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Thread: Which BIOS to use with Tecra A4-161?

  1. Which BIOS to use with Tecra A4-161?
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    Hi,

    I try desperately to update the bios of my old Toshiba A4-161.
    I think not, because when I want to download the necessities bios, he asks me if I have an ATI graphics card and the other if it is a bios intel.

    So I do not know which to choose.

    Can you help me.

    Here is my information from Driver Genius.


    Summary
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    Computer brand: Toshiba Tecra A4
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional Build 2600
    Service Pack: Service Pack 3
    Processor: Intel Pentium M 740 (1733.3 MHz)
    Motherboard: TOSHIBA Portable PC (Intel 915PM (Alviso-PM) + ICH6-M)
    Memory: 512 MBytes (single-channel)
    Hard Drive: WDC WD600VE-00HDT0 (57.231 MBytes (60 GB))
    Optical drive: MAT****A DVD-RAM UJ-831S (DVD + R DL)
    Video Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon X300 [Toshiba]
    Audio Adapter: Intel 82801FB ICH6 - AC'97 Audio Controller [B2]
    Network Adapter: Marvell Yukon 88E8053 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
    ************************************************** **************Intel PRO / Wireless 2200BG Network Adapter (Toshiba mPCI 3B - MoW)
    Battery: PA3399U-1BAS/BRS
    --------------------------------------
    Processor
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    Processor ID: 000006D8
    Codename: Dothan
    Stepping CPU: C0
    Platform CPU: mPGA479M (Micro-FCPGA/FCBGA)
    Revision of the microcode update: 20
    Heart (s): 1
    Thread (s): 1
    Initial Frequency: 1733.3 MHz
    Current frequency: 798.0 MHz = 6.00 x 133.0 MHz@0.9880 V
    Temperature of heart processor: N / A
    L1 Cache: Instruction: 32 KBytes, Data: 32 KBytes
    L2 Cache: Integrated: 2 MBytes
    Thermal envelope of the processor: 27 W
    --------------------------------------
    Motherboard
    --------------------------------------
    Model: TOSHIBA Portable PC
    Chipset: Intel 915PM (Alviso-PM) + ICH6-M
    Locations: 1xISA, 1xPCI, 2xPCI Express x1, 1xPCI Express x16
    PCI Express Version Supported: v1.1
    USB Version Supported: v2.0
    Super IO chip / LPC: Unknown
    BIOS Manufacturer: Insyde Software
    BIOS Date: 05/18/04
    BIOS version: Version 1.30
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  2. Re: Which BIOS to use with Tecra A4-161?
    #2
    You can find latest BIOS version on http://www.toshiba.eu/innovation/download_bios.jsp
    Choose archive option to get listed all old models. There you can find Tecra A4. Please choose right short model number.

    I donít know which one has your A4. It can be PTA40E or PTA42E.

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