BIOS update utility for Windows 2000, XP - 3000 C100 Notebook
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BIOS Update Utility
1.5 MB
1.05 21 Dec 2006
README for BIOS Update Utility
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1.05 21 Dec 2006
This BIOS Update Utility updates the BIOS (system program including the Embedded Controller stored in the Lenovo system to fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.

This release supports the following systems:
- 3000 C100

The supported operating systems are as follows:
- Microsoft Windows 2000
- Microsoft Windows XP (Service Pack 2)

- This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.
Additional information

Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Version information

Summary of changes
Version 1.05
  • (Fix) Improve accuracy of battery remaining time slightly when battery operation.
  • (Fix) Unable to start Windows after installing "Symantec Norton SystemWorks 2006."

Version 1.04

  • (Fix) When the hard disk password is set, the system can not load from the OS partition and will always load from the recovery partition, leading the user to "Thinkvantage Rescue and Recovery."

Version (1.02F)

  • (Fix) Using ThinkVantage Access Connections, sometimes the WLAN LED will not be lit up after after S4.
  • (BIOS) Removed Twin mode function after pressing Ctrl + Alt + F12. (Disable Twin mode function on DOS mode display device switch between LCD and CRT monitors only).
  • (Fix) Fixed SMBIOS Version error issue.

Version (1.01A)

  • (New) Support for the 3000 C100.
Installation instructions
  • Remove the Power-on password prior to updating the BIOS in RDM (Remote Deployment Manager) environment or similar environment.
  • You need an AC adapter and a charged battery pack to update the BIOS.
  • If your computer is attached to any kind of docking station or port replicator, turn off the computer and detach it before proceeding.
  • If a USB Diskette Drive is attached to your computer, 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. Start Windows 2000 or XP and logon with administrative privileges on the target computer.
  4. Save this package onto the hard drive.
  5. Click Start, then click Run...
  6. Specify the file name with the full path name where you saved the package
    (e.g. C:\DRIVERS\FLASH\60AF06US\InsydeFlash.exe) and then click OK.
  7. Follow the instructions on the screen.

    After the update has been completed, the message "Shut Down!" will be displayed. Press OK to shutdown..

    Do the following to make sure the BIOS is updated correctly.
  8. Turn off the computer.
  9. Turn on the computer.
  10. While the "To interrupt normal startup, press the Lenovo Care button" message is displayed at the lower-left area of the screen, press the F1 key. The Insyde Software SCU menu will be displayed. If a password prompt appears, type the correct password.
  11. Verify the BIOS Version.
  12. Turn off the computer.
Version information

BIOS versionPrevious release
1.05 Current release
1.04 60af04us
1.02F 60af02us
1.01A Initial release

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Document ID : DS013783
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-63673
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