TITLE: HP Notebook System BIOS Update

VERSION: 01.20
DESCRIPTION:
This package creates files that contain an image of the System BIOS (ROM) for
the supported notebook models in the L84 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 HPBIOSUPDREC 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: After this BIOS update has been installed, previous BIOS versions cannot
be reinstalled.

PURPOSE: Critical
SOFTPAQ FILE NAME: sp67197.exe
SOFTPAQ MD5: a7f425abac4e05439c2bd5d7579584ab
SUPERSEDES: sp65754
EFFECTIVE DATE: July 03, 2014
CATEGORY: BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED: Yes

PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks

HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
Astro 2.0 - HP ElitePad 1000 G2
HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Healthcare
HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged

OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Chinese Market
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Emerging Markets
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Multi-Language
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Professional
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Small Screen Touch Edition
Microsoft Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry 64-Bit

LANGUAGE(S): Global

ENHANCEMENTS:
- Provides improved Japanese language translation in the F10 (BIOS) Setup.
- Adds support to disable or enable the Hall Sensor using the Windows Management
Instrumentation (WMI) interface.
- Provides improves messaging when Remote Secure Erase (RSE) related features
are run.
- Provides improved security for UEFI EDK2. HP strongly recommends transitioning
promptly to this updated BIOS version.

NOTE: After this BIOS update has been installed, previous BIOS versions cannot
be reinstalled.

FIXES:
- Fixes an issue where the wireless module check test fails when running HP
System Diagnostics.
- Fixes an issue where multiple universally unique identifiers (UUID) cannot be
added under System Management Command (SMC) support.
- Fixes an issue where Computrace does not function properly on a system that
has Secure Boot enabled.

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).

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

NOTE: After this BIOS update has been installed, previous BIOS versions cannot
be reinstalled.


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