Restoring Windows XP Professional
This section describes how to restore the Windows XP Professional operating system.
The workstation must have a CD or DVD writer installed to create the media set.
Creating RestorePlus! media
The RestorePlus! kit can be created using the files contained on the hard drive. To create the restore
Boot the workstation.
During boot up, an HP Backup and Recovery Manager screen is displayed prompting you to
create Recovery CDs or DVDs. Select Now.
An Initial Recovery Point (IRP) of the system is captured. This is a snapshot of the system hard
drive. The capture can take more than 10 minutes.
After the IRP is created, you can create a set of backup CDs or DVDs.
To create a RestorePlus! media set including the Windows XP operating system CD, select
RestorePlus! > Microsoft Windows XP operating system > Supplemental media.
Follow the prompts to create RestorePlus!, operating system, and HPBR media.
If you are unable to create CD/DVDs on your workstation, call HP Support and request a RestorePlus!
media kit. For worldwide technical support phone numbers, see http://www.hp.com/support.
Chapter 3 Restoring the operating system
Depending on the options, there might be additional DVDs you can create.