TITLE: HP Notebook System BIOS Update

VERSION: 01.24 REV: A PASS: 2
DESCRIPTION:
This package creates files that contain an image of the System BIOS (ROM) for
the supported notebook models with an N85 family ROM. This package is used to
flash the System ROM on a supported notebook.

NOTE: HP strongly recommends updating the Management Engine firmware to version
11.0.27.3000 to prevent BIOS/Management Engine firmware corruption issues.

PURPOSE: Recommended
SOFTPAQ FILE NAME: SP82303.exe
SOFTPAQ MD5: a39a00353f74aca3887df70122ea0598
SUPERSEDES: SP80804
EFFECTIVE DATE: October 20, 2017
CATEGORY: BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED: Yes

PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks

HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP Elite x2 1012 G1 Advanced Keyboard
HP Elite x2 1012 G1 Tablet
HP Elite x2 1012 G1 with Travel Keyboard

OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
Microsoft Windows 10 All Editions (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit

LANGUAGE(S): Global

ENHANCEMENTS:
- Adds the option to enable or disable Active Management (AMT) using the F10
BIOS setup menu and the BIOS Configuration Utility (BCU).
- Updates the Realtek 8153 PXE to version 2.10 and UEFI driver to version 2.020.
- Adds a feature in the F10 BIOS setup menu in Intel systems to enable or
disable external ports separately.
- Adds the feature where the power-on password is bypassed only on the initial
Wake-on-LAN.
- Adds the Boot to normal boot order option to the Wake-on-LAN option in the F10
BIOS setup menu.
- Adds the TPM 1.2 to 2.0 Upgrade PPI to the TPM Activation Policy.
- Adds a feature in the F10 BIOS setup menu in Intel systems to enable or
disable individual hard drives separately.
- Adds a feature in the F10 setup menu and the BIOS Configuration Utility (BCU)
to enable battery shipmode.
- Updates the Intel microcontroller (MCU) of Skylake-based U/Y systems to
version 0xBC.
- Provides improved security of UEFI code and variables. HP strongly recommends
transitioning promptly to this updated BIOS version which supersedes all
previous releases.

NOTE: Due to the security changes in this release, attempts to install older
BIOS versions require the user to be physically present to accept the older
version.

FIXES:
- Fixes an issue where screen rotation does not function properly when the
system resumes from sleep (S3) or hibernate (S4) modes the system is changed
from clamshell mode to tablet mode.
- Fixes an intermittent issue where the USB-A and the audio jack do not function
properly after the system is restarted.
- Fixes an issue where touchpad continues to function after the lid is opened
and the sytem is used as a tablet.
- Fixes an issue where the Ctrl+Alt+Delete key combination can be used
unintentionally to bypass the DriveLock Password.
- Fixes an issue where BitLocker cannot be enabled while FastBoot is enabled.
- Fixes an issue where a Sandisk SDSSDHII-480G-G25 drive in the system is not
recognized when the system is run in legacy mode.
- Fixes an issue where the SMC blob file for a FAT32 hard drive on the system
does not function properly when the USB Storage Boot feature is disabled.
- Fixes an intermittent issue where the USB Type C firmware update fails to run
properly.
- Fixes an issue where the x2APIC is unexpectedly disabled.
- Fixes an issue which causes an unexpected beep sound to be emitted when the
F10 BIOS setup is used.

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) 2017 HP Development Company, L.P.