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HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Service & Reference Manual

HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Service & Reference Manual (300 pages)

Business PC  
Brand: HP | Category: Desktop | Size: 12.36 MB
Table of contents
About This Book3................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents5................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Operating System13................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Upgrading Device Drivers13................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Backup And Recovery Manager14................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Setup (f10) Utility Computer Setup (f10) Utilities15................................................................................................................................................................
Using Computer Setup (f10) Utilities16................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Setup—power24................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Setup—advanced25................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering The Configuration Settings28................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Diagnostic Features Hp Insight Diagnostics29................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Hp Insight Diagnostics29................................................................................................................................................................
Survey Tab30................................................................................................................................................................
Test Tab31................................................................................................................................................................
Status Tab31................................................................................................................................................................
Help Tab32................................................................................................................................................................
Saving And Printing Information In Hp Insight Diagnostics33................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading The Latest Version Of Hp Insight Diagnostics33................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting The Software33................................................................................................................................................................
Desktop Management35................................................................................................................................................................
Initial Configuration And Deployment35................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Software Agent36................................................................................................................................................................
Altiris Deployment Solution Agent36................................................................................................................................................................
Remote System Installation36................................................................................................................................................................
Software Updating And Management37................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Client Management Interface37................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Softpaq Download Manager38................................................................................................................................................................
Hp System Software Manager38................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Protecttools Security Manager39................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Client Automation Starter And Standard Editions39................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Client Automation Enterprise Edition40................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Client Manager From Symantec40................................................................................................................................................................
Altiris Client Management Suite41................................................................................................................................................................
Management Technology42................................................................................................................................................................
Verdiem Surveyor44................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Proactive Change Notification44................................................................................................................................................................
Subscriber's Choice44................................................................................................................................................................
Retired Solutions44................................................................................................................................................................
Rom Flash45................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Rom Flash45................................................................................................................................................................
Hpqflash45................................................................................................................................................................
Boot Block Emergency Recovery Mode45................................................................................................................................................................
Replicating The Setup46................................................................................................................................................................
Copying To Single Computer46................................................................................................................................................................
Copying To Multiple Computers47................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Bootable Device48................................................................................................................................................................
Supported Usb Flash Media Device48................................................................................................................................................................
Unsupported Usb Flash Media Device49................................................................................................................................................................
Dual-state Power Button50................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Web Site Support51................................................................................................................................................................
Industry Standards51................................................................................................................................................................
Asset Tracking And Security51................................................................................................................................................................
Password Security55................................................................................................................................................................
Establishing A Setup Password Using Computer Setup55................................................................................................................................................................
Establishing A Power-on Password Using Computer Setup55................................................................................................................................................................
Entering A Power-on Password56................................................................................................................................................................
Entering A Setup Password56................................................................................................................................................................
Changing A Power-on Or Setup Password56................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Power-on Or Setup Password57................................................................................................................................................................
National Keyboard Delimiter Characters57................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Passwords58................................................................................................................................................................
Drivelock58................................................................................................................................................................
Using Drivelock58................................................................................................................................................................
Drivelock Applications59................................................................................................................................................................
Smart Cover Sensor59................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Smart Cover Sensor Protection Level59................................................................................................................................................................
Smart Cover Lock60................................................................................................................................................................
Locking The Smart Cover Lock60................................................................................................................................................................
Unlocking The Smart Cover Lock60................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Smart Cover Failsafe Key60................................................................................................................................................................
Cable Lock Provision61................................................................................................................................................................
Fingerprint Identification Technology61................................................................................................................................................................
Fault Notification And Recovery61................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Protection System61................................................................................................................................................................
Surge-tolerant Power Supply61................................................................................................................................................................
Thermal Sensor62................................................................................................................................................................
Sata Hard Drives63................................................................................................................................................................
Sata Hard Drive Cables64................................................................................................................................................................
Sata Data Cable64................................................................................................................................................................
Sata Power Cable64................................................................................................................................................................
Pata Device Information65................................................................................................................................................................
Ata Smart Drives65................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Capacities65................................................................................................................................................................
Chassis Designations66................................................................................................................................................................
Small Form Factor (sff)67................................................................................................................................................................
Ultra-slim Desktop (usdt)67................................................................................................................................................................
Electrostatic Discharge Information68................................................................................................................................................................
Generating Static68................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Electrostatic Damage To Equipment68................................................................................................................................................................
Personal Grounding Methods And Equipment69................................................................................................................................................................
Grounding The Work Area69................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Materials And Equipment69................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Guidelines70................................................................................................................................................................
Routine Care71................................................................................................................................................................
General Cleaning Safety Precautions71................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Computer Case71................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Keyboard71................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Monitor72................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Mouse72................................................................................................................................................................
Service Considerations72................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Fan72................................................................................................................................................................
Tools And Software Requirements72................................................................................................................................................................
Screws73................................................................................................................................................................
Cables And Connectors73................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drives73................................................................................................................................................................
Lithium Coin Cell Battery74................................................................................................................................................................
Removal And Replacement Procedures75................................................................................................................................................................
Preparation For Disassembly75................................................................................................................................................................
Smart Cover Failsafe Key76................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Smart Cover Failsafe Key To Remove The Smart Cover Lock76................................................................................................................................................................
External Security Devices78................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Security Lock78................................................................................................................................................................
Cable Lock78................................................................................................................................................................
Padlock79................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Business Pc Security Lock80................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Access Panel82................................................................................................................................................................
Front Bezel83................................................................................................................................................................
Bezel Blanks84................................................................................................................................................................
Cable Management85................................................................................................................................................................
Cable Connections86................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Additional Memory87................................................................................................................................................................
Dimms87................................................................................................................................................................
Ddr2-sdram Dimms87................................................................................................................................................................
Populating Dimm Sockets88................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Dimms89................................................................................................................................................................
Expansion Cards91................................................................................................................................................................
Drives95................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Drive Connections97................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Positions98................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Drive From A Drive Bay99................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A 5.25-inch Or 3.5-inch Drive Into An External Drive Bay103................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A 3.5-inch Sata Hard Drive Into An Internal Drive Bay105................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Replacing A Removable 3.5-inch Sata Hard Drive107................................................................................................................................................................
Front I/o, Usb, Power Switch Assembly112................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker113................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Chassis Fan114................................................................................................................................................................
Esata Port Assembly115................................................................................................................................................................
Heatsink116................................................................................................................................................................
Fan Shroud117................................................................................................................................................................
Processor118................................................................................................................................................................
Front Chassis Fan119................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply120................................................................................................................................................................
System Board121................................................................................................................................................................
Battery122................................................................................................................................................................
Type 1 Battery Holder123................................................................................................................................................................
Type 2 Battery Holder123................................................................................................................................................................
Type 3 Battery Holder124................................................................................................................................................................
Changing From A Minitower To A Desktop Configuration125................................................................................................................................................................
Changing From A Desktop To A Minitower Configuration127................................................................................................................................................................
Front Bezel Security137................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Removing Drives152................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Optical Drive155................................................................................................................................................................
Installing An Optical Drive Into The 5.25-inch Drive Bay156................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An External 3.5-inch Drive159................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Drive Into The 3.5-inch External Drive Bay162................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Replacing The Primary 3.5-inch Internal Sata Hard Drive164................................................................................................................................................................
Front Fan Assembly174................................................................................................................................................................
Hood Sensor175................................................................................................................................................................
Power Switch Assembly176................................................................................................................................................................
Front I/o Device177................................................................................................................................................................
Backwall184................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Small Form Factor Computer In A Tower Orientation188................................................................................................................................................................
Bezel Blank197................................................................................................................................................................
Sodimms198................................................................................................................................................................
Ddr2-sdram Sodimms198................................................................................................................................................................
Populating Sodimm Sockets199................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Sodimms200................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Optical Drive203................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Existing Optical Drive203................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing The New Optical Drive204................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The New Optical Drive205................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive Connector205................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive207................................................................................................................................................................
Hard Drive Cage211................................................................................................................................................................
Port Cover212................................................................................................................................................................
Front Fan213................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Fan215................................................................................................................................................................
Changing From Desktop To Tower Configuration222................................................................................................................................................................
Ethernet Bnc224................................................................................................................................................................
Ethernet Rj-45225................................................................................................................................................................
Parallel Interface226................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Interface, Powered And Non-powered226................................................................................................................................................................
Microphone227................................................................................................................................................................
Headphone227................................................................................................................................................................
Line-in Audio227................................................................................................................................................................
Line-out Audio227................................................................................................................................................................
External Infrared Transceiver228................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor228................................................................................................................................................................
Ata/atapi (ide) Standard Drive Cable229................................................................................................................................................................
Cd-rom 50-pin Connector230................................................................................................................................................................
Pin Power230................................................................................................................................................................
Pin Microfit Power (cmt, Sff)231................................................................................................................................................................
Pin Power (for Cpu)231................................................................................................................................................................
Pin Power (for Cpu) (cmt, Sff)231................................................................................................................................................................
Sata Data And Power232................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Express232................................................................................................................................................................
Pci Express Mini Card234................................................................................................................................................................
Dvi Connector235................................................................................................................................................................
Japanese Power Cord Requirements236................................................................................................................................................................
Country-specific Requirements237................................................................................................................................................................
Post Error Messages238................................................................................................................................................................
Post Numeric Codes And Text Messages239................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C Post Error Messages240................................................................................................................................................................
Interpreting Post Diagnostic Front Panel Leds And Audible Codes245................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call For Technical Support249................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Hints250................................................................................................................................................................
Solving General Problems252................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix D Troubleshooting Without Diagnostics254................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Power Problems255................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Diskette Problems256................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Hard Drive Problems259................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Media Card Reader Problems261................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Display Problems263................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Audio Problems267................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Printer Problems268................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Keyboard And Mouse Problems270................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Hardware Installation Problems271................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Network Problems273................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Memory Problems276................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Processor Problems277................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Cd-rom And Dvd Problems278................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Usb Flash Drive Problems280................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Front Panel Component Problems281................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Internet Access Problems281................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Software Problems283................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Customer Support284................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications291................................................................................................................................................................
Cmt Specifications291................................................................................................................................................................
Sff Specifications292................................................................................................................................................................
Usdt Specifications293................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix F Specifications294................................................................................................................................................................
Index295................................................................................................................................................................

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HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC User Manual

HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC User Manual (110 pages)

HP Compaq dc7900 USDT: Supplementary Guide  
Brand: HP | Category: Desktop | Size: 3.91 MB
Table of contents
About This Book3................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents5................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction To Security11................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Protecttools Features12................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Hp Protecttools Security14................................................................................................................................................................
Achieving Key Security Objectives14................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Against Targeted Theft15................................................................................................................................................................
Restricting Access To Sensitive Data15................................................................................................................................................................
Preventing Unauthorized Access From Internal Or External Locations15................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Strong Password Policies16................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Security Elements17................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Security Roles17................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Hp Protecttools Passwords17................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Secure Password19................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up And Restoring Hp Protecttools Credentials19................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up Credentials And Settings19................................................................................................................................................................
About Hp Protecttools Security Manager For Administrators20................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Started - Configuring Hp Protecttools Security Manager For Administrators21................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Started - Configuring User Security Login Methods23................................................................................................................................................................
Logging In After Security Manager Is Configured24................................................................................................................................................................
Administrator Tools - Managing Users (administrator Task)25................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A User25................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A User25................................................................................................................................................................
Checking User Status26................................................................................................................................................................
Backup And Restore26................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Backup Wizard27................................................................................................................................................................
Security Modules27................................................................................................................................................................
File Location27................................................................................................................................................................
Backup Complete28................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Restore Wizard28................................................................................................................................................................
Confirmation29................................................................................................................................................................
Restore Complete29................................................................................................................................................................
Settings29................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Procedures30................................................................................................................................................................
Logging On To Credential Manager30................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Credential Manager Logon Wizard31................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Credentials31................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Fingerprints31................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Fingerprint Reader31................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Registered Fingerprint To Log On To Windows31................................................................................................................................................................
Registering A Smart Card Or Token32................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Other Credentials32................................................................................................................................................................
General Tasks33................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Virtual Token33................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Windows Logon Password33................................................................................................................................................................
Changing A Token Pin33................................................................................................................................................................
Locking The Computer (workstation)34................................................................................................................................................................
Using Windows Logon34................................................................................................................................................................
Logging On To Windows With Credential Manager34................................................................................................................................................................
Using Single Sign On35................................................................................................................................................................
Registering A New Application35................................................................................................................................................................
Using Automatic Registration35................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Applications And Credentials36................................................................................................................................................................
Using Manual (drag And Drop) Registration36................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying Application Properties36................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Application From Single Sign On36................................................................................................................................................................
Exporting An Application36................................................................................................................................................................
Importing An Application37................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying Credentials37................................................................................................................................................................
Using Application Protection38................................................................................................................................................................
Restricting Access To An Application38................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Protection From An Application38................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Restriction Settings For A Protected Application39................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Tasks (administrator Only)39................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Credential Properties39................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Credential Manager Settings40................................................................................................................................................................
Example 1—using The "advanced Settings" Page To Allow Windows Logon From Credential Manager40................................................................................................................................................................
Example 2—using The "advanced Settings" Page To Require User Verification Before Single Sign On41................................................................................................................................................................
Opening Drive Encryption42................................................................................................................................................................
Activating Drive Encryption42................................................................................................................................................................
Deactivating Drive Encryption42................................................................................................................................................................
Logging In After Drive Encryption Is Activated42................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Tasks43................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Drive Encryption (administrator Task)43................................................................................................................................................................
Activating A Tpm-protected Password43................................................................................................................................................................
Encrypting Or Decrypting Individual Drives43................................................................................................................................................................
Backup And Recovery (administrator Task)43................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Backup Keys43................................................................................................................................................................
Registering For Online Recovery44................................................................................................................................................................
Managing An Existing Online Recovery Account45................................................................................................................................................................
Performing A Recovery45................................................................................................................................................................
Opening Privacy Manager47................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Privacy Manager Certificates48................................................................................................................................................................
Requesting And Installing A Privacy Manager Certificate48................................................................................................................................................................
Requesting A Privacy Manager Certificate48................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Privacy Manager Certificate48................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Privacy Manager Certificate Details49................................................................................................................................................................
Renewing A Privacy Manager Certificate49................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A Default Privacy Manager Certificate49................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Privacy Manager Certificate49................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring A Privacy Manager Certificate50................................................................................................................................................................
Revoking Your Privacy Manager Certificate50................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Trusted Contacts50................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Trusted Contacts51................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A Trusted Contact51................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Trusted Contacts Using Your Microsoft Outlook Address Book52................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Trusted Contact Details52................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Trusted Contact52................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Revocation Status For A Trusted Contact53................................................................................................................................................................
Using Privacy Manager In Microsoft Office53................................................................................................................................................................
Using Privacy Manager In Microsoft Outlook56................................................................................................................................................................
Using Privacy Manager In Windows Live Messenger57................................................................................................................................................................
Migrating Privacy Manager Certificates And Trusted Contacts To A Different Computer62................................................................................................................................................................
Exporting Privacy Manager Certificates And Trusted Contacts62................................................................................................................................................................
Importing Privacy Manager Certificates And Trusted Contacts62................................................................................................................................................................
File Sanitizer For Hp Protecttools63................................................................................................................................................................
Opening File Sanitizer64................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A Free Space Bleaching Schedule64................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Or Creating A Shred Profile64................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Predefined Shred Profile64................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing A Shred Profile65................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing A Simple Delete Profile65................................................................................................................................................................
Setting A Shred Schedule66................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Key Sequence To Initiate Shredding69................................................................................................................................................................
Using The File Sanitizer Icon69................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Shredding One Asset70................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Shredding All Selected Items70................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Activating Free Space Bleaching70................................................................................................................................................................
Aborting A Shred Or Free Space Bleaching Operation71................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Log Files71................................................................................................................................................................
Changing A Java Card Pin72................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Card Reader73................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Tasks (administrators Only)73................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Java Card Pin73................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Name To A Java Card74................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Power-on Authentication74................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Java Card Power-on Authentication And Creating An Administrator Java Card75................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A User Java Card76................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Java Card Power-on Authentication76................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Bios Configuration78................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Or Changing Settings79................................................................................................................................................................
File79................................................................................................................................................................
Storage79................................................................................................................................................................
Security79................................................................................................................................................................
Power80................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced80................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Embedded Security Chip In Computer Setup82................................................................................................................................................................
Initializing The Embedded Security Chip83................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Basic User Account83................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Personal Secure Drive84................................................................................................................................................................
Encrypting Files And Folders84................................................................................................................................................................
Sending And Receiving Encrypted E-mail84................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Basic User Key Password85................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up And Restoring85................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Backup File85................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring Certification Data From The Backup File85................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Owner Password86................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting A User Password86................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling And Disabling Embedded Security86................................................................................................................................................................
Permanently Disabling Embedded Security86................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Embedded Security After Permanent Disable86................................................................................................................................................................
Migrating Keys With The Migration Wizard87................................................................................................................................................................
Simple Configuration88................................................................................................................................................................
Device Class Configuration (advanced)89................................................................................................................................................................
Adding A User Or A Group89................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A User Or A Group89................................................................................................................................................................
Denying Access To A User Or Group89................................................................................................................................................................
Credential Manager For Hp Protecttools90................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 11 Troubleshooting92................................................................................................................................................................
Embedded Security For Hp Protecttools93................................................................................................................................................................
Device Access Manager For Hp Protecttools99................................................................................................................................................................
Miscellaneous100................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary103................................................................................................................................................................
Index107................................................................................................................................................................
HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Troubleshooting Manual

HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Troubleshooting Manual (73 pages)

Business PCs  
Brand: HP | Category: Desktop | Size: 1.52 MB
Table of contents
About This Book3................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents5................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Insight Diagnostics7................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Hp Insight Diagnostics7................................................................................................................................................................
Survey Tab8................................................................................................................................................................
Test Tab9................................................................................................................................................................
Status Tab9................................................................................................................................................................
Help Tab10................................................................................................................................................................
Saving And Printing Information In Hp Insight Diagnostics11................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading The Latest Version Of Hp Insight Diagnostics11................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting The Software11................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Backup And Recovery Manager12................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call For Technical Support13................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Hints14................................................................................................................................................................
Solving General Problems16................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Power Problems20................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Diskette Problems22................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Hard Drive Problems25................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Media Card Reader Problems28................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Display Problems30................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Audio Problems34................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Printer Problems36................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Keyboard And Mouse Problems37................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Hardware Installation Problems39................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Network Problems41................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Memory Problems44................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Processor Problems46................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Cd-rom And Dvd Problems47................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Usb Flash Drive Problems50................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Front Panel Component Problems51................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Internet Access Problems52................................................................................................................................................................
Solving Software Problems54................................................................................................................................................................
Contacting Customer Support55................................................................................................................................................................
Post Error Messages56................................................................................................................................................................
Post Numeric Codes And Text Messages57................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A Post Error Messages58................................................................................................................................................................
Interpreting Post Diagnostic Front Panel Leds And Audible Codes63................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting The Password Jumper68................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing And Resetting The Cmos69................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Dps Through Computer Setup72................................................................................................................................................................
Index73................................................................................................................................................................

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HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Hardware Reference Manual

HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Hardware Reference Manual (67 pages)

Convertible Minitower Business PC  
Brand: HP | Category: Desktop | Size: 3.87 MB
Table of contents
About This Book3................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents5................................................................................................................................................................
Standard Configuration Features7................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel Components8................................................................................................................................................................
Media Card Reader Components9................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Panel Components10................................................................................................................................................................
Keyboard11................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Windows Logo Key12................................................................................................................................................................
Serial Number Location13................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Upgrades Serviceability Features14................................................................................................................................................................
Warnings And Cautions14................................................................................................................................................................
Unlocking The Smart Cover Lock15................................................................................................................................................................
Smart Cover Failsafe Key15................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Smart Cover Failsafe Key To Remove The Smart Cover Lock15................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Computer Access Panel17................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Computer Access Panel18................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Front Bezel19................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Front Bezel20................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Bezel Blanks21................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Additional Memory22................................................................................................................................................................
Dimms22................................................................................................................................................................
Ddr2-sdram Dimms22................................................................................................................................................................
Populating Dimm Sockets23................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Dimms24................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Or Installing An Expansion Card26................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Positions31................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Drive From A Drive Bay32................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Additional Drives37................................................................................................................................................................
System Board Drive Connections39................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A 5.25-inch Or 3.5-inch Drive Into An External Drive Bay40................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A 3.5-inch Sata Hard Drive Into An Internal Drive Bay42................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Replacing A Removable 3.5-inch Sata Hard Drive44................................................................................................................................................................
Changing From A Minitower To A Desktop Configuration49................................................................................................................................................................
Changing From A Desktop To A Minitowerconfiguration51................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications54................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A Specifications54................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Replacement56................................................................................................................................................................
External Security Devices59................................................................................................................................................................
Installing A Security Lock59................................................................................................................................................................
Cable Lock59................................................................................................................................................................
Padlock60................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Business Pc Security Lock61................................................................................................................................................................
Grounding Methods63................................................................................................................................................................
Computer Operating Guidelines And Routine Care64................................................................................................................................................................
Optical Drive Precautions65................................................................................................................................................................
Operation65................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning65................................................................................................................................................................
Safety65................................................................................................................................................................
Shipping Preparation65................................................................................................................................................................
Index66................................................................................................................................................................
HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Setup And Configuration Manual

HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Setup And Configuration Manual (35 pages)

vPro Setup and Configuration for the dc7900p Business PC with Intel vPro Processor Technology  
Brand: HP | Category: Desktop | Size: 0.68 MB
Table of contents
Introduction2................................................................................................................................................................
Amt Setup And Configuration3................................................................................................................................................................
Amt System Phases3................................................................................................................................................................
Smb Mode - Amt Setup And Configuration With Mebx3................................................................................................................................................................
Smb Mode - Amt Setup And Configuration Steps5................................................................................................................................................................
Intel Amt Webgui13................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting With The Intel Amt Webgui - Smb Example13................................................................................................................................................................
Setup And Configuration Server15................................................................................................................................................................
Setup And Configuration Server Availability15................................................................................................................................................................
Enterprise Mode Setup And Configuration16................................................................................................................................................................
Enterprise Mode - Amt Setup And Configuration Steps16................................................................................................................................................................
Provisioning Methods24................................................................................................................................................................
Legacy24................................................................................................................................................................
It Tls-psk24................................................................................................................................................................
Oem Tls-psk24................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Drive Key Set Up And Configuration25................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Drive Key Requirements26................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Configuration26................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Configuration: Bare-metal Vs. Delayed27................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Configuration Time-outs In Hp Systems27................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Configuration Prerequisites28................................................................................................................................................................
Mebx And Hashes28................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Supported Ca Certificates30................................................................................................................................................................
Return To Default31................................................................................................................................................................
Full Return To Factory Defaults32................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Frequently Asked Questions32................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Power / Sleep / Global States Explained34................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C: Wake-on-me Explained35................................................................................................................................................................
HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Support List

HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Support List (34 pages)

Support Telephone Numbers  
Brand: HP | Category: Desktop | Size: 0.51 MB
Table of contents
Czech Republic10................................................................................................................................................................
Hong Kong16................................................................................................................................................................
New Zealand23................................................................................................................................................................
Saudi Arabia28................................................................................................................................................................
South Africa29................................................................................................................................................................
United Kingdom32................................................................................................................................................................
United States32................................................................................................................................................................
HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Questions And Answers

HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Questions And Answers (22 pages)

BIOS Flash Q&A White Paper  
Brand: HP | Category: Desktop | Size: 1.34 MB
Table of contents
Introduction2................................................................................................................................................................
What Are The Files And Directories In A Bios Softpaq2................................................................................................................................................................
In What Operating Systems Can I Update The Pc Bios4................................................................................................................................................................
Will I Lose My Setup Configurations When Updating The Bios4................................................................................................................................................................
How Do I Update My Pc Bios In Vista, Windows Xp, Or 20004................................................................................................................................................................
How Do I Update The Bios In A Dos Environment4................................................................................................................................................................
How Do I Update My Pc Bios In Vista, Windows Xp, Or4................................................................................................................................................................
How Do I Update The Bios When Not Running Vista, Windows Xp, 2000, Or Dos5................................................................................................................................................................
What Are The Steps Necessary To Execute The Hpqflash Utility8................................................................................................................................................................
What Are The Steps Necessary To Execute The Hpqpwsd Utility10................................................................................................................................................................
What Are The Steps Necessary To Create A Bootable Floppy For Bios Update11................................................................................................................................................................
What Are The Steps Necessary To Create A Bootable Cd For Bios Update11................................................................................................................................................................
What Are The Steps Necessary To Create The Bios Image Cd For F10 Rom Flash And Recovery12................................................................................................................................................................
What Are The Steps Necessary To Create A Bootable Usb Flash Media (dok) For Bios Update12................................................................................................................................................................
What Are The Steps Necessary To Use Ssm For Bios Update13................................................................................................................................................................
What Are The Steps Necessary To Use Altiris For Bios Update13................................................................................................................................................................
What If The Pc Does Not Complete The Bios Flash Process15................................................................................................................................................................
What Is A Processor Microcode Update Softpaq And How Is It Used16................................................................................................................................................................
How Can A Processor Microcode Update Be Executed In Windows16................................................................................................................................................................
What Does The Bios Binary Image Naming Convention Indicate16................................................................................................................................................................
Can The Bios Post Splash Screen Be Modified16................................................................................................................................................................
How Do I Update The Me Firmware In Vista, Windows Xp, Or Windows 200017................................................................................................................................................................
How Do I Update The Me Firmware In A Dos Environment18................................................................................................................................................................
What Are The Steps Necessary To Use Altiris For Me Firmware Update18................................................................................................................................................................
What If The Me Firmware Does Not Complete The Update Process20................................................................................................................................................................
Can The Me Firmware Be Restored To A Previous Version After Updating20................................................................................................................................................................
Summary20................................................................................................................................................................
For More Information22................................................................................................................................................................
HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Quick Start Manual

HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Quick Start Manual (18 pages)

HP Compaq dc7900 USDT: Quick Start  
Brand: HP | Category: Desktop | Size: 6.67 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Customizing The Software9................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Operating System9................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading Microsoft Windows Updates9................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Setup & Getting Started9................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Upgrading Device Drivers10................................................................................................................................................................
Customizing The Monitor Display10................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting The Software10................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Backup And Recovery Manager10................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Insight Diagnostics11................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Hp Insight Diagnostics12................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading The Latest Version Of Hp Insight Diagnostics12................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Off The Computer13................................................................................................................................................................
Finding More Information13................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The User Guides14................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Call For Technical Support14................................................................................................................................................................
Helpful Hints16................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Troubleshooting17................................................................................................................................................................
Interpreting Post Diagnostic Front Panel Leds And Audible Codes17................................................................................................................................................................
HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Using Manual

HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Using Manual (10 pages)

Using eSATA on HP Compaq dc7900 Business PCs  
Brand: HP | Category: Desktop | Size: 0.77 MB
Table of contents
Introduction2................................................................................................................................................................
Benefits Of Esata2................................................................................................................................................................
Bios / Software / Hardware Considerations3................................................................................................................................................................
Bios Interface3................................................................................................................................................................
Software Drivers5................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware8................................................................................................................................................................
Limitations10................................................................................................................................................................
HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Illustrated Parts & Service Map

HP dc7900 - Convertible Minitower PC Illustrated Parts & Service Map (4 pages)

HP Compaq Convertible Minitower Business PC  
Brand: HP | Category: Desktop | Size: 0.3 MB
Table of contents
Spare Parts1................................................................................................................................................................
System Board3................................................................................................................................................................
Failsafe Boot Block Rom4................................................................................................................................................................
Password Security4................................................................................................................................................................
Security Features4................................................................................................................................................................

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