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Motion Computing Software Release Note


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Name

F5 BIOS A08

Release Date

April 2, 2008

This Version

A08

Replaces Version

All previous versions

Intended Users

Motion Computing advises all F5 users install this update.  See Issues Addressed & Added Features below for more details.

Intended Product

F5 Tablet PCs ONLY

File Size

3.4 MB

Supported Operating System

  • Windows XP Tablet Edition 2005*, Version 2002, Service Pack 2 - Installed.
  • Windows Vista, all versions except Windows Vista Home Basic.

 

* Tablet Edition 2005 is included with the free Service Pack 2 download.  If you have installed Windows XP Service Pack 2 on a Tablet PC you now have Tablet Edition 2005.

Fixes in this Release

·         Added support for Mobile Broadband.

·         Improve Bridge Battery Function

·         Added support for Solid State Disk Drives

Known Issues and Limitations

·         BIOS A08 requires WinPhlash 1.6.6.7 to properly install.  (See Below in installation instructions.)

·         Saving disabled setting for boot devices in BIOS setup requires a reboot.

Installation and Configuration Instructions

To install the F5 A08 BIOS update, do the following:

 

1.      Download the BIOS Upgrader Kit file (BIOS_Upgrader_Kit.zip) to the directory location of your choice.  Unzip the file to a location on your local drive.

2.      Open the folder called 1. URGENT-Install me First and double click on the WinPhlash 1.6.6.7c Installer

3.      After the installer has run, locate WinPhlash in the Start menu under the Motion Resources folder in the WinPhlash folder.

4.      Verify WinPhlash has been upgraded to version 1.6.6.7 by looking at the version number above the Help button. 

 

 

Note: If the correct version is not installed do not proceed!  Attempt to install new WinPhlash again or call Motion Computing Technical Support for further assistance. 

 

5.      Navigate using the second Browse button in WinPhlash to folder labeled 2. Update After installing new WinPhlash to select A08.wph.

6.      Install the BOIS as normal. 

 

Note: You will have to shut down your tablet after installing the BIOS.

Documentation

Documentation for the F5 is located here:

http://www.motioncomputing.com/support/support_documentation.asp

Product Support

USA and Canada:

Motion Computing Technical Support
866-322-9783
support@motioncomputing.com
http://www.motioncomputing.com/support


Germany:

Technischer Support

Bei technischen Unterstützungsfragen wenden Sie sich bitte an Ihren autorisierten Motion Computing-Händler.

 

France:

Assistance technique

Pour toute question concernant l'assistance technique, veuillez contacter votre revendeur Motion Computing agréé.

support@motioncomputing.fr

 

UK/Australia/ New Zealand:

Technical support

For technical support questions, contact your authorized Motion Computing reseller.

Licensing

Refer to your applicable end-user licensing agreement for usage terms.