Restoring the Flash Image
To create a recovery device for the purpose of reflashing or restoring the software image on the ROM,
you will need the following:
A personal computer running Microsoft Windows XP Professional or Windows 7.
One or more HP t820 Flexible Thin Clients
8-GB USB flash device for Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 (WES 7) (if using the USB
This restore method will not work with all USB flash devices. USB flash devices with
multiple partitions generally do not support this restore method. The range of USB flash devices
available on the market is constantly changing. Not all USB flash devices have been tested with
the HP Thin Client Imaging Tool.
Before using the utility, you must download the appropriate image from http://www.hp.com.
There are two deployment options supported by this utility. You can choose to do one or more of the
following using your personal computer:"
Create a bootable flash image on a USB flash device.
Unbundle the image to a directory for use in a custom deployment scenario or PXE image.
Download and run the Package-for-the-Web deliverable (an .exe file) that contains the original factory
image for the thin client. The HP Thin Client Imaging Tool (CRStart.exe) runs automatically.
Choose one of the deployment options: Each option is described in the following paragraphs.
During the restore process, the thin client flash drive will be reformatted and all data
on it will be erased before the system image is copied to it. To prevent loss of data,
be sure that you have saved any user-created data from the flash drive. During the
Appendix D Restoring the Flash Image