TITLE: Samsung Hard Drive Firmware Upgrade - SATA Drives VERSION: 39_46 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains a firmware upgrade for the Samsung Hard Drive in the listed desktop models and operating systems. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP33417 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: July 31, 2006 CATEGORY: Firmware SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Desktops HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP dx5150 Microtower PC: All Models HP dx5150 Small Form Factor PC: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Microsoft Windows 2000 Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Microsoft Windows XP Professional LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: N/A FIXES: - Fixes intermittent issue where hard drive is not detected during startup (boot) or when resuming from Standby (S3) or Hibernation (S4) states. Provides a preventative fix for this issue. - Fixes issue that generates cyclic redundancy check (CRC) errors on the hard drive, which may cause a "blue screen" error. Provides a preventative fix for this issue. PREREQUISITES: One of the following hard drive models must be installed in the desktop model: - 40.0-GB hard drive having Model Number HD040GJ/P and Part Number (P/N) 409681-001 - 80.0-GB hard drive having Model Number HD080HJ/P and P/N 404587-001 - 80.0-GB hard drive having Model Number HD080HJ and P/N 380304-002 - 160.0-GB hard drive having Model Number HD160JJ/P and P/N 406682-001 - 160.0-GB hard drive having Model Number HD160JJ and P/N 380305-002 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. After executing the file, the download directory (or specified location - default location is C:\SWSetup\SP33417) contains the a folder called FILES. The FILES folder contains the files that are needed to upgrade the Samsung hard drive by creating bootable media. To create bootable media and upgrade the firmware, complete the following steps: 1. Copy all the files contained in the FILES folder to your bootable device (for example, Disk-On-Key device). 2. Restart the desktop to a DOS prompt. 3. From the DOS prompt run the following command to start the upgrade process: UPDATE.BAT NOTE: If your desktop does not have a Samsung hard drive listed in the "Prerequisites" section or a Samsung hard drive that is installed in the desktop, the firmware upgrade will NOT be performed. Copyright (c) 2006 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.