TITLE: LSI SAS 8888ELP Driver for Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition VERSION: 1.0.00.64 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains the LSI SAS 8888ELP Controller driver for the supported workstation models and operating systems. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP37976 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: December 10, 2007 CATEGORY: Driver - Storage SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP xw6600 Workstation: All Models HP xw8600 Workstation: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: - Provides the initial implementation of the LSI SAS 8888ELP Controller driver for supported workstation models and operating system. 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. Note the location where the SoftPaq contents are extracted (the default is C:\SWSETUP\SP37976). NOTE: After the files have been unpacked, the SoftPaq .EXE file downloaded in Step 1 can be deleted, if desired. UPDATING THE DRIVER To update the driver, complete the following steps: 1. Open Device Manager (click Control Panel, then click System, then click Hardware, and then click Device Manager). 2. Click the plus sign (+) for the "SCSI and RAID controllers" entry. 3. Click "LSI Logic MegaRAID SAS 8888ELP RAID Controller" to highlight it. 4. Open the device Properties (click Action, and then click Properties). 5. From the Drivers tab, update the driver by browsing to the location of the extracted SoftPaq files. 6. If prompted, restart (reboot) the workstation. Copyright (c) 2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.