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ROMPaq for HP Notebook System BIOS – DOS Bootable Diskette

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Description

This package creates a ROMPaq firmware diskette that can be used to locally restore or upgrade the System BIOS in some notebook models and the operating systems listed below.

PURPOSE: Recommended

OPERATING SYSTEM(S):
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Release details

Released:
2005-04-25
File name:
sp30456.exe [1/1, 858.42k]
Version
KE.M1.73
Compatibility:
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 2000

Fix/Enhancement

- Fixes issue where HP Battery Optimizer cannot be run with some batteries.
IMPORTANT: DO NOT TURN OFF POWER TO THE COMPUTER WHILE PERFORMING THIS PROCEDURE!

1. Obtain a formatted 1.44-MB diskette.

2. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.

3. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions. When prompted, insert the formatted diskette into the diskette drive to create the bootable diskette.

4. After the diskette has been created, the SoftPaq .EXE file downloaded in Step 2 can be deleted, if desired.

5. Power Off the notebook.

6. Make sure the newly created ROMPaq Diskette is still in Drive A: and Power On the notebook. Follow the on-screen instructions to upgrade the System BIOS.

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