TITLE: HP Firmware Pack (Q97)

VERSION: 01.11.01 REV: A PASS: 1
This package is used to update the firmware on supported HP Business Notebook
systems with a Q97 family BIOS.

PURPOSE: Critical
SOFTPAQ FILE NAME: sp103716.exe
SOFTPAQ MD5: 83f26734405588bae3b421c58659d0da
EFFECTIVE DATE: May 11, 2020


HP Engage Go Mobile System

Microsoft Windows 10 All Editions (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSB 2016 64-Bit
Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2019 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-2020-0533, CVE-2020-0535, CVE-2020-0536, CVE-2020-0537, CVE-2020-0538,
CVE-2020-0539, CVE-2020-0540, CVE-2020-0541, CVE-2020-0545.
- 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 Corporate, version
Embedded Controller (EC), version 20.63.00
Dock Embedded Controller Firmware, version 21.57.00
Intel vBIOS, version 9.0.1054,A,2
Intel GOP GOP, version 9.0.1074,A,4
USB Type-C PD Firmware, version CCG5_0710.bin
Dock Type-C PD Firmware, version 1.8
Intel/Realtek PXE ROM, version 2.12
Intel/Realtek UEFI PXE rom Realtek, version 2.026 (P00HXS-B2U)

- 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 greyed 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 IPv6 is listed before IPv4 after factory default settings
are applied in the F10 menu while the system is being connected to a USB-C LAN
- Fixes an issue where the BIOS does not update the Embedded Controller firmware
automatically when the system is docked.


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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