TITLE: HP Compaq Desktop ROMPaq Firmware (ROM Family GBTM2VH) VERSION: 1.11 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains a utility to update the System BIOS (ROM) for the supported desktop models (with a GBTM2VH ROM Family). This utility works with the supported operating systems. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP35901 SUPERSEDES: SP35299 EFFECTIVE DATE: May 23, 2007 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Desktops HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Compaq dx2255 Microtower PC: All Models HP Compaq dx2258 Microtower PC: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Microsoft Windows Vista Business 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: - Updates the video BIOS for the integrated video. FIXES: - Fixes issue where the computer cannot boot from the pre-boot execution environment (PXE) when a new hard drive is installed in the computer. - Fixes an issue where the computer stops responding (hangs) at Power-On Self-Test (POST) with the G1 stepping of the AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 3600+ Desktop Processor. PREREQUISITES: None INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: WARNING: DO NOT TURN OFF POWER OR ATTEMPT TO REBOOT THE COMPUTER DURING THE UPDATE PROCESS! 1. Obtain a formatted 1.44-MB diskette and place it in the A: drive. 2. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive. 3. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to create the bootable diskette. 4. Start (boot) the target computer from the diskette and follow the on-screen instructions. Copyright (c) 2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.