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Remove the WLAN antenna:
1.Release the WLAN antenna cable from the retention clips (1) built into the display panel assembly.
2.Detach the WLAN antenna transceiver (2) from the display panel assembly. (The WLAN antenna
transceiver is attached to the display panel assembly with double-sided adhesive.)
3.Remove the WLAN antenna cable and transceiver.
Reverse this procedure to install the WLAN antenna.
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6Using HP PC Hardware Diagnostics (UEFI)
HP PC Hardware Diagnostics is a Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) that allows you to run
diagnostic tests to determine whether the tablet hardware is functioning properly. The tool runs outside the
operating system so that it can isolate hardware failures from issues that are caused by the operating
system or other software components.
To start HP PC Hardware Diagnostics (UEFI):
1.Turn off the tablet.
2.Press and hold the Volume down button.
3.While continuing to hold the Volume down button, press the Power button to turn on the tablet.
The Startup menu is displayed.
4.Press f2 at the bottom of the screen.
5.When the diagnostic tool opens, select the type of diagnostic test you want to run, and then follow the
NOTE:If you need to stop a diagnostic test, press esc.
Downloading HP PC Hardware Diagnostics (UEFI) to a USB device
NOTE:Instructions for downloading HP PC Hardware Diagnostics (UEFI) are provided in English only.
There are two options to download HP PC Hardware Diagnostics to a USB device:
Option 1: HP PC Diagnostics homepage—Provides access to the latest UEFI version
1.Go to http://hp.com/go/techcenter/pcdiags.
2.Tap the UEFI Download link, and then select Run.
Option 2: Support and Drivers pages—Provide downloads for a specific product for earlier
and later versions
1.Go to http://www.hp.com.
2.Tap Support, located at the top of the page, and then tap Download Drivers.
3.In the text box, enter the product name, and then tap Go.
– or –
Tap Find Now to let HP automatically detect your product.
4.In the Diagnostic section, tap HP UEFI Support Environment.
– or –
5.Tap Download, and then select Run.
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MetricU.S.Dimensions (portrait orientation)Height20.9 cm8.2 inWidth12.4 cm4.9 inDepth0.9 cm0.4 inWeight (HP Stream 8 Tablet 59xx model)410 g0.90 lbWeight (HP Stream 8 Tablet 58xx model)405 g0.89 lbOperating voltage and current5 V dc @ 3A - 15WNOTE:This product is designed for IT power systems in Norway with phase-to-phase voltage not exceeding 240 V rms.NOTE:The tablet operating voltage and current can be found on the system regulatory label.TemperatureOperating5°C to 35°C41°F to 95°FNonoperating‑20°C to 60°C‑4°F to 140°FRelative humidity (non-condensing)Operating10% to 90%Nonoperating5% to 95%Maximum altitude (unpressurized)Operating‑15 m to 3,048 m‑50 ft to 10,000 ftNonoperating‑15 m to 12,192 m‑50 ft to 40,000 ftNOTE:Applicable product safety standards specify thermal limits for plastic surfaces. The device operates well within this range
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8Backup and recovery
To protect your information, use Windows backup and restore utilities to back up individual files and folders,
back up your entire hard drive, , or create system restore points. In case of system failure, you can use the
backup files to restore the contents of your tablet.
1.Swipe from the right edge of the touch screen to display the charms, tap Search, and then tap the
2.In the search box, type restore, and then select from the list of displayed options.
NOTE:For detailed instructions on various backup and restore options, perform a search for these topics in
Windows Help and Support.
In case of system instability, HP recommends that you print the recovery procedures and save them for
NOTE:Windows includes the User Account Control feature to improve the security of your tablet. You may
be prompted for your permission or password for tasks such as installing software, running utilities, or
changing Windows settings. For more information, see Windows Help and Support.
Backing up your information
Recovery after a system failure is as good as your most recent backup. You should create system repair
media and your initial backup immediately after initial system setup. As you add new software and data files,
you should continue to back up your system on a regular basis to maintain a reasonably current backup.
For more information on the Windows backup features, see Windows Help and Support.
Performing a system recovery
In case of system failure or instability, the tablet provides the following tools to recover your files:
●Windows recovery tools: You can use Windows Backup and Restore to recover information you have
previously backed up. You can also use Windows Automatic Repair to fix problems that might prevent
Windows from starting correctly.
NOTE:If you are unable to boot (start up) your tablet, contact support.38Chapter 8 Backup and recovery
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Changing the boot device order
To change the boot order so that you can boot from an external device:
NOTE:An external flash drive is required to perform this procedure.
1.If possible, back up all personal files.
2.Shut down the tablet.
3.Connect the external flash drive.
4.Turn off the tablet.
5.Press and hold the Volume down button.
6.While continuing to hold the Volume down button, press the Power button to turn on the tablet.
The Startup menu is displayed.
7.Tap F9 Boot Options.
8.Select the external flash drive as the boot device.
9.Restart the tablet.
Using Windows Refresh or Windows Reset
When your tablet is not working properly and you need to regain system stability, the Windows Refresh
option allows you to start fresh and keep what is important to you. The Windows Reset option allows you to
perform detailed reformatting of your tablet, or remove personal information before you give away or
recycle your tablet.
For more information on these features, see Windows Help and Support.
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