TITLE: HP xw4300 Workstation System BIOS VERSION: 01.11 Rev. a DESCRIPTION: This package contains the System BIOS image (BIOS Family 786D3) and local and remote BIOS flash utilities for the HP xw4300 Workstation. These utilities can be used to restore or update the System BIOS. System BIOS is operating system independent. NOTE: To determine the BIOS family and BIOS date, press F10 on the target workstation during Power On to run the Computer Setup Utility, and then select File/System Information. This information can be saved into a text file on a diskette or on a USB flash media device by selecting File/Save to Diskette. In order for a USB flash media device to be recognized by the workstation, the device must be attached before the workstation is Powered On. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP35274 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: March 5, 2007 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: Yes PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP xw4300 Workstation: HP xw4300 Workstation SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32 Edition Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64 Edition Microsoft Windows XP Professional Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition LANGUAGE(S): Chinese(PRC Simplified) Czech Danish Dutch Finnish French German Italian Japanese Korean Norwegian Russian Spanish Swedish Taiwanese Chinese US English ENHANCEMENTS: - Adds Windows Management Interface (WMI) support for PCI slot settings. FIXES: - Corrects an error in the Memory-Mapped PCI Configuration Space (MCFG) table to eliminate an issue that occurs with certain Microsoft Windows Vista graphics drivers. - Locks down the PCI-to-PCI bridge subsystem IDs to improve compatibility with Microsoft Windows Vista Operating Systems. PREREQUISITES: None INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: This SoftPaq includes the following methods for changing the BIOS version: - Use HPQFlash to upgrade the BIOS directly in a Microsoft Windows environment. - Use the utilities included in this package to flash the BIOS in a DOS environment from bootable media. - Use the ROM images included in this package with the Computer Setup Utility (F10) to flash the BIOS from a USB flash drive, diskette, or CD media. This package can be used with System Software Manager (SSM), HP Client Management Solution (HPCMS), or preboot execution environment (PXE) management software for remote updating of the BIOS. WARNING: DO NOT TURN OFF POWER OR ATTEMPT TO REBOOT THE COMPUTER DURING THE UPGRADE 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 to update the System BIOS. 3. If remote flashing is needed, refer to the remote utility documentation for instructions about creating a Remote ROM Flash job to flash the System ROM on target workstations on the network. Copyright (c) 2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.