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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION- PRODUCT CHANGE NOTIFICATION

Document ID: c02493796

Version: 1

HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC and HP EliteBook 8440w Mobile Workstation System BIOS Update F.0E

Release date : 27-Aug-2010

Last updated : 27-Aug-2010

DETAILS OF CHANGE
New features:
  • Added a "DriveLock password on restart" option to allow users to enable or disable a prompt for the DriveLock password when restarting the computer.
  • Added an HP DayStarter feature, which is a usability feature that is targeted to provide customized/personalized information to the user in early boot while the main operating system (Windows) boots in the background. For example, while Windows boots in the background, the BIOS can display the user's calendar for the day.
Field issue fixes:
  • Fixed an issue where the computer does not boot from a bootable CD if an external USB CD/DVD drive is used.
  • The time it takes for the Disk Sanitizer process has been shortened.

REASON FOR CHANGE
To implement changes under "Details of Change."
IMPACT OF CHANGE
None
Components affected:
HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC and HP EliteBook 8440w Mobile Workstation

DATE OF CHANGE

Effective date : 30-Sep-2010

Hardware platforms affected : HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC, HP EliteBook 8440w Mobile Workstation

HP Inc. shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.The information provided is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind.To the extent permitted by law, neither HP or its affiliates, subcontractors or suppliers will be liable for incidental, special or consequential damages including downtime cost; lost profits; damages relating to the procurement of substitute products or services; or damages for loss of data, or software restorationThe information in this document is subject to change without notice.HP Inc. and the names of HP products referenced herein are trademarks of HP Inc. in the United States and other countries.Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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