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other:win7towin10 [2019/03/07 09:25]
jypeter Improved the HP section
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>​
  
-March 2019: also added **HP Hotkey Support** ​in order to be able to use some function keys (e.g. screen brightness)+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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 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! 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//​)   * 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. ''​1.38''​)+  * 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)
  
  
other/win7towin10.txt · Last modified: 2022/05/09 07:41 by jypeter