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BIOS update utility for Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), XP - ThinkPad X100e

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BIOS Update Utility
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Windows 7 (32-bit)
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1.36-1.25
1/29/2013
README for BIOS Update Utility

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Windows 7 (32-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit)
Windows 8 (32-bit)
Windows 8 (64-bit)
Windows Vista (32-Bit)
Windows Vista (64-Bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
1.36-1.25
1/29/2013

This BIOS Update Utility updates the BIOS (system program including the Embedded Controller (EC) program) stored in the ThinkPad system to fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.

Use the link below to obtain the BIOS in other file formats:

 

Contents
Supported System
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of Changes
Updating the BIOS
Initializing the BIOS
Determining which version is installed

 

Supported System

Supported ThinkPad system:

  • X100e

 

Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional SP2, SP3

 

Summary of Changes

Where:

  • BIOS: BIOS version
  • ECP: Embedded Controller Program version
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 1.36-1.25
BIOS: 1.36 / ECP: 1.25

  • (Fix) Updated CompuTrace ROM.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where Windows Power Meter may show abnormal message when using unauthorized battery.

Version 1.33-1.24
BIOS: 1.33 / ECP: 1.24

  • [Important] Added support for Windows 8.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the correct version of embedded controller might not be displayed.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where maintenance USB key with over 2 GB might not be booted.

Version 1.32-1.24
BIOS: 1.32 / ECP: 1.24

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the computer might not boot on PC-DOS.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where hang might happen very intermittently.

Note:
Please refer to the README file under the "File details" section for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

 

Updating the BIOS

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.
  • Remove the Power-on password prior to updating the BIOS in the RDM (Remote Deployment Manager) or similar environment.

Attention:
Do not turn off or suspend the computer until the update has been completed. IF YOU DO THAT WHILE THE UPDATE IS STILL IN PROGRESS, THE SYSTEM BOARD MAY HAVE TO BE REPLACED.

Manual Update

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name with the left mouse button. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click the Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative privileges on the target computer.
  2. Make sure the AC adapter is firmly connected to the target computer.
  3. Locate the directory where the file was downloaded.
  4. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  6. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  7. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Updating the BIOS]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. Select Update ThinkPad BIOS and follow the instructions on the screen.
  4. After the update has been completed, the program shows a message "Flash Update has been successfully completed...". Follow the instructions on the screen to restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

 

Unattended Update

Note: This is intended for system administrators only. The BIOS is updated without any user interaction.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Update" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 12 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute WINUPTP.EXE with the -s option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\WINUPTP -s

To view the update result, refer to the WINUPTP.log file created at the same directory of the package.

 

Initializing the BIOS

Note:
After initialization you may need to reapply some settings that you had changed previously.

BIOS Initialization is suggested for some problems. To initialize the BIOS settings:

[Windows 8]

  1. Turn on the computer to start Windows.
  2. Hold down the Windows logo key and press C to open the Charm bar on the screen.
  3. Select Settings, then Power from the menu.
  4. Select Reboot to restart the computer.

Windows 7 and Windows XP:

  1. Power off the computer.
  2. Power on the computer.

 

  1. While the "To interrupt normal startup, press Enter" 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.
  2. Press the F9 key to load default configuration.
  3. Select Yes.
  4. Press the F10 key to save default configuration and exit.
  5. Select Yes.
  6. Restart the computer.

 

Determining which version is installed


[ Windows 8]

  1. Turn on the computer to start Windows.
  2. Hold down the Windows logo key and press C to open the Charm bar on the screen.
  3. Select Settings, then Power from the menu.
  4. Select Reboot to restart the computer.
  5. While the "To interrupt normal startup, press Enter" message is displayed at the lower-left area or lower-center of the screen, press the F1 key. The ThinkPad Setup menu will be displayed. If a password prompt appears, type the correct password.
  6. Locate the UEFI BIOS Version line and Embedded Controller Version line. "UEFI BIOS version (BIOS ID)" will be shown on the UEFI BIOS Version line.
  7. Turn off the computer.

[Windows 7 and Windows XP]

  1. Turn off the computer.
  2. Turn on the computer.
  3. While the "To interrupt normal startup, press Enter" 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 the BIOS Version and Embedded Controller Version.
  5. Turn off the computer.

 

Package BIOS
ECP
Release
1.36 -1.25 1.36 (6XET53WW) 1.25 Current release
1.33-1.24 1.33 (6XET50WW) 1.24 6xuj16us.exe
6xuj16us.txt
1.32-1.24 1.32 (6XET49WW) 1.24 6xuj15us.exe
6xuj15us.txt
1.31-1.24 1.31 (6XET48WW) 1.24 6xuj14us.exe
6xuj14us.txt
1.30-1.23 1.30 (6XET47WW) 1.23 6xuj13us.exe
6xuj13us.txt
1.29 -1.22 1.29 (6XET46WW) 1.22 6xuj12us.exe
6xuj12us.txt
1.28 -1.22 1.28 (6XET45WW) 1.22 6xuj11us.exe
6xuj11us.txt
1.27 -1.22 1.27 (6XET44WW) 1.22 6xuj10us.exe
6xuj10us.txt
1.25 -1.20 1.25 (6XET41WW) 1.20 6xuj08us.exe
6xuj08us.txt
1.23 -1.19 1.23 (6XET39WW) 1.19 6xuj07us.exe
6xuj07us.txt
1.22-1.18 1.22 (6XET38WW) 1.18 6xuj06us.exe
6xuj06us.txt
1.20a-1.16 1.20a (6XET36WW) 1.16 6xuj05us.exe
6xuj05us.txt
1.10a-1.10 1.10a (6XET31WW) 1.10 6xuj02us.exe
6xuj02us.txt

  • Alias ID: MIGR-74275, MIGR-74275-KR
  • Document ID:DS013549
  • Last Updated :23-06-14
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