BIOS Update (Non-Diskette) – ThinkPad R50, R50p, R51 (1829, 1830, 1831, 1836), T40, T40p, T41, T41p, T42, T42p

NameOperating SystemVersionReleasedDownload
BIOS update utility
1ruj37us.exe
1.39 MB
Windows NT,
Windows 98,
Windows 2000,
Windows XP
1RETDRWW (3.23) 03 Jul 2007 Download
README for BIOS update utility
1ruj37us.txt
29.92 KB
Windows NT,
Windows 98,
Windows 2000,
Windows XP
1RETDRWW (3.23) 03 Jul 2007 Download

This ThinkPad BIOS Update Utility updates the BIOS program stored in the ThinkPad system to fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.

This release supports the following systems:
- ThinkPad R50, R50p
- ThinkPad R51 (M/T 1829, 1830, 1831 and 1836)(*1)
- ThinkPad T40, T40p, T41, T41p, T42, T42p

Note: (*1) Machine Type 2883, 2887, 2888, 2889, 2894 and 2895 of ThinkPad R51 family are not supported.

The supported operating systems are as follows:
- Windows XP
- Windows 2000
- Windows 98 and 98 Second Edition
- Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 6a or later


Notes:
- This version of the BIOS will only work with Embedded Controller Program Version 3.04 (or higher). The Embedded Controller Program (H8 controller firmware) is available in an additional package, a link is provided below.
- If you need to update the Embedded Controller Program as well as the BIOS, update the BIOS first.