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HP BIOS Update (UEFI)

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Type: BIOS - Tools
Version: 1.1.0.0(16 Nov 2009)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (32-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 Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
File name: sp45842.exe (627 KB)
This package provides the HP BIOS Update Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) for the supported notebook/laptop models and operating systems. HP BIOS Update (UEFI) provides support for safe and secure BIOS updates from HP.
- Adds support for new notebook/laptop models. - Improves the user display to indicate whether a Rollback or an Update is occurring (previously, all strings were the same). - Provides a new installer that supports the creation and management of the HP_TOOLS partition.
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 Starter 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 2000
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Embedded
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 Starter 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 BIOS Update (UEFI)
VERSION:
1.1.0.0 REV: A
DESCRIPTION:

This package provides the HP BIOS Update Unified Extensible Firmware Interface
(UEFI) for the supported notebook/laptop models and operating systems.

HP BIOS Update (UEFI) provides support for safe and secure BIOS updates from HP.

PURPOSE:
Recommended
SoftPaq NUMBER:
sp45842
SUPERSEDES:
sp44704
EFFECTIVE DATE:
November 16, 2009
CATEGORY:
BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED:
YES
PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks
HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8440w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8540p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation
HP Mini 5102
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 2000
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 Starter 32 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 Starter 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Embedded
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
LANGUAGE(S):
Danish
Dutch
Finnish
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Norwegian
Portuguese
Spanish
Swedish
US English
ENHANCEMENTS:
- Adds support for new notebook/laptop models.

- Improves the user display to indicate whether a Rollback or an Update is
occurring (previously, all strings were the same).

- Provides a new installer that supports the creation and management of the
HP_TOOLS partition.
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:2.3.0.0 Rev. A (30 Mar 2011)
Enhancements
- Improves security handling of BIOS password files. - Improves installer. - Adds support for new systems.

Version:2.2.0.0 Rev. A (10 Mar 2011)
Enhancements
- Prevents artifacting on screen at exit on different screen sizes. - Adds support for new systems.

Version:2.1.0.0 (9 Dec 2010)
Enhancements
- Adds improved installer, which gets recommended HP_TOOLS size from BIOS. - Adds improved User Interface. - Adds support for new notebook models.

Version:1.8.0.0 (8 Sep 2010)
Enhancements
- Adds a retry for flash blocks that fail verification. - Adds support for new notebook models.

Version:1.6.0.0 (27 May 2010)
Enhancements
- Eliminates the need to reboot if the BIOS update is cancelled. - Improves keyboard handling.

Version:1.5.0.0 (26 Apr 2010)
Enhancements
- Adds support for new notebook models.

Version:1.4.0.0 (18 Mar 2010)
Enhancements
- Adds support for additional notebook models.

Version:1.3.2.0 Rev. A (17 Feb 2010)
Enhancements
- Provides an improved Installer. - Adds support for new notebook models.

Version:1.3.1.0 Rev. A (5 Feb 2010)
Enhancements
- Adds support for BIOS Crisis Recovery.

Version:1.2.0.0 Rev. A (10 Dec 2009)
Enhancements
- Adds support for new HP Notebook models. - Adds support for 32-bit notebook models.

Version:1.1.0.0 (16 Nov 2009)
Enhancements
- Adds support for new notebook/laptop models. - Improves the user display to indicate whether a Rollback or an Update is occurring (previously, all strings were the same). - Provides a new installer that supports the creation and management of the HP_TOOLS partition.

Version:1.0.0.0 Rev. A (1 Sep 2009)

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Type: BIOS - Tools
Version: 1.1.0.0(16 Nov 2009)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (32-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 Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

Description

This package provides the HP BIOS Update Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) for the supported notebook/laptop models and operating systems. HP BIOS Update (UEFI) provides support for safe and secure BIOS updates from HP.

Enhancements

- Adds support for new notebook/laptop models. - Improves the user display to indicate whether a Rollback or an Update is occurring (previously, all strings were the same). - Provides a new installer that supports the creation and management of the HP_TOOLS partition.

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 Starter 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 2000
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Embedded
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 Starter 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 BIOS Update (UEFI)
VERSION:
1.1.0.0 REV: A
DESCRIPTION:

This package provides the HP BIOS Update Unified Extensible Firmware Interface
(UEFI) for the supported notebook/laptop models and operating systems.

HP BIOS Update (UEFI) provides support for safe and secure BIOS updates from HP.

PURPOSE:
Recommended
SoftPaq NUMBER:
sp45842
SUPERSEDES:
sp44704
EFFECTIVE DATE:
November 16, 2009
CATEGORY:
BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED:
YES
PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks
HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8440w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8540p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation
HP Mini 5102
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 2000
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 Starter 32 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 Starter 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Embedded
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
LANGUAGE(S):
Danish
Dutch
Finnish
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Norwegian
Portuguese
Spanish
Swedish
US English
ENHANCEMENTS:
- Adds support for new notebook/laptop models.

- Improves the user display to indicate whether a Rollback or an Update is
occurring (previously, all strings were the same).

- Provides a new installer that supports the creation and management of the
HP_TOOLS partition.
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:2.3.0.0 Rev. A (30 Mar 2011)
Enhancements
- Improves security handling of BIOS password files. - Improves installer. - Adds support for new systems.

Version:2.2.0.0 Rev. A (10 Mar 2011)
Enhancements
- Prevents artifacting on screen at exit on different screen sizes. - Adds support for new systems.

Version:2.1.0.0 (9 Dec 2010)
Enhancements
- Adds improved installer, which gets recommended HP_TOOLS size from BIOS. - Adds improved User Interface. - Adds support for new notebook models.

Version:1.8.0.0 (8 Sep 2010)
Enhancements
- Adds a retry for flash blocks that fail verification. - Adds support for new notebook models.

Version:1.6.0.0 (27 May 2010)
Enhancements
- Eliminates the need to reboot if the BIOS update is cancelled. - Improves keyboard handling.

Version:1.5.0.0 (26 Apr 2010)
Enhancements
- Adds support for new notebook models.

Version:1.4.0.0 (18 Mar 2010)
Enhancements
- Adds support for additional notebook models.

Version:1.3.2.0 Rev. A (17 Feb 2010)
Enhancements
- Provides an improved Installer. - Adds support for new notebook models.

Version:1.3.1.0 Rev. A (5 Feb 2010)
Enhancements
- Adds support for BIOS Crisis Recovery.

Version:1.2.0.0 Rev. A (10 Dec 2009)
Enhancements
- Adds support for new HP Notebook models. - Adds support for 32-bit notebook models.

Version:1.1.0.0 (16 Nov 2009)
Enhancements
- Adds support for new notebook/laptop models. - Improves the user display to indicate whether a Rollback or an Update is occurring (previously, all strings were the same). - Provides a new installer that supports the creation and management of the HP_TOOLS partition.

Version:1.0.0.0 Rev. A (1 Sep 2009)