TITLE: ADI SoundMAX Integrated Digital High-Definition (HD) Audio Driver VERSION: 18.104.22.16858 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package provides the drivers for the ADI SoundMAX Integrated Digital High-Definition (HD) Audio in the listed desktop models and operating systems. NOTE: Users creating their own disk images must first install the Microsoft Universal Audio Architecture (UAA) driver before installing the ADI driver. The Microsoft UAA driver provides the necessary support for the HD audio bus used by the ADI HD audio CODEC. Users who are upgrading to this newer driver on an existing system, should ensure that the Microsoft UAA driver is already installed on the system. The Microsoft UAA driver may be listed on the system as the "High Definition Audio Driver Package." There are separate Microsoft UAA drivers for different versions of the operating system. For example, Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 Operating Systems each have a different UAA driver. The Microsoft UAA drivers are available from Microsoft, or are also available as HP SoftPaqs, as follows: - SoftPaq Number SP32395 (or later), "Microsoft Windows XP SP2 Universal Audio Architecture Update (Q888111)," contains the UAA driver for Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2). PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP34126 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: November 17, 2006 CATEGORY: Driver - Audio SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Desktops HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Compaq dx2255 Microtower PC: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None DEVICES SUPPORTED: ADI 1981 HD Audio ADI 1986 HD Audio ADI 1988 HD Audio ADI High Definition Audio via VIA Codec OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Microsoft Windows XP Professional LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: - Provides the initial release of the audio drivers for the listed desktop models. PREREQUISITES: N/A 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.