TITLE: HP Compaq Business Desktop ROMPaq Firmware (ROM Family 8I945GM) VERSION: 1.11 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains a utility to update the System BIOS (ROM) for the supported desktop models with an 8I945GM ROM Family and the supported operating systems. - This version of the BIOS is for system board rev 2.0 or later. If you receive an error message during the BIOS upgrade stating that it is unable to upgrade the BIOS please check the system board is rev 2.0 or later. If the system board is prior to revision 2.0 you will need to use different softpaq to upgrade your BIOS. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP38331 SUPERSEDES: SP35902 EFFECTIVE DATE: January 24, 2008 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 an issue where memory size is reported incorrectly when using Desktop Management Interface (DMI) BIOS calls with some DRAM memory configurations. - Fixes an issue where corrupted characters are displayed in the F10 BIOS Setup after pressing F10 and then pressing the ESC key. 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) 2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.