ACPI Flash BIOS version 6.50 for Satellite (Pro) C840/C845/L840/L845

WinRAR self-extracting ZIP file includes both Windows-based and diskette based BIOS update installation options. See the included documentation for details.

Release Notes

  • For CD-ROM BIOS updates in Windows 8 models: (1) Shut down the system while pressing the SHIFT key to completely power off. (2) Power on while pressing F2 to enter the BIOS Setup Menu. (3) Go to the Security tab and set the "Secure Boot" setting to "Disabled". (4) Go to the Advanced tab, enter "System Configuration" and set the Boot Mode to "CSM Boot." (5) Press F10 to save and exit. (6) Boot from the BIOS CD-ROM and type FLASH or BIOS at the C:\ prompt. (7) After the BIOS update has completed, restore the Boot Mode setting to "UEFI Boot" and the Secure Boot setting to Enabled.
  • For CD-ROM BIOS updates in Windows 7 models: Type FLASH or BIOS then press enter at the C:\ prompt.
  • For all updates: The BIOS update will force the computer to shut down or restart. Please make sure to save all work in progress before starting BIOS updates.
  • Power on the computer if it is off.
  • While the "TOSHIBA" logo is displayed, press the F2 function key to start BIOS Setup.
  • Check the version of BIOS and press the F9 function key then Enter to load setup defaults.
  • Press the F10 function key then Enter to save settings and exit. The computer will automatically reboot.

Change History

    Version 6.50 - 2012-12-27
    • Updated - Win8: Discrete VBIOS and GOP.
    • Updated - Win7: Discrete VBIOS.
    Version 6.50 - 2012-12-27
    • Updated - Win8: Discrete VBIOS and GOP.
    • Updated - Win7: Discrete VBIOS.
    Version 6.40 - 2012-12-04
    • Modified: Made a change to the LID power setting.
    • Updated - Win7: CPU Microcode M12206A7 to version 00000028.
    Version 6.30 - 2012-11-19
    • Updated: CPU Microcode M12306A9 to version 00000015.
    Version 6.20 - 2012-09-11
    • Fixed: When system memory is 2GB, OS recovery will fail.
    Version 6.10 - 2012-09-07
    • Fixed: TOSHIBA ACPI sub function 0169h returns USB 3.0 support.
    Version 6.00 - 2012-08-27
    • Updated: BIOS and EC versions to 6.00.
    Version 1.90 - 2012-07-27
    • Updated: ME: ME8_1.5M_8.1.0.1248.
    • Added: PCH NM70 device ID.
    • Implemented changes for the Windows 8 upgrade.
    Version 1.80 - 2012-06-26
    • Modified: Sandy Bridge CPUs only support a DDR3 maximum frequency of 1333MHz.
    • Modified: Synchronized the CRID function with the PCH RC code.
    • Added: Windows 8 string.
    • Updated: VBIOS to fix a BSOD 0x116 issue on discrete SKUs.
    Version 1.70 - 2012-06-20
    • Modified: DDR3 1066 is no longer supported on the Chief-River platform with an Ivy Bridge CPU.
    Version 1.60 - 2012-06-11
    • Added: i3-2328M CPU support.
    Version 1.50 - 2012-04-19
    • Updated: Intel reference code.
    • Updated: Microcode.
    • Initial production BIOS release for these models.
    Version 1.40 - 2012-04-12
    • Updated: PPT RC code.
    • Modified: CMOS timer behavior.
    • Updated: Intel reference code.
    • Initial production BIOS release for these models.
    Version 1.20 - 2012-03-01
    • Modified: Updated to disable C7r as a BIOS default to avoid potential C7r system hangs.
    • Initial production BIOS release for these models.
    Version 1.00 - 2012-02-24
    • Initial production BIOS for these models.
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