TITLE: HP Notebook System BIOS Update

VERSION: 1.05 REV: A PASS: 0002
DESCRIPTION:
This package creates files that contain an image of the System BIOS (ROM) for
the supported notebook models with a P86 Family ROM. This package is used to
flash the System ROM on support notebook.

PURPOSE: Critical
SOFTPAQ FILE NAME: SP81224.exe
SOFTPAQ MD5: 4c4ec0a72b5f5c4a66794aef2deb8cb0
SUPERSEDES: sp78973
EFFECTIVE DATE: July 21, 2017
CATEGORY: BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED: Yes

PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks

HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP Pro x2 612
HP Pro x2 612 G2 Tablet with Collaboration Keyboard
HP HP Retail Case 12

OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
Microsoft Windows 10 All Editions (64-bit)

LANGUAGE(S): Global

ENHANCEMENTS:
- Provides improved security of UEFI code and variables. HP strongly recommends
promptly transitioning to this updated BIOS version which supersedes all
previous releases.
- Updates the microcode to version 0x5E for systems running the Kaby Lake CPU.
- Updates the microcode to version 0xBA for systems running the Skylake CPU.
- Updates the EC (embedded controller) to version 48.58.
- Changes the default settings to enable Modern Standby in the F10 BIOS setup
menu and the BIOS Configuration Utility (BCU).
- Updates the CCG4 type-C firmware to version 6.13.
- Provides out-of-band support for WOL (wake on LAN) and HBMA (host base mac
address).
-Provides a message that is displayed when the system is powered on when a
firmware update is available for the base keyboard.
-Provides support for an additional wireless WAN module.

FIXES:
- Fixes an issue where certain USB 2.0 keys cannot be detected in the F10 BIOS
Boot Options.
- Fixes and issue where SMC (System Management Command) does not function
properly when USB Storage Boot is disabled in the F10 BIOS settings.
- Fixes an issue where BIOS recovery does not function properly when memory
usage is high.
- Fixes an issue where the status of SecureBoot in Windows does not align with
the BIOS setting.

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.


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