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jypeter [Using HP SoftPaq Download Manager] Added the latest BIOS version example
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 ====== Upgrading a HP computer from Windows 7 to Windows 10 ====== ====== Upgrading a HP computer from Windows 7 to Windows 10 ======
  
 +[[other:​index#​windows_10_notes|Other Windows 10 related notes]]
 +
 +<WRAP center round tip 60%>
 +HP computers: [[https://​support.hp.com/​us-en/​document/​c05115630|Using the HP Cloud Recovery Download Tool]]
 +</​WRAP>​
 ===== Prerequisites ===== ===== Prerequisites =====
  
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     * Select //Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit Professional//​     * Select //Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit Professional//​
     * Select //Operating System & Drivers// and //Western Europe// and a server in //Europe//     * Select //Operating System & Drivers// and //Western Europe// and a server in //Europe//
-    * Select a USB drive with at least 16 Gb (the content of the drive will be erased!) and start the download+    * Select a USB drive with at least 16 Gb (the content of the drive will be **erased**!) and start the download 
 +      * Note: the created drive used 10.4 Gb
  
 ==== Performing the factory reset ==== ==== Performing the factory reset ====
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   * Let Windows quickly look for updates (if you have a network connection)   * Let Windows quickly look for updates (if you have a network connection)
   * Accept the **Licence**   * Accept the **Licence**
-  * If/When Windows 10 wants you to create an online Microsoft account or to use a company account, disconnect the computer from the network before selection Home/​Office,​ go to the next screen and accept to ignore this step, and Windows 10 will allow you to create a local account+  * If/When Windows 10 wants you to create an online Microsoft ​**account** or to use a company account, disconnect the computer from the network before selection Home/​Office,​ go to the next screen and accept to ignore this step, and Windows 10 will allow you to create a local account
     * create an account that has the same login as your LSCE account     * create an account that has the same login as your LSCE account
   * Reconnect the network and do some basic configuration:​   * Reconnect the network and do some basic configuration:​
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     * disable all the personalized settings, in order to get as much personal data protection as possible     * disable all the personalized settings, in order to get as much personal data protection as possible
   * [[win10misc#​updating_windows_10|Update Windows]]   * [[win10misc#​updating_windows_10|Update Windows]]
-  * Clean the ''​C:''​ disk, including system files. You may gain 30+ Gb if you accept to completely remove the previous version of Windows ​(Windows 7)+  ​* **Clean** the ''​C:''​ disk, **including system files**. You may gain 30+ Gb if you accept to completely remove the saved (''​C:​\Windows.old''​) ​previous version of Windows
   * <wrap hi>​Important step before installing the specific system drivers!</​wrap>​ **Activate the system protection** on the ''​C:''​ drive, in order to be able to create system restore points. Allocate 5-10 Gb of disk space for the restore points. You can always set a lower limit later, when you know that the sytem is stable   * <wrap hi>​Important step before installing the specific system drivers!</​wrap>​ **Activate the system protection** on the ''​C:''​ drive, in order to be able to create system restore points. Allocate 5-10 Gb of disk space for the restore points. You can always set a lower limit later, when you know that the sytem is stable
     * English: go to the Control Panel, search for Recovery, and then select Recovery > Configure System Restore > Configure and make sure Turn on system protection is selected     * English: go to the Control Panel, search for Recovery, and then select Recovery > Configure System Restore > Configure and make sure Turn on system protection is selected
     * French: dans le Panneau de configuration,​ recherchez Récupération,​ puis sélectionnez Récupération > Configurer la Restauration du système > Configurer et assurez-vous que l’option Activer la protection du système est sélectionnée     * French: dans le Panneau de configuration,​ recherchez Récupération,​ puis sélectionnez Récupération > Configurer la Restauration du système > Configurer et assurez-vous que l’option Activer la protection du système est sélectionnée
-  * [[https://​support.microsoft.com/​en-us/​help/​4027538/​windows-create-a-system-restore-point|Create a system restore point]] ([[https://​support.microsoft.com/​fr-fr/​help/​4027538/​windows-create-a-system-restore-point|Créer un point de restauration système]]) +  * [[https://​support.microsoft.com/​en-us/​help/​4027538/​windows-create-a-system-restore-point|Create a system restore point]] ([[https://​support.microsoft.com/​fr-fr/​help/​4027538/​windows-create-a-system-restore-point|Créer un point de restauration système]]), and give it a meaningful name (e.g. //After initial Win10 install and update//), in case you have to use it later 
 +  * To be extra safe, create also a [[https://​support.microsoft.com/​en-us/​help/​4026852/​windows-create-a-recovery-drive|recovery drive]] ([[https://​support.microsoft.com/​fr-fr/​help/​4026852/​windows-create-a-recovery-drive|Créer un lecteur de récupération]]) 
 +    * The recovery drive need to have at least 8 Gb free and all of its content will be erased 
 +    * The recovery drive that was created at that point needed only 5.32 Gb 
 +  * Allow Windows Update to update all Microsoft products, and delay the installation 
 +    * Windows+I (open Settings) => Mise à jour et sécurité => Paramètres de mise à jour 
 +      * Reboot options: choose //More notifications//​ 
 +      * Advanced options: 
 +        * get updates for more Microsoft products 
 +        * updates can be delayed 7 days, **but do not choose to interrupt updates** (this would //interrupt all updates// for 35 days)
  
 ===== Installing HP Software ===== ===== Installing HP Software =====
  
-Windows 10 seemed ​to install the correct device drivers during the //update// step, so it may be a good idea to only use the HP tools to install the BIOS updates and don'​t ​worry about the rest+<WRAP center round tip 60%> 
 +Windows 10 seems to install the correct device drivers during the [[win10misc#​updating_windows_10|Windows ​update step(s)]] (Intel proc & video drivers, touchpad, audio, some HP drivers), so it may be a good idea to <wrap em>use the HP tools only to install the BIOS updates and not worry about the rest</​wrap>​ 
 + 
 +Added in March 2019: 
 +  * **HP Hotkey Support**: makes it possible to use more function keys (e.g. screen brightness) 
 +  * **HP wireless Button Driver**: the wireless button has an orange color in //​Airplane//​ mode 
 +</​WRAP>​ 
  
 You can use either SDM (HP SoftPaq Download Manager) or HP Support Assistant. SDM will offer more packages to download (not all of them useful), but SA is easier to use (and possibly unstable). The version numbers may differ slightly between SDM and SA. SA stopped working at some point (it said that there were no available updates) You can use either SDM (HP SoftPaq Download Manager) or HP Support Assistant. SDM will offer more packages to download (not all of them useful), but SA is easier to use (and possibly unstable). The version numbers may differ slightly between SDM and SA. SA stopped working at some point (it said that there were no available updates)
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   * Expand the //​Software-Solutions//​ panel and download and install the //HP SoftPaq Download Manager//   * Expand the //​Software-Solutions//​ panel and download and install the //HP SoftPaq Download Manager//
   * Execute the download manager (Start => HP => HP Softpaq Download Manager)   * Execute the download manager (Start => HP => HP Softpaq Download Manager)
-    * If there is an available update for the BIOS (with the //manual install// status), select only this one and accept the manual installation +    * If there is an available update for the BIOS (with the //manual install// status), select only this one and accept the manual installationIf you still have the same BIOS after the rebootcheck the [[#​bios_update|BIOS update]] section below
-      * If the BIOS does not seem to have been updated ​after you followed ​the instructions and rebootedmaybe the installation files were not in the right place! +
-        * Copy the ''​F:​\Hewlett_Packard''​ (//​HP_TOOLS//​) directory to ''​D:​\''​ (//​HP_RECOVERY//​) +
-        * Reboot, type ''​ESC''​ to enter the //Startup Menu//, and choose //Update System ​BIOS//. The //Update BIOS// button should display the version of the new BIOS you want to install (e.g. ''​1.24''​)+
     * Install the packages that are preselected (packages shown as //Newer version available//​)     * Install the packages that are preselected (packages shown as //Newer version available//​)
     * Install the packages that have a //​Critical//​ priority     * Install the packages that have a //​Critical//​ priority
  
-Note: Some of the packages ​(e.g. BIOS) can't be installed automatically! They will be downloaded to ''​C:​\ProgramData\HP\HP SoftPaq Download Manager\SWDownload''​ and you have to execute them from this directory+=== Installation by hand === 
 + 
 +Some of the packages can't be installed automatically! They will be downloaded to ''​C:​\ProgramData\HP\HP SoftPaq Download Manager\SWDownload''​ and you have to execute them from this directory 
 + 
 +=== BIOS update === 
 + 
 +If the BIOS does not seem to have been updated after you followed the instructions and rebooted, maybe the installation files were not in the right place! 
 +  * Copy the ''​F:​\Hewlett_Packard''​ (//​HP_TOOLS//​) directory to ''​D:​\''​ (//​HP_RECOVERY//​) 
 +  * Reboot, type ''​ESC''​ to enter the //Startup Menu//, and choose //Update System BIOS//. The //Update BIOS// button should display the version of the **new BIOS** you want to install (e.g. ''​N75 1.55''​ for an //HP EliteBook 840 G3//, in May 2022) 
  
 ==== Using HP Support Assistant ==== ==== Using HP Support Assistant ====
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   * Check if there are (other) **recommended** updates   * Check if there are (other) **recommended** updates
     * Install the **recommended** packages (e.g. HP Universal Camera Driver, Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver)     * Install the **recommended** packages (e.g. HP Universal Camera Driver, Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver)
 +
 +===== LSCE specific configuration =====
 +
 +Let the LSCE IT take care of the rest of the configuration!
  
 ===== Other resources and links ===== ===== Other resources and links =====
other/win7towin10.txt · Last modified: 2022/05/09 07:41 by jypeter