TITLE: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 280 PCI Video BIOS (ROM) And Flash Utility VERSION: 126.96.36.199.A1 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This Softpaq creates a bootable diskette with a firmware update for an NVIDIA Quadro NVS 280 PCI video card in the workstation models listed. PURPOSE: Recommended SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP27731 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: April 19, 2004 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Workstation xw4100: All Models HP Workstation xw6000: All Models HP Workstation xw8000: All Models OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Windows 2000 Windows XP Professional LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: N/A FIXES: - Fixes POST error 162 on some workstation models due to an incorrect run-time checksum value in the video BIOS PREREQUISITES: N/A HOW TO USE: 1. Download the SoftPaq to a directory on your hard drive. The file that is downloaded is a self-extracting executable with a filename based on the SoftPaq Number above. 2. Insert a blank 1.44MB floppy diskette in drive A:. This diskette will be erased by the SoftPaq. Before proceeding, make certain the diskette is not write protected, does not contain viruses, and does not contain data or critical files. 3. From the drive and directory into which the Sofpaq was downloaded, execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions. 4. After the diskette has been created, you may delete the self-extracting file downloaded in step 1. 5. To install the video BIOS update, insert the floppy diskette into the A: drive of the workstation to be updated and restart the computer. The computer will boot from the diskette. 6. Follow the on-screen instructions. 7. Once the video BIOS update is complete, remove the diskette and cycle power to the workstation. Copyright (c) 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.