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UUID shown in BIOS setup Utility may not match UUID shown on shipping box - ThinkCentre M58, M58p

Symptom

When checking the UUID in the BIOS Utility, it may not match the UUID shown on the shipping box label.

UUID

Affected configurations

Any of the following systems:

  • ThinkCentre M58 (type 6139, 6175, 6239, 6258, 6302, 6303, 8820, 7174, 7187, 7244, 7348, 7354, 7355, 7359, 7360, 7373, 7626, 7627, 7628, 7637, 7638, 7639, 8910, 9960)
  • ThinkCentre M58p (type 6136, 6137, 6138, 6209, 6234, 7188, 7220, 7345, 7346, 7347, 7356, 7357, 7358, 7479, 7483, 7484, 7629, 7630, 7635, 8336, 8338, 9961, 9964, 9965)

Additional Information:

M58/M58p, BIOS supports SMBIOS Specification 2.6, which updated the UUID format in the BIOS Setup utility in November 2008. The shipping carton label did not updated to this new UUID format until February 2009

Solution

None. Do not replace any hardware for this issue.

If you find the UUID is different in the Bios setup utility from what is printed on the shipping carton label, use the UUID found in the BIOS.


  • Alias ID: SF09-D0025
  • Document ID: HT001692
  • Last Updated :2014-06-17
  • (c) 2014 Lenovo