Model: BIOS M5-S4331, BIOS Tecra M5, BIOS Tecra M5-S4331, BIOS Tecra M5-S4332, BIOS Tecra M5-S4333, BIOS Tecra M5-S5231, BIOS Tecra M5-S5232, BIOS Tecra M5-ST8112
Category: BIOS Driver
Operating System: Windows XP (Note: might work with other versions of this os.)
ACPI Flash BIOS version 3.20
Change History Version 3.20 01-30-2007 Incorporated Intel requirements for improved chipset stability. Corrected: The combination of a Vista-capable SYSTEM BIOS and non-BitLocker Boot Block no longer shows an exclamation ! mark for the TPM Device in Windows XP Device Manger. Modified the BIOS to be Windows Vista-capable. Added: Intel requirements for Core2 Duo Improved stability when using Core2 Duo as a Single Core Processor Added SXGA external monitor support. 1400X1050 display resolution LIMITATION: With BIOS v3.20 and Windows Vista after safely removing select-bay optical drive ODD then suspending and resuming the system without removing the select-bay ODD Windows Vista may not properly detect the ODD. This limitation is inherent to Windows Vista and is under investigation by Microsoft. Version 1.70 10-26-2006 This BIOS Is applicable to Tecra M5 models with part numbers beginning with PTM51U only. Tecra M5s having part numbers beginning with PTM50U require a different BIOS. Applied the Napa Refresh changes for Merom CPUs. Made changes to comply with Intel logo specifications. Made changes to the over heat temperature control support. Version 1.60 09-05-2006 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. Version 1.50 04-26-2006 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 Batt ery Power may hang if the user plugs in the AC adapter while it is booting up. Version 1.40 03-31-2006 Incorporation of Intels 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. Version 1.30 02-20-2006 Corrected: During the startup process an incorrect screen is occasionally displayed.