TITLE: HP BIOS Config Utility (BCU)

VERSION: 3.2.3.1 REV: A PASS: 1
DESCRIPTION:
This package contains a utility used to manage BIOS settings and BIOS password
for supported models running a supported operating system.

PURPOSE: Recommended
SOFTPAQ FILE NAME: sp68876.exe
SOFTPAQ MD5: b67c9712a5562d970aa716ece6c8c204
SUPERSEDES: sp65619
EFFECTIVE DATE: September 19, 2014
CATEGORY: Software - System Management
SSM SUPPORTED: Yes

PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Desktops;Workstations;Thin Clients;Notebooks

HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP EliteBook 2530p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8530p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8530w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 2540p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8540p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 2740p Tablet PC
HP 2540 Series Docking Station
HP 2740 Expansion Base
HP ProBook 6450b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6550b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6455b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6555b Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8560p Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6560b Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8560w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8760w Mobile Workstation
HP ProBook 6360b Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8460w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8460p Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6460b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6565b Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 2760p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 2560p Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6465b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 5330m Notebook PC
HP 2560 Series Docking Station
HP ProBook 6475b Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6570b Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8470w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8470p Notebook PC
HP ProBook 6470b Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8570p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 2170p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8570w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8770w Mobile Workstation
HP ElitePad 900
HP Docking Station
HP ZBook 17 Mobile Workstation
HP ProBook 430 G1 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 445 G1 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 850 G1 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 840 G1 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 450 G1 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 470 G1 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 440 G1 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 820 G1 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 645 G1 Notebook PC
HP ZBook 14 Mobile Workstation
HP ElitePad 1000 G2
HP ProBook 470 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 440 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 430 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 455 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 445 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 450 G2 Notebook PC
HP Pro x2 612 G1 Tablet
HP Pro x2 612 G1 Tablet with Power Keyboard
HP Retail Jacket for ElitePad
HP EliteBook 745 G2 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 755 G2 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 725 G2 Notebook PC
HP ZBook 15 G2 Mobile Workstation
HP ZBook 17 G2 Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook Folio 1020 G1 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook Folio 1020 G1 Special Edition Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 720 G1 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 750 G1 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 740 G1 Notebook PC
HP Pro x2 612 G1 Power Keyboard
HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Healthcare
HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Rugged
HP EliteOne 800 G1 21.5-inch Non-Touch AiO PC
HP ProDesk 400 G2 SFF Business PC
HP EliteOne 800 G1 Touch Retail System AiO 23-inch
HP ProDesk 480 G1 MT Business PC
HP ProDesk 480 G2 MT Business PC
HP 402 G1 SFF Business PC
HP ProDesk 490 G2 MT Business PC
HP ProDesk 498 G2 MT Business PC
HP ProDesk 400 G2 MT Business PC
HP EliteDesk 700 G1 SFF Business PC
HP EliteDesk 700 G1 MT Business PC
HP EliteDesk 705 G1 MT Business PC
HP EliteDesk 705 G1 SFF Business PC
HP EliteOne 705 G1 23-inch Non-Touch AiO PC
HP ProDesk 405 G2 MT Business PC
HP ProDesk 485 G2 MT Business PC
HP EliteDesk 705 G1 DM Business PC
HP Z640 Workstation
HP Z840 Workstation
HP Z440 Workstation
HP ProDesk 400 G1 SFF Business PC
HP EliteDesk 800 G1 USDT Business PC
HP ProDesk 600 G1 SFF Business PC
HP ProDesk 600 G1 TWR Business PC
HP ProDesk 680 G1 TWR Business PC
HP EliteOne 800 G1 AiO Business PC
HP EliteOne 800 G1 Touch AiO Business PC
HP ProDesk 408 G1 MT Business PC
HP ProOne 600 G1 AiO Business PC
HP ProDesk 490 G1 MT Business PC
HP ProDesk 498 G1 MT Business PC
HP EliteDesk 800 G1 TWR Business PC
HP EliteDesk 880 G1 TWR Business PC
HP ProDesk 400 G1 MT Business PC
HP EliteDesk 800 G1 SFF Business PC
HP Z230 Tower BR Workstation
HP Z230 Tower Workstation
HP Z230 SFF Workstation
HP Z1 G2 Touch Workstation
HP Z1 G2 Workstation
HP Compaq Pro 6300 MT Business PC
HP Compaq Pro 6380 MT Business PC
HP Compaq Pro 6300 SFF Business PC
HP Compaq Pro 6300 All-in-One Business PC
HP Z220 SFF Workstation
HP Z220 CMT BR Workstation
HP Z220 CMT Workstation
HP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT Business PC
HP Compaq Elite 8380 CMT Business PC
HP Compaq Elite 8300 MT Business PC
HP Compaq Elite 8380 MT Business PC
HP Compaq Elite 8300 SFF Business PC
HP Compaq Elite 8300 USDT Business PC
HP Compaq Elite 8300 All-in-One Business PC
HP Compaq Elite 8300 Touch All-in-One Business PC
HP Compaq Pro 4305 MT Business PC
HP Compaq Pro 4305 SFF Business PC
HP Compaq 8200 Elite MT PC
HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF PC
HP Compaq 8200 Elite CMT PC
HP Compaq 8200 Elite USDT PC
HP SignagePlayer mp8200
HP SignagePlayer mp8200s
HP Compaq 8200 Elite AiO Business PC
HP rp5800 Retail System
HP Z620 Brazilian Workstation
HP Z620 Workstation
HP Z820 Brazilian Workstation
HP Z820 Workstation
HP Z420 Brazilian Workstation
HP Z420 Workstation
HP Compaq 6200 Pro MT PC
HP Compaq 6200 Pro SFF PC
HP Compaq ms6200 Pro SFF PC
HP Z210 SFF Workstation
HP Z210 CMT Workstation
HP Z1 Workstation
HP Z200 SFF Workstation
HP Z600 Brazilian RDIMM Workstation
HP Z600 RDIMM Workstation
HP Z800 Brazilian Workstation
HP Compaq 6005 Pro USDT Business PC

OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Chinese Market 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Emerging Markets 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-Language 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 8.1 32 Bit
Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit Chinese Market
Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit Emerging Markets
Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit Enterprise
Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit Multi-Language
Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit Professional
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Chinese Market
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Emerging Markets
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Enterprise
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Multi-Language
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Professional
Microsoft Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry 32-Bit
Microsoft Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry 64-Bit
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Starter 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Embedded
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

LANGUAGE(S): Global

ENHANCEMENTS:
BIOS Configuration Utility is installed in the following directories as
applicable:
Windows 64bit OS - \Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\BIOS
Configuration Utility
Windows 32bit OS - \Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\BIOS
Configuration Utility
Note that both the 32 bit and 64 bit versions of the application
are both installed together in the target directory.

Version 3.2.3.1
- Added shortcut to user's guide on web.

Version 3.2.2.1
- Fixed failures when enumeration values contained the string “ Disable”.

Version 3.0.14.1
- Removed user guide from installation
- Fixed error when BCU return error code 16 in WinPE 4.0 32-bit

Version 3.0.13.1
- Update User Guide to Fourth Edition: March 2014

Version 3.0.12.1
- Update help message to match User guide
- Allow only one /cspwdfile option. Return error 15 if specified more than
once.

Version 3.0.11.1
-Added /WarningAsErr option to include warnings in final BCU return code.
Without this option, warnings are ignored and BCU returns Zero(0=success) if
there are no actual errors while writing.
- Updated User Guide to explain: Return code 16; BIOS write stickiness

Version 3.0.9.1
- Removed clear text passwords from /CreateUser. Replaced by password file.
- Added comments to setting file when a /getconfig action is performed.

Version 3.0.3.1
- Implemented support for BIOS setup password as an encrypted file.
- Removed support of plain text password on command line.

Version 2.60.13.1
- Fixed SetDefaults issue on Windows XP SP3.

Version 2.60.12.1
- Fixed set/change password issue on Windows XP SP3.
- Fixed set config issue on Windows XP SP3.

Version 2.60.11.1
- Fixed set password issue with non-alpha Characters.
- Fixed return code of REPSET file does not start with “English”.
- Fixed issue with semicolon in REPSET file for IO settings
- Fixed BCU run error on Windows XP.
- Updated to ignore /GetConfig and /SetConfig if /SetDefaults is specified.
- Updated to print error message and exit BCU if invalid option is provided.

Version 2.60.6.1
- Fixed return code for invalid parameters.
- Added more return codes of WMI errors.

Version 2.60.3.1
- Fixed error when calling /Setdefaults with password set
- Test case2 under /SetDefaults was failing with "Access denied" error. This
should now come back successful.

PREREQUISITES:


HOW TO USE:
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.


Copyright (c) 2014 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.