TITLE: HP Compaq ROMPaq Firmware Upgrade for d220/d228/d230 MT VERSION: 1.12 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This SoftPaq contains a utility to update the System BIOS for the listed desktop models. The System BIOS can be updated directly from within the Microsoft Windows environment, or a bootable diskette or DriveKey can be created. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP28336 SUPERSEDES: SP27451 EFFECTIVE DATE: August 9, 2004 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Desktops PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Compaq d220 microtower: All Models HP Compaq d228 microtower: All Models HP Compaq d230 microtower: All Models OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Windows 2000 Windows XP Home Edition Windows XP Professional LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: - Adds password beep codes for password setup menu and password prompt, as follows: * Pop Password prompt: three short beeps * Wrong Password entered: two long beeps * Right Password entered: two short beeps FIXES: - Fixes issue where the desktop would not automatically resume from S4 mode when a USB 2.0 device was attached. - Fixes an issue where Turbo Linux could not use a USB device. - Fixes issue where a Drivekey was not detected when attached through a front USB port. - Fixes issue where EMM386.EXE did not load in DOS mode. - Fixes issue where the desktop did not resume from S3 mode when a PS/2 or USB keyboard or mouse was attached. 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 unpack the files. 3. Choose one of the following three options when presented: - Create BIOS Flash Diskette - Create BIOS Flash DriveKey - Flash System BIOS Now! 4. After the files have been unpacked, the self- extracting file downloaded in Step 1 can be deleted, if desired. WARNING: DO NOT TURN OFF POWER OR ATTEMPT TO REBOOT THE COMPUTER DURING THE UPDATE PROCESS! Copyright (c) 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.