TITLE: HP Firmware Pack (R71)

VERSION: 01.11.01 REV: A PASS: 1
This package creates files that contain an image of the System BIOS (ROM) for
the supported notebook models with an R71 family ROM. This package is used to
flash the System ROM on a supported notebook.

PURPOSE: Critical
SOFTPAQ FILE NAME: sp103677.exe
SOFTPAQ MD5: f2065ab85d9c5c3ea4bfe7e2099d44f9
EFFECTIVE DATE: May 11, 2020


HP ProBook 440 G6 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 430 G6 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 450 G6 Notebook PC

Microsoft Windows 10 All Editions (64-bit)


- Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-0528, CVE-2020-0529.
- Enhancement to address security vulnerabilities CVE-2020-0531, CVE-2020-0532,
CVE-2020-0534, CVE-2020-0535, CVE-2020-0536, CVE-2020-0537, CVE-2020-0538,
CVE-2020-0539, CVE-2020-0540, CVE-2020-0541, CVE-2020-0542.
- Changes the default setting of the HP Battery Health Manager in the BIOS
Settings from Maximize My Battery Duration to Let HP Manage My Battery Health.
The new default setting dynamically changes how the system charges the battery
based on usage conditions over time to provide optimal battery health.
- Adds DriveLock password feature support for the OPAL SED NVMe SSD.

- Includes the following firmware:
Intel Management Engine Consumer, version (Production)
Embedded Controller (EC), version 51.2A.00
Intel vBIOS, version 9.2.1015
Intel GOP, version 9.0.1080
USB Type-C Power Delivery (PD) Firmware (CCG5), version 7.10
Intel/Realtek PXE ROM RTL8111, version 2.66
Intel/Realtek PXE ROM RTL8153, version 2.019 (2017/07/26)
Intel/Realtek UEFI PXE ROM RTL8111, version 2.043

- Fixes an issue where the system unexpectedly displays the message, PC isn't
charging, after the system resumes from sleep (S4) mode and is then hot plugged
into an E27d/E24d G4 Docking Monitor using a USB Type-C cable.
- Fixes an issue where the pop-up warning message is not displayed when a USB-C
over-current protection (OVP) event occurs when the system resumes from a
hibernation (S4) state or is powered on.
- Fixes an issue where the Realtek USB controller on a E27d/E24d G4 Docking
Monitor is not listed in Device Manager after a Wake-on-LAN request resumes the
system from a sleep (S3) or hibernation (S4) state or powers on the system.
- Fixes an issue that occurs on a system that has been restarted several times
with Automatic DriveLock enabled where the system unexpectedly displays the
message, Enter current DriveLock Password.
- Fixes an issue where the Automatic DriveLock option is enabled and grayed out
after the BIOS Administrator Password is removed.
- Fixes an issue where the original boot entry is deleted when a third-party
encryption software creates a boot entry.
- Fixes an issue where system firmware is updated from the recovery partition
instead of the EFI partition.
- Fixes an issue that occurs after the Master password is forced to match the
BIOS Administrator password where hard drive continues to prompt for the
DriveLock password.
- Fixes an issue that occurs on a hard drive that has the Automatic DriveLock
option enabled where Automatic DriveLock cannot be enabled after the hard drive
has been put into another system and the Automatic DriveLock option is disabled
by the other system.
- Fixes an issue on a system with an NVMe SSD where the Automatic DriveLock
option cannot be enabled after a BIOS Administrator password is set in the in
F10 menu.
- Fixes an issue where the system does not prompt for Power on Authentication
with BIOS Administrator and POST Power-On Password options when a scheduled
update check fails.
- Fixes an intermittent issue which causes the system to shutdown unexpectedly
when the battery is in the shipping mode state and the power button is pressed
too soon (within 5 seconds) after the system is connected to an AC adapter.
- Fixes an issue that occurs on a system connected to an HP USB-C Travel Hub G2
where the battery icon displays an error symbol (yellow bang) after the system
is idle overnight while running on DC (battery) power.
- Fixes an issue where the USB-C controller firmware update fails to install
when the BIOS is updated.


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.

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