Embedded Controller Program (Non-Diskette) - ThinkPad A30, A30p
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Embedded Controller Program Update Utility
1ehj08us.exe
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1EHT20WW (1.08) 15 Jul 2005
README for 1EHT20WW (1.08)
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1EHT20WW (1.08) 15 Jul 2005
The Embedded Controller Program Update Utility given here can update the embedded controller program (H8 controller firmware) stored in the ThinkPad system to fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions.

This release supports the following systems:
- ThinkPad A30, A30p

The supported operating systems 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

Note: This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.
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. Determining which version is installed
IV. Known Limitations

I. Summary of changes
Version 1EHT20WW (1.08)
  • (Fix) Improve battery current protection logic.

Click here for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

II. Installation instructions
Notes:
  • You need an AC adapter and a charged battery pack to update the embedded controller program.
  • If your computer is attached to any kind of docking station or port replicator, turn off the computer and detach it before proceeding.
  • Before using the Embedded Controller Program Update Utility with Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition, IBM recommends that you apply the Windows 98 Second Edition Shutdown Supplement from the Microsoft Web Site Knowledge Base Article ID Q239887.
    Print these instructions or display on another computer.
  1. Print these instructions or display on another computer.
  2. Firmly connect the AC adapter to the computer.
  3. Start Windows 95/98/Me or start Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP and log on with the user ID authorized as an administrator on the target computer.
  4. Make the temporary directory on the hard disk drive (for instance, C:\Temp)
  5. Download the Embedded Controller Program Update Utility from the web site and store the file into the temporary directory.
  6. Click Start, then click Run.
  7. In the Open dialogue box, specify the utility filename with the full path name where you stored Embedded Controller Program Update Utility. (E.g. C:\Temp\1EHJ08US.exe). Then click OK.
  8. Follow the instructions. 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.
  9. Make sure there is no diskette in the diskette drive, then turn on the computer.
  10. 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.
  11. Verify the Embedded Controller version.
III. Determining which version is installed
Notes:
  • Each version of the Embedded Controller Program Update Utility contains the following embedded controller program.
  • The version of embedded controller program can be viewed by running ThinkPad Configurator from your operating system and selecting the System Information button and the BIOS information tab, or
  • The version of embedded controller program can be viewed by invoking IBM BIOS Setup Utility. To enter the IBM BIOS Setup Utility:
    1. Turn off the computer.
    2. Make sure there is no diskette is inserted in the diskette drive, then 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 the F1 key. The IBM BIOS Setup Utility menu will be displayed. If a password prompt appears, type the correct password.
    4. The embedded controller version is displayed on the first screen of the IBM BIOS Setup Utility.
Update Utility versionEmbedded Controller
Program version
File Name
1.00 1EHT12WW (1.00) Not released to the Web
1.01 1EHT13WW (1.01) Not released to the Web
1.02 1EHT14WW (1.02) EMB1EU14
1.03 1EHT15WW (1.03) EMB1EU15
1.04 1EHT16WW (1.04) Not released to the Web
1.05 1EHT17WW (1.05) EMB1EU17
1.06 1EHT18WW (1.06) EMB1EU18
1.07 1EHT19WW (1.07) 1ehj07us
1.08 1EHT20WW (1.08) Current release

IV. Known Limitations
To execute this package on Windows 95, the following modules are required:

  • MSVCRT.DLL
  • MFC42.DLL


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Document ID : DS002245
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-40846
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