Ordering backup software
You can order a recovery disk set from the HP support center. To obtain the support center telephone
number for your region see http://www.hp.com/support/contactHP. Request the Windows 7 32-bit or
64-bit system recovery media kit.
Restoring Windows 7
This section describes how to restore Windows 7.
Ordering the HP Recovery Manager media
If you ordered restore media with your workstation, the media is included with your workstation
If you did not order restore media, call HP Support and request the Windows 7 32-bit or 64-bit system
recovery media kit. For worldwide technical support phone numbers, see http://www.hp.com/support.
Restoring the operating system
Windows 7 provides a backup and restore application as well. To learn more about this
application, see the Microsoft Web site.
When you run HP Recovery Manager from media, the process deletes all information on the primary
hard drive, including all partitions.
To restore Windows 7:
Boot from the first disk in the HP Recovery Manager DVD set to start the system recovery process.
Follow the prompts to restore your operating system.
Some application software might not be restored using this process. If software is not restored, install it
from the appropriate application DVD.
Chapter 5 Restoring the operating system
Before you restore the operating system, back up your data.