TITLE: HP bc2000/bc2500 Blade PC System BIOS (786E5 BIOS) VERSION: 2.09 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains utilities that can be used to restore or update the system BIOS (786E5 BIOS) for the HP bc2000 and HP bc2500 Blade PCs. IMPORTANT: If updating the system BIOS image to V2.09, the Blade Management Controller (BMC) image must also be updated to V24. Also, to upgrade from BIOS versions prior to v2.09 using HPQFlash or SSM, a F10 Setup Password must be enabled on the target blade PC systems. For additional information, see the readme.txt file in the HPQFlash folder. NOTE: If both the System BIOS and the BMC image are being updated, the System BIOS image must be updated first (before updating the BMC image). PURPOSE: Recommended SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP38763 SUPERSEDES: SP37885 EFFECTIVE DATE: April 11, 2008 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: Yes PRODUCT TYPE(S): Desktops HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP bc2000 Blade PC: All Models HP bc2500 Blade PC: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32 Edition Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 32 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: - Adds Remote Console feature during a preboot execution environment (PXE) Boot. This feature is enabled by default. - Adds notification for Enclosure Communication Errors. FIXES: - Fixes issue with the reporting of serial ATA (SATA) connector colors that occurs in the BIOS F10 Setup. - Modifies Power-On Self-Test (POST) message to read as "No Fixed disk present" (previously, this message read as "No IDE Fixed disk present"). - Fixes issues with mouse applications that occur in Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) sessions. - Fixes WMI issue which clears Admin-mode when an Admin Pasword is not set. 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) 2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.