For this reason, it's worth checking whether you really need to update your BIOS.
Read the release notes of the latest version (and each version back to the one currently installed) to see whether it will add the features you need or fix a problem you're having.
Toshiba provides this information "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.Toshiba shall not be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information or software provided. After signing in or during using MSN, an error message pops up, as the screen capture below shows.I did not encounter this problem with MSN version 8.0.In most cases, you'll use a special BIOS update tool supplied by your computer or motherboard manufacturer to do the job.
Windows 7 - 32 Bit, Windows 7 - 64 Bit, Windows 8 - 32 Bit, Windows 8 - 64 Bit, Windows 8 - Upgrade, Windows 8.1 - 32 Bit, Windows 8.1 - 64 Bit, Windows 8.1 - Update, Windows Vista 32 Bit, Windows Vista 64 Bit, Windows XP, Windows XP MCE, Windows XP Tablet Edition Note: We recommend to print this manual before you start the BIOS update procedure, so it will be available during the update process because you don't have access to your OS during the update process.Toshiba is not liable for any damage caused by the use of any information or software provided, including information that is incomplete or incorrect.Any trademarks used herein belong to their respective owners.A list of links to firmware downloads can be found at BIOS Upgrade Downloads for most Thinkpad models. This requires that you have a DHCP and tftp server configured and setup properly on your network, and is probably not for the faint of heart.You can also check the Lenovo Support website's driver matrix. Make sure the firmware bootdisk is in linux 'dd' format, as the self-extracting disks from the IBM website cannot be booted directly as such.See also: How to install Windows 7 Before you start, heed this warning: if something goes wrong during the BIOS update, your computer could be rendered useless.