HP has made the task of locating, accessing, evaluating, and installing the latest support software easier.
You can download the software from http://www.hp.com/support. The Web site contains the latest
device drivers, utilities, and flashable ROM images needed to run the latest Microsoft Windows operating
system on the HP workstation.
Building blocks and partners
HP management solutions integrate with other systems management applications, and are based on
industry standards, such as:
Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM)
Windows Management Interface (WMI)
Wake on LAN technology
Pre-boot Execution Environment (PXE) support
Alert Standard Format
Asset tracking and security
Asset tracking features incorporated into the workstation provide key asset tracking data that can be
managed using HP Systems Insight Manager, HP Client Manager Software, or other system
management applications. Seamless, automatic integration between asset tracking features and these
products enables you to choose the management tool that is best suited to the environment and to
leverage the investment in existing tools.
HP also offers several solutions for controlling access to valuable components and information.
ProtectTools Embedded Security, if installed, prevents unauthorized access to data, checks system
integrity, and authenticates third-party users attempting system access. Security features such as
ProtectTools and the Hood Sensor (Smart Cover Sensor) help to prevent unauthorized access to the
internal components of the workstation. By disabling parallel, serial, or USB ports, or by disabling
removable media boot capability, you can protect valuable data assets. Memory Change and Hood
Sensor (Smart Cover Sensor) alerts can be automatically forwarded to system management
applications to deliver proactive notification of tampering with a workstation's internal components.
Lock) are available as options on select systems.
Use the following utilities to manage security settings on the HP workstation:
Computer Setup (F10) Utility (local).
HP Client Manager Software or System Software Manager (remote). This software enables the
secure, consistent deployment and control of security settings from a simple command line utility.
The following table and sections refer to managing security features of the workstation locally through
the Computer Setup (F10) Utility.
ProtectTools, the Hood Sensor (Smart Cover Sensor), and the Hood Lock (Smart Cover