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HP Notebook System BIOS Update

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Type: BIOS
Version: F.40(1 Feb 2013)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)
File name: sp60720.exe (7.4 MB)
This package creates files that contain an image of the System BIOS (ROM) for the supported notebook models in the 68IRR ROM family. This package is used to flash the System ROM on support notebook. This package includes several methods for updating the BIOS version as follows: - Use the HPQFlash Utility to update the BIOS directly in a Microsoft Windows Operating System environment. - Use System Software Manager (SSM) to update the system BIOS on PCs in a network. NOTE: To determine the ROM family and ROM date, press F10 on the notebook during startup to run the Setup Utility, and then view File/System Information.
- Optimized the memory settings to improve the reliability of the memory system.
- Provides support to bypass the power-on password during a warm boot.
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.
<B><U>Operating Systems</U></B><BR>Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows XP Professional<BR><BR><BR><BR>
TITLE:
HP Notebook System BIOS Update
VERSION:
F.40
DESCRIPTION:

This package creates files that contain an image of the System BIOS (ROM) for
the supported notebook models in the 68IRR ROM family. This package is used to
flash the System ROM on a supported notebook.

This package includes several methods for updating the BIOS version as follows:

- Use the HPQFlash Utility to update the BIOS directly in a Microsoft Windows
Operating System environment.
- Use System Software Manager (SSM) to update the system BIOS on PCs in a
network.

NOTE: To determine the ROM family and ROM date, press F10 on the notebook
during startup to run the Setup Utility, and then view File/System Information.

PURPOSE:
Critical
SoftPaq NUMBER:
sp60720
SUPERSEDES:
sp60035
EFFECTIVE DATE:
February 01, 2013
CATEGORY:
BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED:
YES
PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks
HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP ProBook 4340s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4341s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4440s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4441s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4540s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4740s Notebook PC
OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
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 8 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
LANGUAGE(S):
Global
ENHANCEMENTS:
- Optimized the memory settings to improve the reliability of the memory system.
- Provides support to bypass the power-on password during a warm boot.
FIXES:
- Fixes an issue where a wireless button that has been disabled does not remain
disabled after the system resumes from sleep or hibernate modes.
- Fixes an issue where UEFI boot order cannot be changed using the F10 BIOS
Setup.
- Fixes an issue where the System BIOS can be downgraded in a manner that is not
consistent with Microsoft certification.
- Fixes an intermittent issue where the system does not resume from sleep mode.

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) 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

- Fixes an issue where a wireless button that has been disabled does not remain disabled after the system resumes from sleep or hibernate modes.
- Fixes an issue where UEFI boot order cannot be changed using the F10 BIOS Setup.
- Fixes an issue where the System BIOS can be downgraded in a manner that is not consistent with Microsoft certification.
- Fixes an intermittent issue where the system does not resume from sleep mode.
Version:F.43 (7 Oct 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an intermittent issue where system does not boot properly when a JABRA headset is connected to the system.
- Fixes an issue where system cannot PXE boot when Secure Boot is enabled.
- Fixes an intermittent issue which causes certain keys on the keyboard to be activated when the system is tilted.
- Fixes an issue where the correct VBIOS version is not displayed.
Enhancements
- Provides the updated Realtek Ethernet Controller PXE codes.

Version:F.42 (16 Jul 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where HP Connection Manager does not indicate the correct state of the Bluetooth driver.
- Fixes an issue where the BIOS power on feature does not function properly.
- Fixes an intermittent issue where the power button does not power on the system.

Version:F.41 (24 May 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the Bluetooth and WWAN information are not displayed correctly in the F10 BIOS Setup.
- Fixes an issue where the name of the vendor of the memory module is not displayed correctly in F10 BIOS Setup.
- Fixes an issue where system does not boot properly from a Verbatim 3.0 USB drive.
- Fixes an issue where the wake on LAN feature does not function properly when the system is operating in the UEFI native mode.
- Fixes an issue where the system does not power on (boot) correctly after the PXE IPv4 and IPv6 network protocols are disabled in the F10 BIOS Setup.
- Fixes an issue where an external USB keyboard connected to the system does not function properly when using Checkpoint on the system.
- Fixes an issue which causes unintended keystrokes to be activated.
- Fixes an issue where the battery does not charge properly.
Enhancements
- Provides support to separately enable and disable GPS devices and Wireless WAN devices in the F10 BIOS Setup.
- Provides the updated Graphics Output Protocol (GOP) driver.
- Provides the updated Intel Management Engine driver.

Version:F.40 (1 Feb 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where a wireless button that has been disabled does not remain disabled after the system resumes from sleep or hibernate modes.
- Fixes an issue where UEFI boot order cannot be changed using the F10 BIOS Setup.
- Fixes an issue where the System BIOS can be downgraded in a manner that is not consistent with Microsoft certification.
- Fixes an intermittent issue where the system does not resume from sleep mode.
Enhancements
- Optimized the memory settings to improve the reliability of the memory system.
- Provides support to bypass the power-on password during a warm boot.

Version:F.32 (1 Dec 2012)
Enhancements
- Provides the wireless WAN Single RF Control. - Provides support for additional processors.

Version:F.31 (26 Sep 2012)
Enhancements
- Provides support for systems running Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System.

Version:F.01 (19 Apr 2012)
Enhancements
- Provides the initial BIOS release.


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Type: BIOS
Version: F.40(1 Feb 2013)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)

Description

This package creates files that contain an image of the System BIOS (ROM) for the supported notebook models in the 68IRR ROM family. This package is used to flash the System ROM on support notebook. This package includes several methods for updating the BIOS version as follows: - Use the HPQFlash Utility to update the BIOS directly in a Microsoft Windows Operating System environment. - Use System Software Manager (SSM) to update the system BIOS on PCs in a network. NOTE: To determine the ROM family and ROM date, press F10 on the notebook during startup to run the Setup Utility, and then view File/System Information.

Enhancements

- Optimized the memory settings to improve the reliability of the memory system.
- Provides support to bypass the power-on password during a warm boot.

Installation Instructions

1. Download the file by clicking the &quot;Download&quot; or &quot;Obtain Software&quot; 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

<B><U>Operating Systems</U></B><BR>Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 32 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 64 Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition<BR>Microsoft Windows XP Professional<BR><BR><BR><BR>

Release Notes

TITLE:
HP Notebook System BIOS Update
VERSION:
F.40
DESCRIPTION:

This package creates files that contain an image of the System BIOS (ROM) for
the supported notebook models in the 68IRR ROM family. This package is used to
flash the System ROM on a supported notebook.

This package includes several methods for updating the BIOS version as follows:

- Use the HPQFlash Utility to update the BIOS directly in a Microsoft Windows
Operating System environment.
- Use System Software Manager (SSM) to update the system BIOS on PCs in a
network.

NOTE: To determine the ROM family and ROM date, press F10 on the notebook
during startup to run the Setup Utility, and then view File/System Information.

PURPOSE:
Critical
SoftPaq NUMBER:
sp60720
SUPERSEDES:
sp60035
EFFECTIVE DATE:
February 01, 2013
CATEGORY:
BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED:
YES
PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks
HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP ProBook 4340s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4341s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4440s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4441s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4540s Notebook PC
HP ProBook 4740s Notebook PC
OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
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 8 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
LANGUAGE(S):
Global
ENHANCEMENTS:
- Optimized the memory settings to improve the reliability of the memory system.
- Provides support to bypass the power-on password during a warm boot.
FIXES:
- Fixes an issue where a wireless button that has been disabled does not remain
disabled after the system resumes from sleep or hibernate modes.
- Fixes an issue where UEFI boot order cannot be changed using the F10 BIOS
Setup.
- Fixes an issue where the System BIOS can be downgraded in a manner that is not
consistent with Microsoft certification.
- Fixes an intermittent issue where the system does not resume from sleep mode.

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) 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

Fixes

- Fixes an issue where a wireless button that has been disabled does not remain disabled after the system resumes from sleep or hibernate modes.
- Fixes an issue where UEFI boot order cannot be changed using the F10 BIOS Setup.
- Fixes an issue where the System BIOS can be downgraded in a manner that is not consistent with Microsoft certification.
- Fixes an intermittent issue where the system does not resume from sleep mode.

Revision History

Version:F.43 (7 Oct 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an intermittent issue where system does not boot properly when a JABRA headset is connected to the system.
- Fixes an issue where system cannot PXE boot when Secure Boot is enabled.
- Fixes an intermittent issue which causes certain keys on the keyboard to be activated when the system is tilted.
- Fixes an issue where the correct VBIOS version is not displayed.
Enhancements
- Provides the updated Realtek Ethernet Controller PXE codes.

Version:F.42 (16 Jul 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where HP Connection Manager does not indicate the correct state of the Bluetooth driver.
- Fixes an issue where the BIOS power on feature does not function properly.
- Fixes an intermittent issue where the power button does not power on the system.

Version:F.41 (24 May 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where the Bluetooth and WWAN information are not displayed correctly in the F10 BIOS Setup.
- Fixes an issue where the name of the vendor of the memory module is not displayed correctly in F10 BIOS Setup.
- Fixes an issue where system does not boot properly from a Verbatim 3.0 USB drive.
- Fixes an issue where the wake on LAN feature does not function properly when the system is operating in the UEFI native mode.
- Fixes an issue where the system does not power on (boot) correctly after the PXE IPv4 and IPv6 network protocols are disabled in the F10 BIOS Setup.
- Fixes an issue where an external USB keyboard connected to the system does not function properly when using Checkpoint on the system.
- Fixes an issue which causes unintended keystrokes to be activated.
- Fixes an issue where the battery does not charge properly.
Enhancements
- Provides support to separately enable and disable GPS devices and Wireless WAN devices in the F10 BIOS Setup.
- Provides the updated Graphics Output Protocol (GOP) driver.
- Provides the updated Intel Management Engine driver.

Version:F.40 (1 Feb 2013)
Fixes
- Fixes an issue where a wireless button that has been disabled does not remain disabled after the system resumes from sleep or hibernate modes.
- Fixes an issue where UEFI boot order cannot be changed using the F10 BIOS Setup.
- Fixes an issue where the System BIOS can be downgraded in a manner that is not consistent with Microsoft certification.
- Fixes an intermittent issue where the system does not resume from sleep mode.
Enhancements
- Optimized the memory settings to improve the reliability of the memory system.
- Provides support to bypass the power-on password during a warm boot.

Version:F.32 (1 Dec 2012)
Enhancements
- Provides the wireless WAN Single RF Control. - Provides support for additional processors.

Version:F.31 (26 Sep 2012)
Enhancements
- Provides support for systems running Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System.

Version:F.01 (19 Apr 2012)
Enhancements
- Provides the initial BIOS release.