TITLE: Hitachi Hard Drive Firmware Update

VERSION: 2.1 REV: A PASS: 1
DESCRIPTION:
This package provides a tool to update the Hitachi hard drive firmware in
supported models running a supported operating system.

PURPOSE: Critical
SOFTPAQ FILE NAME: SP72533.exe
SOFTPAQ MD5: 177edac5c18b55b0c449473b9ac45c0d
SUPERSEDES: SP72525,sp71814,sp71856
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 21, 2015
CATEGORY: Firmware
SSM SUPPORTED: No

PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks

HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP ENVY 14 Sleekbook
HP ENVY TouchSmart 14 Sleekbook
HP ENVY TouchSmart 14 Ultrabook
HP ENVY 14 Ultrabook
HP EliteBook 840 G1 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 740 G1 Notebook PC
HP ZBook 14 Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 850 G1 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 750 G1 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 640 G1 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 650 G1 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 645 G1 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 655 G1 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 470 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 440 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 455 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 445 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 450 G2 Notebook PC
HP Pavilion x360 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 745 G2 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 755 G2 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 725 G2 Notebook PC
HP ENVY TouchSmart 15 Notebook PC
HP ZBook 15 G2 Mobile Workstation
HP ZBook 17 G2 Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook Folio 9480m Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 840 G2 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 740 G2 Notebook PC
HP ZBook 14 G2 Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 850 G2 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 750 G2 Notebook PC
HP Notebook 15
HP ZBook 15u G2 Mobile Workstation
HP Notebook 14
HP EliteBook 840 G3 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 740 G3 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 850 G3 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 750 G3 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 640 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 650 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 645 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 655 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 11 G1 Education Edition
HP ProBook 450 G3 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 430 G3 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 440 G3 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 470 G3 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 455 G3 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 725 G3 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 745 G3 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 755 G3 Notebook PC
HP 240 G4 Notebook PC
HP 246 G4 Notebook PC
HP 250 G4 Notebook PC
HP 256 G4 Notebook PC
HP 245 G4 Notebook PC
HP 255 G4 Notebook PC
HP ZBook 15u G3 Mobile Workstation
HP ZBook 17 G3 Mobile Workstation
HP ZBook 15 G3 Mobile Workstation
HP Notebook 15g
HP Notebook 15q
HP Notebook 14g
HP Notebook 14q

OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
Microsoft Windows 10 32
Microsoft Windows 10 64
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 8 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8.1 32 Bit
Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit Enterprise
Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit Professional
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Enterprise
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Professional
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 Media Center Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

LANGUAGE(S): Global

DEVICES SUPPORTED:
HGST 1.5TB 5400RPM Hard Disk Drive
HGST 1TB 5400RPM Hard Disk Drive
HGST 1TB 7200RPM Hard Disk Drive
HGST 320GB 5400RPM Hard Disk Drive
HGST 320GB 7200RPM Hard Disk Drive
HGST 500GB 5400RPM Hard Disk Drive
HGST 500GB 7200RPM Hard Disk Drive
HGST 500GB 7200RPM OPAL1 Hard Disk Drive
HGST 750GB 5400RPM Hard Disk Drive
HGST 750GB 7200RPM Hard Disk Drive


ENHANCEMENTS:
- Provides improved hard drive recalibration.

FIXES:
- Fixes an issue which causes a BitLocker drive encryption error to occur when
multiple partitions are encrypted at the same time.

PREREQUISITES:


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).

To run the utility locally under Windows (for legacy BIOS systems only):

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

To deploy the utility to an enterprise (for legacy BIOS systems only):

1. Open a command prompt and execute the downloaded file with the '-e' switch
(for example: SP72533 -e) to extract the contents of the file.

2. Go to the directory where the extracted files are saved. The default
directory location is C:\SWSetup\SP72533.

3. Use the HitachiHD2FWUpdate.exe utility in combination with the '-s'
(unattended) and '-r' (reboot) switches to deploy the HGST hard drive firmware
update.

To update the firmware using a USB flash drive (for legacy BIOS and UEFI
systems):

1. Open a command prompt and execute the downloaded file with the '-e' switch
(for example: SP72533 -e) to extract the contents of the file.

2. Go to the directory where the extracted files from are saved. The default
directory location is C:\SWSetup\SP72533.

3. Create a bootable USB flash drive from the HGSTUpdate_HpMpc.ima image file
using an image-to-USB tool (for example: PassMark ImageUSB).

4. Boot the newly created USB flash drive in a system with a HGST hard drive you
wish to update.


Copyright (c) 2015 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.