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HP 3D DriveGuard

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Type: Software - Security
Version: 4.0.3.1(31 Jul 2009)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit)
File name: sp44320.exe (4.6 MB)
This package provides HP 3D DriveGuard for the supported notebook/laptop models and operating systems. HP 3D DriveGuard receives notifictions from the integrated accelerometer and protects the hard drive (HDD) by automatically "parking the heads" to reduce the risk of damage if the notebook/laptop is accidentally dropped or is abruptly impacted by another object.
- Adds support for new HP Notebook/Laptop models.
1. Download the file by clicking the "Download" or "Obtain Software" button and saving the file to a folder on your hard drive (make a note of the folder where the downloaded file is saved).

2. Double-click the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64 Edition



TITLE:
HP 3D DriveGuard
VERSION:
4.0.3.1 REV: A
DESCRIPTION:

This package provides HP 3D DriveGuard for the supported notebook/laptop models
and operating systems.

HP 3D DriveGuard receives notifictions from the integrated accelerometer and
protects the hard drive (HDD) by automatically "parking the heads" to reduce the
risk of damage if the notebook/laptop is accidentally dropped or is abruptly
impacted by another object.

PURPOSE:
Recommended
SoftPaq NUMBER:
sp44320
SUPERSEDES:
sp44012
EFFECTIVE DATE:
July 31, 2009
CATEGORY:
Software - Security
SSM SUPPORTED:
YES
PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks
HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP 2140 Mini-Note PC
HP Compaq 2230s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 2510p Notebook PC
HP Compaq 2710p Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6510b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6515b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6530b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6530s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6531s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6535b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6535s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6710b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6710s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6715b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6715s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6730b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6730s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6735b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6735s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6830s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6910p Notebook PC
HP Compaq 8510p Notebook PC
HP Compaq 8510w Mobile Workstation
HP Compaq 8710p Notebook PC
HP Compaq 8710w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 2530p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 2730p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 6930p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8530p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8530w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8730w Mobile Workstation
HP Mini 5101
HP ProBook 4310s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4311s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4410s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4411s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4415s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4416s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4510s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4515s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4710s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 5310m Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6440b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6445b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6540b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6545b Notebook PC
OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64 Edition
LANGUAGE(S):
Global
ENHANCEMENTS:
- Adds support for new HP Notebook/Laptop models.
PREREQUISITES:
None

HOW TO USE:
1. Download the file by clicking the "Download" or "Obtain Software" button and
saving the file to a folder on your hard drive (make a note of the folder where
the downloaded file is saved).

2. Double-click the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.


Copyright (c) 2009 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

Version:4.2.9.1 (30 Oct 2013)
Enhancements
- Provides support for additional notebook models.

Version:4.2.9.1 (11 Jan 2013)
Enhancements
- Provides support for additional notebook models.

Version:4.2.9.1 (23 Oct 2012)
Enhancements
- Provides updated RAID detection management for Microsoft Windows 7. - Provides an update for systems upgraded to Microsoft Windows 8.

Version:4.1.16.1 (4 May 2012)
Enhancements
- Provides updates to the User Interface.

Version:4.1.14.1 (14 Mar 2012)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where a system running Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit does not install HP 3D DriveGuard properly.

Version:4.1.10.1 (18 Jul 2011)
Fixes
- Fixes translations in Slovenian and Slovak. - Fixes an issue where "unidentified publisher" was displayed when HP 3D DriveGuard was uninstalled. - Fixes an issue where the About window appearance was different when it was started from the system tray icon or from the 3D DriveGuard user interface.

Version:4.1.8.1 (8 Jun 2011)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue that caused some solid state drives to not display properly in 3D DriveGuard. - Fixes multiple localization issues.

Version:4.1.7.1 (9 Apr 2011)
Fixes
- Fixes miscellaneous issues with text translations.

Version:4.1.4.1 (22 Feb 2011)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue that caused the "Help" file to be unavailable for some languages. - Fixes an issue that prevented the "User Control Setting" from retaining its setting after a system restart.

Version:4.0.5.1 Rev. A (22 Feb 2010)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the Help button description was a question mark (?). - Fixes an issue where users cannot search for information on the Help tab. - Corrects the HP 3D DriveGuard publisher name to read as: Hewlett-Packard Company. - Fixes an issue, which occurs on notebooks that are running a Microsoft Windows Vista or Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System, where the HP 3D DriveGuard icon is not same size as the other icons.

Version:4.0.4.1 Rev. A (5 Nov 2009)
Enhancements
- Adds support for additional notebook/laptop models. - Adds support for the Microsoft Windows 7 Starter 32 Edition and the Microsoft Windows Vista Starter 32 Edition Operating Systems.

Version:4.0.3.1 (31 Jul 2009)
Enhancements
- Adds support for new HP Notebook/Laptop models.

Version:4.0.2.2 (26 Jun 2009)
Enhancements
- Adds support for new HP Notebook/Laptop models.

Version:3.10.4.2 (24 Apr 2009)
Enhancements
- Improves the user experience by reducing the number of security elevation requests (UAC), and the associated pop-up windows.

Version:3.10.3.2 C (16 Jan 2009)
Fixes
- Fixes translation issues with the shortcuts for the Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Japanese, and Korean languages.

Version:3.10 A (18 Jul 2008)
Enhancements
- Adds support for large size fonts (120 DPI) to the Control Panel.

Version:3.10 A (20 Jun 2008)

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Type: Software - Security
Version: 4.0.3.1(31 Jul 2009)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit)

Description

This package provides HP 3D DriveGuard for the supported notebook/laptop models and operating systems. HP 3D DriveGuard receives notifictions from the integrated accelerometer and protects the hard drive (HDD) by automatically "parking the heads" to reduce the risk of damage if the notebook/laptop is accidentally dropped or is abruptly impacted by another object.

Enhancements

- Adds support for new HP Notebook/Laptop models.

Installation Instructions

1. Download the file by clicking the "Download" or "Obtain Software" button and saving the file to a folder on your hard drive (make a note of the folder where the downloaded file is saved).

2. Double-click the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.

System Requirements

Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64 Edition



Release Notes

TITLE:
HP 3D DriveGuard
VERSION:
4.0.3.1 REV: A
DESCRIPTION:

This package provides HP 3D DriveGuard for the supported notebook/laptop models
and operating systems.

HP 3D DriveGuard receives notifictions from the integrated accelerometer and
protects the hard drive (HDD) by automatically "parking the heads" to reduce the
risk of damage if the notebook/laptop is accidentally dropped or is abruptly
impacted by another object.

PURPOSE:
Recommended
SoftPaq NUMBER:
sp44320
SUPERSEDES:
sp44012
EFFECTIVE DATE:
July 31, 2009
CATEGORY:
Software - Security
SSM SUPPORTED:
YES
PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks
HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP 2140 Mini-Note PC
HP Compaq 2230s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 2510p Notebook PC
HP Compaq 2710p Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6510b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6515b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6530b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6530s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6531s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6535b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6535s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6710b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6710s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6715b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6715s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6730b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6730s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6735b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6735s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6830s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6910p Notebook PC
HP Compaq 8510p Notebook PC
HP Compaq 8510w Mobile Workstation
HP Compaq 8710p Notebook PC
HP Compaq 8710w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 2530p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 2730p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 6930p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8530p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8530w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8730w Mobile Workstation
HP Mini 5101
HP ProBook 4310s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4311s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4410s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4411s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4415s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4416s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4510s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4515s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4710s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 5310m Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6440b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6445b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6540b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6545b Notebook PC
OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64 Edition
LANGUAGE(S):
Global
ENHANCEMENTS:
- Adds support for new HP Notebook/Laptop models.
PREREQUISITES:
None

HOW TO USE:
1. Download the file by clicking the "Download" or "Obtain Software" button and
saving the file to a folder on your hard drive (make a note of the folder where
the downloaded file is saved).

2. Double-click the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.


Copyright (c) 2009 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

Revision History

Version:4.2.9.1 (30 Oct 2013)
Enhancements
- Provides support for additional notebook models.

Version:4.2.9.1 (11 Jan 2013)
Enhancements
- Provides support for additional notebook models.

Version:4.2.9.1 (23 Oct 2012)
Enhancements
- Provides updated RAID detection management for Microsoft Windows 7. - Provides an update for systems upgraded to Microsoft Windows 8.

Version:4.1.16.1 (4 May 2012)
Enhancements
- Provides updates to the User Interface.

Version:4.1.14.1 (14 Mar 2012)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where a system running Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit does not install HP 3D DriveGuard properly.

Version:4.1.10.1 (18 Jul 2011)
Fixes
- Fixes translations in Slovenian and Slovak. - Fixes an issue where "unidentified publisher" was displayed when HP 3D DriveGuard was uninstalled. - Fixes an issue where the About window appearance was different when it was started from the system tray icon or from the 3D DriveGuard user interface.

Version:4.1.8.1 (8 Jun 2011)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue that caused some solid state drives to not display properly in 3D DriveGuard. - Fixes multiple localization issues.

Version:4.1.7.1 (9 Apr 2011)
Fixes
- Fixes miscellaneous issues with text translations.

Version:4.1.4.1 (22 Feb 2011)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue that caused the "Help" file to be unavailable for some languages. - Fixes an issue that prevented the "User Control Setting" from retaining its setting after a system restart.

Version:4.0.5.1 Rev. A (22 Feb 2010)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the Help button description was a question mark (?). - Fixes an issue where users cannot search for information on the Help tab. - Corrects the HP 3D DriveGuard publisher name to read as: Hewlett-Packard Company. - Fixes an issue, which occurs on notebooks that are running a Microsoft Windows Vista or Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System, where the HP 3D DriveGuard icon is not same size as the other icons.

Version:4.0.4.1 Rev. A (5 Nov 2009)
Enhancements
- Adds support for additional notebook/laptop models. - Adds support for the Microsoft Windows 7 Starter 32 Edition and the Microsoft Windows Vista Starter 32 Edition Operating Systems.

Version:4.0.3.1 (31 Jul 2009)
Enhancements
- Adds support for new HP Notebook/Laptop models.

Version:4.0.2.2 (26 Jun 2009)
Enhancements
- Adds support for new HP Notebook/Laptop models.

Version:3.10.4.2 (24 Apr 2009)
Enhancements
- Improves the user experience by reducing the number of security elevation requests (UAC), and the associated pop-up windows.

Version:3.10.3.2 C (16 Jan 2009)
Fixes
- Fixes translation issues with the shortcuts for the Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Japanese, and Korean languages.

Version:3.10 A (18 Jul 2008)
Enhancements
- Adds support for large size fonts (120 DPI) to the Control Panel.

Version:3.10 A (20 Jun 2008)