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Step 1:  Click on the security prompt which appears at the top of the browser window then click 'Download File…'
Step 2:  If a File Download Security Warning appears, click 'Run' to install the framework.
Step 3:  Click 'OK' to close this window and begin downloading your software.
Step 1:  Click 'Run' on the prompt at the bottom of the browser.
Step 2:  If User Account Control appears, click 'Yes' to install the framework.
Step 3:  Click 'OK' to close this window and begin downloading your software.
Step 1:  Click 'HPSupportSolutions…msi' in the lower-left corner of the browser window
Step 2:  If User Account Control appears, click 'Yes' to install the framework.
Step 3:  Click 'OK' to close this window and begin downloading your software.
Step 1:  Click 'Save File' when prompted
Step 2:  Click the downward-facing arrow in the upper-right corner of the browser, then double-click 'HPSupportSolutionsFramework…'
Step 3:  If User Account Control appears, click 'Yes' to install the framework.
Step 4:  Click 'OK' to close this window and begin downloading your software.
Step 1:  Double-click 'HPSupportSolutionsFramework…' in the upper-right corner of the browser.
Step 2:  If User Account Control appears, click 'Yes' to install the framework.
Step 3:  Click 'OK' to close this window and begin downloading your software.
Step 1:  Click 'Save File' when prompted  OR  Click on the security prompt which appears at the top of the browser window then click 'Download File…'  OR  Click 'Run' on the prompt at the bottom of the browser.  OR  Click 'HPSupportSolutions…msi' in the lower-left corner of the browser window
Step 2:  Click the downward-facing arrow in the upper-right corner of the browser, then double-click 'HPSupportSolutionsFramework…'  OR  If a File Download Security Warning appears, click 'Run' to install the framework.
Step 3:  If User Account Control appears, click 'Yes' to install the framework.
Step 4:  Click 'OK' to close this window and begin downloading your software.


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Description

This package provides the HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection Software (HP 3D Driveguard) for supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. The HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection Software (HP 3D Driveguard) protects the hard drive by "parking the heads" if the notebook is accidentally dropped, or is abruptly impacted by another object.

Release details

Released:
2012-09-07
File name:
sp58423.exe [1/1, 9.5M]
Version
4.2.8.1
Compatibility:
Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)

Fix/Enhancement

- Provides the software update when upgrading the operating system from Microsoft Windows 7 to Microsoft Windows 8.
- Fixes an issue which causes the HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection software to fail on a system that has Intel Rapid Smart Technology installed. - Fixes an issue where the HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection software does not function properly when installed on a RAID volume that uses and mSATA drive with a hard drive.
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. Double-click the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.

Details and specifications

Supported Devices and Features
HP Mobile Data Protection Sensor


Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 64 Edition



Prerequisites
- Microsoft Windows .NET 3.5 SP1 or later must be installed.

- To use HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection Software (HP 3D Driveguard) to support a RAID volume, Intel Matrix Storage Manager version 8.2.0.1001 D12 must be installed. Intel Matrix Storage Manager also provides a user interface for HP DriveGuard.


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