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HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection

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Release details

File name:
sp58423.exe [1/1, 9.5M]
Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)


- 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

- 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 D12 must be installed. Intel Matrix Storage Manager also provides a user interface for HP DriveGuard.

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