TITLE: HP Workstation xw4100 System BIOS (786B3) and BIOS Flash Utilities VERSION: 00.01.14 Rev. a DESCRIPTION: This contains the System BIOS image (BIOS Family 786B3) and local and remote BIOS flash utilities for the hp workstation xw4100 with the operating systems listed. The BIOS Family and BIOS date can be determined by pressing F10 on the target computer during system power on to run the Setup Utility, and then selecting File/System Information. This information can be saved into a text file on a diskette or on a USB flash media device by selecting File/Save to Diskette. In order for a USB flash media device to be recognized by the system, the device must be attached before the computer is turned on. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP26009 SUPERSEDES: SP25973, SP24784 EFFECTIVE DATE: December 5, 2003 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: Yes PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Workstation xw4100: hp workstation xw4100 OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Windows 2000 Windows XP Home Edition Windows XP Professional LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: - Adds microcode support for Prescott C0 and P4 Extreme processors. FIXES: - Modifies ACPI SSDT to fix a Linux hyperthreading issue. - New Fan Curves. - Prescott C0 Processors work properly now. - Power-On After Power Loss behaves correctly now. PREREQUISITES: N/A HOW TO USE: 1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive. 2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to update the System BIOS. 3. If remote flashing is needed, refer to the remote utility documentation for instructions on creating a Remote ROM Flash job to flash the System ROM on target PCs on the network. WARNING: DO NOT TURN OFF POWER OR ATTEMPT TO REBOOT THE COMPUTER DURING THE UPGRADE PROCESS!!! Copyright (c) 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.