TITLE: HP Compaq Business Desktop System BIOS (786E1 BIOS) VERSION: 1.09 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 786E1 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 pre-boot execution environment (PXE) management application to locally update or restore the system BIOS. - Use HPQFlash to upgrade the BIOS directly in a Microsoft Windows or Microsoft Vista environment. - Create a CD image to upgrade/restore system BIOS. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP34512 SUPERSEDES: SP34078 EFFECTIVE DATE: January 11, 2007 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: Yes PRODUCT TYPE(S): Desktops HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Compaq dc7700 Convertible Minitower PC: All Models HP Compaq dc7700 Small Form Factor PC: All Models HP Compaq dc7700 Ultra-Slim Desktop PC: All Models HP Compaq dx7300 Microtower PC: All Models HP Compaq dx7300 Slim Tower PC: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Microsoft Vista Business 32 Edition Microsoft Vista Business 64 Edition Microsoft Vista Home Basic 32 Edition Microsoft Vista Home Basic 64 Edition Microsoft Vista Home Premium 32 Edition Microsoft Vista Home Premium 64 Edition Microsoft Vista Ultimate 32 Edition Microsoft Vista Ultimate 64 Edition 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: - Adds support for Microsoft Vista Operating Systems. - Integrates F11 hotkey support for the HP Boot Recovery Partition. - Adds Wake-On-LAN after power loss. - Provides performance improvements for desktop models with 2-GB and 3-GB system memory configurations. - Adds the capability to disable the onboard NIC. 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) 2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.