TITLE: HP Compaq ROMPaq Firmware Upgrade for d240/d248/dx2000 Microtowers VERSION: 1.10 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains a utility to update the System BIOS for the listed desktop models and operating systems. 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: SP28735 SUPERSEDES: SP28337 EFFECTIVE DATE: September 15, 2004 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Desktops PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Compaq d240 microtower: All Models HP Compaq d248 microtower: All Models HP Compaq dx2000 microtower: All Models OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Windows 2000 Windows XP Home Edition Windows XP Professional LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: - Adds support for E-0 stepping of the processor. 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. 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.