TITLE: HP Thunderbolt Dock G2 - Firmware

VERSION: 1.0.60.1 REV: A PASS: 1
DESCRIPTION:
This package provides the HP Thunderbolt Dock G2 Firmware Installer for
supported computer models that are running a supported operating system. This
package includes the following firmware:

DisplayPort Hub, version 5.4.0.0
Audio Base, version 00.03.00.19
(Optional) Audio DSP, version 1.00.00.169
(Optional) Audio Module, version 00.03.01.45
Base Microcontroller, version 03.13.14
US USB Type-C PD Controller, version 3.06.12
DS USB Type-C PD Controller, version 3.04.02
(Optional) Audio Module Microcontroller, version 1.10.0
Thunderbolt Controller, version 33.1.0.0.3

PURPOSE: Routine
SOFTPAQ FILE NAME: SP98906.exe
SOFTPAQ MD5: a5037a2b64033124f3837a1875281feb
SUPERSEDES: SP95855
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 23, 2019
CATEGORY: Dock - Firmware and Driver
SSM SUPPORTED: Yes

PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks;Docking Stations

HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP Elite x2 1012 G2
HP EliteBook 1040 G4 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook x360 1030 G2 Notebook PC
HP Pro x2 612 G2
HP Pro x2 612 G2 Tablet with Collaboration Keyboard
HP ZBook 17 G6 Mobile Workstation
HP ZBook 17 G3 Mobile Workstation
HP ZBook 17 G5 Mobile Workstation
HP ProBook x360 11 G3 Education Edition
HP ProBook x360 11 G4 Education Edition
HP EliteBook x360 1030 G4 Notebook PC
HP Spectre x360 15 Convertible
HP EliteBook x360 1040 G5 Notebook PC
HP ENVY x360
HP EliteBook x360 1040 G6 Notebook PC
HP Spectre 13 Notebook
HP EliteBook x360 1030 G3 Notebook PC
HP Spectre x360 13 Convertible
HP EliteBook 830 G6 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 640 G4 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 650 G4 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 640 G5 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 650 G5 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 840 G5 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 850 G5 Notebook PC
HP ZBook 14u G5 Mobile Workstation
HP ZBook 15u G5 Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 840 G6 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 846 G6 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 850 G6 Notebook PC
HP ZBook 14u G6 Mobile Workstation
HP ZBook 15u G6 Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 840r G4 Notebook PC
HP Pavilion Gaming
HP ZBook x2 G4 Detachable Workstation
OMEN X by HP 15 Laptop PC
HP EliteBook x360 1020 G2 Notebook PC
HP Elite Dragonfly
HP EliteBook Folio G1 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 840 G5 Healthcare Edition Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 840 G6 Healthcare Edition Notebook PC
HP Spectre Folio 13 Convertible
HP EliteBook 735 G6 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 735 G5 Notebook PC
OMEN by HP 17 Laptop PC
HP Elite x2 1013 G3 Tablet
HP Elite x2 1012 G1 Advanced Keyboard
HP Elite x2 1012 G1 Tablet
HP Elite x2 1012 G1 with Travel Keyboard
OMEN by HP 15 Laptop PC
HP Elite x2 G4
HP ENVY 13 Laptop
HP ENVY 17 Laptop
HP EliteBook x360 830 G5 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 445R G6 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 455R G6 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 455 G5 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 445 G6 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 455 G6 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 440 G5 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 470 G5 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 440 G7 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 450 G7 Notebook PC
HP ZHAN 66 Pro 13 G2 Notebook PC
HP ZHAN 66 Pro 14 G2 Notebook PC
HP ZHAN 66 Pro 15 G2 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 430 G7 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 430 G5 Notebook PC
HP ProBook 450 G5 Notebook PC
HP ProBook x360 440 G1 Notebook PC
HP Spectre Pro 13 G1 Notebook PC
HP ZHAN X 13 G2 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 830 G5 Notebook PC
HP ZHAN 66 Pro 14 G3 Notebook PC
HP ZHAN 66 Pro 15 G3 Notebook PC
HP Spectre x360 Convertible
HP EliteBook 745 G6 Notebook PC
HP mt44 Mobile Thin Client
HP ProBook 645 G4 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 745 G5 Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 755 G5 Notebook PC
HP ZBook 15 G3 Mobile Workstation
HP ZBook 15 G6 Mobile Workstation
HP ZBook 15 G5 Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 1050 G1 Notebook PC
HP ZBook 17 G4 Mobile Workstation
HP ZBook 15 G4 Mobile Workstation
HP ZBook Studio G4 Mobile Workstation
HP ZBook Studio x360 G5 Workstation
HP ZBook Studio G5 Mobile Workstation
HP ZBook Studio G3 Mobile Workstation

OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
Microsoft Windows 10 All Editions (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 10 IOT Enterprise 64-Bit (x86)
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 32 MSNA
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 MSNA
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Edition

LANGUAGE(S): Global

DEVICES SUPPORTED:
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 must installed on the system.


ENHANCEMENTS:
- Causes a DisplayPort monitor connected to the dock to run in HDMI mode if the
monitor EDID indicates it is an HDMI type but has no CEA extension block.
- Adds a workaround for certain sources that set input stream to 8bpc when the
GPU enables HDR but has no VSC SDP packet and msa BPC is set to 6.
- Provides support to switch back to HDCP22 mode when the source is attempting
to perform HDCP22 authentication after HDCP1.4 authentication has previously be
performed.
- Resets the ESM (HDCP22 IP) block if there is no response.
- Adds a workaround for HPZR30W monitor DP input.
- Adds a workaround for LG5K monitor.
- Adds support for the GPU to switch the DSC ON/OFF on the same monitor.
- Extends the time allowed to select the minimal DisplayPort transmitter (DPTx)
link rate based on timing requirements.

FIXES:
- Fixes an issue where the display is unstable when a certain DP2HDMI dongle is
used with 4K60Hz DSC input only.

PREREQUISITES:
- The system must be running Windows 7 or 10, either 32- or 64-bit versions,
with Administrator or equivalent access.
- The system must be docked to an HP Thunderbolt Dock G2 that is running on A/C
power.
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 must be installed on the system.
- The system must be connected to an A/C power source before this package is
run.
- Do not undock the system from the HP Thunderbolt Dock G2 while firmware
installation is in process.
- This installer does not support Chrome, Linux, or Mac operating systems.

NOTE: This package updates the Intel Thunderbolt firmware secure version. After
this update is run, the Intel Thunderbolt dock firmware cannot be rolled back to
an earlier version.

Driver pre-requisites:

- Intel Graphics driver version 15.46.4877 must be installed on the system
before this package is run.
- Realtek Audio driver version 6.3.9600.182 must be installed on system to
provide compatibility for the Audio Base, (Optional) Audio Top DSP, and
(Optional) Audio Top Module firmware included in this package.
- For Windows 7 systems, Intel Thunderbolt Secure Connect Driver version
16.3.71.300 is required for HP Thunderbolt Dock G2 compatibility.
- For Windows 10 systems, update the Intel Thunderbolt Secure Connect Driver to
the latest version from HP.com for HP Thunderbolt Dock G2 compatibility.

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) 2019 HP Development Company, L.P.