Updating software Laptop elitebook HP Планшетный ПК HP EliteBook 2740p

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12 Software updates

Updating software

Updated versions of the software provided with your computer are available either through the HP
Software Update utility or on the HP Web site.

The Software Update utility automatically checks for software updates from HP. The utility runs every
30 days and provides a list of support alerts, such as security enhancements, and optional software
and driver updates.

You can manually check for updates at any time by selecting Start > Help and Support > Update
Software & Drivers
, and then follow the on-screen instructions.

Most software on the HP Web site is packaged in compressed files called SoftPaqs. Some BIOS
updates may be packaged in compressed files called ROMPaqs.

Some download packages contain a file named Readme.txt, which contains information regarding
installing and troubleshooting the file. (Readme.txt files included with ROMPaqs are provided in
English only.)

You can also access software updates by obtaining the Support Software disc (purchased
separately). This disc includes device drivers, BIOS updates, and utilities.

1.

Open your Internet browser, and go to 

http://www.hp.com/support

.

2.

Select your country or region.

3.

Click the option for software and driver downloads, and then type your computer model number
in the product box.

4.

Press 

enter

.

5.

Follow the on-screen instructions.

To update the software using a Support Software disc, follow these steps:

1.

Insert the Support Software disc into the optical drive.

2.

Follow the on-screen instructions.

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