utilities menu,
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