HP Data Protector for PCs Agent Release Notes

for Windows operating systems

Software version: 7.0
Publication date: June 2011

This document is an overview of the changes made to HP Data Protector for PCs Agent software. It contains important information that is not included in books or Help. You can find information about the following in this document:

What's New in This Release?
Installation Notes
Enhancements and Fixes
Known Problems, Limitations, and Workarounds
Documentation Updates
Localization Support
HP Software Product Integration
HP Software Support
Legal Notices

What's New in This Release?

For more information about customer-related enhancements and software fixes, see Enhancements and Fixes.

Installation Notes

Full installation requirements, as well as instructions for installing HP Data Protector for PCs, are documented in the Installation and Administration Guide provided in PDF (.pdf) format. You can find the guide on the product installation media at this location:


Updating HP Data Protector for PCs from previous versions

Normally, the Administrator will update the HP Data Protector for PCs Agent. See the Installation and Administration Guide.

Evaluating HP Data Protector for PCs 

See the HP Data Protector for PCs Policy Server Release Notes.

Software and Hardware Requirements

Before installing HP Data Protector for PCs, make sure that your system meets the following minimum requirements:

HP Data Protector for PCs Agent

Disk space


The following documentation is included with HP Data Protector for PCs to help you install and use all HP Data Protector for PCs features and options.

Enhancements and Fixes

Message IDs are now displayed in the log panel of the Control Panel for all Information, Warning and Error messages.

Known Problems, Limitations, and Workarounds

Documentation Updates

The first page of this release notes document contains the following identifying information:

To check for recent updates or to verify that you are using the most recent edition, visit this URL: HP Software Product Manuals 

To retrieve a document, select the:

  1. Product name
  2. Version list
  3. Operating System
  4. Preferred Language
  5. Document title
  6. Click Open or Download.

You must have Adobe Reader installed to view files in PDF format (*.pdf). To download Adobe Reader, go to the Adobe web site.

Localization Support

HP supplies HP Data Protector for PCs Agent localized software and documentation in these languages:

HP Software Product Integration


HP Software Support

This web site provides contact information and details about the products, services, and support that HP Software offers. For more information, visit the HP Support web site at: http://www.hp.com/support.

HP Software support provides customer self-solve capabilities. It provides a fast and efficient way to access interactive technical support tools needed to manage your business. As a valued support customer, you can benefit by being able to:

To access the self-solve knowledge base, click Use self-serve knowledge search on the HP Support web site.

Note: Most of the support areas require that you register as an HP Passport user and sign in. Many also require an active support contract. To find more information about support access levels, go to: Access levels.

To register for an HP Passport ID, go to: HP Passport Registration.

Legal Notices

©Copyright 2011 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

Confidential computer software. Valid license from HP required for possession, use or copying. Consistent with FAR 12.211 and 12.212, Commercial Computer Software, Computer Software Documentation, and Technical Data for Commercial Items are licensed to the U.S. Government under vendor's standard commercial license.

The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.

The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.

For information about third-party and/or open source license agreements, see the \root\LicenseAgreements directory on the product installation media.

Trademark Notices

Microsoft®, Windows®, Windows® XP, and Windows Vista® are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

© 2011 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.