TITLE: HP Compaq Business Desktop System BIOS (786E3 BIOS) VERSION: 1.54 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains utilities that can be used to restore or update the system BIOS on the listed desktop models with a 786E3 BIOS. Several methods for changing the BIOS version may be chosen. Included in this package are the following methods: - Use the DOS utility with a preboot execution environment (PXE) management application or to locally update or restore the system BIOS. - Use HPQFlash to upgrade the BIOS directly in a Microsoft Windows environment. - Create a CD image to upgrade/restore system BIOS. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP34122 SUPERSEDES: SP34000 EFFECTIVE DATE: November 9, 2006 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: Yes PRODUCT TYPE(S): Desktops HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Compaq dc5750 Microtower PC: All Models HP Compaq dc5750 Small Form FactorPC: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Microsoft Windows 2000 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: - Fixes issues with USB mass storage devices. - Fixes issue that involves RAID and the BIOS Power On password where the system stops responding (hangs). PREREQUISITES: None INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive. 2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions. Copyright (c) 2006 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.