BIOS Update Utility for Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), XP - ThinkPad Edge E130
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This package updates the UEFI 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.

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

 

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

 

Supported ThinkPad system
  • Edge E130

 

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

 

Summary of Changes

Where:

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

Version 2.52

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue relates to Windows diagnostic.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that system hangs during USB hot-plug/unplug.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue relates to wake on LAN when first time adapter plug-in.

Version 2.51

  • (New) Added support for new digit PN/SN format for IT Victory release.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that OEM ID and OEM TableID empty in some ACPI tables after disabling CPU PM.

Version 2.06

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where wimax item will disable bluetooth in bios setup.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where WHCK BitLocker TPM+PIN+USB and recovery PWDS tests abnormal.
  • (Fix) Fixed Bluetooth will disappear after S3 resume when disabled BT in bios setup and enabled again after restart system.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue about VGA noises issue.

Version 2.04

  • (New) Initial release for Windows 8

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

Notes
  • Some BIOS settings might be changed back to the default after BIOS update.
    For example, the setting of SATA Controller Mode Option is changed from Compatibility to AHCI. In this case, you need to reapply some settings that you had changed previously.
  • If EC version cannot be updated correctly, please power off and detach/attach AC adapter and battery pack, and then boot.
  • Lenovo recommends to use initial factory default of "OS Optimized Defaults" in Restart menu in ThinkPad Setup because this setting should not be changed for usual case.

    When "OS Optimized Defaults" setting is changed to "Enabled", defaults value of restored by Load Default configuration function by F9 key about following settings. Depending on OS installation condition, the system may not boot by the settings change.

    Please understand well about effect of these settings before settings have to be changed.
    Affected Setup menu items UEFI BIOS
    "OS Optimized Defaults" setting [Disabled] case [Enabled] case
    Security

     

    • UEFI BIOS Update Option
      • Secure RollBack Prevention
    [Disabled] [Enabled]
    • Secure Boot
      • Secure Boot

    [Disabled]

    [Enabled]
    Startup

     

    • UEFI/Legacy Boot
    • UEFI/Legacy Boot Priority
    • CSM Support
    [Both]
    [Legacy First]
    [Yes]
    [UEFI Only]
    (Not displayed)
    [No]

  • Lenovo recommends to install the USB 3.0 driver for Windows (Version 1.4.0.225 or higher) prior to updating the BIOS. Because the BIOS requires the modification in the USB 3.0 driver to fix USB 3.0 related issues.
  • To enable 30 Day standby feature of ThinkVantage Power Manager, system have to disable waking computer by network adapters and USB devices. Please uncheck "Allow this device to wake the computer" checkbox in Power Management tab for each devices in Device Manager.
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 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 Manager 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 Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. 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 folder 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 Lenovo 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.

Note:
If it is the first time to apply the UEFI BIOS Version 2.08 (H0ET74WW) or higher, you should do the following procedure. This is needed only once.

 Windows 8:

  1. Turn on the computer.
  2. Restart the computer from OS menu.

 Windows 7/XP:

  1. Power off the computer.
  2. Power on the computer.
  3. Go to the step 20.
  4. While the "To interrupt normal startup, press Enter" message is displayed at the lower-left area or lower-center area of the screen, press the F1 key. The ThinkPad Setup menu will be displayed. If a password prompt appears, type the correct password.
  5. Choose "Security" then "Secure Boot" to show the menu.
  6. Select "Restore Factory Keys" and press Enter.
  7. Select "Yes" to restore Factory keys.Press F10 key and select "Yes" to save and exit from Setup menu.
  8. Then the computer is restarted.

 

Silent Update

Note: This is for system administrators' use 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.

(If this is first time to apply UEFI BIOS Version HMET66WW (Ver.2.06) or newer version, you have to do following steps. This procedure is required first time only.)

  1. Follow step 16 to 23 in Manual Update procedure to execute "Restore FactoryKeys"
Initializing UEFI 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..
  2. Restart the computer from OS menu.

Windows 7/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. Press the F9 key (or hold down the Fn key and press the F9 key) to load default configuration.
  5. Select Yes.
  6. Press the F10 key (or hold down the Fn key and press the F10 key) to save default configuration and exit.
  7. Select Yes.
  8. Restart the computer.

 

Determining Which Version is Installed

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

Checking on BIOS Setup

[Windows 8]

  1. Turn on the computer.
  2. Restart the computer from OS menu.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Turn off the computer.

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

[Windows 7/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.
Checking on Windows

[Windows 8]

  1. Move mouse coursor to right-top or right-bottom corner to show charm. thenclick Apps, click Control panel, click Administrative Tools, and then click System Information.
    - or -
    Press Windows key + Q key to show Search charm. and click Apps, type msinfo32 in the Start Search box and then click msinfo32.exe in Apps search results.
  2. On the System Information window, make sure System Summary is selected in the left side of the window.
  3. 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 7]

  1. Click Start, click All Programs or Programs, click Accessories, click System Tools and then click System Information.
    - or -
    Click Start, type msinfo32 in the Start Search box and then click msinfo32
  2. On the System Information window, make sure System Summary is selected in the left side of the window.
  3. 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 XP]

  1. Click Start, click All programs, click Accessories, click System Tools and then click System Information.
    - or -
    Click Start, click Run, type msinfo32 in the Open box and then click OK.
  2. On the System Information window, make sure System Summary is selected in the left side of the window.
  3. Locate the BIOS version/date line in the right side of the window. "LENOVO BIOS ID (BIOS version), date" will be shown.

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

Package UEFI BIOS
ECP
Release
2.52 2.52  (H4ET92WW) 
2.01  (H4HT51WW) Current Release
2.51 2.51 (H4ET91WW) 2.01 (H4HT51WW) h4uj07ww.exe
h4uj07ww.txt
2.06 2.06 (H4ET67WW) 2.01 (H4HT51WW) h4uj06ww.exe
h4uj06ww.txt
2.04 2.04  (H4ET65WW) 
2.00  (H4HT50WW) h4uj05ww.exe
h4uj05ww.txt

 

Memory map information
Reserved area

The following conventional memory addresses are reserved by the UEFI BIOS and others.

  • C0000-CFFFF : Reserved for Video BIOS
  • D0000-D0FFF : Reserved for Option ROM of Ethernet (*a)
  • E0000-FFFFF : Reserved for System BIOS

*a: This area will be released in case of Ethernet LAN Option ROM was NOT used at system boot.

Usable area

The following memory address can be used by the memory manager such as EMM386.

Intel HD Graphics model and NVIDIA NVS 5400M installed model

  • D0000-DFFFF or D1000-DFFFF (*b)

*b: Memory address will be changed to D1000-DFFFF when Ethernet LAN Option ROM was used at system boot.

Note:
Certain addresses in this area will be reserved for optional devices by Operating Systems. The addresses vary and depend on the design of each Operating System.



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