TITLE: NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000 Video BIOS (ROM) And Flash Utility VERSION: 126.96.36.199.06 Rev. B DESCRIPTION: This package creates a bootable diskette with a firmware update for an NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000 AGP video card in the listed workstation models and operating systems. PURPOSE: Recommended SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP27743 SUPERSEDES: SP26107 EFFECTIVE DATE: April 19, 2004 CATEGORY: Firmware SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Workstation xw4100: All Models HP Workstation xw6000: All Models HP Workstation xw8000: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None DEVICES SUPPORTED: NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000 OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Microsoft Windows XP Professional LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: - Provides smaller Option ROM size. - Improves support for digital flat-panel displays, particularly Viewsonic VP2290b. - Uses NVIDIA flash version 5.00. FIXES: - Fixes POST error 162 that occurs on some workstation models due to an incorrect run-time checksum value in the video BIOS. PREREQUISITES: N/A INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive. 2. Insert a blank 1.44-MB diskette in drive A:. This diskette will be erased by the SoftPaq. Before proceeding, ensure that the diskette is not write protected, does not contain viruses, and does not contain data or critical files. 3. Execute the downloaded SoftPaq .EXE file and follow the on-screen instructions. NOTE: After the diskette has been created, the .EXE file downloaded in Step 1 can be deleted, if desired. 4. To install the video BIOS update, insert the diskette into the A: drive of the workstation to be updated and restart the computer. The computer boots from the diskette. 5. Follow the on-screen instructions. 6. Once the video BIOS update is complete, remove the diskette and cycle power to the workstation. Copyright (c) 2004-2006 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.