BIOS Update (Diskette) - ThinkPad T23
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1AET64WW (1.20) 31 Oct 2006
System Program Service Diskette (BIOS)
1auj20ud.exe
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1AET64WW (1.20) 31 Oct 2006
This ThinkPad BIOS Update Utility updates the BIOS program stored in the ThinkPad system to fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.

This release supports the following systems:
- ThinkPad T23

Notes:
- This BIOS version will only work with the Embedded Controller Program Version 1.06a (or higher). Please obtain the additional package, Embedded Controller Program Version 1.06a (or higher), and update the Embedded Controller Program.
- If you need to update Embedded Controller Program as well as the BIOS, update the BIOS first.
- This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.
Additional information

Click here for instructions and limitations on downloading and creating the diskette.

Use the links below to obtain BIOS and Embedded Controller files in other file formats:
Contents
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
BIOS information
Memory Map information

Summary of changes
Version 1AET64WW (1.20)
Note: This BIOS version will only work with the Embedded Controller Program Version 1.06a (or higher).
  • (New) WakeOnLAN function updated.

Click here for a complete list of changes.

Installation instructions
Notes:
  • You need an AC adapter and a charged battery pack to update the system program.
  • If your computer is attached to any kind of docking station or port replicator, turn off the computer and detach it before proceeding.
  1. Print these instructions or display on another computer.
  2. Firmly connect the AC adapter to the computer.
  3. Insert the System Program Service Diskette into the diskette drive and turn on the computer.
  4. Select Read this first from the menu and carefully read the information that appears.
  5. Press the Esc key to return to the menu.
  6. Select Update system program and follow the instruction on the screen.
    Note: If you are updating the system program through the USB external diskette drive, it will take quite a long time to complete reading the system program file, but it is normal. Continue the update.

    Attention: Do not turn off or suspend the computer until the update has been completed. If you turn off or suspend the computer while the update is still in progress, the system board may have to be replaced.

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 Access IBM 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 the default configuration.
  5. Select Yes.
  6. Press the F10 key to save the default configuration and exit.
  7. Select Yes.

    After the initialization has been completed, the system restarts automatically.
BIOS information with links to previous BIOS releases
Each version of the System Program Service Diskette contains the following system program (BIOS). Also the supported versions of Embedded Controller Program are shown below.

The versions of BIOS and Embedded Controller Program can be viewed by entering BIOS Setup Utility.

To enter the BIOS Setup Utility

  1. Turn off the computer.
  2. Turn on the computer.
  3. While the "To interrupt normal startup, press the blue Access IBM 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 the BIOS Version and Embedded Controller Version.
  5. Turn off the computer.
Diskette versionBIOS versionBIOS dateEmbedded controller versionFile name
1.01 1AET38WW 27 Jul 2001 1.01 Not released to the Web
1.02 1AET40WW 24 Aug 2001 1.01 spsd1a40
1.03 1AET43WW 25 Sep 2001 1.03 spsdk1a43
1.04 1AET47WW 16 Nov 2001 1.03 spsd1a47
1.08 1AET51WW 17 Jan 2002 1.03 spsd1a51
1.09 1AET52WW 5 Feb 2002 1.03 spsd1a52
1.10 1AET53WW 7 Mar 2002 1.03 spsd1a53
1.11 1AET54WW 8 May 2002 1.03 spsd1a54
1.12 1AET55WW 23 May 2002 1.03 spsd1a55
1.13 1AET56WW 23 Jul 2002 1.03 spsd1a56
1.14 1AET58WW 11 Sep 2002 1.03 spsd1a58
1.15 1AET59WW 22 Nov 2002 1.03 spsd1a59
1.16 1AET60WW 06 Feb 2003 1.03 spsd1a60
1.17 1AET61WW 29 May 2003 1.03 spsd1a61
1.18 1AET62WW 06 Jul 2004 1.06 spsd1a62
1.20 1AET64WW 17 Oct 2006 1.06 Current release

Memory information
The following information shows memory areas that are either unavailable or that can be included with a memory manager such as EMM386.

Reserved BIOS area:
C0000-CDFFF (reserved for Video BIOS)
DC000-DFFFF (reserved for USB BIOS) *1
E0000-FFFFF (reserved for BIOS)

*1 : This area is free when USB BIOS is disabled.



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Document ID : DS001352
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-39362
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