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HP Compaq Business Desktop System BIOS (786D1 BIOS)

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Version:1.61 REV. A (8 Jul 2009)
Operating System(s):Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
File name:sp44223.exe (2.2 MB)
These downloads are available for customers according to the terms in the HP Software License Agreement. Certain software may require a valid warranty, current support contract with HP, or a license fee.
This package contains utilities that can be used to restore or update the 
system BIOS on the supported desktop models with a 786D1 BIOS.

Several methods for changing the BIOS version may be chosen. Included in this 
package are the following methods:

- Use the DOS utility with a preboot execution environment (PXE) management 
application or to locally update or restore the system BIOS.
- Use HPQFlash to upgrade the BIOS directly in a Microsoft Windows 
- Create a CD image to upgrade/restore system BIOS.

NOTE: Please consider the following information when using System Software 
Manager (SSM):
- A version of SSM later than version 1.71x is required to support 
case-sensitive and 32-character passwords (planned to be available in August 

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