TITLE: HP Compaq Business Desktop System BIOS (786E3 BIOS) VERSION: 2.29 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains utilities that can be used to restore or update the system BIOS on the supported 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 or Microsoft Windows Vista environment. - Create a CD image to upgrade/restore system BIOS. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP36846 SUPERSEDES: SP35968 EFFECTIVE DATE: September 7, 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: - Provides an updated RAID option ROM. - Provides Readyboost support. - Adds support for the latest AMD Memory and Processors. This SoftPaq is need to support the new G-2 step processors. 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.