If you have a question, please create a new topic by clicking here. Show icon in system tray option. Don’t show me this message again. Europe, Middle East, Africa. Enable and show status icon in System Tray The Mobility Center status icon is not displayed by default. Enter text from picture:

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Does your notebook need that driver? Which Windows OS versions does it run on? The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1. The computer will not activate battery notifications set in the Power Options properties.

What percent of users and experts removed it? ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection. Page protectiom – The computer does not detect the optical By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation.

Common models HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook The Virtual Agent is currently unavailable.

ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection

However, in the event that the PC is shaken or dropped not in Sleep or Hibernation mode, ProtectSmart will park the hard drive to attempt to prevent damage. Enable and show status icon in System Tray The Mobility Center status icon is not displayed by default. Troubleshooting Troubleshooting wireless connection problems Show icon in system tray option.


Depending on your user privileges, you may not be able to enable or disable HP.

Disable Hibernation and Sleep Page 63 – Step 4: Help others learn more about this software, share your comments. Hold down the power button for 5 seconds until the power goes off.

ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection by Hewlett-Packard – Should I Remove It?

Then shut down the computer through the operating system. See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions. Download “Should I Remove It?

HP posts drivers on protectwmart support pages for all model series. If sp doesn’t work, this is the latest W10 driver for the 3D driveguard hardware your notebook has Shut down driv computer before removing the hard drive from the hard dfive bay.

To enable the notification area icon, follow the steps below. HP provides products, software solutions and services to consumers, from enterprises to consumers including customers in the government, health and education sectors. Know if your hard drive is protected or parked with ProtectSmart To know if your hard drive is protected or parked with ProtectSmart, follow the steps below. This page requires Javascript.


ProtectSmart protects your hard drive by using a device to measure movement called accelerometers that are placed inside your PC. Additionally, members of an Administrator group can change.

HP Notebook PCs – Use ProtectSmart to Prevent Hard Drive Damage

If proteftsmart are not sure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the computer on by pressing the. Unpark your PC Once ProtectSmart is activated, to unpark or unlock your hard drive, follow the steps below.

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The computer will not initiate Sleep or Hibernation, except as described in the following Note.