CR400

MSI recommends Windows® 7.

Overview

MSI Reminds You...

  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific Specification with your local dealers.
  2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

Basic Specifications

CPU Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor
OS Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium
(MSI recommends upgrade to Genuine Windows Vista® Business)
Chipset NVIDIA® MCP79MVL
Memory DDR2 667/800, Max: 4GB
LCD Size 14" 1366x768 HD
Graphics NVIDIA® GeForce 8200M G
Graphics VRAM share with system memory
HDD (GB) 2.5" 160GB/250GB/320GB/500GB SATA
Optical Drive Super-Multi
Audio 2 High Quality Stereo Speakers
Webcam 1.3M
Card Reader SD/MMC/MS/MS Pro
LAN 10/100
Wireless LAN 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth optional
D-Sub (VGA) 1
USB 2.0 port 3
Mic-in/Headphone-out 1
Keyboard 87 keys
AC Adapter 65W
Battery 6/9 cells
Dimension 344.4(L) X 212(D) X 13.5~28(H)mm
Weight (KG) 2

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 

Detail Specifications


Introducing The Brand New msi Classic Series

msi C series, your stylish companion, is perfect for everybody and everyday computing. With msi C Series, you can enjoy every single moment of you own or with friends. msi Classic Series is the ideal notebook for everyone!

 Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium 

 The Joy of Stylish Design

- Easy-to-Carry Thin and Light Design

Abandoning the stereotype of thick-and-heavy traditional notebook, msi brand new Classic Series offers thinner and lighter solution for more convenient usage; furthermore, it is also easier for you to take it on the move.




- All new sparkling highlights in the C series capture your attention

The exclusive sparkling chassis of brand new C series uses unique bright-light sensitive elements that give this new series a rich sense of depth under different light sources. Besides, msi Color Film Print Technology enables more brilliant in color and nicer texture in touch.



- Ergonomics De-Stress (EDS) Keyboard

MSI has designed a new keyboard with this particular laptop in mind, with each key molded to ergonomically fit your fingertips; not only is it thin, but has been proven to relieve strain on the user.

MSI Ergonomics De-Stress (EDS) Keyboard has a surface areas that is 51% larger, so the face of each individual key is wider for your typing convenience; it encourages natural finger and wrist movement to reduce strain and allow you to work for hours without discomfort. 

 The Joy of Multi-media Entertainment

- 16:9 Theatrical Aspect Ratio for a Comfortable Viewing Experience

The black borders at the top and bottom get in your way when watching? The new C series uses 16:9 widescreen displays so you can immerse yourself in the movie experience!  


- The Latest LED Power-saving Backlight Technology

CR400 is embedded with the LED power-saving backlight technology in providing better color fullness and brightness, elevating the total quality of imagery. Furthermore, the lower usage of power can offer a longer operating time.


 The Joy of Instant Communication

- High resolution Webcam and MIC make communicating even easier

Built-in high-resolution webcam and MIC allow you to communicate with ease! Ready for image recording means you can share your video experiences without missing a beat!



- BT for roaming wireless access anywhere

Wireless LAN makes you can access the Internet wirelessly at any time. The all-new Bluetooth V2.0+EDR allows transmissions at 3X the standard rate so you can blaze a trail on the Internet! 

 msi Exclusive Smart Power-saving Solution

- Even faster switching for the proprietary ECO mode

msi exclusive ECO engine allows you to switch easily between Entertainment,  Presentation, Documents Processing and Power Saving mode so you can enjoy a smart life the smart way!

Intel, the Intel logo, Centrino and the Centrino logo, Intel Core and Core Inside, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. 

 

MSI Reminds You...
1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific specifications with your local dealers.
2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

 

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 

Awards

BIOS

*Please download and execute the file in USB pen drive only. System will restart several times to update ME firmware after updated system BIOS. Please DO NOT remove the USB pen drive until ME update sucessfully. *Please make sure you have read the SOP before you update the BIOS. SOP Download: BIOS & ME update SOP *MSI recommend you to update BIOS with ME8 only if you are using IvyBridge 22nm CPU. **Please reinstall driver after updating BIOS with ME8. OS: Windows 7 OS: Windows XP

!Attention:

Users who download BIOS from here (not using Live Update) should use the flash utility included in the downloaded compressed file when doing the BIOS update. To avoid BIOS update failure, please do not use older versions of the update utility or utilities not provided by MSI.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Description Description : Fixed webcam & bluetooth can not enable issue.
Version 1.0Y
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2011-06-17
Download download File Size 0.87 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
click here

Live Update 5

DISCLAIMER:
Live Update 5 utility is only intended for MSI Desktop PC related products (motherboards and graphics cards) usage. This utility doesn’t support any MSI Notebook (NB and Tablet PC) or AIO product, while installed might experience unexpected errors. If it happens that you have installed Live Update 5 on your Notebook or AIO system, please uninstall it then perform system restart.

Live Update 5 is a powerful update tool with user-friendly interface, provides an automatic scan and download for your MSI products. Using this service to keep your system in the most updated environment.

Live Update 5 supports the following MSI product lines and items:
Motherboards: Drivers/BIOS/Utilities;
Graphics Cards: Drivers/BIOS

Click here to read the instruction

Utility

Win7 64,Win7 32,Vista 64,Vista 32,XP 64,XP 32

!Special Note:

The Utilities provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
System Control Manager (SCM) for CR400
Description System Control Manager
Version 2.210.0108.006.04
Type Utility Release Date 2010-07-15
OS Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 5.38 MB
Note
Simple Camera Application (Win7 32)
Description Webcam Application
Version 1.0.909.0801
Type Utility Release Date 2009-12-09
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 0.76 MB
Note
Simple Camera Application
Description Webcam Application (XP32)
Version 1.0.0.0717
Type Utility Release Date 2008-11-26
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 4.08 MB
Note

Manual

!Special Note:

MSI™ provides user manuals (in PDF format) here for download. You can use Adobe Acrobat Reader (Adobe's WEB Site) to open them.

An easy guide for you to assemble your PC step by step, please refer to "Quick Installation Guide".


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Version Language File Size Download Release Date
Arabic 1.94 MB download 2009-06-22
Bosnian 0.39 MB download 2009-06-22
Bulgarian 0.45 MB download 2009-06-22
Croatian 0.39 MB download 2009-06-22
Czech 2.05 MB download 2009-06-22
Danish 0.37 MB download 2009-06-22
English 3.08 MB download 2009-06-22
Finnish 0.36 MB download 2009-06-22
French 2.14 MB download 2009-06-22
German 3.37 MB download 2009-06-22
Hebrew 1.81 MB download 2009-06-22
Hungarian 1.84 MB download 2009-06-22
Indonesian 1.79 MB download 2009-06-22
Italian 2.02 MB download 2009-06-22
Korean 1.99 MB download 2009-06-22
Multi-Language 1.88 MB download 2009-06-22
Dutch 0.37 MB download 2009-06-22
Persian 1.96 MB download 2009-06-22
Polish 1.89 MB download 2009-06-22
Portuguese 1.83 MB download 2009-06-22
Portuguese Brazil 1.98 MB download 2009-06-22
Romanian 0.41 MB download 2009-06-22
Russian 2.1 MB download 2009-06-22
Serbian 0.39 MB download 2009-06-22
Simplified Chinese 2.01 MB download 2009-06-22
Slovak 0.41 MB download 2009-06-22
Slovenian 0.38 MB download 2009-06-22
Spanish 2 MB download 2009-06-22
Swedish 0.36 MB download 2009-06-22
Thai 1.82 MB download 2009-06-22
Traditional Chinese 1.88 MB download 2009-06-22
Turkish 2.14 MB download 2009-06-22
Ukrainian 2.2 MB download 2009-06-22

Firmware

!Special Note:

The DEVICE FIRMWARES contained here are exclusively for MSI product only. MSI assumes no responsibility for any damages resulting from improper use or lack of technical expertise.

!Attention:

Users who download firmware from here (not using Live Update) should use the flash utility included in the downloaded compressed file when doing the firmware update. To avoid firmware update failure, please do not use older versions of the update utility or utilities not provided by MSI.


Update firmware will wipe all data on tablet. MSI strongly recommends that user should prepare a backup before proceeding with firmware upgrade.

We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Camera Firmware
Description NB Camera Firmware V0308
Fix no display/black screen in dialogue of camera program.
Version
Type Firmware Release Date 2010-07-29
Download download File Size 0.27 MB
Note
NB EC Firmware
Description Modify WLAN LED which sometimes occurs abnormal behavior.
Version
Type Firmware Release Date 2010-03-05
Download download File Size 0.05 MB
Note
NB ODD Firmware
Description ODD firmware for HLDS GT10N
Version: 1.02
Version
Type Firmware Release Date 2009-11-18
Download download File Size 0.93 MB
Note

CPU Support

FAQ

Release Date Title
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 When I playing QQ game: mah-jongg , the background music becomes choppy.
Thu, 31 Mar 2011 CR400 is showing 3GB instead of 4GB in Memtest86.
Tue, 29 Mar 2011 The display shows a delay for popping up the menus, Starter menu, Run menu, etc. under Windows XP.
Wed, 26 Jan 2011 When I use Sentelic touchpad, the horizontal scrolling function is missing while using certain programs, such as firefox and excel 2000.
Thu, 13 Jan 2011 After active the Camera device, the device is normal on device manger, but there is no display/black screen in dialogue of camera program.
Tue, 07 Dec 2010 Scroll function on Sentelic touch pad.
Mon, 06 Dec 2010 I got max 150 MBit connection on Ralink RT3090 WLAN, shouldn’t the N-Draft be 300 MBit ? And XP and WIN7 both get the same result.
Fri, 17 Sep 2010 The display shows a delay for popping up the menus, Starter menu, Run menu, etc. under Windows XP.
Fri, 10 Sep 2010 Why my WLAN will disconnect automatically when watching online video streaming (for about 2 minutes) under XP. My notebook has equipped with MS-6891 WLAN card and website is www.pms.co.kr.
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 How can I find MSI office near my country?
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 Where can I find the drivers?
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 Where can I find motherboard general trouble shooting guide?
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 How can I know what CPU can my motherboard support?
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 My system cannot boot up, what shall I do?
Common FAQ
Tue, 24 Jul 2012 Intel Onboard VGA doesn't show display when i5-2380P CPU is used.
Tue, 24 Jul 2012 SLI doens't work with Sandy bridge CPU (ex. i7-2600K) but works with Ivy Bridge (i7-3770).
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 Does my motherboard is able to install the MSI Control Center II utility?
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 Why can't I use my USB Keyboard under DOS mode?
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 Could I install Windws 8 64bit system using 3TB HDD as one partition??
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 My operation system is XP and was installed in IDE mode. Can I change my SATA mode to AHCI mode?
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 Could you please tell me how to check the LAN speed of the motherboard?
Tue, 24 Jul 2012 When I install 1600Mhz memory and the system only run at 1333Mhz, what can I do?
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 Does this Motheboard supports XMP function?
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 I installed 4GB memory but the total memory size just show up 2GB under BIOS page?
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