Updating LENOVO from 2.0 to modded 2.1 with a Pre-installed Vista

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by mim3tic, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. mim3tic

    mim3tic MDL Novice

    Aug 13, 2009
    #1 mim3tic, Nov 26, 2009
    Last edited: Nov 26, 2009
    Quick Question, I have a ThinkPad t60 that came with Vista business x86(slic 2.0 TP-TI Marker). If I upgrade my bios to a Yen modded Thinkpad bios with a different Lenovo Marker, since there is no 2.1 for the TP-TI marker, will this effect the validation of my current Vista Installation?

    I am afraid that if I change the marker it will somehow mess up my current Vista Install from booting properly or being recognized as legit. I eventually Intend to install Windows 7, hence why I want to update the slic to 2.1
  2. das4132

    das4132 MDL Novice

    Oct 21, 2007
    if you flash slic with same company, your vista will active. i have colection of bios bin 2.1 from lenovo but i didn,t cert 2.1 for it
  3. Yen

    Yen Admin
    Staff Member

    May 6, 2007
    Vista will remain activated if you have at least SP1 installed, since SLIC2.1 is backwards compatible. The Lenovo certificate will fit also since the public key data isn't changed.
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  4. Siliwangi

    Siliwangi MDL Member

    Aug 11, 2009
    #4 Siliwangi, Nov 30, 2009
    Last edited by a moderator: May 23, 2017
    Yen, can you give me the explanation about my problem.. please.. ? :(