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    ProtectTools Getting Started
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    ... The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements ... such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be ...
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    ... Card PIN ...21 Assigning a name to a Java Card ...22 Setting power-on authentication ...22 Enabling Java Card power-on authentication and creating an administrator Java Card ...23 Creating a user Java Card ...24 Disabling Java Card power-on authentication ...24 Backing up and ...
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    ... from the backup file ...33 Changing the owner password ...34 Resetting a user password ...34 Enabling and disabling ... disabling stringent security ...45 Enabling and disabling power-on authentication on Windows restart ...45 6 Credential Manager for ProtectTools Setup procedures ...48 Logging on to ...
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    ...50 Use your registered fingerprint to log on to windows ...51 Registering a smart card or token ...Using Microsoft Network Logon ...55 Logging on to Windows with Credential Manager ...55 Adding accounts...€”Using the “Advanced Settings” page to allow Windows logon from Credential Manager ...62 Example...
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    vi ENWW
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    ...software modules may be preinstalled, preloaded, or available for download from the HP Web site. Visit http://www.hp.com for more information. NOTE The instructions in this guide are written with the assumption that you have already installed the applicable ...
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    ...HP ProtectTools Security Manager. NOTE After you have configured the Credential Manager module, you can also open ProtectTools by logging on to Credential Manager directly from the Windows logon screen. For more information, refer to "Logging on to Windows...
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    ... card contents and authenticates users of the smart card. When used for power-on authentication, the smart card ... Card contents and authenticates users of the Java Card. When used for power-on authentication, the Java Card ... administrator card password Smart card user password NOTE Also known as BIOS ...
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    ... place of the Windows logon process, allowing access to Windows and Credential Manager simultaneously. Credential Manager logon password ● Credential Manager recovery file password Windows logon password Credential Manager, by IT administrator Windows Control Panel ...
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    Creating a secure password When creating passwords, you must first follow any specifications that are set by the program. In general, however, consider the following guidelines to help you create strong passwords and reduce the chances of your password being compromised Use passwords with more ...
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    6 Chapter 1 Introduction ENWW
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    ... the Computer Setup utility to enable smart card authentication in a power-on environment, and to configure separate smart cards for an administrator and a user. This requires... load. Set and change the password used to authenticate users of the smart card. Back up and restore smart ...
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    ... card before using it. To initialize the smart card: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Insert the smart card into the reader. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Smart Card Security, and then select Smart Card. In the right pane, click Initialize. Type your name ...
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    ... mode involves the following steps: 1. Enable Smart Card Power-on Authentication Support in BIOS Configuration. Refer to "Enabling and disabling Smart card or Java Card power-on authentication support," in Chapter 5, "BIOS Configuration for ProtectTools." NOTE Enabling this...
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    ... the smart card administrator password: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Smart Card ...To disable smart card security: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Smart ...
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    ... card administrator password stored on the card and in Computer Setup. To change the smart card administrator password: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Smart Card Security, and then select BIOS. In the right pane, under BIOS ...
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    ... card user password: 1. 2. 3. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, ...8 and go to step 9. If there is no user password on the card, the BIOS Password Wizard opens.... Wizard, you can either ● ● Enter a password manually. Generate a random 32-byte password. ...
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    ... the computer with the new card. To store the administrator or user card password: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Insert a smart card ... the reader. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, ..., you can either ● ● Enter a password manually. Generate a random 32-byte password....
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    ...card PIN when you restart the computer: 1. 2. 3. 4. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Smart Card ...To change the smart card PIN: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Smart Card ...
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    ...recovery file: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane,...not save the recovery file on the computer hard drive; you will not be able to access the file .... Also, a recovery file saved on the hard drive may be accessible to others, posing a security...
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    ... To restore a smart card: 1. 2. 3. 4. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Smart Card... card is not initialized, you will be prompted to initialize it. For detailed instructions on initializing the smart card, refer to "Initializing the smart card...
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    ...a backup card, depending upon whether the smart card password was manually or randomly generated. To create a replacement smart card with a randomly... card data," earlier in this chapter. To create a replacement smart card with a manually generated smart card password: 1. 2. Initialize a new smart ...
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    18 Chapter 2 Smart Card Security for ProtectTools ENWW
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    ... to enable Java Card authentication in a power-on environment, and to configure separate Java Cards for an administrator and a user. This requires a ... and change the PIN used to authenticate users of the Java Card. Back up and restore power-on authentication data on the Java Card. ● ● ENWW 19
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    ...between 4 and 8 numeric characters. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Java Card ...To select the smart card reader: 1. 2. 3. 4. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Java Card ...
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    ... PIN Assign a name to a Java Card Set power-on authentication Back up and restore Java... PIN to a Java Card before it can be used for power-on authentication. To assign a Java Card PIN: ...numeric characters. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane,...
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    ... can be used for power-on authentication. To assign a name to a Java Card: 1. 2. 3. 4. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager...Enabling and disabling Smart card or Java Card power-on authentication support," in Chapter 5, "BIOS Configuration for ProtectTools." Enable Java...
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    ... authentication and creating an administrator Java Card To enable Java Card power-on authentication: 1. 2. 3. 4. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Java Card Security, and then select Advanced....
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    Creating a user Java Card NOTE Power-on authentication and an administrator card must... Card: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane... the computer. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane...
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    ... Java Cards After you have assigned power-on authentication identity to a Java Card, it is highly ... file can be used to transfer the Java Card power-on authentication identity data from one Java ... file: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, ...
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    ... Card To restore a Java Card: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Java Card Security... been assigned a PIN, you will be prompted to create a PIN. For detailed instructions on assigning a PIN to the Java Card, refer to "Assigning a ...
  • Compaq nc6400 | ProtectTools - Page 33
    ... file and folder encryption Creation of a personal secure drive (PSD) for protecting user data Data management functions, such... can use the embedded chip as an authentication factor when the user logs on to Windows. On select models, the TPM embedded security chip also enables enhanced BIOS security ...
  • Compaq nc6400 | ProtectTools - Page 34
    ... taking ownership of the computer and gaining control over the owner tasks, such as handling the emergency recovery archive, and configuring user access settings... Save Changes and Exit. Then follow the on-screen instructions. 28 Chapter 4 Embedded Security for ProtectTools ENWW
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    ... chip In the initialization process for Embedded Security, you will ● ● Set an owner password for the embedded security chip that protects access to all owner ... Wizard check box, and then click Finish. You can start the wizard manually to set up a basic user account at any time by following the ...
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    ...Key password to protect the Basic User Key. Sets up a personal secure drive (PSD) for storing ... not open, select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, ..., you must obtain one from a certification authority. For instructions on configuring your e-mail and obtaining a...
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    ... logon. If the Basic User Key password is entered correctly, you can access the PSD directly from Windows Explorer. Encrypting files and folders When working with encrypted files in Windows XP Professional, consider the following rules Only files and folders on NTFS ...
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    Changing the Basic User Key password To change the Basic User Key password: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Embedded Security, and then select User Settings. In the right pane, under Basic User Key password, ...
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    ... To create a backup file: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Embedded Security, ... data from the backup file: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Embedded ...
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    ... Temporary disabling-With this option, embedded security is automatically reenabled on Windows restart. This option is available to all users by default. Permanent disabling-With this option, the owner password is required to reenable Embedded...
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    Migrating keys with the Migration Wizard Migration is an advanced administrator task that allows the management, restoration, and transfer of keys and certificates. For details on migration, refer to the Embedded Security online Help. ENWW Advanced tasks 35
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    36 Chapter 4 Embedded Security for ProtectTools ENWW
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    ...Setup utility security and configuration settings. This gives users Windows access to system security features that are managed by Computer Setup. With BIOS Configuration, you can... Configure other power-on authentication features, such as enabling smart card passwords and embedded security...
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    ... manage boot options: 1. 2. 3. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, ... MultiBoot, select the boot order by selecting a boot device, and then clicking the up arrow or ... Apply, and then click OK in the ProtectTools window to save your changes. 38 Chapter 5 ...
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    ... by your computer. To enable or disable devices or security options: 1. 2. 3. 4. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select BIOS ... Boot Swapping Fn/Ctrl Keys Multiple Pointing Devices USB Legacy Support ENWW General tasks 39
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    ... CPU Automatic Intel® SpeedStep Functionality Support Fan Always on While on AC Power BIOS DMA Data Transfers... WWAN Device Radio Embedded Bluetooth® Device Radio LAN/WLAN Switching Wake on LAN from Off 5. Click Apply, and then click OK in the ProtectTools window to save your changes and exit. 40...
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    ...disabling Smart card or Java Card power-on authentication support Enabling this option allows you ...enable smart card power-on authentication support: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools ...Apply, and then click OK in the ProtectTools window to save your changes. ENWW Advanced ...
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    Enabling and disabling power-on authentication support for Embedded Security Enabling this option allows .... To enable power-on authentication support for embedded security: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Select Start > All Programs > HP..., and then click OK in the ProtectTools window to save your changes. 42 Chapter...
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    ..., and then click OK in the ProtectTools window to save your changes. ● Managing Computer ... clicking the Apply or OK button in the ProtectTools window. Make sure you remember what password ... without supplying the previous password. The power-on password can protect your notebook from unauthorized ...
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    ... then click OK in the ProtectTools window to save your changes. Changing the power-on password To change the... Apply, and then click OK in the ProtectTools window to save your changes. Setting the setup password... Apply, and then click OK in the ProtectTools window to save your changes. 44 Chapter 5...
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    ... dialog box. Click Apply, and then click OK in the ProtectTools window to save your changes. Setting password options You can use ... Windows restarts. To enable or disable power-on authentication on Windows restart: 1. 2. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left ...
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    3. 4. In the right pane, under Password Options, enable or disable Require password on restart. Click Apply, and then click OK in the ProtectTools window to save your changes. 46 Chapter 5 BIOS Configuration for ProtectTools ENWW
  • Compaq nc6400 | ProtectTools - Page 53
    .... These features include the following: ● Alternatives to passwords when logging on to Microsoft Windows, such as using a smart card or biometric reader to log on to Windows. For additional information, refer to "Registering credentials" later in this chapter. Single Sign On ...
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    ... the Credential Manager Logon Wizard in any of the following ways 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. From the Windows logon screen From the notification area, by double-clicking the ... Tools Security Manager, by clicking the Log On link on the upper right side of the window. Click Next. Type your user name in the User ...
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    ...Logon Wizard to create a new user account. Before you begin, you must be logged on to Windows with an administrator account, but not...registered fingerprint in ProtectTools Security Manager instead of using a Windows password. If you are using an HP computer with an integrated fingerprint reader or if...
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    ... whose fingerprints need to be registered by entering the Windows user name. 4. 5. On the "Enter Password" page, type the user's Windows password, if one has been established. Otherwise, click... the fingerprint reader for a different Windows user, log on to Windows as that user and then repeat...
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    ... you have registered your fingerprints, restart Windows. In the upper-left corner of the screen, click ... of clicking a user name, swipe any of your registered fingers to log on to Windows. Type ... the fingerprint with the password. NOTE When you log on to Windows the first time using your fingerprint, ...
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    ...card or USB token. The token is saved either on the computer hard drive or in the Windows registry. When you log on with a virtual token, you are asked for a user PIN to complete ... Set and confirm a master PIN and a user PIN. Click Finish. Changing the Windows logon password You can ...
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    ... Manager. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane,...up an identity: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane,... want to back up, and then click Next. On the "Device Type" page, select...
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    ... Identity To restore an identity: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select ... system You can delete your identity entirely from Credential Manager. NOTE This does not affect the Windows user account. To remove your identity from the ...
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    ... More, and then click Lock Workstation. The Windows logon screen is displayed. You must use ... adds your local Windows user account as the network account for the Network Logon service. Refer to "Logging on for the first time," earlier in this chapter, for more information. Logging on to Windows ...
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    ... add an account: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane,... an account: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane,... box, click Yes. Setting a default user You can set or change the default ...
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    ...a Single Sign On feature that stores user names and passwords for multiple Internet and Windows applications, and automatically enters logon credentials when ... the registration. Using manual (drag and drop) registration 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security...
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    ... To modify application properties: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Credential ... applications from Single Sign On: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select ...
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    To export an application: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Credential ...applications To import an application: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Credential...
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    ... properties. Configure Credential Manager program settings. Specifying how users and administrators log on From the "Authentication and Credentials" page...users or administrators log on: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select ...
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    ...To configure custom requirements: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Credential.... To configure the credentials: 1. 2. 3. 4. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane, select Credential...
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    ...save your changes. Example 1-Using the "Advanced Settings" page to allow Windows logon from Credential Manager To enable logging on to Windows from Credential Manager: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the...
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    ...2-Using the "Advanced Settings" page to require user verification before Single Sign On To require ... page: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Select Start > All Programs > HP ProtectTools Security Manager. In the left pane,... or Web page is visited, select the Validate user before submitting credentials check box...
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    64 Chapter 6 Credential Manager for ProtectTools ENWW
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    ... or a company by binding the identity of the digital certificate owner to a pair of electronic keys that are used to sign... a set of common rules and procedures. DriveLock Security feature that links the hard drive... the re-encryption of basic user keys from one platform owner key to another. Encryption...
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    ...domain. Windows user or administrator account, either on a local computer, in a workgroup, or on a Personal secure drive ...much like a smart card and reader. The token is saved either on the computer hard drive or in the Windows registry. When you log on with a virtual token, you are asked for a user...
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    ... workstation 55 M managing identity 53 N network account 56 O owner password changing 34 definition 4 setting 29 P passwords ... 5 managing 3 personal secure drive (PSD) 31 power-on authentication enabling and disabling 41 on Windows restart 45 power-on password definition 3 setting and changing 44 ...
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    ... automatic registration 57 exporting applications 58 manual registration 57 modifying application properties 58 ... 15 Smart Card Security for ProtectTools 7 Smart card user password definition 3 smart card user... 28 initializing 29 V virtual token W Windows logon password 4 Windows network account 56 ...
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Compaq nc6400 - Notebook PC Manual