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09-09-2018 07:57 PM
Whenever I open the OMEN Control and try to change the lighting mode on the PC, it doesn't change the PC lights.
09-10-2018 03:23 PM - edited 09-10-2018 03:24 PM
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I have gone through your Post and would like to assist
May I know since when are you facing this issue? Were there any recent updates?
Let's uninstall the Omen Control and then download the latest version
- Open the Start menu.
- Click Settings.
- Click System on the Settings menu.
- Select Apps & features from the left pane. ...
- Select Omen Control app and uninstall.
- Follow the onscreen instructions
Restart the computer and download the Omen Control from this Link: http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp76501-77000/sp76864.exe
Also install the System Event Utility from this Link: http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp69001-69500/sp69229.exe
You can refer to this Link: https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c05238081 for more information on configuring the LED light
Keep me posted how it goes
Thank you and have a wonderful day 😊
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I Am An HP Employee
09-14-2018 11:36 AM
If the issue started recently, you can try a System Restore to an earlier time before this problem started
- Select the Start button, type control panel and then choose it from the list of results.
- Search Control Panel for Recovery.
- Select Recovery > Open System Restore > Next.
- Choose the restore point related to the start of the issue and then select Next > Finish.
Try changing the desktop lighting and let me know how it goes
Thank you 😊
I Am An HP Employee
09-15-2018 03:26 AM
Control software lost control over the lights one-two months ago in my case.
Colours are stuck @ rainbow settings and cannot be changed.
I guess it's something to do with HP System Event utility (now v.1.4.30) that got installed few weeks earlier - I have been playing with it before and that was the culprit then.
I may play with v1.4.20 still available
Or even previous, straight from the box, version as it did work for me.
But honestly: I gave up. It has never been resolved by HP correctly - and the fact that numerous people complain on this forum is the proof of it.
10-06-2018 05:33 AM
OK, so found some spare time today and I can confirm with 100% certainty: only this combination of Omen Control and HP System Event does work correctly on my PC and allows for its lights to be controlled:
I got these very versions from HP Recovery Manager -> Reinstall Driver Or Applications:
Not sure what SP version for Omen Control is there though. For HP System Event 1.4.11 I found this one:
10-08-2018 03:00 AM
To add: the only drawback is that upon each logoff or restart and only when CPU Tempeature or CPU Utilisation schemes are chosen, LEDs are stuck with the last reading available (so prior to log off or restart) until Omen Control app opened again.
Otherwise it works as I expect.
In the view of numerous versions / updates of both HP System Event and Omen Control app available I think It would be good for HP to clearly indicate which versions do work correctly, and which not. And what are the other effects of using out of date HP System Event instance?
(I have a feeling that i reported it to / requested all this from HP in the past and got nowhere with it).
11-14-2018 12:54 PM - edited 11-14-2018 12:55 PM
That is the same version the OP has installed now. While that might be helpful if you uninstall Windows someday, I need to find out why HP is not allowing us to download the files from the drivers pages also.
I will post what I find. I might not get any further than you did Krezmian. Lets hope the sqeeky wheel gets oiled.
11-14-2018 01:15 PM
Well, there are 2 questions here:
1. Why HP Event / Omen Control combo that's available online does not work, but the one supplied with the PC opn the recovery partition does:
Omen 870 Series:
2. More importantly, why Omen Control that's available on these very pages (see above under Utility Tools, direct links below):
Omen 870 Series:
is older than the one supplied with the PC on the recovery partition?