TITLE: ADI High-Definition (HD) Audio Driver for Microsoft Windows XP and 2000 VERSION: 188.8.131.5220 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains the driver for the ADI High-Definition (HD) Audio CODEC in the supported desktop models and operating systems. NOTE: For important information regarding the installation of this driver, see the Prerequisites section. Users creating their own disk images must first install the Microsoft Universal Audio Architecture (UAA) driver before installing the ADI driver. The Microsoft UAA driver provides the necessary support for the HD audio bus used by the ADI HD audio CODEC. Users who are upgrading to this newer driver on an existing system, should ensure that the UAA driver is already installed on your system. The UAA driver may be listed on your system as the "High Definition Audio Driver Package." PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP38768 SUPERSEDES: SP36909 EFFECTIVE DATE: March 11, 2008 CATEGORY: Driver - Audio SSM SUPPORTED: Yes PRODUCT TYPE(S): Desktops HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Compaq dc5800 Microtower PC: All Models HP Compaq dc5800 Small Form Factor PC: All Models HP Compaq dc5850 Microtower PC: All Models HP Compaq dc5850 Small Form Factor PC: All Models HP Compaq dc7800 Convertible Minitower PC: All Models HP Compaq dc7800 Small Form Factor PC: All Models HP Compaq dc7800 Ultra-Slim Desktop PC: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None DEVICES SUPPORTED: ADI High Definition Audio OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Microsoft Windows 2000 Microsoft Windows XP Professional LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: - Resolves issue where the system crashes when executing multiple instances of Microsoft Internet Explorer. PREREQUISITES: - The Microsoft Universal Audio Architecture (UAA) driver must be installed before installing the driver in this SoftPaq. NOTE: There are separate UAA drivers for different versions of the operating system. For example, the Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 1, and Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 Operating Systems each have a different UAA driver. The UAA drivers are available from Microsoft, or are also available from HP as SoftPaqs: - SoftPaq Number SP30628 (or later) contains the UAA driver for Microsoft Windows 2000. - SoftPaq Number SP30739 (or later) contains the UAA driver for Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 1 (SP1). - SoftPaq Number SP30301 (or later) contains the UAA driver for Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2). 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 2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.