用户手册 BIOS更新说明(readme) - ThinkPad R52 (1858

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Software Name      OS' href='/spider/detail/kd/17343' target='_blank'>BIOS



 



Support models     ThinkPad R52



                    (Machine Types 185818591860186118621863



                     1958)



                   ThinkPad T43



                    (Machine Types 18711872187318741875 1876)



 



Operating Systems  Windows XP (Home Edition and Professional)



                   Windows 2000



 



Version            1.26



 



Issue date         May 24 2006



 



 



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WHAT THIS PACKAGE DOES



 



This BIOS Update Utility updates the BIOS (system program) stored in



the ThinkPad computer to fix problems add new functions or expand



functions as noted below.



 



This program is language independent and can be used with any language



system.



 



 



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CHANGES IN THIS RELEASE



 



[Important Updates]



  Nothing.



 



[New functions or enhancements]



  Nothing.



 



[Problem fixes]



 - Floppy disk access error may occur on the floppy disk drive



   connected to the docking station.



 - A meaningless message appears by pressing the F12 key to display



   the boot list.



 



 



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DETERMINING WHICH VERSION IS INSTALLED



 



  There are two ways for version check.



  (A) On Windows



  (B) On BIOS Setup Utility



 



(A) On Windows



  1. Start the ThinkPad Configuration program.



     Click Start select All Programs (or Programs) select



     ThinkVantage and then click ThinkPad Configuration.



  2. Click the System Information icon.



  3. Click the BIOS information tab.



     BIOS version and Embedded Controller version will be displayed.



  4. Click OK to exit.



 



(B) On BIOS Setup Utility



  1. Turn off the computer.



  2. Turn on the computer.



  3. While the "To interrupt normal startup press the blue Access IBM



     button" message is displayed at the lower-left area of the screen



     press the F1 key.



     The BIOS Setup Utility menu will be displayed.



     If a password prompt appears type the correct password.



  4. Check BIOS Version and Embedded Controller Version.



  5. Turn off the computer.



 



 



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NOTES



 



- This BIOS version will only work with Embedded Controller Program



  Version 1.04 or higher. Obtain the additional package Embedded



  Controller Program Version 1.04 or higher and update the Embedded



  Controller Program in the system with it.



- If you need to update Embedded Controller Program as well as the



  BIOS update BIOS first.



 



 



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UPDATE INSTRUCTIONS



 



Notes:



- If your computer runs satisfactorily now it may not be necessary to



  update the BIOS. To determine if you should update the BIOS refer



  to the Version Information section.



- You need an AC adapter and a charged battery pack to update the BIOS.



- If your computer is attached to any kind of docking station or port



  replicator turn off the computer and detach it before proceeding.



- If a USB Diskette Drive is attached to your computer turn off the



  computer and detach it before proceeding.



- Remove the Power-on password prior to updating the BIOS in RDM



  (Remote Deployment Manager) environment or similar environment.



 



    Warning:



    Do not turn off or suspend the computer until the update has



    been completed. IF YOU TURN OFF OR SUSPEND THE COMPUTER WHILE



    THE UPDATE IS STILL IN PROGRESS THE SYSTEM BOARD MAY HAVE TO



    BE REPLACED.



 



 



  There are three ways for installation.



  (A) Automatic update with Software Installer



  (B) Manual update



  (C) Unattended update



 



 



(A) Automatic Update with Software Installer



    Use the ThinkPad Software Installer version 3.01.0503 or higher.



 



    The ThinkPad Software Installer will check both installed program



    in your ThinkPad and our Web site. Then download and update the



    program automatically if a newer version is available.



 



    Refer to the ThinkPad Software Installer package for details.



 



(B) Manual Update



    Refer to the Manual Update section.



 



(C) Unattended Update



    Refer to the Unattended Update section.



 



 



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INITIALIZING BIOS



 



BIOS Initialization is suggested for some problems. To initialize the



BIOS settings:



 



 1. Turn off the computer.



 2. Turn on the computer.



 3. While the "To interrupt normal startup press the blue Access IBM



    button" message is displayed at the lower-left area of the screen



    press the F1 key.



    The BIOS Setup Utility menu will be displayed.



    If a password prompt appears type the correct password.



 4. Press the F9 key to load default configuration.



 5. Select Yes.



 6. Press the F10 key to save default configuration and exit.



 7. Select Yes.



 



 After the initialization has been completed the system restarts



 automatically.



 



 



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VERSION INFORMATION



 



The following versions of BIOS have been released to date.



Moreover the Embedded Controller Program is prepared according to



them.



 



  BIOS Version  BIOS Internal ID  Embedded Controller Program Version



  ------------  ----------------  -----------------------------------



  1.26          70ET66WW          1.04 or higher



  1.24          70ET64WW          1.04 or higher



  1.23          70ET63WW          1.01 or 1.03



  1.22          70ET62WW          1.01 or 1.03



  1.21          70ET61WW          1.01 or 1.03



  1.20          70ET60WW          1.01 or 1.03



  1.19          70ET59WW          1.01 or 1.03



  1.17          70ET57WW          1.01 or 1.03



  1.04          70ET40WW          1.01 or 1.03



  1.01          70ET37WW          1.01 or 1.03



 



To check the version of BIOS and Embedded Controller Program refer to



the Determining which version is installed section.



 



 



Summary of Changes



------------------



 Where: <   > BIOS version



        (   ) BIOS internal ID which is for administrator purpose



        (Important) Important Update



        (New) New Function or Enhancement



        (Fix) Correction to existing function



 



<1.26> (70ET66WW)



Note:



  This BIOS version will only work with Embedded Controller Program



  Version 1.04 or higher.



 



 - (Fix) Floppy disk access error may occur on the floppy disk drive



         connected to the docking station.



 - (Fix) A meaningless message appears by pressing the F12 key to



         display the boot list.



 



<1.24> (70ET64WW)



Note:



  This BIOS version will only work with Embedded Controller Program



  Version 1.04 or higher.



 



 - (New) Support for ThinkPad NumLock.



         A new ThinkPad NumLock option is added to Keyboard/Mouse of



         Config menu in BIOS Setup Utility.



 



         Settings



         [Independent] : The NumLock on the ThinkPad computer can be



         disabled independently regardless of the NumLock state of the



         external keyboard. If the NumLock on the ThinkPad computer is



         enabled the NumLock on the external keyboard will also be



         enabled.



         [Synchronized] : The NumLock on both the ThinkPad computer



         and the external keyboard are synchronized.



 - (Fix) Intel Pentium M Processor and Centrino logos displayed



         on screen after power-on has been modified.



 - (Fix) The computer may hang if the hard drive is damaged.



 



<1.23> (70ET63WW)



Note:



  This BIOS version will only work with Embedded Controller Program



  Version 1.01 or 1.03.



 



 - (New) Support for new types of memory.



 - (Fix) When the LCD is closed and opened the screen resolution may



         be changed to 800x600 very intermittently.



 



<1.22> (70ET62WW)



Note:



  This BIOS version will only work with Embedded Controller Program



  Version 1.01 or 1.03.



 



 - (New) A new option to allow the system to boot without pressing the



         Esc key in the BIOS Setup when the 2010 error (An unsupported



         hard disk is used or the firmware of Lenovo hard drive is



         old) is displayed.



         To change the setting go to 'BIOS Setup menu' 'Startup' and



         then 'Boot after message for HDD...'.



         (Note) Use the supported hard disk or update the firmware of



                Lenovo hard drive for safety.



 - (Fix) The computer may not boot.



 



<1.21> (70ET61WW)



Note:



  This BIOS version will only work with Embedded Controller Program



  Version 1.01 or 1.03.



 



- (Fix) CGA font characters are not displayed on the screen with



        programs for DOS.



 



<1.20> (70ET60WW)



Note:



  This BIOS version will only work with Embedded Controller Program



  Version 1.01 or 1.03.



 



- (Important)



        The computer may go into standby mode freely and then hang



        even if the standby timer in Power properties is disabled



        when any type of optical disks (such like DVD CD-R drive) is



        detached from the computer.



- (Fix) A CardBus Controller setting was wrong.



- (Fix) The computer may hang up when a boot device is changed in



        Startup menu of BIOS Setup Utility.



 



<1.19> (70ET59WW)



Note:



  This BIOS version will only work with Embedded Controller Program



  Version 1.01 or 1.03.



 



 - (Fix) With the BIOS version 1.17 (70ET57WW) or later the system



         will shut down on Wake On Lan with a Ultrabay Slim Second



         Hard Drive adapter even if no password is set in the second



         Hard Drive.



 - (Fix) An error appears on power-on just after powering off at



         a password prompt with a newly attached USB storage device.



 - (Fix) The system may not start with some USB devices attached to



         docking station or port replicator.



 



<1.17> (70ET57WW)



Note:



  This BIOS version will only work with Embedded Controller Program



  Version 1.01 or 1.03.



 



 - (New) Enhancement of security function on power-on: When hard drive



         password is set regardless of other passwords settings



         Wake On Lan from power off state does not work.



 - (New) Support for ThinkPad R52 new models (of the Aug. 2005



         announcement).



 



<1.04> (70ET40WW)



Note:



  This BIOS version will only work with Embedded Controller Program



  Version 1.01 or 1.03.



 



 - (New) Added new options to hide the following internal



         communication devices from Operating System in the BIOS Setup



         menu.



              Modem:     Config -> Modem -> Modem Device



              Infrared:  Config -> Infrared -> Infrared Device



 - (New) Improvement of Resume time from Standby mode by around one



         second.



 - (Fix) Some BIOS Setup menu items are not copied with using Remote



         CMOS Update Utility.



 



<1.01> (70ET37WW)



Note:



  This BIOS version will only work with Embedded Controller Program



  Version 1.01 or 1.03.



 



 - (New) (Initial release) Support for:



         - ThinkPad R52



             (Machine Types 18581859186018611862 1863)



         - ThinkPad T43



             (Machine Types 18711872187318741875 1876)



 



 



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MANUAL UPDATE



 



    Warning:



    Do not turn off or suspend the computer until the update has



    been completed. IF YOU TURN OFF OR SUSPEND THE COMPUTER WHILE



    THE UPDATE IS STILL IN PROGRESS THE SYSTEM BOARD MAY HAVE TO



    BE REPLACED.



 



 1. Firmly connect the AC adapter to the computer.



 2. Logon with administrative privileges on the target computer.



 3. Save the BIOS Update Utility file (e.g. xxxxxxxx.exe) on the



    Windows Desktop or in the hard drive.



 4. Double-click the saved file on the Windows Desktop or start



    Explorer open the folder where the file was saved and then



    double-click the saved file.



 5. Follow the instructions on the screen.



 



    Depending on the operating system configuration restarting the



    operating system and rerunning this BIOS update utility may be



    required. In this case the following message will appear.



 



    "DeviceIoControl() returns 2



     Please restart your operating system and



     execute the BIOS or Embedded Controller



     update utility again."



 



 Windows will shut down automatically and ThinkPad BIOS Update Utility



 screen will appears.



 



 6. Select "Read this first..." from the menu and carefully read the



    information that appears.



 7. Press the Esc key to return to the menu.



 8. Select Update system program and follow the instructions on the



    screen.



 



 After the update has been completed the system is automatically



 turned off.



 Finally delete the file saved in the step 3.



 



 



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UNATTENDED UPDATE



 



This procedure is intended only for system administrators.



 



  At the command prompt specify the BIOS Update Utility file name



  with options -s -a -s  (e.g. C:\\Temp\\xxxxxxxx.EXE -s -a -s) and



  press the Enter key to start installation process.



  If you have saved the file to a different location specify the



  location instead.



 



  The BIOS is updated without any user interaction.



 



 



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BIOS INFORMATION



 



Memory Map Information



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Reserved Area:



The following conventional memory addresses are reserved by BIOS and



others.



 



  C0000-CFFFF : Reserved for Video BIOS



  D0000-D3FFF : Reserved for Option ROM of Ethernet (*1)



  DC000-DFFFF : Reserved for USB BIOS (*2)



  E0000-FFFFF : Reserved for System BIOS



 



  Notes:



   *1: This area becomes free by disabling the Internal Network Option



       ROM option under Config and Network in the BIOS Setup Utility.



       This choice will disable PXE and WOL features.



   *2: This area becomes free by disabling the USB BIOS Support option



       under Config and USB in the BIOS Setup Utility.



       This choice does not affect using USB devices in Windows



       operating systems.



 



Usable Area:



The following memory address can be used by the memory manager such as



EMM386.



 



  D4000-DBFFF



 



  Note: Certain addresses in this area will be reserved for CardBus



        Controllers or others by Operating Systems.



        The addresses vary and depend on the design of each Operating



        System.



 



 



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TRADEMARKS



 



* ThinkPad is a registered trademark of Lenovo.



* ThinkVantage is a trademark of Lenovo.



 



* IBM is a registered trademark of IBM Corporation.



* Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft



  Corporation.



 



Other company product and service names may be registered trademarks



trademarks or service marks of others.



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