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HP Softpaq Download Manager (SDM) is a utility which provides a quick and easy way to find software and driver updates for HP commercial notebook and desktop PCs. Updates can be sorted by name, version, priority, category, models, size or date. Simply select the updates to download, then click the Download button.

Using HP Softpaq Download Manager to Update the Current Platform

  1. Download and install HP Softpaq Download Manager .
  2. Launch the Softpaq Download Manager.
  3. Select "Show software for this model only" to download Softpaqs to install on similar systems as the current platform. Use the "Check software updates for this model" option to automatically install the updates on the current system.
  4. The current platform will automatically be displayed and selected in the Product Catalog window.
  5. Select the desired Softpaqs from the Available Softpaqs window.
  6. After selecting the desired Softpaqs, the following options are available in the Downloaded Softpaqs window: Download Only, Download and Unpack or Download and Install.
    • Download Only will download all selected Softpaqs to “C:\ProgramData\HP\HP Softpaq Download Manger\SWDownload”.
    • Download and Unpack will download all selected Softpaqs to “C:\ProgramData\HP\HP Softpaq Download Manger\SWDownload” and unpack each individual Softpaq according to the settings in the “unpack” tab under Configuration Options.
    • Download and Install will download all selected Softpaqs to “C:\ProgramData\HP\HP Softpaq Download Manger\SWDownload” and then install each individual Softpaq on the current system.

Using HP SoftPaq Download Manager to download SoftPaqs for multiple platforms

  1. Download and install HP Softpaq Download Manager.
  2. Launch the Softpaq Download Manager.
  3. When prompted, select "Show software for all supported models."
  4. Select the respective platforms in the Product Catalog window.
  5. Select the appropriate Driver and Operating System Enhancement Softpaqs from the Available Softpaqs list.
  6. Set download preferences in the Configuration Options window accessed from the Tools menu (Tools -> Configuration Options).
  7. Additional customizations are available by using the “unpack” tab.
  8. After selecting the desired Softpaqs, the following options are available in the Downloaded Softpaqs window: Download Only or Download and Unpack.
    • Download Only will download all selected Softpaqs according to the settings established in the Download tab in the Configuration Options dialog. The default is Single Folder set to “C:\SoftpaqDownloadDirectory".
    • Download and Unpack will download all selected Softpaqs according to the settings established in the Unpack tab in the Configuration Options dialog. Default is Legacy Behavior (unpack in Download directory) “C:\SoftpaqDownloadDirectory”.
  9. After the download is complete, the Softpaqs can either be installed directly or imported into your respective management solution.


Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8.1 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit)

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