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HP Update Software Utility

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Description

HP Update (HPU) is a software utility that delivers and installs drivers, fixes, and critical software updates for computers and HP products. Install HPU on your computer and the software proactively notifies you when an update is available.

Release details

Released:
2012-12-20
File name:
hpusetup.exe [1/1, 2.97M]
Version
5.005.000.001
Compatibility:
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP x64
Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 2000

Fix/Enhancement

  • Ability to access your setting menu from the Notification Popup.
  • Ability to hide offered updates so that they are not presented again.
  • Ability to unhide hidden updates for download and installation.
  • Upload of log files for troubleshooting update installation issues
  • Download of all updates before installation.
Install Now

HP preferred download
1. Click the Install Now button.
2. If a Security Warning window appears, click YES to install the GetDownloadManager plugin. A download window opens.
3. The download automatically starts:
  • Click Pause to hold the download process.
  • Click Resume to continue downloading from a paused state.
  • Click Exit to pause and close the download window.

    Note: If the download is interrupted for any reason, it can be continued by double-clicking its HP icon on the desktop.
  • When the download is complete, the download window closes and an installation window opens.

    4. Follow the instructions contained in the installation window to finish.

    Installation instructions

    Download only
    1. Click the Download Only button.
    2. At the File Download screen, click the Save button.
    3. At the Save As screen, save the file to your Desktop.
    4. If a message appears stating that the file already exists, click YES to overwrite file.
    5. Double-click the icon for the update downloaded to your desktop, and then click NEXT.
    6. Follow on-screen instructions.
    7. If prompted to restart the system upon completion of the update, click YES and allow system to restart.
  • Details and specifications

    • You must be logged on as an administrator user to install this update.
    • The Install Now file cannot be used for 64bit systems – use the Download Only file.

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