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HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation System BIOS Update F.0B

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - PRODUCT CHANGE NOTIFICATION

Document ID: c02738231

Version: 1

HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation System BIOS Update F.0B

Release Date: 2011-03-01

Last Updated: 2011-03-02


DETAILS OF CHANGE

New features:
  • The warning message that displays during system startup (after the HP Logo displays), about how the notebook does not have a wireless LAN (WLAN) card installed, has been removed.

Field issue fixes:
  • Improved the BIOS flashing algorithm to minimize a BIOS corruption issue.

  • Fixed an issue where the the BIOSConfig utility could not change the "Virtualization Technology" field in F10 Setup.

  • Fixed an issue where an external mouse or external keyboard would not work in the PointSec Preboot Environment.

  • Fixed an issue where the battery check utility reports an incorrect battery warranty period.

  • Fixed an issue where the computer could not boot with Boot Star Boot Manager. Note: This issue only occurs with Microsoft Windows XP SP3.

REASON FOR CHANGE

To implement changes under "Details of Change."

IMPACT OF CHANGE

None.

DATE OF CHANGE

Effective Date: 2011-04-04

Hardware Platforms Affected: HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation
Components Affected: HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation
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