Embedded Controller Program (Non-Diskette) – ThinkPad R50e, R51 (2883, 2887, 2888, 2889, 2894, 2895)

NameOperating SystemVersionReleasedDownload
Embedded Controller Program Update Utility
1vhj05us.exe
1.03 MB
Windows 2000,
Windows XP
1VHT28WW (1.04) 31 Jan 2005 Download
README for Embedded Controller Program Update Utility
1vhj05us.txt
8.95 KB
Windows 2000,
Windows XP
1VHT28WW (1.04) 31 Jan 2005 Download

This Embedded Controller Program Update Utility updates the Embedded Controller Program (H8 controller firmware) stored in the ThinkPad system to fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.

This release supports the following systems:
- ThinkPad R50e
- ThinkPad R51(Machine Type 2883, 2887, 2888, 2889, 2894, and 2895) (*1)

Notes:
- (*1) Machine Type 1829, 1830, 1831 and 1836 of ThinkPad R51 family are not supported.
- For ThinkPad R50e users: This version of Embedded Controller Program will only work with BIOS Version 1.03 (or higher). A link to the BIOS is provided below.
- For ThinkPad R51 users: This version of Embedded Controller Program will only work with BIOS Version 1.17 (or higher). A link to the BIOS is provided below.
- If you need to update the BIOS as well as the Embedded Controller Program, update the BIOS first.

The supported operating systems are as follows:
- Windows 2000
- Windows XP

Click here for instructions and limitations on downloading and creating the diskette.


Use the links below to obtain the BIOS and Embedded Controller files in other file formats: