TITLE: HP Compaq Business Desktop ROMPaq Firmware (ROM Family 8I945GM) VERSION: 1.09 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains a utility to update the System BIOS (ROM) for the supported desktop models with a 8I945GM ROM Family and the supported operating systems. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP35902 SUPERSEDES: SP35298 EFFECTIVE DATE: May 16, 2007 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Desktops HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Compaq dx2280 MT: 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: N/A 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. 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.