BIOS Update (Non-Diskette) - ThinkPad A30, A30p
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README for ThinkPad BIOS update utility
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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 A30
- ThinkPad A30p

The supported operating systems for this update utility are as follows:
- Microsoft Windows 95 OSR2 or later
- Microsoft Windows 98 and 98 Second Edition
- Microsoft Windows Me
- Microsoft Windows 2000
- Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 3 or later
- Microsoft Windows XP

Additional information
Use the links below to obtain the BIOS and Embedded Controller files in other file formats:

 

This Additional Information field contains the following sections
I. Summary of changes
II. Installation instructions
III. Known limitations
IV. BIOS information
V. Memory map information
I. Summary of changes
Version 1.19 - 1EET73WW
  • (New) WakeOnLAN function updated.

Click here for a complete list of symptoms corrected by the latest BIOS update.

II. 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 port replicator, turn off the computer and detach it before proceeding.
  • Before using this BIOS Update Utility with Windows 98 Second Edition, IBM recommends applying the Windows 98 Second Edition Shutdown Supplement from the Microsoft Web site Knowledge Base Article ID Q239887.
  1. Print these instructions or display on another computer.
  2. Firmly connect the AC adapter to the computer.
  3. Start a supported version of Windows on the target computer.
  4. Make the temporary directory on the hard disk drive (for instance, C:\Temp)
  5. Download the ThinkPad BIOS Update Utility from the web site and store the file into the temporary directory.
  6. Click the Start button, then click Run.
  7. In the Open dialogue box, specify the utility filename with the full path name where you stored ThinkPad BIOS Update Utility. (E.g. C:\Temp\filename.exe) Then press the Enter key.
  8. Follow the instructions.
  9. When completed, the system is automatically turned off.

    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.

    After the update has been completed, do the following to make the changes effective.
  10. Make sure there is no diskette in the diskette drive and then turn on the computer.
  11. While the Press F1 for IBM BIOS Setup Utility message is displayed at the lower-left area of the screen, press the F1 key. The IBM BIOS
    Setup Utility menu will be displayed. If a password prompt appears, type the correct password.
  12. Verify the BIOS version and date.
Unattended installation
  1. Do the same instructions above from step 1 to step 6.
  2. Specify filename with the full path name where you stored ThinkPad BIOS Update Utility with options -s -a -s (For example, C:\Temp\1EUJ08US.EXE -s -a -s) and then press the Enter key. Windows will be shut down automatically. The system BIOS program will be updated without any user interaction.
III. Known limitations
To execute this package on Windows 95, the following modules are required:
  • MSVCRT.DLL
  • MFC42.DLL
IV. BIOS information
Each version of the ThinkPad BIOS Update Utility contains the following system program (BIOS). The BIOS Version and the date as well as the Embedded controller version number can be viewed:
  • by running ThinkPad Configurator from your operating system and selecting the System Information button,
  • or by invoking IBM BIOS Setup Utility.
    1. Make sure there is no diskette in the diskette drive, then turn off the computer.
    2. Turn on the computer.
    3. While the Press F1 for IBM BIOS Setup Utility message is displayed at the lower-left area of the screen, press F1 key. The IBM BIOS Setup Utility menu will be displayed. If a password prompt appears, type the correct password. The BIOS version and date are displayed on the first screen of the IBM BIOS Setup Utility.
BIOS versionBIOS versionBIOS dateFile name
1.00 1EET32WW 17 Sep 2001 Not released to Web
1.01 1EET42WW 26 Sep 2001 spsu1e42
1.02 1EET44WW 9 Oct 2001 Not released to Web
1.03 1EET48WW 14 Nov 2001 spsu1e48
1.04 1EET49WW 22 Nov 2001 Not released to Web
1.05 1EET50WW 18 Dec 2001 Not released to Web
1.06 1EET52WW 23 Jan 2002 spsu1e52
1.07 1EET53WW 8 Mar 2002 spsu1e53
1.08 1EET54WW 8 Apr 2002 spsu1e54
1.09 1EET63WW 16 May 2002 Not released to Web
1.10 1EET64WW 1 Jul 2002 spsu1e64
1.14 1EET65WW 16 Jul 2002 spsu1e65
1.15 1EET68WW 19 Nov 2002 spsu1e68
1.16 1EET70WW 18 Apr 2003 spsu1e70
1.17 1EET71WW 18 Jul 2003 spsu1e71
1.18 1EET72WW 11 May 2004 spsu1e72
1.19 1EET73WW 16 Oct 2006 Current release

 

V. Memory map 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-CFFFF (reserved for Video BIOS)
E0000-FFFFF (reserved for BIOS)

 



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