HP Client Management Solutions

Simplify and improve your PC fleet management

HP Client Management Solutions support most HP commercial desktops, notebooks, and workstations.

Client Management Solutions

HP offers industry-leading Client Management Solutions to help commercial customers mitigate issues that result in lost time, money, and productivity. This comprehensive portfolio helps reduce complexity and cost of managing commercial PCs through client management software from HP and third-parties, jointly-developed value-adds, and HP manageability tools. The HP Client Management Solutions portfolio is designed to meet a range of client management needs.

Plan

Create pre-boot and OS images

Create BIOS Configuration

Create and Import HP-Verified or Custom Driver Packs

 

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Deploy

Secure and validate custom images

Patch HP-delivered BIOS, Drivers, and Software

Deploy device and identity security policies

 

 

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Support

System Image (new and deployed)

Deployed Software, Drivers, and BIOS

Security Policies

 

 

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Discover HP's Manageability Tools

HP Connect for Microsoft Endpoint Manager

Remotely configure, secure, and update the BIOS of HP PCs managed with HP Connect for Microsoft Endpoint Manager.1 This cloud management solution automates BIOS related tasks, shortens the time deploy, and frees up precious IT resources.

 

  • Easy to use BIOS configuration within a web-based admin console
  • Remotely provision password-based or HP Sure Admin2 authentication methods
  • Automate BIOS updates

 

Go to HP Connect for Microsoft Endpoint Manager

HP Manageability Integration Kit (HP MIK) for Microsoft Configuration Manager

The HP Manageability Integration Kit will help speed up image creation and management of HP BIOS, security, hardware, software when managing devices through Microsoft Configuration Manager.

 

Deploy the HP Manageability Integration Kit to begin enjoying these key benefits:

  • Speed Up the Basics of IT Management – Reduce the number of steps to create, deploy, and manage images, BIOS, and system security so you can focus on business.
  • Protect Data – Secure BIOS settings, set authentication and credentials requirements, enable Microsoft Device Guard, manage TPM firmware updates.
  • Manage Software – Starting with HP Client Security, IT Admins can remotely manage features supported by the software.
  • Simplifying operations – Unlock additional value from platform-specific features and manage those features from within Microsoft Configuration Manager.

 

 Read the release Notes and download HP MIK

HP Image Assistant (HPIA)

The HP Image Assistant is an essential tool that provides assistance to IT System Administrators to improve the quality and security of their HP PCs running Microsoft Windows by analyzing, identifying problems, and recommending solutions. 

 

New features in version 5.1.5

  • Updates HPIA to be all 64-bit

Existing Features and benefits:

  • Image Assistant will analyze and report:
    • Security Issues
    • Driver Issues
    • BIOS Settings
    • Advisories & Bulletins
  • Installs missing or outdated drivers and software
  • Provides command line support for automation
  • Supports individual versions of Windows 10 and 11.

 

 Read the Release Notes and download HPIA

HP BIOS Configuration Utility (BCU)

The HP BIOS Configuration Utility is a free utility which provides the ability to manage BIOS settings on HP supported desktop, workstation, and notebook computers.

 

Features and benefits:

  • Read available BIOS settings and their values from a supported computer
  • Set configurable BIOS settings on a supported computer
  • Set or reset Setup Password on a supported computer
  • Replicate BIOS settings across multiple client computers
  • Get BIOS settings without having to know/write WMI queries and methods

 

Read the Release Notes and download BCU

HP Client Management Script Library (HP CMSL)

The HP Client Management Script Library (HP CMSL) is a free set of PowerShell scripts that aid IT Admins who want to automate PC Lifecycle Management tasks.

 

Features and benefits:

  • Download both SW and driver updates
  • Download and maintain drivers in repository
  • Query and set BIOS settings
  • Set BIOS boot logo

 

Read the Release Notes and download HP CMSL

HP Flash and Replicated Setup Utilities for Linux

The HP Flash and Replicated Setup Utilities for Linux are a free set of utilities which provide the ability to manage BIOS settings and update BIOS firmware on HP supported desktop, workstation, and notebook computers. 

 

Features and Benefits:

  • Flash the BIOS firmware
  • Read and write configurable settings on a supported computer
  • Set or reset Setup Password on a supported computer
  • Replicate BIOS settings across multiple client computers

 

Read the Release Notes and download HP Flash and Replicated Setup Utilities for Linux

Utilize Microsoft Endpoint Manager

Microsoft Endpoint Manager enables customers to reduce the day-to-day operational costs of managing Windows, as well as enable their business to move more quickly by integrating these core disciplines into a single solution. This solution delivers enterprise-class software distribution and asset management through comprehensive inventory analysis, operating system and software distribution, software usage tracking, and reporting.


To learn more about Microsoft Endpoint Manager products please visit:

 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/business/microsoft-endpoint-manager

HP Manageability Integration Kit (HP MIK)

The HP Manageability Integration Kit will help speed up image creation and management of HP BIOS, security, hardware, software when managing devices through Microsoft Configuration Manager.

 

Deploy the HP Manageability Integration Kit to begin enjoying these key benefits:

  • Speed Up the Basics of IT Management – Reduce the number of steps to create, deploy, and manage images, BIOS, and system security so you can focus on business.
  • Protect Data – Secure BIOS settings, set authentication and credentials requirements, enable Microsoft Device Guard, manage TPM firmware updates.
  • Manage Software – Starting with HP Client Security, IT Admins can remotely manage features supported by the software.
  • Simplifying operations – Unlock additional value from platform-specific features and manage those features from within Microsoft Configuration Manager.

 

Read the release Notes and download HP MIK

HP Client Catalog for Microsoft Configuration Manager Products

The HP Client Catalog for Microsoft Configuration Manager products automates the acquisition and deployment of HP software updates (SoftPaqs) to HP commercial PCs in a Microsoft Configuration Manager environment. The catalog file contains detailed platform information on HP commercial desktops, notebooks, and workstations. It can be used with the software update features of Microsoft Configuration Manager and Updates Publisher or Configuration Manager Essentials to provide automated driver and patch updates to HP-managed Clients.

 

Download the latest HP Client for Microsoft Configuration Manager products file

HP Driver Packs

HP Driver Packs contain the necessary Microsoft Windows drivers required to support the HP hardware platform(s) as listed in the release notes for each of the driver packs. The package contains drivers supporting both the integrated and add-in devices in an .INF-based installation format. This INF installation method can be used standalone or with bare-metal operating system deployment tools that require .INF-based drivers.

 

Visit HP Driver Pack to download the Microsoft Windows drivers

 

Note: Some hardware devices have additional software tools to help enhance the experience of using the device. For example, a graphics control center application. These software tools cannot be installed via INF method and must be manually installed after the drivers to get the best overall experience.

Additional Resources

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Disclaimers

  1. HP Connect for Microsoft Endpoint Manager is available from Admin.hp.com for HP Pro, Elite, Z, and Point-of-Sale PCs managed with Microsoft Endpoint Manager. Subscription to Microsoft Endpoint Manager required and sold separately. Network connection required.
  2. HP Sure Admin requires Windows 10, HP BIOS, and HP Manageability Integration Kit from http://www.hp.com/go/clientmanagement and HP Sure Admin Local Access Authenticator smartphone app from the Android or Apple store.