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other:win7towin10 [2022/05/09 07:41]
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]]
 +
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 +HP computers: [[https://​support.hp.com/​us-en/​document/​c05115630|Using the HP Cloud Recovery Download Tool]]
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 ===== Prerequisites ===== ===== Prerequisites =====
  
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-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>only use the HP tools to install the BIOS updates and not worry about the rest</​wrap>​+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
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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 ====
other/win7towin10.txt · Last modified: 2022/05/09 07:41 by jypeter