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ROMPaq for HP Notebook System BIOS (68MVU) - FreeDOS Bootable Media

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Type: BIOS
Version: F.00(23 May 2008)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32-bit)
File name: sp39427.exe (2.7 MB)
This package enables the creation of a bootable diskette, CD, or USB key that can be used to locally restore or upgrade the System BIOS in the supported notebook models with a 68MVU Family ROM. NOTE: Insert ONLY the USB drive that will be used to format and create bootable BIOS upgrade USB media. Remove all unused USB drives and flash drives from the notebook. NOTE: To determine the ROM family and ROM date, press F10 on the target notebook during startup to run the Setup Utility, and then view File/System Information.
- Provides the initial release of the BIOS.
1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory
on your hard drive.

NOTE: This SoftPaq enables the creation of a bootable
diskette, CD, or USB key. Be sure to have the selected
media available before beginning Step 2.

2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen
instructions. When prompted, insert the appropriate media
into the notebook (or attach to the notebook) and follow
the on-screen instructions to create the bootable media.

NOTE: After the selected bootable media has been created,
the SoftPaq .EXE file downloaded in Step 1 can be deleted,
if desired.

3. Power Off the notebook.

IMPORTANT: DO NOT TURN OFF POWER TO THE COMPUTER WHILE
COMPLETING STEP 4!

4. Make sure the newly created bootable media is still
attached or in the appropriate drive, and Power On the
notebook. Follow the on-screen instructions to upgrade
the System BIOS.
Operating Systems
FreeDOS
RedFlag Linux
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32 Edition



Version:F.00 (23 May 2008)
Enhancements
- Provides the initial release of the BIOS.


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Type: BIOS
Version: F.00(23 May 2008)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32-bit)

Description

This package enables the creation of a bootable diskette, CD, or USB key that can be used to locally restore or upgrade the System BIOS in the supported notebook models with a 68MVU Family ROM. NOTE: Insert ONLY the USB drive that will be used to format and create bootable BIOS upgrade USB media. Remove all unused USB drives and flash drives from the notebook. NOTE: To determine the ROM family and ROM date, press F10 on the target notebook during startup to run the Setup Utility, and then view File/System Information.

Enhancements

- Provides the initial release of the BIOS.

Installation Instructions

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

NOTE: This SoftPaq enables the creation of a bootable
diskette, CD, or USB key. Be sure to have the selected
media available before beginning Step 2.

2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen
instructions. When prompted, insert the appropriate media
into the notebook (or attach to the notebook) and follow
the on-screen instructions to create the bootable media.

NOTE: After the selected bootable media has been created,
the SoftPaq .EXE file downloaded in Step 1 can be deleted,
if desired.

3. Power Off the notebook.

IMPORTANT: DO NOT TURN OFF POWER TO THE COMPUTER WHILE
COMPLETING STEP 4!

4. Make sure the newly created bootable media is still
attached or in the appropriate drive, and Power On the
notebook. Follow the on-screen instructions to upgrade
the System BIOS.

System Requirements

Operating Systems
FreeDOS
RedFlag Linux
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 32 Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32 Edition



Release Notes

Revision History

Version:F.00 (23 May 2008)
Enhancements
- Provides the initial release of the BIOS.