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HP Workstation xw4100 System BIOS (786B3) and BIOS Flash Utilities

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Type: BIOS
Version: 1.20 Rev. a(23 Sep 2004)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows 2000 Pro
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
File name: sp28823.exe (6.4 MB)
This package contains the System BIOS image (BIOS Family 786B3) and local and remote BIOS flash utilities for the HP Workstation xw4100 with the listed operating systems.
TITLE: HP Workstation xw4100 System BIOS (786B3) and BIOS Flash Utilities

VERSION: 1.20 Rev. a
DESCRIPTION:
This package contains the System BIOS image (BIOS Family 786B3) and local and 
remote BIOS flash utilities for the HP Workstation xw4100 with the listed 
operating systems.

The BIOS family and BIOS date can be determined by pressing F10 on the target 
computer during system Power On to run the Setup Utility, and then selecting 
File/System Information. This information can be saved into a text file on a 
diskette or on a USB flash media device by selecting File/Save to Diskette. In 
order for a USB flash media device to be recognized by the system, the device 
must be attached before the computer is Powered On.
PURPOSE: Recommended
SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP28823
SUPERSEDES: SP27633
EFFECTIVE DATE: September 23, 2004
CATEGORY: BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED: Yes

PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Workstations

PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP Workstation xw4100: hp workstation xw4100

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

LANGUAGE(S): 
Global

ENHANCEMENTS: 
  

FIXES: 
- Fixes Intel processor issues with new microcode update.

PREREQUISITES: 
N/A

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 to update 
the System BIOS.

3. If remote flashing is needed, refer to the remote utility documentation for 
instructions about creating a Remote ROM Flash job to flash the System ROM on 
target PCs on the network. 

IMPORTANT: DO NOT TURN OFF POWER OR ATTEMPT TO REBOOT THE COMPUTER DURING THE 
UPGRADE PROCESS!



Copyright (c) 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Version:1.20 Rev. a (23 Sep 2004)
Version:1.18 Rev. A (10 May 2004)
Version:00.01.16 Rev. a (1 Mar 2004)
Version:1.15 Rev. A (1 Feb 2004)
Version:00.01.11 Rev. a (5 Dec 2003)
Version:00.01.14 Rev. A (5 Dec 2003)

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Type: BIOS
Version: 1.20 Rev. a(23 Sep 2004)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows 2000 Pro
Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Description

This package contains the System BIOS image (BIOS Family 786B3) and local and remote BIOS flash utilities for the HP Workstation xw4100 with the listed operating systems.

Release Notes

TITLE: HP Workstation xw4100 System BIOS (786B3) and BIOS Flash Utilities

VERSION: 1.20 Rev. a
DESCRIPTION:
This package contains the System BIOS image (BIOS Family 786B3) and local and 
remote BIOS flash utilities for the HP Workstation xw4100 with the listed 
operating systems.

The BIOS family and BIOS date can be determined by pressing F10 on the target 
computer during system Power On to run the Setup Utility, and then selecting 
File/System Information. This information can be saved into a text file on a 
diskette or on a USB flash media device by selecting File/Save to Diskette. In 
order for a USB flash media device to be recognized by the system, the device 
must be attached before the computer is Powered On.
PURPOSE: Recommended
SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP28823
SUPERSEDES: SP27633
EFFECTIVE DATE: September 23, 2004
CATEGORY: BIOS
SSM SUPPORTED: Yes

PRODUCT TYPE(S):
Workstations

PRODUCT MODEL(S):
HP Workstation xw4100: hp workstation xw4100

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

LANGUAGE(S): 
Global

ENHANCEMENTS: 
  

FIXES: 
- Fixes Intel processor issues with new microcode update.

PREREQUISITES: 
N/A

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 to update 
the System BIOS.

3. If remote flashing is needed, refer to the remote utility documentation for 
instructions about creating a Remote ROM Flash job to flash the System ROM on 
target PCs on the network. 

IMPORTANT: DO NOT TURN OFF POWER OR ATTEMPT TO REBOOT THE COMPUTER DURING THE 
UPGRADE PROCESS!



Copyright (c) 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.

Revision History

Version:1.20 Rev. a (23 Sep 2004)
Version:1.18 Rev. A (10 May 2004)
Version:00.01.16 Rev. a (1 Mar 2004)
Version:1.15 Rev. A (1 Feb 2004)
Version:00.01.11 Rev. a (5 Dec 2003)
Version:00.01.14 Rev. A (5 Dec 2003)