To initiate Remote System Installation, press
lower-right corner of the HP logo screen. Follow the on-screen instructions to continue the process.
The default boot order is a BIOS configuration setting that can be changed to always attempt to PXE
HP and Altiris have partnered to provide tools designed to make the task of corporate PC deployment
and management easier and less time-consuming, ultimately lowering the total cost of ownership and
making HP PCs the most manageable client PCs in the enterprise environment.
Managing and updating software
HP provides several tools for managing and updating software on desktops and workstations—HP Client
Manager Software, Altiris Client Management Solutions, System Software Manager, Proactive Change
Notification, and Subscriber's Choice.
HP Client Manager software
HP Client Manager Software (HP CMS) assists you in managing the hardware aspects of your client
workstations with features that include:
Detailed views of hardware inventory for asset management
PC health check monitoring and diagnostics
Proactive notification of changes in the hardware environment
Web-accessible reporting of business-critical details such as machines with thermal warnings,
memory alerts, and more
Remote updating of system software such as device drivers and ROM BIOS
Remote changing of boot order
Configuring the system BIOS settings
For more information on the HP Client Manager, see http://h18000.www1.hp.com/im/prodinfo.html.
Altiris Client Management solutions
HP and Altiris have partnered to provide comprehensive, tightly integrated systems management
solutions to reduce the cost of owning HP client PCs. HP Client Manager Software is the foundation for
additional Altiris Client Management Solutions that address:
Inventory and asset management
Software license compliance
PC tracking and reporting
Lease contract and fixed asset tracking
Deployment and migration
Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional® or Home Edition migration
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