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HP Compaq Business Desktop System BIOS (786B2 BIOS)

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Description

Release details

Released:
2004-08-16
File name:
sp28567.exe [1/1, 2.75M]
Version
2.43 A
Compatibility:
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows 98

Fix/Enhancement

  • Adds large-scale deployment capabilities for systems with an embedded security device (TPM) installed.
  • Installs the latest microcode updates for the F29, F33, and F34 processor steppings of the Intel Pentium 4 processor. NOTE: To determine processor stepping, access the System Information selection from the File menu of F10 BIOS Setup utility.

How To Use
  1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.
  2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.

Silent Installation

FIXES:

  • Resolves issue with Hood Sensor not reporting an error if an Administrator password is set in F10 Setup.
  • Resolves issue with some PCI - Cardbus bridge cards not loading the "Generic Cardbus Controller," which resulted in the driver for the controller having an error condition in Windows XP.
  • Corrects an issue with USB 2.0 devices being visible in the OS when connected to the front USB ports even though the front USB ports have been disabled or hidden in F10 Setup.
  • Corrects BIOS F10 Setup's Italian Storage Menu for Hard Drives, which was not displaying the complete text.
  • Updates PXE ROM to version 6.3.0. This ROM fixed a PXE boot failure that occurred with some PXE servers where the "DHCP boot filename" option (OPTION 67)was manually added. Also the base code was fixed so that the provided length field file name strings are used to nullify the filename that is used for TFTP/MTFTP download.

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