CR610

MSI recommends Windows® 7.

Overview

 

 
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 

 

The Joy of Stylish Design

Easy-to-Carry Thin and Light Design

Abandoning the stereotype of thick-and-heavy traditional notebook, msi CR610 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 CR610 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.

 

 

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! 

 

 

 

Featuring the Latest E- SATA Support
CR610 supports the next-generation hard drives based on the Serial ATA (SATA) 3Gb/s storage specification, delivering enhanced scalability and doubling the bus bandwidth for high-speed data retrieval and saves. So, this external SATA allows easily sharing and transfer of entertainment content and digital media on external devices. 

 


 

HDMI Ensures the Best Quality of Audio and Video for a Real Thrill
HDMI output connector allows the display to be switched to a projector screen or TV at any time. Using msi CR610 to perform different functions allows you to enjoy e-family entertainment with ease!

 

 


 

 

 

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!



 
 

WLAN + 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!



 

 


 
 

The latest AMD Tigris Platform

The next generation HD entertainment
The innovated AMD Athlon™ Neo X2 Dual-Core Processor is designed to deliver a full PC experience enabling you to enjoy your favorite applications. The new generation technology delivers highly responsive PC performance for a perfect balance of form and function. You can browse the internet, read or send email, run applications, watch videos, and play games - all on the go.

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.

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.

Specifications

CPU AMD Athlon™ II Dual-Core processor
OS Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium
Chipset ATI® RS880M
Memory DDR2 533/667/800, Max: 4GB
LCD Size 16” 16:9,1366 x 768 HD
Graphics ATI® Mobility Radeon™ HD4200
Graphics VRAM share with system memory
HDD (GB) 2.5" 250GB/320GB/500GB SATA
Optical Drive Super-Multi
Audio 2 Stereo Speakers
Webcam 1.3M
Card Reader SD/MMC/MS/XD
LAN 10/100/1000
Wireless LAN 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth optional
D-Sub (VGA) 1
HDMI 1
USB 2.0 port 2
eSATA/USB Combo 1
Mic-in/Headphone-out 1
Keyboard 103 keys
AC Adapter 65W
Battery 6 cells
Dimension 374(L) X 247(D) X 18~30(H)mm
Weight (KG) 2.48

 

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

 

Awards

Overall Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars Award - Expert Reviews
Date: 2010-00
Title: Overall Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars Award
Review: >Open
Media: Expert Reviews
Country: United States

BIOS

!Special Note:

The BIOS files provided here are exclusive only for MSI-branded Notebook PCs and not compatible with any MSI Whitebook/Whitebrand barebones. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage caused by improper use or lack of technical expertise.

!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.

- If the notebook you purchased has Win7 Bios installed, please DON'T attempt to update using Windows 8 bios (or vice versa). Failure to abide may result in bricking your system.

- Although there's a bios detection program written to protect user from cross flashing the bios (Win7 to Win8 bios or vice versa), still DON'T experiment. Failure to abide may result in breaking your system.

For Windows 8:

1. To know how to update BIOS under EFI BIOS utility, please click here.
2. To know about how to update win8 BIOS under EFI Shell mode, please click here.


For Windows 7 / VISTA / XP:
a. 1) To know about how to update BIOS Firmware under DOS mode, please click here
2) Please execute "flash.bat" file after unpack the compressed file for upgrade BIOS Firmware.

b. To know about how to update BIOS under windows 7, please click here (Only for CR640 / CX640 / CX640MX / CX480)


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Description Patch LED panel blinking issue.
Version 1.0A
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2010-03-17
Download download File Size 0.68 MB
Note

Driver

Win7 64,Win7 32,Vista 32,XP 32

!Special Note:

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

To enjoy MSI notebook technology, please install MSI System Control Manager or S-Bar to enable MSI exclusive hotkey function. MSI System Control Manager and S-Bar can be downloaded from Utility web page under Download menu. The utility for each notebook will vary between different models. Please install the utility dedicated for your notebook.


For WindPad:

1)Driver SOP explanation


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
msi Bluetooth_3801/3870/3871
Description Application Version: 3.0.2.280
Version 3.0.2.280
Type Driver Release Date 2011-04-06
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Realtek HD Audio
Description
Version 6.0.1.5880
Type Audio Release Date 2010-06-16
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 67.15 MB
Realtek HD Audio
Description
Version 5.10.0.5880
Type Audio Release Date 2009-12-15
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 67.15 MB
Realtek HD Audio
Description
Version 6.0.1.5880
Type Audio Release Date 2009-12-15
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 67.15 MB
AMD South Bridge Driver
Description Supported chipsets:
SB700, SB800 family

Version 1.2.1.210
Type Chipset Release Date 2010-06-22
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 0.37 MB
AMD South Bridge Driver
Description Supported chipsets:
SB700, SB800 family

Version 1.2.1.210
Type Chipset Release Date 2010-06-22
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 0.37 MB
ATI RS880M Chipset/VGA driver
Description This driver package includes VGA driver.
Version 8.634
Type Chipset Release Date 2010-06-21
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 93.52 MB
AMD South Bridge Driver
Description
Version 3.1.1540.151
Type Chipset Release Date 2010-01-18
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 0.25 MB
ATI RS880M Chipset/VGA driver
Description This driver package includes VGA driver.
Version 8.634
Type Chipset Release Date 2010-01-18
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 93.52 MB
ATI RS880M Chipset/VGA driver
Description This driver package includes VGA driver.
Version 8.634
Type Chipset Release Date 2010-01-18
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 143.31 MB
msi Bluetooth_3801/3870/3871
Description Application Version: 3.0.2.280
Version 3.0.2.280
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2011-04-06
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 67.95 MB
msi Bluetooth_3801/3870/3871
Description Application Version: 3.0.2.280
Version 3.0.2.280
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2011-04-06
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 67.95 MB
Realtek Card Reader
Description
Version 6.1.7600.30111
Type Card Reader Release Date 2010-07-19
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 7.31 MB
Realtek Card Reader
Description
Version 6.1.7600.30111
Type Card Reader Release Date 2010-07-19
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 7.31 MB
Realtek Card Reader
Description
Version 6.1.7600.30111
Type Card Reader Release Date 2010-07-19
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 7.31 MB
Realtek LAN
Description
Version 5.742.1125.2009
Type LAN Release Date 2010-05-07
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 5.14 MB
Realtek LAN
Description
Version 7.011.1127.2009
Type LAN Release Date 2010-02-26
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 5.33 MB
Realtek LAN
Description
Version 7.011.1127.2009
Type LAN Release Date 2009-12-09
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 5.33 MB
Touchpad
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type TouchPad Release Date 2010-03-01
OS XP 32
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
Touchpad
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type TouchPad Release Date 2010-02-25
OS Win7 64
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
TouchPad
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type TouchPad Release Date 2010-02-08
OS Win7 32
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
Atheros Wireless Lan
Description You can identify the type of WLAN module being used from the document provided below:
http://www.msi.com/html/pdf/wireless_note.pdf
Version 9.2.0.458
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2012-01-17
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 17.58 MB
Atheros Wireless Lan
Description You can identify the type of WLAN module being used from the document provided below:
http://www.msi.com/html/pdf/wireless_note.pdf
Version 9.2.0.458
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2012-01-17
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 17.58 MB
msi Wireless Lan_6891
Description You can identify the type of WLAN module being used from the document provided below:
http://www.msi.com/html/pdf/wireless_note.pdf
Version 3.1.8.1
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2010-09-30
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 1.58 MB
msi Wireless Lan_6890/6891
Description You can identify the type of WLAN module being used from the document provided below:
http://www.msi.com/html/pdf/wireless_note.pdf
Version 3.1.8.1
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2010-09-30
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 1.58 MB
msi Wireless Lan_6890/6891
Description You can identify the type of WLAN module being used from the document provided below:
http://www.msi.com/html/pdf/wireless_note.pdf
Version 3.1.8.1
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2010-07-21
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 1.58 MB
Atheros Wireless Lan
Description You can identify the type of WLAN module being used from the document provided below:
http://www.msi.com/html/pdf/wireless_note.pdf
Version 7.7.0.394
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2010-04-08
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 31.48 MB
Camera
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type Camera Release Date 2010-06-24
OS Win7 32
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
Camera
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type Camera Release Date 2010-06-01
OS Win7 64
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
Camera
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type Camera Release Date 2010-03-16
OS XP 32
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
Camera
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type Camera Release Date 2010-03-16
OS Vista 32
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
AMD PowerNow
Description
Version 1.3.2.0
Type CPU Release Date 2010-01-20
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 2.72 MB

Utility

Win7 64,Win7 32,Vista 32,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.
Corel WinDVD2010(W7 3264,1005830)
Description
Version 10.0.5.830
Type Utility Release Date 2011-04-18
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 138.67 MB
Note
System Control Manager (SCM) for CR610
Description System Control Manager
Version 2.210.0617.007
Type Utility Release Date 2011-02-21
OS Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 32, XP 32
Download download File Size 5.47 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.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.

Asia

Eastern Europe

Global / America

Western Europe

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.
- If the notebook has Windows 7 EC firmware installed, please DON'T attempt to update your EC firmware to Windows 8 version since it will cause some function keys (Fn) and hotkeys to work abnormally. If in case you flash your system EC to Win8 version, then kindly revert back to Win7 EC version.

For Windows 8:
To know about how to update win8 EC under windows mode, please click here.

For Windows 7 / VISTA / XP:
1) To know about how to update EC Firmware under DOS mode, please click here.
2) Please execute "ecall.bat" file after unpack the compressed file for upgrade EC Firmware.
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

FAQ

Release Date Title
Fri, 01 Apr 2011 When playing Blu-Ray titled movies released in 2010 such as Avatar, system cannot play using WinDVD8. Most of the time system will confirm user that software needed to be updated to play the movie or sometimes will play blank screen.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 I can’t play Blu-ray disc using COREL WinDVD 8, there’s a pop-ups message saying "The AACS key has expired.”
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.
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.
Mon, 20 Sep 2010 There are visible horizontal ripples can be seen clearly on the display screen.
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.
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 How to run 3DMark06 on models with ATI Graphics?
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 How do I check if DMA mode is enabled?
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 How can I find MSI office near my country?
Common FAQ
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 If static electricity is produced when user and notebook are in contact. How do we prevent and avoid electrostatic discharge damage?
Wed, 14 Jul 2010 When I am using the system built-in microphone for sound recording, sometimes I cannot even hear the playback.
Fri, 11 Mar 2011 What kind of adaptor is used to connect S/PDIF-Out?
Tue, 10 Feb 2009 How to install Windows XP when AHCI is enabled?
Tue, 13 Feb 2007 After install device drivers from MSI Vista driver CD, you may be prompted to activate Windows Vista on a computer on which Windows Vista activation was not previously required.
Wed, 21 Oct 2009 On Windows 7 32/64 bit with external display, Windows Taskbar may show on the Primary display while desktop icons show on the extended screen.
Thu, 12 Nov 2009 Sometimes it takes more than 3 minutes to enter or leave Windows 7 OS.
Tue, 08 Dec 2009 After letting the machine sit idle for 10 or more minutes, you may notice that the task-bar does not pop up when moving the mouse to the bottom of the screen, or the start menu does not appear when using the windows key. After approximately 30 seconds, Windows will return to normal operation. The scenario happens in Windows 7 with following settings: Task-bar set to auto-hide, Turn off the display power option is set to 1 minute, Put the computer to sleep power option is set to never, No open windows on the desktop.
Tue, 16 Mar 2010 My notebook has preload hard disk image. When my system hard disk encounters non-recoverable problems, how can I perform the F3 System Recovery Function?(Windows 7)
Wed, 02 Mar 2011 Immediately after you log on to Windows 7, you will see the following Windows Activation window: Windows is not genuine Your computer might not be running a counterfeit copy of Windows. 0x80070005 You may also notice the following symptoms: The computer desktop background is black, and you receive the following error message on the bottom right corner of the screen: “This copy of Windows is not genuine” You receive the following error message when you view the System Properties: (Control Panel / System and Security / System) “You must activate today. Activate Windows now” If you try to use slmgr.vbs /dlv to view the licensing status, you receive the following message: Error: 0x80070005 Access denied: the requested action requires elevated privileges Note: This error message may also occur when a command that is being executed requires an elevated command prompt and is unrelated to the issue discussed here.
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