TITLE:
ROMPaq for HP Notebook System BIOS (68DTH) DOS Bootable Diskette


VERSION:
F.0c
DESCRIPTION:
This package creates a ROMPaq firmware diskette that can be used to locally restore or upgrade the System BIOS in the listed notebook models with a 68DTH Family ROM. NOTE: To determine the ROM family and ROM date, press F10 on the target notebook during startup to run the Setup Utility, and then view File/System Information.


PURPOSE:
SOFTPAQ NUMBER:
sp33390
SUPERSEDES:
sp33123
EFFECTIVE DATE:
July 19, 2006
CATEGORY:
BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED:
NO
PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Notebooks

HARDWARE
PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP Compaq nc4200 Notebook PC
HP Compaq tc4200 Tablet PC
OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
LANGUAGE(S):
Global
FIXES:
- Fixes issue where unexpected prompts for drivelock passwords are
displayed.
- Fixes installation issue that occurs with SUSE Linux.
PREREQUISITES:
None

HOW TO USE:
IMPORTANT: DO NOT TURN OFF POWER TO THE COMPUTER WHILE PERFORMING THE
PROCEDURE THAT FOLLOWS!

1. Obtain a formatted 1.44-MB diskette.

2. Attach external USB diskette drive.

3. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.

4. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions. When
prompted, insert the formatted diskette into the diskette drive to
create the bootable diskette.

NOTE: After the diskette has been created, the SoftPaq .EXE file
downloaded in Step 3 can be deleted, if desired.

5. Power Off the notebook.

6. Make sure the newly created ROMPaq Diskette is still in Drive A: and
Power On the notebook. Follow the on-screen instructions to upgrade the
System BIOS.


Copyright (c) 2006 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.