TITLE: HP Compaq Business Desktop System BIOS (786E3 BIOS) VERSION: 2.13 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: SP35506 SUPERSEDES: SP34696 EFFECTIVE DATE: April 6, 2007 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 Vista Business 32 Edition Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64 Edition Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 32 Edition Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64 Edition Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 32 Edition 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 an option to the BIOS Setup menu to allow more system memory availability in 32-bit operating systems when 4 GB of RAM is installed. FIXES: - Fixes the BIOS WakeUp menu in the F10 Setup utility. - Fixes an issue where FreeDOS can become locked when the mouse driver loads in an environment that mixes a PS/2 mouse and USB keyboard. - Fixes an issue where disabling the front USB ports locks out the USB keyboard on rear ports in the BIOS Power-On Self-Test (POST). - Fixes issue where erroneous mouse movement may occur with a USB mouse in DOS edit. - Fixes a screen corruption issue that occurs when using Dual-Monitor mode and integrated graphics. - Fixes an issue that may cause systems with 4 GB or more of memory to stop responding (hang) when resuming from Standby mode (only occurs with 64-bit operating systems). - Fixes issue where BIOS startup may take a very long time if the BIOS Setup password has been cleared by removing the motherboard jumper. 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.