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      Post Error "0197: Unauthorized CMOS change detected" - ThinkCentre M58, M58p

      Symptom

      After the system resumes from Sleep mode and the CMOS image was restored using Srwin5C.exe, the user may see the following error message during post:

      "0197:System security - Unauthorized CMOS change detected."

      Affected configurations

      Any of the following systems running Microsoft Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional or Windows Vista:

      • ThinkCentre M58 (type 6302, 6239, 6258, 6303, 7174, 7244, 7354, 7355, 7360, 7373, 7627, 7628, 7638, 7639, 8910, 9960)
      • ThinkCentre M58p (type 6137, 6138, 6209, 6234, 7188, 7220, 7346, 7347, 7357, 7358, 7483, 7484, 7630, 7635, 9964, 9965)

      Note: The systems CMOS image has been restored using the SRWIN5C.EXE utility and the BIOS version is 5CKT42 or older.

      Solution

      Update the system BIOS to version 5CKT44A or newer.

      Click here to find the latest BIOS update for your system

       

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      • Alias ID: SF09-D0035
      • Document ID: HT001433
      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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