Updating the workstation
HP is constantly working on improving your total workstation experience. To ensure that the workstation
leverages the latest enhancements, HP recommends that you install the latest BIOS, driver, and software
updates on a regular basis.
Updating the workstation after first boot
After successfully booting the workstation for the first time, you should follow these guidelines to ensure
that the workstation is up-to-date:
Ensure that you have the latest system BIOS loaded. See
Ensure that you have the latest drivers for your system. See
on page 21
Become familiar with your available HP resources.
Consider a subscription to Driver Alerts at http://www.hp.com/go/subscriberschoice.
Upgrading the BIOS
For optimum performance, determine the BIOS revision on the workstation, and upgrade it if necessary.
Determining current BIOS
To determine the current BIOS of the workstation during system power up:
Wait for F10=setup to appear on the lower right corner of the screen.
The F10 Setup utility displays the workstation BIOS version under File > System Information.
Note the workstation BIOS version so that you can compare it with the BIOS versions that appear
on the HP website.
Chapter 2 Setting up the operating system
to enter the F10 Setup utility.
Upgrading the BIOS on page 20
Upgrading device drivers