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HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection

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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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