TITLE: HP Compaq Business Desktop System BIOS (786E4 BIOS) VERSION: 1.05 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 786E4 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: Recommended SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP38794 SUPERSEDES: SP38500 EFFECTIVE DATE: March 26, 2008 CATEGORY: BIOS SSM SUPPORTED: Yes PRODUCT TYPE(S): Desktops HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP rp5700 Business Desktop: All Models HP rp5700 Point of Sale System: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): FreeDOS Microsoft Windows 2000 Microsoft Windows Embedded for Point of Service Microsoft Windows Vista Business 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: - Updates the microcode to V1.05. This includes updates to 6F6, 10661, 6F2, and 6FD step processors. FIXES: - Fixes issue where users were able to flash back to a non-Computrace BIOS. Users are no longer able to flash back to a non-Computrace BIOS if they currently have Computrace Enabled and Active. 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.