Aug. 29, 2018 / Updated by Bessie Shaw to Windows 10
The HP Mobile Data Protection Sensor driver, combined with the HP 3D Driveguard driver ensures the smooth function of your external USB hard drives. Thus it is important to get the correct HP Mobile Data Protection Sensor driver’s download and install for your Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 and other OS computer. Many users encountered the issue that Mobile Data Protection Sensor doesn’t work after Windows 10 Creators Update (V1703). Generally, that’s because of the drivers and OS compatibility error.
As we’ve mentioned above, you need the proper driver for the HP Mobile Data Protection Sensor to keep its normal performance. While sometimes varied errors may, resulting in the HP Mobile Data Protection Sensor not working malfunction in Windows 10. Below are some main reasons of why you need download the HP Mobile Data Protection Sensor driver for Windows 10.
Driver removal happens occasionally during the Windows 10 or the Creators Update. That is to say, your HP MDP sensor could be removed from the system files.
If Windows 10 does not recognize the HP MDP sensor device, you have to install the driver manually to make it compatible with Windows 10.
Drivers can be outdated, corrupt or broken after Windows OS update which leads to system errors like HP MDP sensor blocked hitch on your Windows 10 HP EliteBook 8570w, EliteBook 8470p, ProBook 4540s etc.
Updated Mobile Data Protection Sensor driver endows new features and better experience of the Data Protection Sensor after OS update.
Should your HP MDP sensor drivers is incompatible with Windows 10 or you run into Mobile Data Protection Sensor not working issue after Windows 10 Creators Update with the returning error message "The driver for this device has been blocked from starting because it is known to have problems with Windows. Contact the hardware vendor for a new driver. (Code 48)", you need to reinstall the matched drivers.
Below are top 2 channels for you to download the HP device driver, Mobile Data Protection Sensor driver. If prefer a quick way to find the WHQL driver for your Win 10 laptop, you should go directly to Method 2.
You can get the HP Mobile Data Protection Sensor driver’s download from Microsoft Update Catalog and then install it via the Device Manager. Below is how.
1. Click here to go to the Microsoft Update Catalog and then type the "hp mobile data protection sensor" into the search box.
2. Find the 9/23/2016 version 188.8.131.52 from the showing results and then click Download to get the download file
3. Unzip downloaded driver file (ignore any warning error messages).
1. Press the Windows shortcut keys Win + X to select Device Manager.
2. Locate the HP Mobile Data Protection Sensor.
3. Right click on it to choose Update driver.
4. Follow the path: Browse my computer for software -> Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer -> Have Disk… ->Browse….
5. Point to the accelerometer.inf file in the unzipped folder.
6. Wait for the driver’s update completes and then reboot your computer.
After reboot, your Windows 10 system might auto-update the MDP sensor to the previous driver (v5.x) with bugs. Therefore, you’d better go back to Device Manager and confirm it's the 184.108.40.206 version. If not, choose “Property” -> “Roll back driver” to bring it back.
Driver Talent is a professional driver update and management tool. Being reviewed as the safest and fastest way to update drivers, it can detect whether your HP Mobile Data Protection Sensor driver is incompatible with your Windows OS or not and then fix them with just one-click.
Click the button below to get that driver issue troubleshooter instantly and download the WHQL MDP sensor driver/ HP 3D DriveGuard Software driver for Windows 10.
Step 1. Click “scan” to scan all the Windows 10 drivers. All the incorrect drivers will show you in the scanning results.
Step 2. Click “Download” to install the most compatible drivers or click “Update” to get the latest ones.
Step 3. Reboot your computer to make the newly updated HP 3D DriveGuard drivers come into effect.
If you still have questions on HP Mobile Data Protection Sensor drivers downloading and updating for Windows 10, do comment below for assistance or go to the OStoto official forum via the left menu on this page for help.
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