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BIOS Update Utility - ThinkPad Z61e, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t

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2.27
10.09.2009
README for BIOS Update Utility

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Windows Vista (32-Bit)
Windows Vista (64-Bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
2.27
10.09.2009
This package updates the BIOS (including system program and Embedded Controller program) stored in the ThinkPad computer to fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.

Supported ThinkPad systems:
- Z61e, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t

Supported Operating Systems:
- Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit (*1)(*2)
- Microsoft Windows XP (Home Edition and Professional)
- Microsoft Windows 2000

Notes:.
- *1: Windows Vista 64-bit supports Intel Core 2 Duo mobile processors only.
- *2: If Windows Vista 64-bit is already installed on your system, then you must use the bootable CD ISO format of this BIOS update.
- This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.
Additional information
Use the link below to obtain the BIOS in other file formats:

Contents
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Initializing the BIOS
BIOS information
Memory Map information

Summary of changes

Version 7FETA9WW (2.27)
BIOS: 2.27 / ECP: 1.08

  • (New) Updated the Computrace part in the BIOS.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the computer might not start when a new ThinkPad Hard Drive Bay Adapter was installed in the Docking Station.

Click here for a complete list of changes fixed by this BIOS update.

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Installation instructions
Notes:
  • This package does not work on Windows Vista 64-bit systems. Use the BIOS Update CD for BIOS updates for Windows Vista 64-bit systems.
  • 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.
  • If your computer is attached to any kind of docking station or port replicator, turn off the computer and detach it before proceeding.
  • 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
  1. Print these instructions or display on another system.
  2. Firmly connect the AC adapter to the system.
  3. Start Windows Vista 32-bit, XP, or 2000 and logon with administrative privileges on the target system.
  4. Double-click 7fuj27us.exe to extract it to your hard drive.
    The default location is C:\DRIVERS\FLASH\7fuj27us.exe
  5. For Windows Vista, click Start, select All Programs, select Accessories, then click Run....
    For Windows XP and 2000, click Start, then click Run....
  6. Specify WINUPTP.EXE with the full path name where you saved the package, then click OK.
    Example: C:\DRIVERS\FLASH\7fuj27us\WINUPTP.EXE
  7. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  8. Select Update ThinkPad BIOS and follow the instructions on the screen.
  9. 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.
Unattended Update

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

  • Refer to the "Manual Update" section, and download and extract the files.
  • At the command line, execute WINUPTP.EXE with the -S option. Example: C:\DRIVERS\FLASH\7fuj27us\WINUPTP -s

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

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Initializing the 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 ThinkVantage 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.
  8. Restart the computer.

Notes:

  • After initialization you may need to reapply some settings that you had changed previously.
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BIOS information
Each version of the ThinkPad BIOS Update Utility contains the following system program (BIOS) and the Embedded Controller program (ECP).
The BIOS Version and the and the the Embedded Controller version number can be viewed by entering the BIOS Setup Utility.
  1. Turn off the computer.
  2. Turn on the computer.
  3. While the To interrupt normal startup, press the blue ThinkVantage 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.
PackageBIOS ID (Version)ECP (Version)Release
2.27 7FETA9WW (2.27) 7FHT26WW (1.08) Current release
2.26 7FETA8WW (2.26) 7FHT26WW (1.08) 7fuj26us.exe
7fuj26us.txt
2.25 7FETA7WW (2.25) 7FHT26WW (1.08) 7fuj25us.exe
7fuj25us.txt
2.24 7FETA6WW (2.24) 7FHT26WW (1.08) 7fuj24us.exe
7fuj24us.txt
2.23 7FETA5WW (2.23) 7FHT26WW (1.08) 7fuj23us.exe
7fuj23us.txt
2.22 7FETA4WW (2.22) 7FHT26WW (1.08) 7fuj22us.exe
7fuj22us.txt
2.21 7FETA3WW (2.21) 7FHT26WW (1.08) 7fuj21us.exe
7fuj21us.txt
2.18 7FETA0WW (2.18) 7FHT26WW (1.08) 7fuj18us.exe
7fuj18us.txt
2.17 7FET99WW (2.17) 7FHT26WW (1.08) 7fuj17us.exe
7fuj17us.txt
2.16 7FET98WW (2.16) 7FHT26WW (1.08) 7fuj16us.exe
7fuj16us.txt
2.15 7FET97WW (2.15) 7FHT26WW (1.08) 7fuj15us.exe
7fuj15us.txt
2.14 7FET94WW (2.14) 7FHT26WW (1.08) 7fuj14us.exe
7fuj14us.txt
2.12 7FET94WW (2.12) 7FHT26WW (1.08) 7fuj12us.exe
7fuj12us.txt
2.11 7FET93WW (2.11) 7FHT26WW (1.08) 7fuj11us.exe
7fuj11us.txt
Not available 7FET91WW (2.09) 7FHT26WW (1.08) Not released to the Web
Not available 7FET88WW (2.06) 7FHT26WW (1.08) Not released to the Web
Not available 7FET86WW (2.04) 7FHT26WW (1.08) Not released to the Web
1.13 7FET53WW (1.13) 7FHT23WW (1.05) 7fuj05us.exe
7fuj05us.txt
1.10 7FET50WW (1.10) 7FHT22WW (1.04) 7fuj04us.exe
7fuj04us.txt
1.08 7FET48WW (1.08) 7FHT21WW (1.03) 7fuj03us.exe
7fuj03us.txt
1.06 7FET46WW (1.06) 7FHT19WW (1.01) 7fuj02us.exe
7fuj02us.txt
1.05 7FET45WW (1.05) 7FHT19WW (1.01) Initial Release
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Memory Map information
Reserved Area
The following conventional memory addresses are reserved by the system program (BIOS) and others.

ATI Mobility Radeon X1300/X1400/FireGL V5200 models

  • C0000-CFFFF : Reserved for Video BIOS
  • D0000-D1FFF : Reserved for Option ROM of Ethernet (*a)
  • DC000-DFFFF : Reserved for USB BIOS (*b)
  • E0000-FFFFF : Reserved for System BIOS
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 model
  • C0000-CE7FF : Reserved for Video BIOS
  • CE800-D07FF : Reserved for Option ROM of Ethernet (*a)
  • DC000-DFFFF : Reserved for USB BIOS (*b)
  • E0000-FFFFF : Reserved for System BIOS

Notes:

  • (*a) This area becomes free by disabling the Internal Network Option ROM option under Config and Network in BIOS Setup Utility. This choice will disable PXE and WOL features.
  • (*b) 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.

ATI Mobility Radeon X1300/X1400 model/FireGL V5200 models
  • D2000-DBFFF
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 model
  • D0800-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.