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TOSHiBA mobile BIOS Update list 2004-2007

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NOV-2004:

  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS v1.20 for Satellite P35-S609
    - Made a change to ensure the right side ctrl key on the Korean keyboard would work properly when the left side ctrl key is pressed while the Fn key is being pressed.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS v1.40 for Portege M100
    - Made a change to support the Dothan CPU.
    - Made a change so the Intel Logo during system start-up included a description for Calexico2.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS v1.70 for Satellite A60-S156
    - Added Intel Prescott D-stepping 4F1H micro code.
    - Fixed a problem with the DMI OEM string "Energy Star standby time-out" issue.
    - Added Intel P4 processor (Prescott) D0 M1DF3413 microcode.
    - Added Intel P4 processor (Northwood) D1 M08F292F microcode.
    - Added Intel P4 processor (Prescott) E0 MBDF4109 microcode.
    - Added support for Intel P4 processor (Prescott) E-stepping F41H. The CPU must run with Windows SP2 (CPU driver).
    - Fixed a problem where Fn+F9 status cannot save after a system shutdown. Enabled the EC watchdog timer (4 seconds) before EC passes control to BIOS.

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DEC-2004:

  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 2.40 for Tecra S1
    - Fixed a problem where, when running a Microsoft test utility, memory corruption will be reported even though no corruption has occurred.
    - Fixed a problem where the system will show "Invalid Supervisor Password" when setting the owner string.
    - Fixed a problem where an incorrect memory size was being reported in the Toshiba help and support center. The actual memory size was 256MB, however, 293MB was being reported.
    - Fixed a problem where the BIOS password could not be entered using a USB keyboard.
    - Fixed a problem where F10 and F11 would perform the wrong function after using the shift+Fn function.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.80 for Satellite A60-S156
    - Made a change of the first step fan speed from 2200 RPM to 2500RPM, thereby reducing the loud fan noise during low speed.
    - Made a change to the battery discharging over-current points for CPU throttling.
    - Corrected the abnormal Access leds in external hub LAN during the S4, S5 state.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.60 for Qosmio E15-AV101
    - Fixed a problem where there was no display on the TV.
    - Fixed a problem where, after the Qosmio player is booted by the TV button or the CD/DVD button on the remote control, there was no display.
  • DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.60 for Qosmio E10
    - Enhancement has been made to the DVD full screen playback display quality.
    - When notebook was booted up by using TV button or CD/DVD button on the remote control, there may be not display. This has been fixed.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.30 for Tecra A2
    - Made a change to support Dothan-Celeron 1.3 / 1.4GHz Processor.
    - Made a change to support Calexico2 (802.11 a/g) wireless LAN card.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.30 for Satellite P35-S609
    - Made a change to disable the killswitch function of the Wi-Fi module when the module is disconnected.
    - Made a change to eliminate "noise" on the right side of the LCD under the following conditions: (1) Resolution set to 1024x768, (2) Under /Display properties/Settings/Advanced/Displays/Panel/Panel Properties/Panel Attributes/ select "scale image to panel size" and then select the option to enlarge the image while retaining the current aspect ratio.
    - Made a change to eliminate the problem where, with the resolution set to 800x600, part of the upper portion of the image was displayed at the lower portion of the display.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.30 for Satellite A50
    - Made a change to support Dothan-Celeron 1.3 / 1.4GHz Processor.
    - Made a change to support Calexico2 (802.11 a/g) wireless LAN card.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.30 for Qosmio G15-AV501
    - Made a change to ensure the screen images were always displayed correctly on Australian models with Vivace by starting Vivace through the DC/DVD button on the remote control after Media Center Edition was started through the TV button on the remote control and then allowed to go into hibernation.
    - Made a change to ensure the images were always displayed correctly when Media Center Edition was in full screen mode and allowed to resume through either the TV button or the CD/DVD button on the remote control.
    - Made a change to ensure the screen would show the appropriate "Monitor-In" screen when the "Monitor-In" feature of Vivace was repeatedly turned on and off.
    - EC was modified to prevent the power from being turned on by pressing a hinge while closing the panel.
    - SVP was modified to prevent noise from appearing on the LCD when certain test patterns were displayed at monitor-INI.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.50 for Portege R100
    - Made a change to support the function of booting to an external "DVD Super Multi Drive" (PA3402*-1DV2).

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JAN-2005:

  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.40 for Satellite A20-S207
    - This BIOS applies a workaround for an Intel CPU errata that could cause unpredictable application behavior and/or system hangs.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.50 for Satellite 2455-S305
    - This BIOS applies a workaround for an Intel CPU errata that could cause unpredictable application behavior and/or system hangs.
    - A change was made to prevent the system from hanging when resuming from Standby or Hibernation, when the Select Bay drive is removed while the system is in Standby or Hibernation, and the Toshiba Mobile Extension 3 Bay Service checkbox is unchecked.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.50 for Satellite 5205-S503, 5205-S703, 5205-S504, 5205-S704, 5205-S505, 5205-S506
    - This BIOS applies a workaround for an Intel CPU errata that could cause unpredictable application behavior and/or system hangs.
    - A change was made to prevent the system from hanging when resuming from Standby or Hibernation, when the Select Bay drive is removed while the system is in Standby or Hibernation, and the Toshiba Mobile Extension 3 Bay Service checkbox is unchecked.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.60 for Tecra 9100
    - This BIOS applies a workaround for an Intel CPU errata that could cause unpredictable application behavior and/or system hangs.
    - A change was made to prevent the system from hanging when resuming from Standby or Hibernation, when the Select Bay drive is removed while the system is in Standby or Hibernation, and the Toshiba Mobile Extension 3 Bay Service checkbox is unchecked.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.8C for Satellite A60-S156
    - Disabled AGP_STOP_BUSY to fix a power-on blue screen issue.
    - Added the Sharp panel brightness table.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD | ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.30 for Satellite 5105-S501
    - BIOS has been updated to apply Intel's errata: "A timing marginality may exist in the clocking of the ALU which leads to a slowdown in the speed of the circuit's operation. This could lead to incorrect behavior of the ALU. When this errata occurs, unpredictable application behavior and / or system hangs my occur."

  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50 released 28-JAN-2005
    DynaBook G6/X18P*E, G6/U**PDEW
    DynaBook G7/X19PDE(W), G7/U24PDDW
    DynaBook G8/X20PDEW
    - It was offered it corresponded to new microcode from Intel Corporation.
    - G8/X20PDEW2 was added to the object type.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20 & v1.90 released 28-JAN-2005
    DynaBook G6C/X18CME,G7C/520CDE
    DynaBook G6C/X18PME,G5/X16PME,G5/X14PME and G4/U17PME
    * v1.20 (G6C/X18CME and G7C/520CDE)
    - It was offered it corresponds to new microcode from Intel Corporation.
    * v1.90 (G4/U17PME, G5/X14PME, G5/X16PME and G6C/X18PME)
    - It was offered it corresponds to new microcode from Intel Corporation.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20 released 28-JAN-2005
    Dynabook VX/450LSBS (PAVX450LSBS)
    - ???

  • DOWNLOAD & iNFO | BIOS v1.50, released 27-JAN-2005
    canadian Satellite 2450 (PS245C-XXXXX)
    - to be announced
  • DOWNLOAD | BIOS v1.60, released 27-JAN-2005
    canadian Satellite A30 (PSA33C-XXXXX)
    - ???
  • DOWNLOAD & iNFO | BIOS v1.40, released 07-JAN-2005
    canadian Satellite A20 (PSA20C-XXXX)
    - to be announced
  • DOWNLOAD | BIOS v1.50, released 20-JAN-2005
    canadian Satellite A40 (PSA40C-XXXX)
    - ???
  • DOWNLOAD | BIOS v1.8C, released 25-JAN-2005
    canadian Satellite A60 (PSA60C-XXXX)
    - Made a change of the first step fan speed from 2200 RPM to 2500RPM, thereby reducing the loud fan noise during low speed.
    - Made a change to the battery discharging over-current points for CPU throttling.
    - Corrected the abnormal Access leds in external hub LAN during the S4, S5 state.

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FEB-2005:

  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30 released 08-FEB-2005
    Satellite M35X: M35X-S149, M35X-S1491, M35X-S109, M35X-S309, M35X-S3091, M35X-S329, M35X-S3291, M35X-S349, M35X-S3491, M30X-S1592ST, M30X-S1593ST, M35X-S1492, M35X-S111, M35X-S161, M35X-S1611, M35X-S311
    - Enhancement to ensure an AUX PS/2 mouse will be recognized by the system without delay.
    - Added support for Korean keyboard.
    - Ensure the batteries will be charged while the system is in S3/S4 mode, or powered off.
    - Added a routine in the BIOS to enable the ROM to record the date the system was first booted.
  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.90 released 26-FEB-2005
    Satellite 5105-S607
    - This BIOS applies a workaround for an Intel CPU errata that could cause unpredictable application behavior and/or system hangs.

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MAR-2005:

  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.60 released 09-MAR-2005
    NOTE: This BIOS is only to be used with Satellite M35X units containing Intel display adapters.
    iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.60 released 09-MAR-2005
    NOTE: This BIOS is only to be used with Satellite M35X units containing ATI display adapters.
    Satellite M35X-S149, M35X-S1491, M35X-S109, M35X-S309, M35X-S3091, M35X-S329, M35X-S3291, M35X-S349, M35X-S3491, M30X-S1592ST, M30X-S1593ST, M35X-S1492, M35X-S111, M35X-S161, M35X-S1611, M35X-S311, M35X-S3111
    - Added support for Korean keyboards.
    - Changed the system DAC value for LCDs from 1.33V to 5V.
    - Modified EC to recognize 4-cell batteries.
    - Added support for the LCD from CPT (K000019450)
    - Disabled the C4 state function of the Celeron M CPU.
    - Updated the microcode for the Celeron M CPU.
    - Updated to retain the keyboard operation state going into sleep state S4, and release the keyboard operation state when waking from sleep state S4.

  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70 released 18-MAR-2005
    NOTE: This BIOS is only to be used with Satellite M35X units containing Intel display adapters.
    iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70 released 18-MAR-2005
    NOTE: This BIOS is only to be used with Satellite M35X units containing ATI display adapters.
    Satellite M35X-S149, M35X-S1491, M35X-S109, M35X-S309, M35X-S3091, M35X-S329, M35X-S3291, M35X-S349, M35X-S3491, M30X-S1592ST, M30X-S1593ST, M35X-S1492, M35X-S111, M35X-S161, M35X-S1611, M35X-S311, M35X-S3111
    - Updated the micro-code (M206D618 (B1)) for the Pentium M CPU.
    - Update the micro-code (M8069547 (B1)) for the Celeron M CPU.
    - Made a change to correct the issue where the CPU speed in Windows System Properties is displayed incorrectly (low) after booting the system under battery power, even when the CPU speed is set to "High".
    - Made a change to correct an intermittent shut down when the C key was pressed during POST

  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS IFG43G released 18-MAR-2005
    EQUIUM 5120 (japanese)
    - When starting the CPU fan shortened the time when it turns at full speed.
    - The phenomenon which has the case where revolution of the CPU fan becomes fast after the returning from the stand-by the improvement stripe was done.
    - It was offered it corresponded to new microcode from Intel Corporation.

  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.90 released 25-MAR-2005
    Satellite A60
    - Made a change to prevent bypassing the system password.
    - Update Prescott E0 CPU F41H microcode to 12.
    - Update Prescott D0 CPU F34H microcode to 14.
    - Change lid switch behavior to "brightness off" instead of "panel off".
    - Changed CAS latency to CL2.5 with external Hynix memory.

  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.80 released 29-MAR-2005
    Satellite L15-S104
    - Initial production BIOS for Satellite L10/L15.

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APR-2005:

  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.90, released 01-APR-2005
    dynabook AX/2 & Satellite AW2 (both Japanese models)
    - It was offered it corresponded to new microcode from Intel Corporation.
    - When memory of part was increased, the phenomenon which has the case where extremely it does not operate rarely normally was improved.
    (Sorry for the rough Japanese to English translation :)

  • iNFO BIOS IFT47G, released 06-APR-2005
    EQUIUM 5100 (Japanese model)
    DOWNLOAD for EQUIUM 5100 (PE51028PN9xxx)
    DOWNLOAD for EQUIUM 5100 (other models than the PE51028PN9xxx)
    Version IFT47G:
    - It was offered it corresponded to new microcode from Intel Corporation.
    - The phenomenon which has the case where power is turned on by noise was improved.
    (Sorry for the rough Japanese to English translation :)

  • iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.90, released 07-APR-2005
    NOTE: This BIOS is only to be used with Satellite M35X units containing ATI display adapters.
    iNFO & DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.90, released 07-APR-2005
    NOTE: This BIOS is only to be used with Satellite M35X units containing Intel display adapters.
    Satellite M35X-S149, M35X-S1491, M35X-S109, M35X-S309, M35X-S3091, M35X-S329, M35X-S3291, M35X-S349, M35X-S3491, M30X-S1592ST, M30X-S1593ST, M35X-S1492, M35X-S111, M35X-S161, M35X-S1611, M35X-S311, M35X-S3111, M35X-S114, M35X-S1142, M35X-S1143, M30X-S171ST
    - Updated the microcode for the Pentium M CPU.
    - Corrected an issue where USB 2.0 devices would connect/disconnect automatically.
    - Corrected an issue where USB2.0 devices for e.g. HDDs disconnect during data transfer.
    - Corrected an issue where USB 2.0 devices sometimes connect only at the USB 1.1 standard speed.
    - Added support for the CPT 15.4" XGA CLAA154WA05 LCD panel.
    - Made a change to the Logo ratio.

added 27-APR-2005

  • DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20, released 27-APR-2005
    Satellite M45-S331, M45-S3311, M45-S351, M45-S3511
    Tecra A4
    This BIOS is ONLY to be installed on units with Intel display adapters. Please do not install this BIOS if your computer has an ATI or nVidia display subsystem.
    - Set ICH6 PCI-E0 L0/L1 to match the Marvell LAN driver setting to correct very intermittent Windows boot issues.
    - Made a change to correct issues where the Wireless LAN Adapter would not be enabled after powering, on even with the wireless power switch turned on.
  • DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.50, released 27-APR-2005
    Tecra S1
    - Made a change to send display output to both the LCD & CRT when the BIOS setting "LCD + Analog RGB" is selected.

added 28-APR-2005

  • DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20, released 28-APR-2005
    Note: This BIOS cannot be installed when a system password is set. If you have a system password set, you'll have to remove it in order to install the BIOS.
    Qosmio G25-AV513
    - Made a change so the system would not intermittently hang during shutdown.

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TOSHIBA BIOS RELEASES FOR MAY-2005

  • DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.80 for Satellite 5005-S504
    * released 19-MAY-2005
    * Changelog
    • Changes were made to SPD 2.0 memory support.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50 for Tecra A3, S2

    * released 19-MAY-2005

    * Changelog

    • Made a change to support the HDD password function. (In Dynabook model only).
    • Made a change to eliminate a "PCI system error on Bus/Device/Function xxxh" message when copying data to a USB 2.0 disk device in DOS.
    • Made a change to recognize certain USB 2.0 flash devices. Previously unrecognized devices include:
      - IO DATA - Easy Disk Platinum 1GB
      - SONY - USM64A 64MB
      - TwinMOS - 32MB
      - TOSHIBA - Hi speed USB2.0 256MB.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50 for Satellite A75-S206, A75-S2061, A75-S226, A75-S2261, A75-S276, A75-S2761, A75-S2762, A70-S256, A70-S2561, A70-S249, A70-S2491, A70-S259, A70-S2591, A75-S209, A75-S2091, A75-S229, A75-S2291, A75-S2292, A70-S2492ST, A75-S211, A75-S2111, A75-S231, A75-S2311, A75-S2293, A75-S2112

    * released 19-MAY-2005

    * Changelog

    • A change was made to prevent the Windows LOGO screen from looking washed out when the system goes into the S4-state from the S3-state, on CPT LCD Panels.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30 for Satellite R15-S822, R10-S802TD, R15-S8222

    - released 19-MAY-2005

    - Changelog

    • Intel Pentium-M CPU updates.
    • BIOS Password entry accuracy using the Tablet PC Pen is improved.

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TOSHIBA BIOS RELEASES FOR JUNE-2005

posted 29-JUN-2005

  • DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30 for Tecra M3
    * released 28-JUN-2005
    * Changelog
    • A change was made to prevent performance degradation of LPC devices (FIR) during DMA transfers. This change prevents keyboard or mouse operation delays when Virtual PC is running.
    • A change was made to always allow the C4 processor power state.
    • The PCI Express ASPM Link default setting was changed from "Auto" to "Enable".
    • A change was made to the thermal parameters.
    • A workaround was implemented for the VGA chip when PCI Express ASPM Links were allowed.
    • A change was made to correct a symptom where the port replicator will no longer be recognized when a DVI monitor is hot plugged in to the port replicator.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.60 for Tecra A3, S2

    * released 28-JUN-2005

    * Changelog

    • A change was made to correct serial port malfunctions that occur when the computer is docked.
    • A change was made to correct the French description for "LCD Display Stretch".
    • A change was made to correct FIR data transfer issues that occurred on some Celeron CPU based computers.
    • ATI GFX L0 support was disabled.
    • Battery information was changed.
    • A change was made to correct situations where the CTRL key locks on Japanese keyboards, when Fn+CTRL+Back (Home) is pressed, and the Fn key is released first.
    • A change was made to correct intermittent situations where the computer's Power LED stays on even after the computer is turned off.

posted 29-JUN-2005 later

  • DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30 for Portege 100
    * released 28-JUN-2005
    * Changelog
    • A change was made to always allow the C4 processor power state.
    • The PCI Express ASPM Link default setting was changed from "Auto" to "Enable".
    • A workaround was implemented to prevent system hangs when PCI Express ASPM Links were allowed.
    • A change was made to prevent the computer from hanging during the "power off" cycle of a diagnostic tool running in Windows XP, which continuously shuts down and turns on the system.
    • A change was made to correct a symptom where the port replicator will no longer be recognized when a DVI monitor is hot-plugged into the port replicator.
    • A change was made to prevent performance degradation of LPC devices (FIR) during DMA transfers. This change prevents keyboard or mouse operation delays when Virtual PC is running.

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TOSHIBA BIOS RELEASES FOR JULY-2005

  • DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50 for Tecra M4
    * released 07-JUL-2005
    * Changelog
    • A change was made to improve the performance of the LPC device (FIR).
    • A change was made to avoid KB & mouse delays when running Virtual PC.
    • A thermal parameter was changed.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70 for Satellite M35-S359, M35-S3591, M30-S309, M30-S3091

    * released 11-JUL-2005

    * Changelog

    • Made a change to implement a countermeasure against Intel's errata Y36, from the June, 2005 spec update.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70 for Tecra A3, S2

    * released 11-JUL-2005

    * Changelog

    • The max graphics memory size was changed from 64MB or 96MB to 128MB, on UMA platforms with the Mobile Intel (Alviso) 915GM C1 chipset.
    • A change was made to the EC BIOS to correct situations where the CTRL key locks on Japanese keyboards, when Fn+CTRL+Back (Home) is pressed, and the Fn key is released first.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50 for Tecra A4 (Intel Video) and Satellite M45-S331, M45-S3311, M45-S351, M45-S3511

    * released 11-JUL-2005

    * THIS BIOS applies ONLY to Satellite M40/M45, and Tecra A4 models equipped with Intel display adapters (Mobile Intel® 915GM/GMS, 910GML Express Chipset Family)

    * Changelog

    • Made a change to correct an issue where the computer would hang when the Optical Disk Drive was accessed, after resuming from a standby or hibernation state in Windows 2000.
    • Made a change to the DSDT, and FADT, OEM ID information.
    • Made a change to correct a USB keyboard malfunction that would occur the first time the computer was powered on, after:
      a) The CMOS was cleared, or
      :) All power was removed (Main and sub batteries).
    • Made a change to correct an external monitor green screen issue that would occur when the display resolution was set to 1280x1024, and a DVD was played in full screen mode.
    • Made a change to correct an issue where the CPU C3 state would not function after the computer woke from Standby, when a USB FDD was plugged in.
    • Made a change to correct an issue where the computer would not boot from a USB Memory Stick.
    • Made a change to correct an issue where the User Password request screen would be skipped if CTRL+ALT+DEL was repeated quickly.
    • Made a change to correct a Toshiba USB FDD diagnostic test issue.
    • Changed the MRC code from V1.7 to V1.9 for Alviso C1 support.
    • Updated the KBC BIOS to V1.05.39 - Added a change so the EC Clears the Ctrl+Alt+Del Enable Flag when the computer enters S5/S4.
    • Made a change to disable CPU C4 support to get rid of noise.
    • Disabled the DUAL-Freqency Graphics Technology feature to fix an Intel Wireless LAN hang issue that occurred when the AC adapter was plugged in.
    • Made a change to support TJ85 CPU thermal control with the V5.0 thermal table.
    • A change was made to the V1.3B BIOS to correct "hang/lockup" issues on computers with Intel graphics, and 1394 ports, which occurred when the image was unbundled.
    • A change was made to correct a 1394 device "yellow bang" issue.
    • Added TJ85 CPU FAN thermal control.
    • Added brightness table ID=7,8,9 for LG, CPT, and Samsung, LCD panels.
    • A change was made to correct an issue where pressing Fn + F5 after hot plugging an external CRT to the computer, did not switch the display correctly.
    • Made a change to correct a Windows 2000 blue screen error that occurred after installing the Intel VGA driver and rebooting the computer.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50 for Satellite M35-S456, M35-S4561

    * released 11-JUL-2005

    * Changelog

    • Made a change to implement a countermeasure against Intel's errata Y36, from the June, 2005 spec update.

added 16-JUL-2005

  • DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.60 for Tecra A4 (Intel Video) and Satellite M45-S331, M45-S3311, M45-S351, M45-S3511
    * released 12-JUL-2005
    * THIS BIOS applies ONLY to Satellite M40/M45, and Tecra A4 models equipped with Intel display adapters (Mobile Intel® 915GM/GMS, 910GML Express Chipset Family)
    * Changelog
    • Changed the Intel Alviso-C1 Revision ID (Intel Stable Image Platform).

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.10A for Satellite A85-S1072, A85-S107, A85-S1071

    * released 14-JUL-2005

    * Changelog

    • Made a change so the PAL TV format setting would be selected based on DMI information.
    • Added information for a new Japanese corporate model, and updated the battery name.
    • Made a change to improve 3D performance.
    • Added new panel ID information for the AU-B150XG01
    • Updated a French language string in the setup menu.

added 19-JUL-2005

  • DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50 for Tecra M2
    * released 18-JUL-2005
    * Changelog
    • Made a change to implement a countermeasure against Intel's errata Y36, from the June, 2005 spec update.
    • A change was made to correct a symptom where the port replicator will no longer be recognized when a DVI monitor is hot plugged in to the port replicator.

added 29-JUL-2005

  • DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.80 for Tecra A3, S2
    * released 27-JUL-2005
    * Changelog
    • Made a change to a Japanese warning message string and to correct an abnormal dialog frame shift after the HDD password is entered incorrectly 3 times.
    • Made a change to the Japanese string for the translation of "F5/F6 Change Values" and "<--> Select Menu" within the BIOS setup menu.
    • The Marvell LAN PXE ROM (Both 10/100M and Giga LAN) was updated to correct PXE server connection failures when using Cisco switches.
    • Modified the PWM duty for the LP150X08-TLA2 LCD panel.
    • Added support for the Canadian Multilingual (ANCOR) keyboard as the 4th keyboard matrix.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20 for Tecra A4 (equipped with ATI or NVIDIA display Adapters)

    * released 28-JUL-2005

    * This BIOS is only applicable to Tecra A4 models having ATI or nVidia display adapters. Do NOT use this BIOS on units equipped with Intel display adapters.

    * Changelog

    • Made a change to disable CPU C4 support to get rid of noise.
    • Made a change to support TJ85 CPU thermal control with the V5.0 thermal table.
    • Disabled ASPM L1 enable due to an ATI M26 errata.
    • A change was made to the V1.1B BIOS to correct "hang/lockup" issues on computers with Intel graphics, and 1394 ports, which occurred when the image was unbundled.
    • A change was made to correct a 1394 device "yellow bang" issue.
    • Added TJ85 CPU FAN thermal control.
    • Added brightness table ID=7,8,9 for LG, CPT, and Samsung, LCD panels.

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TOSHIBA BIOS RELEASES FOR AUGUST-2005

  • DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30 for Tecra A4 (equipped with ATI or NVIDIA display Adapters)
    * released 04-AUG-2005
    * This BIOS is only applicable to Tecra A4 models having ATI or nVidia display adapters. Do NOT use this BIOS on units equipped with Intel display adapters.
    * Changelog
    • Changed the Intel Alviso-C1 Revision ID (Intel Stable Image Platform).
    • Updated the ATI M24C VBIOS.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20 for Satellite M50-S418TD, M55-S135, M55-S1351, M55-S325, M55-S3251, M55-S3262, M55-S1352, M55-S2252, M50-S4182TD, M55-S2253 and Tecra A5-S416, A5-S237, A5-S516, A5-S116, A5-S6215TD

    * released 05-AUG-2005

    * Changelog

    • A change was made to eliminate a system hang during POST when the language was set to French.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.90 for Tecra A3, S2

    * released 05-AUG-2005

    * repackaged by TOSHiBA & released again on 08-AUG-2005

    * Changelog

    • Made a change to the power button "press timing" to turn on the computer in "battery-only" mode.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30 for Qosmio G25-AV513

    * released 11-AUG-2005

    * Changelog

    • An Intel-recommended countermeasure for LPC device DMA transfers was applied to prevent keyboard/mouse input delays.
    • A PCI Express Link ASPM workaround for the VGA chip was applied.
    • A change was made to eliminate a beep that occurred when the volume control dial was moved just after powering on the computer.
    • An Intel recommended ICH6 countermeasure for AHCI fatal error condition recovery was applied.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20 for Satellite A85-S1072, A85-S107, A85-S1071 (PSA82U)

    * released 11-AUG-2005

    * Changelog

    • Modified the Japanese string for the HDD password fail dialog.
    • A change was made to the HDD user password feature, to allow it to be changed by the user.
    • A change was made to address an issue with the CTRL key locking.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40 for Portege S100-S113TD, S100-S213TD, S100-S1132, S100-S1133

    * released 11-AUG-2005

    * Changelog

    • Applied an Intel-recommended workaround for their "SATA AHCI Recovery from TFES" errata.
    • A change was made to improve TPM operation after a recovery has been performed.

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  • DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.00 for Satellite L15-S104
    * released 24-AUG-2005
    * Changelog
    • Updated the Dothan B1 Stepping microcode to rev.18.
    • Updated the EC to change the battery self-discharge method.
    • Made a change to set the TV standard to PAL for TAP and China.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70 for Portege M200, M205-S809, M205-S810, M200-S838, M200-S218TD

    * released 24-AUG-2005

    * Changelog

    • An Intel Pentium-M microcode update was applied.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50 for Satellite M45-S165, M45-S1651

    * released 24-AUG-2005

    * Changelog

    • A change was made to correct an issue where the screen backlight would stay off when the lid switch was pressed and released quickly.
    • A change was made to correct an issue where the Shift key would respond like the Enter key.
    • Updated the Brightness Table for the LTN154X3-L06-G.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30 for Satellite A85-S1072, A85-S107, A85-S1071

    * released 24-AUG-2005

    * Changelog

    • A change was made to the operation of the L-Ctrl+Fn+Home key combination for the Japanese keyboard so the cursor would move to the beginning of the document.
    • The US, UK, and JP, keyboard matrices were combined.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.10 for Tecra A3, S2

    * released 24-AUG-2005

    * Changelog

    • Updated the PXE (network boot) ROM to V3.5.2.3 to improve compatibility.
    • Added support for the Atheros MB51L Wi-Fi Adapter.
    • A change was made to the operation of the L-Ctrl+Fn+Home key combination for the Japanese keyboard so the cursor would move to the beginning of the document.

    [*]DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.10 for Satellite M60-S8112TD, M65-S9062, M65-S9064, M65-S9063, M60-S811TD, M60-S811ST, M60-S8112ST, M65-S9065

    * released 24-AUG-2005

    * Changelog

    • Spread Spectrum was enabled in the M26P VGA BIOS
    • A workaround was applied for a beeping noise that occurred after the Windows splash screen disappeared, while Windows was starting up.
    • A change was made to identify CMT CPUs correctly.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR SEPTEMBER 2005

DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50 for

Portege R200-S214, R200-S234, R200-S2062

CHANGELOG

  • Correct an issue where the computer would not start up when connected to a PA3392E-1MPS USB HDD.
  • Added a function to enhance Peak Shift Control support for China and Japan.
  • Correct an issue where the unit would not switch back to the internal LCD display after warm-undocking where an external display was used in the dock.
  • Correct an issue where the computer would intermittently not boot from a Windows XP retail CD.
  • Correct an issue where the PC would not start up when an empty mini SD adapter is plugged in to the SD card slot.
  • Added support for the Alviso GMS C1 step chipset.
  • A change was made to prevent KB & mouse delays when running Virtual PC.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.60 for

Portege R100

CHANGELOG

  • Updated the Intel Pentium-M microcode.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.60 for

Tecra A4 for ATI and nVIDIA Display adapters only

CHANGELOG

  • Updated VGA BIOS to correct an intermittent blue-screen issue.
  • A change was made to correct an issue on computers with the new 7312S1 inverter, where the back light would stay off when the lid switch was pressed and released quickly.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.10 for

Satellite M55-S139, M55-S1391

CHANGELOG

  • A change was made so the BIOS setup can be entered by pressing F2 when using USB keyboards.
  • A change was made to correct an issue where the computer stopped at the Toshiba Logo during POST, when an Aigo USB disk was plugged in.
  • A change was made to correct a boot device selection issue that occurred when the up or down arrow was moved past the first or last item in the BIOS setup menu.
  • A change was made to the OSB logo.
  • A change was made to stabilize cursor movement, when brightness was adjusted at the same time the mouse pointer was moved.
  • A change was made to resolve a speaker noise issue when PCMCIA cards were plugged in.
  • The power consumption setting for 0x64(S3) and 0x19(S4) was modified.
  • Command 45, data 0xCB notify SYS BIOS to get the CPU level was added.
  • Support for new new LCD panels by Samsung and CPT were added.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50 for

Portege M100

CHANGELOG

  • Applied an Intel-required Pentium-M update.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40 for

Tecra A2

CHANGELOG

  • Made a change to implement a countermeasure against Intel's errata Y36, from the June, 2005 spec update.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40 for

Satellite A55-S306, A55-S3061, A55-S3062, A55-S326, A55-S3261, A55-S3063, A55-S129, A55-S1291, A55-S179, A55-S1791, A55-S106, A55-S1063, A55-S1064, A55-S1065, A55-S1066

CHANGELOG

  • Made a change to implement a countermeasure against Intel's errata Y36, from the June, 2005 spec update.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR OCTOBER 2005

DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.60 for

Tecra M4

CHANGELOG

  • Made a change to correct an intermittent issue where the computer will not boot from a Windows XP retail CD.
  • Made a change to correct a Docker power-on issue after a Fast Standby Resume, when the "Toshiba Mobile Extension 3" Warm Undock Service is set to On.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70 for

Satellite M50-S418TD, M55-S135, M55-S1351, M55-S325, M55-S3251, M55-S3262, M55-S1352, M55-S2252, M50-S4182TD, M55-S2253

Tecra A5-S416, A5-S237, A5-S516, A5-S116, A5-S6215TD

CHANGELOG

  • Disabled the HDD password feature on Japanese computer models.
  • Modified the Japanese string for the translation of ""F5/F6 Change Values"" and ""<--> Select Menu"" within the BIOS setup menu.
  • Updated the Marvell LAN PXE ROM to V3.5.2.3 to improve PXE (LAN) boot compatibility.
  • POWERPLAY was enabled in the ATI M24C VBIOS.
  • A change was made to the operation of the L-Ctrl+Fn+Home key combination for the JP keyboard so the cursor would move to the beginning of the document.
  • The Bluetooth power on sequence was modified to correct an issue where the host intermittently cannot detect the Bluetooth device.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40 for

Satellite P35-S609, P35-S6091, P35-S629, P35-S6291, P30-S6362ST, P30-S6363ST, P35-S6292, P35-S611, P35-S6111, P35-S631, P35-S6311, P35-S6112, P35-S605, P35-S6051, P35-S6052

CHANGELOG

  • The CTRL key process function was modified. :)

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20 for

Satellite M55-S139, M55-S1391

CHANGELOG

  • Correct an issue where, if the computer was hibernated after a scheduled Windows wake up, a scheduled wake up would start the Express Media Player instead of Windows.
  • Correct an issue where, if the power button is pressed right after the CD/DVD button is pressed, the CD/DVD button will start Windows instead of the Express Media Player.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR NOVEMBER 2005

DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.60 for Portege R200-S214, R200-S234, R200-S2062

CHANGELOG

  • PXE support was updated to version 3.5.2.3.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30 for Satellite M55-S139, M55-S1391

CHANGELOG

  • Correct an issue where the "Language" setting in Setup could not be changed.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30 for Satellite M60-S8112TD, M65-S9062, M65-S9064, M65-S9063, M60-S811TD, M60-S811ST, M60-S8112ST, M65-S9065, M65-S809, M65-S8091, M65-S9092, M65-S9093, M65-S909, M65-S9091

CHANGELOG

  • A change was made to the Japanese translation strings for "F5/F6 Change Values" and "[--] Select Menu" in the BIOS setup menu.
  • The Bluetooth power-on sequence was changed to fix an intermittent device detection issue.
  • Correct a Realtek 8169 Gigabit LAN PXE "boot failure" issue with SUSE Linux 9.2 server.
  • Correct a system hang that may occur when the IE or CD/DVD buttons are pressed as the computer is going into Standby.
  • Correct an issue where, under very rare circumstances, the ALT or CTRL Keys may lock when the ALT, Fn, and CTRL keys are pressed at the same time.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.80 for Satellite M50-S418TD, M55-S135, M55-S1351, M55-S325, M55-S3251, M55-S3262, M55-S1352, M55-S2252, M50-S4182TD, M55-S2253

Tecra A5-S416, A5-S237, A5-S118, A5-S516, A5-S116, A5-S6215TD

CHANGELOG

  • Corrected an issue where the CD/DVD button will start Windows instead of the Express Media Player, if the power button is pressed right after the CD/DVD button is pressed.
  • Corrected an issue where audio sound can not be heard, if the CD/DVD button is used to start a computer without the Express Media Player loaded on it.

CAUTION: UNCLEAR VERSION NUMBERING (Tecra A5-S118 is missing here)

DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50 for Satellite M50-S418TD, M55-S135, M55-S1351, M55-S325, M55-S3251, M55-S3262, M55-S1352, M55-S2252, M50-S4182TD, M55-S2253

Tecra A5-S416, A5-S237, A5-S516, A5-S116, A5-S6215TD

CHANGELOG

  • Updated the ATI M24C VBIOS to fix a blue screen, and resolution error while running the Burn-In 3D Mark benchmark test.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.30 for Tecra A3, S2

CHANGELOG

  • A change was made to correct a "no display" issue on an external monitor after a docked computer wakes from hibernation.
  • A change was made to allow one password input to satisfy both the system and HDD password requirements, as long as both passwords are the same.
  • A change was made so the windows login screen would be displayed on the CRT after waking from standby.
  • A change was made to correct a mouse cursor movement issue (moves by itself at the bottom left side of the screen) following a hot undock.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30 for Portege M300

CHANGELOG

  • Added a function that informs you of the battery capacity when the Toshiba Peak Shift Control utility changes the power source from the battery pack, back to the AC Adapter. Note: Peak Shift Control is only available in Japan and China at this time.
  • Improved the stability with a specific vendor's memory module.
  • Made a change to implement a countermeasure against Intel's errata Y36, from the June, 2005 spec update.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50 for Portege S100-S113TD, S100-S213TD, S100-S1132, S100-S1133

CHANGELOG

  • Added a function that informs you of the battery capacity when the Toshiba Peak Shift Control utility changes the power source from the battery pack, back to the AC Adapter. Note: Peak Shift Control is only available in Japan and China at this time.
  • A change was made to correct an issue where the PC would not start up when an empty mini SD adapter is plugged in to the SD card slot.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50 for Satellite M45-S331, M45-S3311, M45-S351, M45-S265, M45-S3551, M45-S2651, M45-S3552, M45-S3553, M45-S2652, M40-S417TD, M45-S355, M45-S3511

Tecra A4

CHANGELOG

  • A Presto hotkey "power on" issue on Japanese models was corrected.
  • The ATI PowerPlay "Low Power LCD" memory clock was adjusted to 180MHz to correct an ATIM26+Hynix 128MB hang issue.
  • A NV44MV 128MB VRAM sizing issue was corrected. :)
  • The Flashit tool was updated from V1.00 to V1.10 to prevent similar, but incorrect models from being updated. (No change to the BIOS code base)

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30 for Qosmio F25-AV205

CHANGELOG

  • Support was added for the RD-Type remote control. (Japanese models only)
  • A change was made so the brightness control will work properly with the addition of a new Samsung WXGA 2-lamp panel (LTN154X5-L02).
  • 32-step volume level support was added.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.80 for Portege M200, M205-S809, M205-S810, M200-S838, M200-S218TD

CHANGELOG

  • Improved stability with a specific vendor's memory module.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR DECEMBER 2005

DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40 for

Satellite M55-S139, M55-S1391

CHANGELOG

  • Support was added for the HDD recovery function.
  • A change was made so the HDD password request will be skipped if the HDD and system passwords are the same.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40 for

Satellite M50-S418TD, M55-S135, M55-S1351, M55-S325, M55-S3251, M55-S3262, M55-S1352, M55-S2252, M50-S4182TD, M55-S2253

Tecra A5-S416, A5-S237, A5-S516, A5-S116, A5-S6215TD

CHANGELOG

  • Updated the ATI M24C VBIOS to fix a blue screen, and resolution error while running the Burn-In 3D Mark benchmark test.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20 for

Satellite L20-S310TD

CHANGELOG

  • Correct an issue where some keyboard input may be lost, or delayed, when typing fast.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.90 (Intel Display Adapter only) for

Satellite M45-S331, M45-S3311, M45-S351, M45-S3511

Tecra A4-S111TD, A4-S211, A4-S231, A4-S216, A4-S236

CHANGELOG

  • There are no BIOS code changes in this release. The flash utility, "Flashit.exe", is updated to v1.10 to prevent update issues. If you have BIOS v1.80 installed and working, there should be no need to install v1.90.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70 for

Satellite L25-S119, L25-S1194, L25-S1193, L25-S1192, L25-S1195, L25-S1196

CHANGELOG

  • Correct an ATI kernel code bug that caused the dmi17 memory size to be incorrectly reported by the DMI utility.
  • Correct an issue where some keyboard input may be lost when typing very fast.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40 for

Satellite P35-S609, P35-S6091, P35-S629, P35-S6291, P30-S6362ST, P30-S6363ST, P35-S6292

CHANGELOG

  • The CTRL key process function was modified.

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DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.10 (Intel graphic adaptor) for

Satellite M45-S269, M45-S2691, M45-S2692, M45-S2693, M45-S359, M40-S4112TD, M45-S3591, M40-S4111TD

Tecra A4-S313, A4-S312TD

CHANGELOG

  • Corrected an issue in Windows 2000, where there is "no display" after waking from Standby or Hibernation when the "Power on Display" setting is set to Auto-Selected and no external monitor is attached.
  • Correct a Windows 2000 computer hang, Windows blue screen, or black display, which can occur on computers with Intel graphics when the Screen resolution is changed in Display Properties.
  • Corrected an issue where issuing the "EXIT" command to close a Windows 2000 full-screen command prompt would cause the system to hang.
  • Corrected a "no display" condition that can occur in Windows 2000, when a sound file is played in Media Player "Full Mode."
  • The HDD password function was enabled on computers with Product name = "dynabook Satellite", and BIOS boot logo = "Toshiba"
  • The Flashit.exe tool was updated from V1.00 to V1.10.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR JANUAR 2006

  • Satellite M50-S418TD, M55-S135, M55-S1351, M55-S325, M55-S3251, M55-S3262, M55-S1352, M55-S2252, M50-S4182TD, M55-S2253
    Tecra A5-S416, A5-S237, A5-S516, A5-S116, A5-S6215TD
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.00
    CHANGELOG
    • When the system is in S3/S4/S5, the EC will change the "SPEAK_ID" signal status to prevent leakage current.

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    [*]Satellite L25-S119, L25-S1194, L25-S1193, L25-S1192, L25-S1195, L25-S1196

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.80

    CHANGELOG

    • Fixed: The computer will skip the password screen if rebooted during POST using the CTRL+ALT+DEL keys.

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    [*]Qosmio G15-AV501

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40

    CHANGELOG

    • Added: Support for the 500cd LCD panel.
    • Added: Support for Vivace 4.0 on Japanese models. Note: "Vivace" is the Japanese equivalent of "Express Media Player" used on Toshiba America models. "Vivace button" is the same as Toshiba America's "CD/DVD button".
    • Corrected: Vivace 4.0 errors that occur when the Vivace button is pressed while Windows is starting up.
    • Corrected: Brightness issue when AI Scene Control is set to "ON" in the Japanese model "Picture Enhancement Utility".
    • Implemented a countermeasure against Intel's errata.

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    [*]Satellite L20-S310TD

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30

    CHANGELOG

    • Fixed: The computer will skip the password screen if rebooted during POST using the CTRL+ALT+DEL keys.

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    [*]Satellite M45-S269, M45-S2691, M45-S2692, M45-S2693, M45-S359, M45-S3591

    Tecra A4-S313, A4-S312TD

    Note: This BIOS is applicable ONLY to Tecra A4 (PTA42u...) and Satellite M40/M45 units (PSM42U...) having ATI or nVidia display adapters.

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.10

    CHANGELOG

    • The ATI (M22,M24,M24C,M26) VBIOS was updated to correct "display garbage" after waking from hibernation on models using the LG LCD panel (LP154W01-TLB5).
    • Corrected horizontal lines from being displayed on the LCD when the AC Adapter is removed on units having the Hynix 128MB VGA RAM module.
    • Corrected small horizontal lines and blue screens from being displayed when the battery power is about 20% to 24% on units having the Hynix 128MB VGA RAM module.
    • The HDD password function was disabled on computers having Product name = "dynabook", and BIOS boot logo = "dynabook".
    • The HDD password function was enabled on computers having Product name = "dynabook Satellite", and BIOS boot logo = "Toshiba".
    • The Flashit.exe tool was updated from V1.00 to V1.10 to prevent update issues.

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    [*]Tecra M1

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50

    CHANGELOG

    • Implemented a countermeasure against Intel's errata Y36, from the June, 2005 spec update.
    • When a DVI monitor is connected to the Advanced Port Replicator (APR), the APR may not be recognized after hot-docking the PC.

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    [*]Satellite A105-S271, A105-S2711, A105-S361, A105-S3611, A105-S2712, A105-S2713, A105-S2716, A105-S2717, A100-S8111TD, A105-S2719

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30

    CHANGELOG

    • Disabled 1394 and 6-in-1 support when the DMI version number == "PAAX745LS".
    • Corrected an issue where, if the battery becomes completely discharged, the battery may not recharge even though the computer is connected to an AC Adapter.

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    [*]Tecra M3-S311, M3-S331, M3-S212TD, M3-S336, M3-S316, M3-S636, M3-S737TD

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40

    CHANGELOG

    • PXE Version 3.5.2.3 was added to improve PXE boot compatibility.
    • Corrected: PC may not start up when an empty mini SD adapter is plugged in to the SD card slot.
    • Corrected: The TPM utility may not be able to enable or disable the TPM chip after the computer is reimaged.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR FEBRUAR 2006

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  • Tecra A3, S2
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.50
    CHANGELOG
    • Corrected: Pressing the Fn+F5 key combination to switch to LCD or ext. monitor, may cause a MS-WORD function to launch.
    • Changed to ensure the log on screen will be properly displayed when using an external monitor.
    • Fixed an issue an issue where the PC might auto-reboot after shutting down.

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    [*]Satellite A105-S171, A105-S1711, A105-S1014, A105-S1013, A105-S1712, A105-S101, A105-S1012, A100-S2211TD

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40

    CHANGELOG

    • Added support for ENE CardBus controller.
    • Added a Realtek RTM865T-300 USB clock modification.
    • Updated the 3rd party SMI command for the unbundle utility.
    • A change was made to the way a blank password entry was handled.
    • Fixed a supervisor password error that occurred when a null value was entered.
    • Updated the PXE.ROM to v2.17 to fix a LINUX PXE SERVER boot issue, and a system hang that occurred when downloading an image.
    • Deleted the "For Evaluation Only, Not For Resale" string that was displayed during post.

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    [*]Qosmio F25-AV205

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40

    CHANGELOG

    • Added support for hard disk drives larger than 128GB.

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    [*]Satellite M100-S5111TD, M105-S322

    Tecra A6-S513, A6-S713, A6-ST3112

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20

    CHANGELOG

    • change was made to ensure small amounts of power would not be consumed if external pressure applied to a closed notebook triggers the power button.

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    [*]Satellite M45-S331, M45-S3311, M45-S351, M45-S265, M45-S3511, M45-S355, M40-S417TD, M45-S165, M45-S2651, M45-S2653, M45-S2652, M45-S1651, M45-S3551

    Tecra A4, A4-S111TD, A4-S236, A4-S216, A4-S211, A4-S231

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.00

    CHANGELOG

    • Corrected an issue were the DMI information was cleared and set to a default value when the Windows BIOS update program was run.
    • Added a "Do not turn off your computer" message into the Windows BIOS update program.

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    [*]Satellite M55-S139, M55-S1391

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.60

    CHANGELOG

    • Revised the French string translation of "Enter". :)
    • Added Celeron-M 390 support.
    • Modified the thermal fan trip point.

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    [*]Tecra M5-S433, M5-ST8112

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30

    CHANGELOG

    • Corrected: During the startup process, an incorrect screen is occasionally displayed.

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    [*]Qosmio G35-AV600

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30

    CHANGELOG

    • Corrected: During the startup process, an incorrect screen is occasionally displayed.

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    [*]Satellite M45-S269, M45-S2691, M45-S2692, M45-S2693, M45-S359, M40-S4112TD, M45-S3591, M40-S4111TD

    Tecra A4-S313, A4-S312TD

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20 (only with Intel Video)

    CHANGELOG

    • Corrected an issue were the DMI information was cleared and set to a default value when the Windows BIOS update program was run.
    • Added a "Do not turn off your computer" message into the Windows BIOS update program.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR MARCH 2006

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  • Satellite M60-S8112TD, M65-S9062, M65-S9064, M65-S9063, M60-S811TD, M60-S811ST, M60-S8112ST, M65-S9065, M65-S809, M65-S8091, M65-S9092, M65-S9093, M60-S6111TD, M65-S909, M65-S9091, M65-S8092, M65-S821, M65-S8211, M65-S8213
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.60
    CHANGELOG
    • Corrected: The NVIDIA VBIOS was updated to correct potential CPU usage spikes.
    • Modified: Hyper memory was enabled in the M24C VBIOS.
    • Corrected: The CD/DVD button may start Windows instead of the Express Media Player, if the power button is pressed right after the CD/DVD button is pressed.
    • Corrected: Audio can not be heard if the CD/DVD button is used to start a computer without the Express Media Player loaded on it.
    • Modified: When the system is in S3/S4/S5, the EC will change the "SPEAK_ID" signal status to prevent leakage current.

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  • Satellite A105-S171, A105-S1014, A105-S1013, A105-S1712, A105-S101, A105-S1012, A100-S2211TD
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50
    CHANGELOG
    • Corrected: French words in the Setup Menu. : :) :
    • Corrected: French Language default Setup Menu to be consistent with the DMI string.
    • Corrected: The system may hang after using Express Media Player.
    • Corrected: A power on blank screen issue, which may occur under very rare circumstances.
    • Modified: The pre-charge timeout period following a SMBus error.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR APRIL 2006

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  • Tecra M5-S433, M5
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40
    CHANGELOG
    • Incorporation of Intel's chipset requirements.
    • A change was made to automatically reset the hardware when a restart is performed on Windows XP retail platforms.
    • A change was made to reduce power consumption when the Wireless LAN is disabled in Device Manager.
    • A change was made to the HD Audio Verb Table for Windows Vista.

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  • Portege M400, M400-S933, M405-S8003
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30
    CHANGELOG
    • Incorporation of Intel's chipset requirements.
    • A change was made to automatically reset the hardware when a restart is performed on Windows XP retail platforms.
    • A change was made to reduce power consumption when the Wireless LAN is disabled in Device Manager.
    • A change was made to the HD Audio Verb Table for Windows Vista.

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  • Satellite L25-S119, L25-S1194, L25-S1193, L25-S1192, L25-S1195, L25-S1196, L25-S121, L25-S1217, L25-S1212, L25-S1213, L25-S1214, L25-S1215, L25-S1216, L25-S1211
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.20
    CHANGELOG
    • An unknown PCI device was disabled in device manager.
    • The Intel OSB was updated.
    • The EC firmware was updated to V1A29.
    • The ESCD flash method was modified.
    • A splash screen string error was corrected.
    • Corrected an issue where clearing the supervisor password also clears the user password.

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  • Satellite P25-S487, P25-S477, P25-S507, P25-S607, P25-S509, P25-S5091, P25-S5092, P25-S609, P25-S520, P25-S5201, P25-S5093, P25-S526, P25-S5261, P25-S5262, P25-S5263, P25-S5563, P25-S5562, P25-S508
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.10
    CHANGELOG
    • Added support for the Pentium 4 D1 stepping CPU.

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  • Satellite P15-S409, P15-S4091, P10-S4291, P15-S479, P10-S429, P15-S420, P15-S4201, P15-S470
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.00
    CHANGELOG
    • Added support for the Pentium 4 D1 stepping CPU.

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  • Satellite M100-ST5111, M105-S322, M105-S3002, M105-S3004, M105-S3001, M105-S3011, M105-S3021, M105-S3012
    Tecra A6-S513, A6, A6-S713, A6-ST3112
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.60
    CHANGELOG
    • BTC function filtering for the Yonah Celeron CPU was modified.
    • The thermal fan trip point was modified.
    • The "read thermal sensor" initial time was modified.
    • Intel OSB SDK v3.50 was implemented.
    • The Japan model fan table was corrected.
    • Updated: The Intel VBIOS was updated from ver.1284 to ver.1256. :)
    • Corrected: An unknown device is found after setting the supervisor and user passwords.
    • Corrected: Windows 2000 "IEEE-HDD" error message.
    • Updated: The ATI M52P, ATI M54P, and Intel GMA Video BIOSs were updated.
    • Added: Intel Merom CPU Support.
    • Added: Intel Yonah CeleronM CPU OSB.
    • Added: Support for Japanese models.
    • Corrected: The NVIDIA VBIOS was updated to correct garbage from flashing on the TV when switching between Clone, Horizontal, and Vertical modes in both NTSC and PAL options.
    • Corrected: Abnormal USB keyboard input in a pure DOS environment.
    • Corrected: The Toshiba logo is displayed too long during POST when using a FMU-ID4-PW mouse.
    • Modified: TouchChip BIOS Authentication (TBA) is disabled after a user reboot.
    • Corrected: The computer wakes from S3 if the LCD panel is closed forcefully.

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  • Satellite A105-S4001, A105-S4002, A105-S4011, A105-S4004, A105-S4012, A105-S4021, A105-S4022, A105-S4014
    Tecra A7-S712, A7-S612, A7-ST5112
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40
    CHANGELOG
    • The memory sizing code was updated to rev. 1.04 to correct proper programming of Asynchronous ODT values for GMS SKUs.
    • The memory sizing code was updated to rev. 1.04 to correct proper programming of the render frequency for GMS SKUs.
    • Corrected a "Cold Boot" issue that occurred when USB Memory was plugged in
    • Corrected an issue with USB devices still existing even after the USB Connector was disabled with the Device Lock Utility.
    • Corrected an issue where pressing the FN+Space key caused a loss of 1680x1050 resolution in WSXGA+ LCD models.
    • An "IEEE-HDD" error message was corrected.
    • Corrected an erroneous "Entering SETUP" message.
    • Updated the G73M VBIOS to correct jerky playback on some DVD titles in battery mode.
    • Updated the G73M VBIOS to correct a PowerMizer hang, and garbage display, issues.
    • Updated the VBIOS ATI M52/M54/M56 to correct an Infineon 64M VRAM - PowerPlay garbage issue.
    • Corrected an issue with the Audio and Modem driver "disappearing" after a cold boot.
    • Disabled High Speed SD support. :)
    • Added an Intel logo update for the Yonah Celeron.
    • Corrected a TV display distortion issue by adding a parameter in the NVIDIA call back function 5F05H.
    • Corrected a 0x00000050 blue screen issue.
    • Added KBC EC_POWER_ON direction register checks.
    • Corrected Battery LED operation during LED Tests.
    • The fan is turned to level 3 when the EC enters the scratch ROM to prevent CPU heat build up during BIOS rewrites.

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  • Satellite L20-S310TD
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40
    CHANGELOG
    • A splash screen string error was corrected.
    • A battery voltage report error was corrected.
    • Corrected an issue where clearing the supervisor password also clears the user password.

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  • Qosmio G35-AV600
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40
    CHANGELOG
    • Change to automatically reset HW when a restart is performed on the Windows XP retail version.
    • Change of HD Audio's Verb Table to accept Windows Vista.
    • Incorporation of Intel's chip set requirements.

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  • Libretto U100, U105, U100-S213
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20
    CHANGELOG
    • Corrected an issue where the system would not start up when connected to a PA3392E-1MPS, 3.5" Ext. USB HDD.
    • Corrected an issue where the PC would not start up when an empty mini SD adapter is plugged in to the SD card slot.
    • Improved stability with a specific vendor's memory module.

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  • Qosmio G35-AV635
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40
    CHANGELOG
    • Change to automatically reset HW when a restart is performed on the Windows XP retail version.
    • Change of HD Audio's Verb Table to accept Windows Vista.
    • Incorporation of Intel's chip set requirements.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR MAY 2006

  • Tecra M5-S433, M5
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50
    CHANGELOG
    • Added Intel chip set requirements.
    • Corrected: The computer may not work correctly if the power button is pressed while waking from a Standby state.
    • Corrected: A computer that is turned on from a powered off state and operating under Battery Power, may hang if the user plugs in the AC adapter while it is booting up.

added 14-MAY-2006:

  • Satellite A105 (PSAA2U-xxxxx) A105-S171, A105-S1014, A105-S1013, A105-S1712, A105-S101, A105-S1012, A100-S2211TD, A105-S2001, A105-S2021, A105-S2031, A105-S2051, A105-S2061, A105-S2071, A105-S2081, A105-S2091, A105-S2111
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.80
    CHANGELOG
    • Corrected: Can not boot when a SlimSCSI 1480A CardBus SCSI is attached.
    • Corrected: Can not boot when a Sony SRS-T100PC USB Speaker is attached.
    • Corrected: Can not boot when a Logitech USB Camera is attached.
    • Added: The fan is turned on while the EC enters the scratch ROM to prevent CPU heat build up during BIOS rewrites.
    • Corrected: Intel CPU logo overlay issue with the Phoenix logo during BIOS post
    • Corrected: Realtek clock generator 48MHz instability with certain lots of ICs.

  • Tecra M4 M4-S115TD, M4-S315, M4-S335, M4-S415, M4-S435, M4-S515, M4-S535, M4-S635
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70
    CHANGELOG
    • The Intel logo was changed. :)

  • Satellite P100 P105-S921, P100-ST7111, P105-S6014, P105-S6002, P105-S6004, P105-S6012
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70
    CHANGELOG
    • Corrected: When a password is set, If F12 is pressed continuously while booting, the computer will start up without a password.
    • Changed the default setup menu language to be based on the part number.
    • Added the Merom 6F1 CPU MCU RID 012.
    • Corrected a Merom 6F1 CPU string display error.
    • Changed the DMI BIOS release date year setting from 2 digits to 4 digits.
    • Removed the EC & VBIOS version from the setup menu info page.
    • Corrected a DMI BIOS version error.
    • Updated the VBIOS for the nVidia G71M, G71M-Ultra, G72M-V, and G73M graphics.
    • Added the Int15 function to set the TV out and the setup language from EEPROM.
    • Modified VGA detection to apply different VGA fan tables.
    • Modified the password feature to clear the user password when the supervisor password is cleared.
    • Added Calistoga BSU 1.03.

  • Tecra A6 A6-S513, A6, A6-S713, A6-ST3112
    Satellite M100 M100-ST5111, M105-S322, M105-S3002, M105-S3004, M105-S3001, M105-S3011, M105-S3021, M105-S3012
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70
    CHANGELOG
    • Corrected: After the computer wakes from hibernation by raising the display panel (lid), and the LCD Monitor turns off due to power management settings, the display may not turn back on after a key is pressed.
    • Implemented the following NVIDIA erratum: "nVidia G71M, G72M, and G73M PCIe L1 ASPM incorrect lock during Recovery erratum, Workaround for Mobile IntelR 945GM/PM Express Chipset Family"
    • Updated the DTS method for TJ85 CPUs.
    • Added Samsung and LG panel IDs.
    • A change was made to correct the wrong scan codes from being sent by the EC when ALT+PrtSc was pressed.
    • Added a CMT CPU thermal fan trip point.

  • Portege M400 M400-S933, M405-S8003
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40
    CHANGELOG
    • Corrected an issue where the system could hang when the power supply was turned on during a charge prohibited state of the Peak Shift Function.

added 20-MAY-2006:

  • Satellite L15 L15-S104, L15-S1041
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.60
    CHANGELOG
    • Corrected a Disk-to-Disk recovery issue.
    • The EC code was changed to correct over-temperature, and over-current protection issues in 4-Cell batteries.
    • The EC code was changed to correct over-voltage issues in 8-Cell batteries.
    • A change was made to the EC code to correct an EEPROM data loss issue.
    • Corrected: When the power button is pressed to power on the computer in DOS mode, then immediately pressed again to power off, sometimes the computer will not power off.
    • The BIOS password policy was changed to dependent mode, to correct an issue where clearing the supervisor password also clears the user password.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR JUNE 2006

  • Tecra A7-S712, A7-S612, A7-ST5112
    Satellite A105-S4001, A105-S4002, A105-S4011, A105-S4004, A105-S4012, A105-S4021, A100-SP471, A105-S4022, A105-S4014
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70
    CHANGELOG
    • The Intel OSB logo was changed.
    • Addressed a Phoenix SMM security issue.
    • Corrected an ATI M56P rev. B26 PowerPlay hang when the battery capacity is around 25%
    • Added nVidia G73 NVS VBIOS support.
    • Added Tj85 CPU support.
    • Addressed a W2K start up issue on units with ATI graphics.
    • Updated the nVidia G73M NVS VGA BIOS to improve jerky play back with some DVD titles in battery mode.
    • Addressed an issue where the HDD description string disappears from the BIOS setup menu if the 'Esc' key is pressed continuously then F1 is pressed to enter Setup.
    • Corrected an extended POST time issue that occurred after an RTC CMOS loss.
    • Corrected an issue where the LCD will not come back on after a power management screen time out, following a "lid action" standby/resume.
    • Updated the nVidia G72MV VGA BIOS version to "5.72.22.41.42" to address black screen issues.
    • Addressed an issue where a '!' appeared after 'Eject PC and Sleep'.
    • Corrected a W2K "wake from standby" issue on ATI graphics models.
    • Updated the Intel OSB logo to C7Z4IMB.bmp.
    • Corrected: The computer hangs while starting up when an iPod (:angry:) is plugged in.
    • Added micro code for the Yonah D0 stepping CPU.
    • Changed the default language from US to JP on the Japanese model.
    • Corrected a W2K Touchpad "inoperative" issue after an 'Eject PC'.
    • Corrected: After hot-docking to a port replicator with a PS2 mouse, then pressing Fn+F9, the system doesn't display the touchpad On/Off icon.
    • Made a change so other manufacturer's CIR Remote controllers can be used.

    [*]Portege M400, M400-S933, M405-S8003, M400-S4032, M400-ST9113

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50

    CHANGELOG

    • Added EvDO wireless WAN support.

    [*]Satellite A105-S271, A105-S2711, A105-S361, A105-S3611, A105-S2714, A105-S2715, A105-S2712, A105-S2713, A105-S2716, A105-S2717, A100-S8111TD, A105-S215TD, A105-S2719, A100-ST3211

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40

    CHANGELOG

    • Corrected a CTRL + C/V key issue with a Japanese SKU.
    • Corrected a Luxpad PnP ID issue.
    • Corrected an issue where the KBC does not function normally the first time power is connected.
    • A change was made to the KBC watchdog timer.

added 25-JUNE-2006


  • Tecra A3, S2, A3-S711, A3-S731
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.60
    CHANGELOG
    • Corrected: The CTRL key locks if Fn+CTRL+"Any Key" is pressed, and the CTRL key is released first.

  • Tecra A5-S416, A5-S237, A5-S516, A5-S329, A5-S3292, A5-S3293, A5-S3291, A5-S136, A5-S118, A5-S116, A5-S6215TD
    Satellite M50-S418TD, M55-S135, M55-S1351, M55-S325, M55-S3251, M55-S3262, M55-S1352, M55-S2252, M55-S329, M55-S331, M55-S3511, M55-S351, M50-S5181TD, M55-S3294, M55-S3293, M55-S3292, M55-S3291, M50-S4182TD, M50-S5182TD, M55-S3512, M55-S3315, M55-S3314, M55-S321, M55-S3313, M55-S3312, M55-S3311, M55-S2253
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.10
    CHANGELOG
    • Modified: When a CRT is connected to Intel graphics based computers, the display will always be directed to the CRT after booting, or waking from a Standby or Hibernation state.
    • Corrected: The wrong scan code will be sent by the EC when ALT+PrtSc is pressed.
    • Corrected: When the computer is awakened by the LAN (WOL), or port replicator power button, the computer will re-enter a hibernation state automatically after waking from hibernation. This issue occurs when the computer is put in to the hibernation state by closing the top cover.

  • Satellite A105-S171, A105-S1711, A105-S1014, A105-S1013, A105-S1712, A105-S101, A105-S1012, A100-S2211TD, A105-S2001, A105-S2011, A105-S2021, A105-S2031, A105-S2041, A105-S2051, A105-S2061, A105-S2071, A105-S2081, A105-S2091, A105-S2111, A100-S2311TD
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.90
    CHANGELOG
    • Corrected an anomaly where the computer does not transition from standby to hibernation properly.
    • Corrected: The CTRL key locks if Fn+CTRL+"Any Key" is pressed, and the CTRL key is released first.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR JULY 2006

  • Tecra A8-S8314, A8-ST3612, A8-EZ8313, A8-EZ8312
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20
    CHANGELOG
    • Changed the temperature control parameter for EMEA (European) models.

Added 2006-07-16

  • Tecra A7-S712, A7-S612, A7-ST5112
    Satellite A105-S4001, A105-S4002, A105-S4011, A105-S4004, A105-S4012, A105-S4021, A100-SP471, A105-S4074, A105-S4104, A105-S4144, A105-S4094, A105-S4051, A105-S4022, A105-S4014
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.80
    CHANGELOG
    • Corrected an anomaly where the computer does not transition from standby to hibernation properly.
    • Corrected an anomaly where the computer would not hibernate as long as the "battery life in hibernation" time displayed in Toshiba Power Saver.

    [*]Tecra A6-S513, A6-EZ6312, A6, A6-S713, A6-EZ6311, A6-ST3112

    Satellite M100-ST5111, M105-S322, M105-S3002, M105-S3004, M105-S3001, M105-S3011, M105-S3021, M105-SP381, M105-S3051, M105-S3084, M105-S3064, M105-S3041, M105-S3014, M105-S3012

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.80

    CHANGELOG

    • Updated the CPU microcode for the Yonah D0 stepping CPU.
    • Corrected a "wrong memory size" issue that was reported by the System Information test of the Diagnostic Tool.
    • Added support for the SHARP 14.1" LQ141K1LB1C Panel.
    • The Lid process function was changed to prevent the computer from re-entering a hibernation state after waking from a "Wake On LAN" event. (Conditions: Toshiba Power Saver "When I close the Lid" function is set to "Hibernate. "Wake-up on LAN" set to "Enabled". Hibernation initiated by closing the Display Panel, and the Panel is kept closed.)

Added 2006-08-17

  • Tecra A8-EZ8311 (PTA82U)
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40
    CHANGELOG
    • A change was made correct "Resume Failure" issues that occur when waking the computer from Standby or Hibernation.

    [*]Tecra A8-S8314, A8-ST3612, A8-EZ8313, A8-EZ8312

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30

    CHANGELOG

    • A change was made to correct System instability when a USB device is plugged in, or unplugged while Windows is starting up.

    [*]Satellite A55-S1064

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30

    CHANGELOG

    • The Intel logo was changed.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR AUGUST 2006

  • Satellite L15-S104, L15-S1041
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.80
    CHANGELOG
    • Corrected an issue where letters were dropped while typing at normal speed, after the MSN search toolbar was installed. :)

    [*]Satellite P105-S921, P105-S931, P100-ST7111, P105-S6014, P105-S6002, P105-S6004, P105-S6012, P100-ST7211, P100-ST9212, P100-ST9412, P100-ST9612, P105-S9312, P105-S6054, P105-S6074, P105-S6024, P105-S6034, P100-ST9012, P105-S6064, P105-S6084, P105-S6022, P105-S6062

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.10

    CHANGELOG

    • Corrected an issue where letters were dropped while typing normally after the MSN search toolbar was installed.
    • Update the VBIOS to improve graphics performance of the nVIDIA G71M-Ultra chip.

    [*]Satellite M100-ST5111, M105-S322, M105-S3002, M105-S3004, M105-S3001, M105-S3011, M105-S3021, M100-ST5211, M105-S3031, M105-S3074, M105-S3084, M105-S3064, M105-S3051, M105-S3041, M105-SP381, M105-S3014, M105-S3012

    Tecra A6-S513, A6, A6-EZ6311, A6-EZ6312, A6-S713, A6-ST3112

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.90

    CHANGELOG

    • Updated the microcode for the Mobile Yonah D0 stepping, and Merom B1 & B2 stepping processors.
    • Corrected an issue where the "Execute-Disable Bit Capability" in BIOS setup is not grayed out, even though the "Unable to run HWSETUP" option is set in the Supervisor Password Utility.
    • Corrected an issue where the computer inadvertently powers on when the AC adapter is plugged in and the LCD is opened.

    [*]Satellite M55-S139, M55-S1391, M55-S141, M55-S1412, M55-S1001

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.80

    CHANGELOG

    • Corrected: EC sends the wrong scan code when ALT+PrtSc is pressed.

    [*]Tecra A8-S8314, A8-ST3612, A8-EZ8313, A8-EZ8312

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40

    CHANGELOG

    • Incorporated Intel requirements to optimize chipset memory performance.
    • Added Tj85 CPU temperature control parameters for EMEA models.

    [*]Satellite A110-ST1111

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30

    CHANGELOG

    • Added the microcode for the Mobile Yonah D0 step processor.
    • Corrected an issue where the "Execute-Disable Bit Capability" in BIOS setup is not grayed out, even though the "Unable to run HWSETUP" option is set in the Supervisor Password Utility.
    • Corrected an issue where the Touchpad would occasionally malfunction after booting.
    • Corrected a system hang that occurred when WinPE was installed during a LAN boot.
    • Corrected a DTS "low response" issue that occurred after waking from a S4 state.

    [*]Satellite A105-S2101, A105-S2121, A105-S2131, A105-S2141

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.10

    CHANGELOG

    • Corrected an issue where F1 and F2 error messages were displayed after restarting, on computers without TOSHIBA Power Saver.
    • Corrected an anomaly where the computer shuts down, instead of transitioning from standby to hibernation properly.
    • A change was made to the maximum and minimum shared VRAM sizes.
    • Corrected an intermittent auto shutdown issue that occurred when the F2 hotkey was continually depressed before the LCD turned on.

added 2006-08-18

  • Portege M400, M400-S933, M405-S8003, M400-S4031, M400-S4032, M400-ST9113
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.60
    CHANGELOG
    • Added support for the Yonah-Celeron CPU.

    [*]Tecra A8-S8314, A8-ST3612, A8-EZ8313, A8-EZ8312

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40

    CHANGELOG

    • Incorporated Intel requirements to optimize chipset memory performance.
    • Added Tj85 CPU temperature control parameters for EMEA models.

added 2006-10-15

  • Tecra A3, S2, A3-S711, A3-S731
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.70
    CHANGELOG
    • Corrected - The computer does not automatically switch the display to the external monitor after hot-docking to an Advanced Port Replicator III Plus (PA3474U-1PRP), when the monitor is connected with a DVI-D cable.
    • Corrected - A computer that is docked to an Advanced Port Replicator (PA3314U-1PRP) with the display panel closed will hibernate immediately after coming out of Stand-by.

    [*]Tecra A8-EZ8311 (PTA82)

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50

    CHANGELOG

    • Made a change to prevent LCD Stretch from occasionally becoming disabled.
    • Modified the BIOS to prevent CHKDSK from unexpectedly running at Windows startup.

    [*]Portege M300

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40

    CHANGELOG

    • Changed the Intel logo to their latest version.

    [*]Tecra Tecra A6-S513, A6-ST3512, A6, A6-EZ6311, A6-EZ6312, A6-S713, A6-ST3112

    Satellite M100-ST5111, M105-S322, M105-S3002, M105-S3004, M105-S3001, M105-S3011, M105-S3021, M100-ST5211, M105-SP381, M105-S3074, M105-S3084, M105-S3064, M105-S3051, M105-S3041, M105-S3031, M105-S3014, M105-S3012

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.00

    CHANGELOG

    • Updated the DTS function code for the Merom CPU (FSB: 667MHz).
    • Added Wireless LAN enable/disable support for the Device Lock Utility.

    [*]Portege M400, M400-S933, M405-S8003, M400-S4031, M400-S4032, M400-ST9113

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70

    CHANGELOG

    • Incorporated Intel requirements to optimize chipset memory performance.
    • Made a change to support up to the C3-State when "Enhanced C-State" is disabled.

    [*]Satellite U200, U205, U200-ST3311, U205-S5002, U205-S5022, U205-S5044, U205-S5034, U205-S5021, U205-S5012

    Tecra M6-ST3412, M6-EZ6611

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.30

    CHANGELOG

    • Incorporated Intel requirements to optimize chipset memory performance.

    [*]Satellite M105-SP1011, M105-S1011, M105-S1021, M105-S1041, M105-S1031

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20

    CHANGELOG

    • Corrected: Selecting "Discard Changes" in BIOS Setup will cause the Boot page to load device defaults.
    • Corrected: Pressing Ctrl-Alt-Del at the HDD Password input screen and rebooting, will bypass the HDD password prompt.
    • Added an "N/U" key for the USB FDD, and LAN boot hot keys.
    • Improved USB write performance.
    • Forced the 1 DIMM configuration memory timing to 2T, to match the performance of 2 DIMM configurations.
    • Added Brightness _BCL, and _BCM for Vista.
    • Added SLP2.0 support for Vista.
    • Added support for the Sharp LQ141K1LB1C LCD Panel.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR SEPTEMBER 2006

  • Tecra A7-S712, A7-S612, A7-ST5112
    Satellite A105-S4001, A105-S4002, A105-S4011, A105-S4004, A105-S4012, A105-S4021, A105-S4031, A100-SP471, A105-S4074, A105-S4124, A105-S4114, A105-S4132, A105-S4134, A105-S4064, A105-S4024, A105-S4144, A105-S4104, A105-S4094, A105-S4274, A105-S4254, A105-S4244, A105-S4214, A105-S4204, A105-S4211, A105-S4201, A105-S4092, A105-S4084, A105-S4294, A105-S4364, A105-S4344, A105-S4342, A105-S4284, A105-S4184, A105-S4194, A105-S4174, A105-S4164, A105-S4154, A105-S4034, A105-S4054, A105-S4102, A105-S4051, A100-ST8211, A105-S4022, A105-S4014
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.00
    CHANGELOG
    • Added support for the Intel Merom B2-stepping CPU.
    • Corrected: Windows 2000 start up issue with ATI driver version 8.241.
    • Corrected: System shutdown pointer accuracy when the CPU temperature is over TjMax.
    • Added BIOS support for the LQ154K1LB1B, LP154W01-TLE4, LP154W01-TLD4, and LP154W01-TLH1 Panels.
    • Updated the M56 VBIOS to correct a grey color stain issue.
    • Made a change to load the default CMOS settings after the BIOS version is updated.
    • Added Intel Merom CPU support.
    • Corrected a system hang that occurred when the TCC throttle temperature reached 100C or 85C.
    • Updated the Yonah CPU D0-stepping Micro-code from version 50 to version 54 to fix T2700 CPU hangs.

    [*]Tecra (PTM51U) M5-S433, M5, M5-ST8112

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.60

    CHANGELOG

    • Implemented Intel chipset requirements to optimize memory performance.
    • Implemented Intel chipset requirements to improve stability
    • A change was made to support up to the C3-State when "Enhanced C-State" is disabled.

    [*]Tecra A8-S8314, A8-ST3612, A8-EZ8313, A8-EZ8312

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.50

    CHANGELOG

    • Made changes for the Napa Refresh (Merom CPUs)
    • For Canadian French version models, French was set as the default language in SETUP
    • Made changes to have two (2) PS Mi-Com (microcomputer) AC adaptor ratings; Low (Yonah) / High (Merom)
    • Made changes to comply with the Intel Core2 Duo Mobile Processor BIOS Writer's Guide R0.90
    • Made changes to comply with the Intel Core Duo Mobile Processor BIOS Writer's Guide R1.00 (Changed Processor Family Code)
    • Enhanced OverHeatTemp Control

    [*]Tecra (PTM50U) M5-ST1412, M5-S5331

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.20

    CHANGELOG

    • Implemented Intel chipset requirements to optimize memory performance.
    • Implemented Intel chipset requirements to improve stability.
    • Added Intel ICH7-M Errata support.

    [*]Tecra A6-S513, A6-ST3512, A6, A6-EZ6311, A6-EZ6312, A6-S713, A6-ST3112

    Satellite M100-ST5111, M105-S322, M105-S3002, M105-S3004, M105-S3001, M105-S3011, M105-S3021, M100-ST5211, M105-SP381, M105-S3074, M105-S3084, M105-S3064, M105-S3051, M105-S3041, M105-S3031, M105-S3014, M105-S3012

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.20

    CHANGELOG

    • Removed debug code to identify who set the password for BIOS.
    • Added a workaround for a BIOS password anomaly.
    • Corrected: The display resolution switches to 800x600 after Intel VGA driver V44.97 is installed.
    • Corrected: A black screen occurred when installing ATI VGA Driver V8.233 on Windows 2000 computers.
    • Corrected: Got the wrong panel EDID data on computers with NVIDIA graphics and Samsung LCD LTN141W1-L06 panels.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR OCTOBER 2006

  • Tecra M7 nVidia; PTM71U
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70
    CHANGELOG
    • Incorporated Intel requirements for improved stability.
    • Made changes to ensure that the digitizer is not activated when the LCD is closed.
    • Changed the temperature parameters.
    • Incorporated Intel requirements to optimize chipset memory performance.

    [*]Satellite P105-S921, P105-S931, P100-ST7111, P105-S6014, P105-S6002, P105-S6004, P105-S6012, P100-ST7211, P100-ST9212, P100-ST9412, P100-ST9612, P105-S9312, P105-S6054, P105-S6074, P105-S6024, P105-S6034, P100-ST9012, P105-S6064, P105-S6084, P105-S6022, P105-S6062, P105-S9722, P105-S6102, P105-S6104, P105-S6114, P105-S6124, P105-S6134, P100-ST1071, P100-ST9712, P100-ST9732, P100-ST9742

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.40

    CHANGELOG

    • Added the PCI_MEMORY_OPTIMIZATION option for 4GB of memory.
    • Updated the NVIDIA G73M VBIOS.
    • Added a ACPI 3.0 backlight control method for Windows Vista.
    • Added a CX20549 Pin configuration setting for Windows Vista.
    • Removed NVIDIA GPU WMI for Windows Vista.

    [*]Satellite R20 (PTM70U), R20-ST4113, R25-S3503, R25-S3513, R20-ST2081

    Tecra M7 (PTM70U), M7-S7331, M7-S7311, M7-ST4013, M7-S7312, M7-S7332

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70

    CHANGELOG

    • Incorporated Intel requirements for improved stability.
    • Made changes to ensure that the digitizer is not activated when the LCD is closed.
    • Changed the temperature parameters.
    • Incorporated Intel requirements to optimize chipset memory performance.

    [*]Satellite A105-S271, A105-S2711, A105-S361, A105-S3611, A105-S2714, A105-S2715, A105-S2712, A105-S2713, A105-S2716, A105-S2717, A100-S8111TD, A105-S215TD, A105-S2719, A100-ST3211, A105-S4041

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.70

    CHANGELOG

    • Disabled SD High speed support.
    • Updated the Intel OSB logo.
    • Corrected: The actual battery life in S4 and S5 states is shorter than what is reported in Toshiba Power Saver.
    • Added support for the LP154W01-TLE4, LP154W01-TLD4, and LP154W01-TLH1(LG) Panels.
    • Corrected: Realtek RTM865T-433_SA10A LCM(LG) garbage.
    • Added brightness tables for the LP154W01-TLE4, LP154W01-TLD4, and LP154W01-TLH1(LG) panels.

    [*]Satellite A110-ST1111

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40

    CHANGELOG

    • EC firmware was updated to prevent TouchPad malfunctions.

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TOSHIBA SYSTEM BIOS RELEASES FOR NOVEMBER 2006

  • Satellite U200, U205, U200-ST3311, U205-S5002, U205-S5022, U205-S5021, U205-S5034, U200-ST2091, U205-S5044, U205-S5012
    Tecra M6-ST3412, M6-EZ6612, M6-EZ6611
    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.40
    CHANGELOG
    • Applied the Napa Refresh for Merom CPUs.
    • Made changes to comply with June 2006 Intel logo specifications.
    • Made changes to comply with the Intel Core2 Duo Mobile Processor BIOS Writer's Guide R0.90.
    • Made changes to comply with the Intel Core Duo Mobile Processor BIOS Writer's Guide R1.00. (Changed Processor Family Code)
    • Corrected: The CRT image is displayed even though LCD+Analog RGB is selected as the Power On Display setting.

    [*]Portege R200-S2031, R200-S2032

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v1.10

    CHANGELOG

    • Modified the VGA BIOS.
    • Added support for the new Intel Logo.

    [*]Tecra S2/A3, A3-S711, A3-S731

    DOWNLOAD BIOS v2.80

    CHANGELOG

    • The extended desktop screen mode behavior was modified on Intel UMA models to retain the primary/secondary screen settings after waking from S3 mode, based on the lid status.
    • Updated the Lid SW status in the EC name space.

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