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HP Pro 3000/3010/3080 Business PCs - Computer Setup (F10) Utility

The computer setup utility differs for the HP Pro 3000/3080 and the HP Pro 3010.

HP Pro 3000/3080 Computer Setup (F10) Utility

Use Computer Setup (F10) Utility to do the following:

  • Change factory default settings.

  • Set the system date and time.

  • Set, view, change, or verify the system configuration, including settings for processor, graphics, memory, audio, storage, communications, and input devices.

  • Modify the boot order of bootable devices such as hard drives, diskette drives, optical drives, or USB flash media devices.

  • Restrict a device from booting the unit.

  • Run hard drive self-tests.

  • View CPU and system temperatures.

  • Establish a supervisor password that controls access to Computer Setup (F10) Utility and the settings described in this section.

  • Secure integrated I/O functionality, including the serial, USB, or parallel ports, audio, or embedded NIC, so that they cannot be used until they are unsecured.

  • Enable or disable pre-boot messages.

  • Enable or disable USB legacy support.

Using Computer Setup (F10) Utilities

Computer Setup can be accessed only by turning the computer on or restarting the system. Toaccess the Computer Setup Utilities menu, complete the following steps:

  1. Turn on or restart the computer.

  2. As soon as the computer is turned on, press F10 before the system boots to the operating system to enter Computer Setup. Press Enter to bypass the title screen, if necessary.

    If you do not press F10 at the appropriate time, you must restart the computer and again press F10 before the unit boots to the operating system to access the utility.
  3. The Computer Setup Utility screen is divided into menu headings and actions.

    Six menu headings appear on the Computer Setup Utility screen:

    • Main

    • Advanced

    • Boot

    • Power

    • PC Health

    • Exit

    Use the arrow keys to select the appropriate heading, then press Enter . Use the arrow (up and down) keys to select the option you want, then press Enter . To return to the previous screen, press Esc .

  4. To apply and save changes, press the F10 key.

    If you have made changes that you do not want applied, press the F5 key to return to the previous values.

    To load optimized default values, press the F7 key.

Do NOT turn the computer power OFF while the ROM is saving the Computer Setup (F10) changes because the CMOS could become corrupted. It is safe to turn off the computer only after exiting the F10 Setup screen.
Computer Setup (F10) Utility Main Menu
Heading
Table
Main
Advanced
Boot
Power
PC Health
Exit

Computer SetupMain

Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on the hardware configuration.
Computer SetupMain
Option
Description
System Information
Allows you to view the following system information:
  • Product Name (view only)

  • SKU Number (view only)

  • Processor Type (view only)

  • Processor Speed (view only)

  • CPUID/PatchID (view only)

  • Cache Size (view only)

  • Memory Size (view only)

  • Integrated MAC (view only)

  • System BIOS (view only)

  • Chassis Serial Number (view only)

  • Asset Tag Number (press Enter to change)

  • UUID (view only)

Set Time and Date
Allows you to set system time and date.
SATA Port 1
SATA Port 2
SATA Port 3
SATA Port 4
Allows or displays the following for each SATA Port:
  • Port Configuration Disable/enable SATA Port

  • HDD Self-Test for selected channel:

    • SMART Status Check

    • HDD Short Self-Test

    • HDD Extended Self-Test

  • Vendor (view only)

  • Size (view only)

  • Firmware (view only)

SATA Emulation
Allows you to choose how the SATA controller and devices are accessed by the operating system. The following options are available:
  • IDE

  • RAID

  • AHCI

Onboard FDC Controller
Disables/enables the floppy disk controller.
Drive A
(view only)
Halt On
Allows you to set POST error behavior to:
  • No Errors

  • All Errors

  • All But Keyboard

POST Delay
Allows you to set a POST delay to:
  • 0 seconds

  • 5 seconds

  • 10 seconds

  • 15 seconds

  • 30 seconds

Computer SetupAdvanced

Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on the hardware configuration.
Computer SetupAdvanced
Option
Description
Execute Disable Bit
Disables/enables hardware DEP function.
Init Display First
Allows you to select the primary display device:
  • OnChip VGA

  • PCI Slot

  • PCIEx

MAX DVMT Allocation
Allows you to specify the DVMT/system memory allocated for video memory.:
  • 128MB

  • 256MB

  • Max

Onboard HD Audio
Allows you to disable/enable onboard HD audio.
OnChip USB Controller
Disables/enables the universal host controller interface for USB (Universal Serial Bus).
USB Legacy Support
Disables/enables USB legacy support function (USB keyboard, USB mouse, and USB flash media).
Onboard LAN
Disables/enables onboard LAN controller.
Onboard LAN Boot ROM
Disables/enables the boot ROM of the onboard LAN chip.
Onboard Serial Port 1
Allows you to select a setting for the onboard serial port:
  • Disabled

  • 3F8/IRQ4

  • 2F8/IRQ3

  • 3E8/IRQ4

  • 2E8/IRQ3

PCI Device SERR#
Disables/enables SERR#.

Computer SetupBoot

Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on the hardware configuration.
Computer SetupBoot
Option
Description
F9 Boot Menu
Disables/enables F9 Boot Menu.
F10 Setup Prompt
Disables/enables the F10 Setup prompt message on the logo screen.
F11 Recovery
Disables/enables F11 Recovery and provides the option of showing the F11 Recovery prompt message on the logo screen. Choose from the following:
  • Disabled

  • Enabled no prompt

  • Enabled and prompt

F12 Boot from LAN Prompt
Disables/enables the F12 Boot from LAN prompt message on the logo screen.
Hard Disk Boot Seq.
Allows you to specify the order of attached hard drive devices (such as USB HDD storage or USB flash media). The first drive in the order has priority in the boot sequence and is recognized as drive C (if any devices are attached).
Optical Drive Boot Seq.
Allows you to specify the order in which attached optical drives (including USB ODD) are checked for a bootable operating system image.
Network Boot Seq.
Allows you to specify the order in which network devices (including UP NIC cards) are checked for a bootable operating system image.
First Boot Device
Second Boot Device
Third Boot Device
Fourth Boot Device
Allows you to specify which devices will boot first, second, third, and fourth or to disable any of the four:
  • Removable

  • CDROM

  • Hard Disk

  • Network

MS-DOS drive lettering assignments may not apply after a non-MS-DOS operating system has started.
Set Supervisor Password
Allows you to establish a password to control access to Computer Setup.
BIOS Write Protection
Disables/enables BIOS upgrading.

Computer SetupPower

Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on the hardware configuration.
Computer SetupPower
Option
Description
After AC Power Loss
Allows you to select system power loss behavior:
  • Off

  • On

  • Last State

Wake on PCI Device from S5
Disables/enables waking up from S5 by PCI device.
RTC Alarm Resume
Disables/enables RTC (real-time clock) alarm.

Computer SetupPC Health

Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on the hardware configuration.
Computer SetupPC Health
Option
Description
Chassis Opened Warning
Allows you to disable/enable the chassis intrusion function and clear the intrusion warning.
System Fan Fail Check
Disables/enables detection of system fan during POST.
Smart Fan Function
Disables/enables Smart Fan functionality. Enabling optimizes fan control for best acoustic behavior.
Current CPU Temperature
(view only)
Current System Temperature
(view only)
Current CPU Fan Speed
(view only)
Current System Fan Speed
(view only)

Computer SetupExit

Computer SetupExit
Option
Description
Save Changes and Exit
Allows you to save current settings and exit Computer Setup.
Discard Changes and Exit
Allows you to exit Computer Setup without saving changes.
Load Optimal Defaults
Allows you to reset Computer Setup to factory defaults.

HP Pro 3010 Computer Setup (F10) Utility

Use Computer Setup (F10) Utility to do the following:

  • Change factory default settings.

  • Set the system date and time.

  • Set, view, change, or verify the system configuration, including settings for processor, graphics, memory, audio, storage, communications, and input devices.

  • Modify the boot order of bootable devices such as hard drives, diskette drives, optical drives, or USB flash media devices.

  • Restrict a device from booting the unit.

  • Run hard drive self-tests.

  • View CPU and system temperatures.

  • Establish a supervisor password that controls access to Computer Setup (F10) Utility and the settings described in this section.

  • Secure integrated I/O functionality, including the serial, USB, or parallel ports, audio, or embedded NIC, so that they cannot be used until they are unsecured.

  • Enable or disable pre-boot messages.

  • Enable or disable USB legacy support.

Using Computer Setup (F10) Utilities

Computer Setup can be accessed only by turning the computer on or restarting the system. Toaccess the Computer Setup Utilities menu, complete the following steps:

  1. Turn on or restart the computer.

  2. As soon as the computer is turned on, press F10 before the system boots to the operating system to enter Computer Setup. Press Enter to bypass the title screen, if necessary.

    If you do not press F10 at the appropriate time, you must restart the computer and again press F10 before the unit boots to the operating system to access the utility.
  3. The Computer Setup Utility screen is divided into menu headings and actions.

    Five menu headings appear on the Computer Setup Utility screen:

    • Main

    • Advanced

    • Boot

    • Power

    • Exit

    Use the arrow keys to select the appropriate heading, then press Enter . Use the arrow (up and down) keys to select the option you want, then press Enter . To return to the previous screen, press Esc .

  4. To apply and save changes, press the F10 key.

    If you have made changes that you do not want applied, press the F5 key to return to the previous values.

    To load optimized default values, press the F7 key.

Do NOT turn the computer power OFF while the ROM is saving the Computer Setup (F10) changes because the CMOS could become corrupted. It is safe to turn off the computer only after exiting the F10 Setup screen.
Computer Setup (F10) Utility Main Menu
Heading
Table
Main
Advanced
Boot
Power
Exit

Computer SetupMain

Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on the hardware configuration.
Computer SetupMain
Option
Description
System Time
Allows you to set system time.
System Date
Allows you to set system date.
Language
Allows you to select language.
Floppy Diskette A :
Allows you to set drive A to:
  • Disabled

  • 1.44 MB 3.5

  • Not Installed

1st Drive
2nd Drive
3rd Drive
4th Drive
For each, allows you to:
  • (view only)

    • Capacity (Size - HDD only)

    • Transfer Mode

  • Smart Support - run HDD self-test for selected channel:

    • SMART Status Check

    • SMART Short Self-Test

    • SMART Extended Self-Test

System Information
(view only)
  • Installed Memory

  • Memory Bank 1

  • Memory Bank 2

  • Memory Bank 3

  • Memory Bank 4

  • BIOS Revision

  • Core Version

  • Product Number

  • Model Number (press Enter to change)

  • Serial Number (press Enter to change)

  • Asset Tag (press Enter to change)

Computer SetupAdvanced

Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on the hardware configuration.
Setting items on this menu to incorrect values may cause your system to malfunction.
Computer SetupAdvanced
Option
Description
CPU Type
(view only)
CPU Speed
(view only)
Cache RAM
(view only)
Primary Video Adapter
Allows you to select the boot display device when more than 2 video options are offered by the system:
  • Onboard

  • PCI-E

Security Option
Checks password while invoking Setup or while invoking Setup as well as on each System boot. Set to:
  • Setup

  • System

Supervisor Password
Allows you to view the supervisor password.
User Password
Allows you to view the user password.
USB Ports
Allows you to enable/disable individual USB ports (USB Port 1 through USB Port 12).
Onboard Video Memory Size
Allows you to set onboard video memory size to:
  • 128MB

  • 256MB

  • 512MB

SATA Controller
Allows you to disable/enable the SATA1 Controller.
SATA Controller Mode
If SATA1 Controller is enabled, allows you to set the mode to:
  • IDE

  • AHCI

Onboard Audio
Allows you to set the onboard audio to:
  • Enabled

  • Disabled

  • Auto

Onboard LAN
Allows you to disable/enable onboard LAN controller.
Onboard LAN Boot ROM
Allows you to disable/enable the boot ROM of the onboard LAN chip.
Change Supervisor Password
Allows you to change the supervisor password.

Computer SetupPower

Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on the hardware configuration.
Computer SetupPower
Option
Description
After AC Power Failure
Allows you to select system restart behavior after power loss:
  • Stay Off

  • Power On

  • Auto

XD (Execute Disable)
Disables/enables the processor's XD feature.

Computer SetupBoot

Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on the hardware configuration.
Computer SetupBoot
Option
Description
Boot-time Diagnostic Screen
Disables/enables POST diagnostic messages display.
Esc: Boot Menu
Disables/enables POST Esc: Boot Menu message display,
F9: Diagnostics
Disables/enables POST F9: Diagnostics message display,
F10: Setup
Disables/enables POST F10: Setup message display,
F11: Recovery
Disables/enables POST F11: Recovery message display,
F12: Boot From LAN
Disables/enables POST F12: Boot From LAN message display,
(Boot Device Priority)
1st Boot Device
2nd Boot Device
3rd Boot Device
4th Boot Device
Allows you to specify which device groups will boot first, second, third, and fourth or to disable any of the four:
  • CD-ROM Group

  • Hard Drive Group

  • Floppy Group

  • Network Boot Group

MS-DOS drive lettering assignments may not apply after a non-MS-DOS operating system has started.
Floppy Group Boot Priority
Specifies boot device priority within removable devices.
CD-ROM Group Boot Priority
Specifies boot device priority within CD/DVD drives.
HDD Group Boot Priority
Specifies boot device priority within hard drives.
Network Group Boot Priority
Specifies boot device priority within bootable network devices.

Computer SetupExit

Support for specific Computer Setup options may vary depending on the hardware configuration.
Computer SetupExit
Option
Description
Exit Saving Changes
Press Enter to exit saving changes.
Exit Discarding Changes
Press Enter to exit discarding changes.
Load Setup Defaults
Press Enter to load setup defaults.
Discard Changes
Press Enter to discard changes.
Save Changes
Press Enter to save changes.

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