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Replicating the Setup

The following procedures give an administrator the ability to easily copy one setup configuration to other
computers of the same model. This allows for faster, more consistent configuration of multiple
computers.
NOTE:
Both procedures require a diskette drive or a supported USB flash drive.
NOTE:
System Software Manager (SSM) can be used to replicate computer setup information from
within the Windows operating system. For more information see the SSM User's Guide at
http://www.hp.com/go/ssm.

Copying to Single Computer

CAUTION:
target computers are not the same model. For example, do not copy the setup configuration from a
dc7xxx PC to a dx7xxx PC.
1.
Select a setup configuration to copy. Turn off the computer. If you are in Windows, click Start >
Shut Down > Shut Down.
2.
If you are using a USB flash media device, insert it now.
3.
Turn on the computer.
4.
As soon as the computer is turned on, press
to enter Computer Setup. Press
NOTE:
press
F10
5.
If you are using a diskette, insert it now.
6.
Click File > Replicated Setup > Save to Removable Media. Follow the instructions on the screen
to create the configuration diskette or USB flash media device.
7.
Turn off the computer to be configured and insert the configuration diskette or USB flash media
device.
8.
Turn on the computer to be configured.
9.
As soon as the computer is turned on, press
to enter Computer Setup. Press
10.
Click File > Replicated Setup > Restore from Removable Media, and follow the instructions on
the screen.
11.
Restart the computer when the configuration is complete.

Copying to Multiple Computers

CAUTION:
target computers are not the same model. For example, do not copy the setup configuration from a
dc7xxx PC to a dx7xxx PC.
This method takes a little longer to prepare the configuration diskette or USB flash media device, but
copying the configuration to target computers is significantly faster.
A setup configuration is model-specific. File system corruption may result if source and
If you do not press
F10
before the computer boots to the operating system to access the utility.
A setup configuration is model-specific. File system corruption may result if source and
F10
before the computer boots to the operating system
Enter
to bypass the title screen, if necessary.
at the appropriate time, you must restart the computer and again
F10
before the computer boots to the operating system
Enter
to bypass the title screen, if necessary.
Replicating the Setup
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