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Description

HP Pavilion N5xxx-GC and XHxxx-GC BIOS 1.63

This package contains the HP ACPI BIOS release GC.M1.63 and documentation for HP Pavilion N5xxx-GC and XHxxx-GC Series.

This software applies to:

System(s):

HP Pavilion N5xxx-GC Series

Operating system(s):

Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Millennium
Microsoft Windows 98

Languages:

[x] English, [ ] French, [ ] Italian, [ ] German, [ ] Spanish, [ ] Swedish, [ ] Norwegian, [ ] Finnish, [ ] Danish

Version

File name: AGCRE163.exe
Version: 1.63

File name: AGCRE150.exe
Version: 1.50

Turn your computer on and press F2 when the HP Logo is displayed
On the BIOS Setup screen, the BIOS Revision: shows the current version

[ ] This software is made available on the web only
[ ] This software is made available on the web and on factory-preloaded software
[x] This software is made available on the web, in factory-preloaded software, and on CDs shipped with the product.

Detailed description

includes 2 files
1. BIOS.exe
2. readme.txt

1. Implement Battery calibration in BIOS
2. Add PIII CPU D0 stepping support.
3. Add SXGA+ panel support

Improve the flicker on HPA panel.

[x] Recommended
[ ] Critical

Installation instructions

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Installation steps

1

Preparation

A blank, formatted floppy disk

2

Download Package

Download the web package to a temporary location on your hard drive.

3

Install

Follow these steps to update the BIOS on your HP Notebook PC:
1. Insert a 1.44MB floppy disk into drive A: and click (C:\HPNotebook\BIOS\BIOS.exe and follow the instructions to create a bootable BIOS floppy disk.
2. Boot the HP Notebook from the BIOS floppy disk and follow the instructions.
3. After the BIOS update is complete, remove the AC adapter to manually reset the machine.

4

Done

The new BIOS version will be shown on your next boot.

Requires Pavilion N5xxx-GC series.

The BIOS package should be available in the web for all users.

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Release details

Released:
2002-11-05
File name:
agcre163.exe [1/1, 1.03M]
Version
1.63
Compatibility:
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows ME
Microsoft Windows 98

Details and specifications

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