Cleaning procedures Laptop elitebook HP Ноутбук HP EliteBook Folio G1

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Because solid-state drives (SSDs) lack moving parts, HP 3D DriveGuard is unnecessary for these 


For more information, see the HP 3D DriveGuard software Help.

Identifying HP 3D DriveGuard status

The hard drive light on the computer changes color to show that the drive in a primary hard drive bay and/or 

the drive in a secondary hard drive bay (select products only) is parked. To determine whether a drive is 

currently protected or whether it is parked, view the icon on the Windows desktop in the notification area, at 

the far right of the taskbar.

Updating programs and drivers

HP recommends that you update your programs and drivers on a regular basis. Updates can resolve issues 

and bring new features and options to your computer. For example, older graphics components might not 

work well with the most recent gaming software. Without the latest driver, you would not be getting the most 

out of your equipment.
Go to

 to download the latest versions of HP programs and drivers. In addition, 

register to receive automatic notifications when updates become available.
If you would like to update your programs and drivers, follow these instructions:


Type support in the taskbar search box, and then select the HP Support Assistant app.

- or -
Click the question mark icon in the taskbar.


Select My PC, select the Updates tab, and then select Check for updates and messages.


Follow the on-screen instructions.

Cleaning your computer

Use the following products to safely clean your computer:

Dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride 0.3 percent maximum concentration (for example, disposable 

wipes, which come in a variety of brands)

Alcohol-free glass-cleaning fluid

Solution of water and mild soap

Dry microfiber cleaning cloth or a chamois (static-free cloth without oil)

Static-free cloth wipes


Avoid strong cleaning solvents that can permanently damage your computer. If you are not sure 

that a cleaning product is safe for your computer, check the product contents to make sure that ingredients 

such as alcohol, acetone, ammonium chloride, methylene chloride, and hydrocarbons are not included in the 


Fibrous materials, such as paper towels, can scratch the computer. Over time, dirt particles and cleaning 

agents can get trapped in the scratches.

Cleaning procedures

Follow the procedures in this section to safely clean your computer.

Updating programs and drivers