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BIOS Update Utility for Windows 8.1 (32-bit), 8 (32-bit) - ThinkPad Tablet 2
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BIOS Update Utility
geuj24ww.exe
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2.1331 Mar 2014
README for BIOS Update Utility
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2.1331 Mar 2014

This package updates the UEFI BIOS 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.

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

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • Tablet 2
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1  32-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 32-bit
Summary of Changes

Where:

  • < > Package version number
  • ( ) Build ID for administrative purpose
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 2.13

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where Camera hardware might not be detected when the system was powered on.

Version 2.12

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where Digitizer hardware might not be detected when the system was powered on.

Version 2.11

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where system sometimes did not enter sleep state by pressing power button in Windows 8.1.

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

Notes
  • The following versions of software must be installed as a set. So, if you install this software, all the other
    software should be also updated with referring to the following list. Otherwise, unexpected behaviors may occur.

    [BIOS]
  • Package (ID) BIOS ID
    2.13 (GEUJ24WW) GEETC2WW

    [Drivers]

      Software name
      Build ID
    Version
    Intel Platform Driver GEHP03WW 6.2.9200.26576 [I2C]
    6.2.9200.30457 [DPTF]
    1.0.0.152 [Security Engine]
    6.2.9200.34861 [Camera]
    9.14.3.1176 [Video]
    6.2.9200.34712 [Audio]

  • If your system has originally bios version 1.21 or before, then you have to enable Computrace in ThinkPad Setup.
    1. Swipe your finger from out side of left to center, then press Settings.
    2. Press 'Change PC settings', press General, then press 'Restart now' of
      Adavanced startup in right side after scroll to bottom.
    3. After 'Choose an option' screen appears, press Troubleshoot, then press
      'Advanced options', then press 'UEFI Firmware Settings', then press restart.
    4. After ThinkPad Setup appears. press Security, then Anti-Theft, then Computrace.
    5. If Current Setting is Disabled, then change to Enabled.
    6. Press 'F10 Save and Exit' and press 'Yes'.
Updating the UEFI BIOS

Notes:

  • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the UEFI BIOS. To determine if you should update the UEFI BIOS,, refer to the Determining which Version is Installed section.
  • You need an AC adapter and a charged battery pack.
  • Remove the Power-on password prior to updating the UEFI BIOS in the remote deployment environments.

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 an administrator account 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 10.

[Updating the UEFI 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.

Silent Update

Note: This is intended for system administrators only.

  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 UEFI BIOS

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

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

  1. Turn off the computer.
  2. Turn on the computer.
  3. Press Power button and Volume up key and hold until Lenovo screen appears.
    The ThinkPad Setup menu will be displayed. If a password prompt appears, type the correct password.
  4. Press the F9 to load default configuration.
  5. Select Yes.
  6. Press the F10 to save default configuration and exit.
  7. Select Yes.
  8. Restart the computer.
Determining which version is installed
Checking on Windows

Note: If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.

There are two ways to check the UEFI BIOS version and BIOS ID.

[Windows 8 (without external keyboard)]

  1. Swipe your finger from out side of left to center, then press search.
  2. Type msinfo32 at search box, and press Enter.
  3. On the System Information window, make sure System Summary is selected in the left side of the window.
  4. Locate the BIOS version/date line in the right side of the window. "LENOVO BIOS ID (BIOS version), date" will be shown.

If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password, or click Continue. 

[Windows 8 (with external keyboard)]

  1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left area of the screen.
  2. Select Control Panel from the menu.
  3. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and select System and Security,
    select Administrative Tools, and then select System Information.
    - or -
  1. Select Run from the menu.
  2. Type msinfo32, and press Enter.
  3. On the System Information window, make sure System Summary is selected in the left side of the window.
  4. Locate the BIOS version/date line in the right side of the window. "LENOVO BIOS ID (BIOS version), date" will be shown.

If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.

Checking on ThinkPad Setup
  1. Turn off the computer.
  2. Turn on the computer.
  3. Press Power button and Volume up key and hold until Lenovo screen appears.
    The ThinkPad Setup menu will be displayed. If a password prompt appears, type the correct password.
  4. Locate the UEFI BIOS Version line. "UEFI BIOS version (BIOS ID)" will be shown on the UEFI BIOS Version line.
  5. Turn off the computer.

The following versions of UEFI BIOS and ECP (Embedded Controller Program) have been released to date.

Package UEFI BIOS
Release
2.13 2.13 (GEETC3WW) Current release
2.12 2.12 (GEETC2WW) geuj23ww.exe
geuj23ww.txt
2.11 2.11 (GEETC1WW) geuj22ww.exe
geuj22ww.txt
2.10 2.10 (GEETC0WW) geuj21ww.exe
geuj21ww.txt
1.34 1.34 (GEET74WW) geuj13ww.exe
geuj13ww.txt
1.32 1.32 (GEET72WW) geuj11ww.exe
geuj11ww.txt
1.31 1.31 (GEET71WW) geuj10ww.exe
geuj10ww.txt
1.29 1.29 (GEET69WW) geuj09ww.exe
geuj09ww.txt
1.22 1.22 (GEET62WW) geuj06ww.exe
geuj06ww.txt
1.21 1.21 (GEET61WW) geuj05us.exe
geuj05us.txt
1.20 1.20 (GEET50WW) geuj04us.exe
geuj04us.txt
1.10 1.10 (GEET50WW) geuj03us.exe
geuj03us.txt
1.07 1.07 (GEET47WW) geuj02us.exe
geuj02us.txt


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Document ID : DS033365
Last Updated : 31 Mar 2014
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