TITLE: HP Compaq Business Desktop ROMPaq Firmware (ROM Family MS7254) VERSION: 1.03 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains a utility to update the System BIOS (ROM) for the listed desktop models (with a MS7254 ROM Family). This utility works with the listed operating systems. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP33252 SUPERSEDES: SP32636 EFFECTIVE DATE: July 17, 2006 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Desktops HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Compaq dx2200 Microtower PC: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Microsoft Windows XP Professional LANGUAGE(S): Arabic Brazilian Portuguese Chinese(PRC Simplified) Czech Danish Dutch Finnish French German Greek Hebrew Hongkong Hungarian Italian Japanese Korean Norwegian Polish Portuguese Russian Spanish Swedish Taiwanese Chinese Turkish US English ENHANCEMENTS: N/A FIXES: - Fixes issue where the screen is blank if the desktop is started (booted) with the PS/2 keyboard and PS/2 mouse plugged into the wrong ports (mouse in keyboard port and keyboard in mouse port). In this version of the BIOS (1.03 BIOS), if the PS/2 mouse and keyboard are plugged into the wrong ports, there is video on the screen, but the keyboard and mouse do not work because they are plugged into the wrong ports. - Fixes issue that occurs with some Maxtor 40-GB Hard Drives where an error stating that COMMAND.COM cannot be loaded is generated. - Fixes issue where a USB diskette (floppy) drive is not recognized if a CD that emulates a diskette is booted. PREREQUISITES: N/A INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: WARNING: DO NOT TURN OFF POWER OR ATTEMPT TO REBOOT THE COMPUTER DURING THE UPDATE PROCESS! 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 (the DriveKey must be bootable; this option creates the files needed to be able to flash the BIOS from the DriveKey). - Flash System BIOS Now! (this option enables the BIOS to be upgraded from within the Microsoft Windows operating system environment). NOTE: After the files have been unpacked, the .EXE file that was downloaded in Step 1 can be deleted, if desired. Copyright (c) 2006 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.