TITLE: HP Notebook System BIOS Update

VERSION: F.50
DESCRIPTION:
This package creates files that contain an image of the System BIOS (ROM) for
the supported notebook models in the 68AHH 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.
- Create a bootable USB Key to update the system BIOS.
- Use System Software Manager (SSM) to update the system BIOS on PCs in a
network.

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 FILE NAME: sp67225.exe
SOFTPAQ MD5: 198a39e34dc277e4d159b5f7a32871b9
SUPERSEDES: sp57762
EFFECTIVE DATE: July 09, 2014
CATEGORY: BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED: Yes

PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks

HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
Hamilton 1.0 - HP ProBook 4320s Notebook PC
Hamilton 1.0 - HP ProBook 4321s Notebook PC
Hamilton 1.0 - HP ProBook 4420s Notebook PC
Hamilton 1.0 - HP ProBook 4421s Notebook PC

OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional

LANGUAGE(S): Global

ENHANCEMENTS:
- 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.

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. Depending on the desired update method, complete either of the following
steps:

a. To update the BIOS using HPQFlash or to create a bootable disk on key,
double-click the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.

OR

b. To use HP System Software Manager (SSM) to update the BIOS on notebooks in a
network, copy the downloaded file to the file store and then run the SSM
software.


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