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Type: Software - Solutions
Version: 2.0.6.0(25 Oct 2011)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit)
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 Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
File name: sp54635.exe (27 MB)
This package provides the HP Power Assistant for the supported notebook/laptop models and operating systems. The HP Power Assistant provides an easy method for changing operating system and device configuration settings in order to manage power consumption.
- Provides improved remote management capabilities. NOTE: This version is not backwards compatible with previous HP Power Assistant (HPPA) releases. Care should be taken when upgrading to this release if the current version of HPPA is remotely managed.
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 XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 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 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 Power Assistant Software
VERSION:
2.0.6.0 REV: A
DESCRIPTION:

This package provides the HP Power Assistant software for supported notebooks
with supported operating systems. The HP Power Assistant provides an easy method
for changing operating system and device configuration settings in order to
manage power consumption.

PURPOSE:
Recommended
SoftPaq NUMBER:
sp54635
SUPERSEDES:
None
EFFECTIVE DATE:
October 25, 2011
CATEGORY:
Software - Solutions
SSM SUPPORTED:
YES
PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks
HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP EliteBook 2540p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 2560p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 2740p Tablet PC
HP EliteBook 2760p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8440w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8460p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8460w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8540p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8560p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8560w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8760w Mobile Workstation
HP ProBook 4230s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4320s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4321s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4325s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4326s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4330s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4331s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4420s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4421s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4425s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4430s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4431s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4435s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4436s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4520s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4525s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4530s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4535s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4720s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4730s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 5220m Notebook PC
HP ProBook 5320m Notebook PC
HP ProBook 5330m Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6360b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6440b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6450b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6455b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6460b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6465b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6540b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6550b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6555b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6560b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6565b 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 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 Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
LANGUAGE(S):
Global
ENHANCEMENTS:
- Provides improved remote management capabilities.

NOTE: This version is not backwards compatible with previous HP Power Assistant
(HPPA) releases. Care should be taken when upgrading to this release if the
current version of HPPA is remotely managed.
FIXES:
- Fixes an issue where the HP Power Assistant is not displayed in an active
window when run using Fn+F8 keys.

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) 2011 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
- Fixes an issue where the HP Power Assistant is not displayed in an active window when run using Fn+F8 keys.
Version:2.5.0.16 (17 Apr 2012)
Enhancements
- Provides the updated software.

Version:2.0.6.0 (25 Oct 2011)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the HP Power Assistant is not displayed in an active window when run using Fn+F8 keys.
Enhancements
- Provides improved remote management capabilities. NOTE: This version is not backwards compatible with previous HP Power Assistant (HPPA) releases. Care should be taken when upgrading to this release if the current version of HPPA is remotely managed.

Version:2.0.5.1 (9 Sep 2011)
Enhancements
- Fixes an issue where the power usage data for the External Monitor is incorrect on the History tab. - Fixes an issue with extracting data from the DailyHistory.db file when using Remote Management. - Fixes an issue with the Battery Gauge on the Profiles tab when starting the computer in DC mode. - Fixes an issue where certain words in the Chinese language are incomplete on the Schedule tab. - Fixes an issue where the Restore Defaults option in the Advanced Settings window is grayed out in Windows XP.

Version:2.1.0.6 (22 Jul 2011)
Enhancements
- Provides the Power Control feature which schedules the peak shift period (when the sytem is operated on battery power only, even while connected to AC) and the battery charge period (when the battery will be charged).

Version:2.0.4.0 (15 Jun 2011)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where currency symbol does not display on the History tab. - Adjusts default height and width to allow a better legibility of non-English languages content. - Fixes an issue where erroneous Power Management options are displayed in the Advanced window. - Fixes an issue where the time indicated on Schedule tab is inconsistent with the actual time. - Fixes an issue where data is incorrectly displayed on the Profiles tab after disabling Power Management with F10 BIOS setup. - Fixes an issue with Usage Data in Remote Management. - Fixes an intermittent issue where the power gauge needle displays zero watt every 5 seconds.

Version:2.0.3.1 (8 Apr 2011)
Fixes
- Fixes language translations. - Fixes an issue where data collection fails on Microsoft Windows XP. - Fixes power consumption data rounding error. - Fixes an issue where the History tab shows incorrect data.
Enhancements
- Adds support to enable/disable supported HP external displays. - Window default height and width adjusted to allow a better legibility of the contents. - Updated Help File. - Updated installer logic. - Updated event log.

Version:2.0.2.0 (17 Feb 2011)
Enhancements
- Provides the initial release.

Version:1.0.11.0 (27 Aug 2010)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the HP Power Assistant closes unexpectedly on systems with either a Broadcom 4313 WLAN Card or Broadcom 4313 Combination Card installed.

Version:1.0.8.0 (7 May 2010)
Enhancements
- Improves the performance of the Power Assistant Callback Handler when changes are made in the user interface.

Version:1.0.6.0 (6 Apr 2010)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the notebook is not able to time out and enter Standby (S3) mode while a wireless connection exists (VB/Broadcom).

Version:1.0.5.0 (3 Mar 2010)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue, which occurs on notebooks running a 64-bit operating system, where certain command prompts did not function correctly due to a mislocated registry key. - Fixes an issue where HP Power Assistant wrote default BIOS values to the Historical Database file (CalibrationDataTable.his), even when the system was not calibrated.
Enhancements
- Removes registry keys that are no longer required by the application.

Version:1.0.3.2 (16 Dec 2009)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the error message "0xc0000142" is displayed after shutting down and then restarting the notebook.

Version:1.0.2.4 Rev. (20 Nov 2009)
Enhancements
- Updates the database measurement values to improve power measurement accuracy and power predictions.

Version:1.0.1.12 Rev. (17 Nov 2009)

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Type: Software - Solutions
Version: 2.0.6.0(25 Oct 2011)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit)
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 Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

Description

This package provides the HP Power Assistant for the supported notebook/laptop models and operating systems. The HP Power Assistant provides an easy method for changing operating system and device configuration settings in order to manage power consumption.

Enhancements

- Provides improved remote management capabilities. NOTE: This version is not backwards compatible with previous HP Power Assistant (HPPA) releases. Care should be taken when upgrading to this release if the current version of HPPA is remotely managed.

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 XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 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 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 Power Assistant Software
VERSION:
2.0.6.0 REV: A
DESCRIPTION:

This package provides the HP Power Assistant software for supported notebooks
with supported operating systems. The HP Power Assistant provides an easy method
for changing operating system and device configuration settings in order to
manage power consumption.

PURPOSE:
Recommended
SoftPaq NUMBER:
sp54635
SUPERSEDES:
None
EFFECTIVE DATE:
October 25, 2011
CATEGORY:
Software - Solutions
SSM SUPPORTED:
YES
PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks
HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP EliteBook 2540p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 2560p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 2740p Tablet PC
HP EliteBook 2760p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8440w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8460p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8460w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8540p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8560p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8560w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8760w Mobile Workstation
HP ProBook 4230s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4320s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4321s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4325s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4326s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4330s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4331s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4420s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4421s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4425s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4430s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4431s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4435s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4436s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4520s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4525s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4530s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4535s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4720s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4730s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 5220m Notebook PC
HP ProBook 5320m Notebook PC
HP ProBook 5330m Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6360b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6440b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6450b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6455b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6460b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6465b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6540b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6550b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6555b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6560b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6565b 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 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 Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
LANGUAGE(S):
Global
ENHANCEMENTS:
- Provides improved remote management capabilities.

NOTE: This version is not backwards compatible with previous HP Power Assistant
(HPPA) releases. Care should be taken when upgrading to this release if the
current version of HPPA is remotely managed.
FIXES:
- Fixes an issue where the HP Power Assistant is not displayed in an active
window when run using Fn+F8 keys.

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) 2011 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

Fixes

- Fixes an issue where the HP Power Assistant is not displayed in an active window when run using Fn+F8 keys.

Revision History

Version:2.5.0.16 (17 Apr 2012)
Enhancements
- Provides the updated software.

Version:2.0.6.0 (25 Oct 2011)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the HP Power Assistant is not displayed in an active window when run using Fn+F8 keys.
Enhancements
- Provides improved remote management capabilities. NOTE: This version is not backwards compatible with previous HP Power Assistant (HPPA) releases. Care should be taken when upgrading to this release if the current version of HPPA is remotely managed.

Version:2.0.5.1 (9 Sep 2011)
Enhancements
- Fixes an issue where the power usage data for the External Monitor is incorrect on the History tab. - Fixes an issue with extracting data from the DailyHistory.db file when using Remote Management. - Fixes an issue with the Battery Gauge on the Profiles tab when starting the computer in DC mode. - Fixes an issue where certain words in the Chinese language are incomplete on the Schedule tab. - Fixes an issue where the Restore Defaults option in the Advanced Settings window is grayed out in Windows XP.

Version:2.1.0.6 (22 Jul 2011)
Enhancements
- Provides the Power Control feature which schedules the peak shift period (when the sytem is operated on battery power only, even while connected to AC) and the battery charge period (when the battery will be charged).

Version:2.0.4.0 (15 Jun 2011)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where currency symbol does not display on the History tab. - Adjusts default height and width to allow a better legibility of non-English languages content. - Fixes an issue where erroneous Power Management options are displayed in the Advanced window. - Fixes an issue where the time indicated on Schedule tab is inconsistent with the actual time. - Fixes an issue where data is incorrectly displayed on the Profiles tab after disabling Power Management with F10 BIOS setup. - Fixes an issue with Usage Data in Remote Management. - Fixes an intermittent issue where the power gauge needle displays zero watt every 5 seconds.

Version:2.0.3.1 (8 Apr 2011)
Fixes
- Fixes language translations. - Fixes an issue where data collection fails on Microsoft Windows XP. - Fixes power consumption data rounding error. - Fixes an issue where the History tab shows incorrect data.
Enhancements
- Adds support to enable/disable supported HP external displays. - Window default height and width adjusted to allow a better legibility of the contents. - Updated Help File. - Updated installer logic. - Updated event log.

Version:2.0.2.0 (17 Feb 2011)
Enhancements
- Provides the initial release.

Version:1.0.11.0 (27 Aug 2010)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the HP Power Assistant closes unexpectedly on systems with either a Broadcom 4313 WLAN Card or Broadcom 4313 Combination Card installed.

Version:1.0.8.0 (7 May 2010)
Enhancements
- Improves the performance of the Power Assistant Callback Handler when changes are made in the user interface.

Version:1.0.6.0 (6 Apr 2010)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the notebook is not able to time out and enter Standby (S3) mode while a wireless connection exists (VB/Broadcom).

Version:1.0.5.0 (3 Mar 2010)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue, which occurs on notebooks running a 64-bit operating system, where certain command prompts did not function correctly due to a mislocated registry key. - Fixes an issue where HP Power Assistant wrote default BIOS values to the Historical Database file (CalibrationDataTable.his), even when the system was not calibrated.
Enhancements
- Removes registry keys that are no longer required by the application.

Version:1.0.3.2 (16 Dec 2009)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the error message "0xc0000142" is displayed after shutting down and then restarting the notebook.

Version:1.0.2.4 Rev. (20 Nov 2009)
Enhancements
- Updates the database measurement values to improve power measurement accuracy and power predictions.

Version:1.0.1.12 Rev. (17 Nov 2009)