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Critical BIOS updates for Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor - 3000 Family desktops / Value Line notebooks / ThinkCentre / ThinkPad

Symptoms
Intel has released a new microcode update for all systems with an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor.
This microcode update is being provided to eliminate two issues:
  • A possible processor marginality
  • A potential source of unpredictable system behavior .

This microcode update has no performance impact and is a complete solution for these issues.
In order to ensure the long term reliability of your Lenovo product, it is highly recommended that all users with an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor update their system BIOS to the latest level. The microcode update from Intel is contained in the latest system BIOS for your product.

Affected configurations
The above symptoms may occur on any system that is configured with the Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor. To identify the type of processor your system has, you can look in the System properties. The Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor is identified as "Intel® Core™ 2 CPU".


Solution
The BIOS updates linked below contain a critical microcode update to improve system reliability. Lenovo highly recommends that you apply the applicable system BIOS update.

Desktops
System familyMachine typesBIOS level
3000 J1107393, 7394, 7395, 7396, 7397, 7398
20JG40A or later
ThinkCentre A558705, 8706, 8972, 8975, 8982, 8985, 8994, 9265
2OKT40A or later
ThinkCentre M55e6490, 6491, 9278, 9279, 9288, 9379, 9380, 9389, 9632, 9637, 9648, 9649
ThinkCentre A559636, 9638, 9640, 9641
2QKT20A or later
ThinkCentre M55e9642, 9643, 9644, 9645
ThinkCentre M558009, 8010, 8011, 8012, 8791, 8792, 8793, 8794, 8795, 8796, 8797, 8798, 8799, 8800, 8801, 8802, 8803, 8804, 8805, 8806, 8807, 8808, 8810, 8811, 8812, 8813, 8814, 8816
2JKT34A or later
ThinkCentre M55p6487, 6488, 8792, 8794, 8796, 8798, 8800, 8802, 8804, 8806, 8808, 8811, 8813, 8816
2MKT32B or later


Notebooks
System familyMachine typesBIOS level
3000 C200, Lenovo N1000689, 0768, 8922
63ET61WW(1.07) or later
Lenovo V1000763
62ETC1WW (1.11) or later
ThinkPad R609444, 9445, 9446, 9447, 9455, 9456, 9457, 9458, 9459, 9460, 9461, 9462, 9463, 9464
7CETC6WW (2.16) or later
ThinkPad R60e0656, 0657, 0658, 0659
7EETC4WW (2.14) or later
ThinkPad T60, T60p1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2613, 2623, 2637
779ETD2WW (2.12) or later
ThinkPad T60, T60p widescreen6369, 6370, 6371, 6372, 8741, 8742, 8743, 8744
7IET26WW (1.07) or later
ThinkPad X60, X60s1702, 1703, 1704, 1705, 1706, 1707, 1708, 1709, 2507, 2508, 2509, 2510, 2533
7BETC9WW (2.10) or later
ThinkPad X60 Tablet6363, 6364, 6365, 6366
7JET23WW (1.08) or later
ThinkPad Z61e, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t9440, 9441, 9442, 9443, 9450, 9451, 9452, 9453
7FET99WW (2.17) or later

  • Alias ID:MIGR-67648
  • Document ID:HT001949
  • Last Updated :17.06.2014 22:33:20
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