TITLE: HP Compaq Business Desktop ROMPaq Firmware (ROM Family MS7254) VERSION: 1.04 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: SP33387 SUPERSEDES: SP33252 EFFECTIVE DATE: July 26, 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: - Displays an error message when a PS/2 keyboard and mouse are installed in the wrong ports. - Updates microcode for processor support. FIXES: - Fixes an issue that occurs in a Pre-Boot Execution Environment (PXE) when booting into a Remote Installation Service (RIS) server or other PXE servers. 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.