CX61

MSI recommends Windows 8.

Overview

 

 
 

 

MSI Exclusive S-Bar software make your computer smarter!
 

MSI's exclusive S-Bar user-friendly design lets you control all system functions in a digital multimedia lifestyle with a simple click of the mouse. All it can be simply and easily accomplished to meet all functional demands of multimedia.

 

 

 

 

Enjoy your multimedia entertainment on the go
 

Supports HDMI 1.4 for HD pictures

The new HDMI 1.4 Ethernet Channel integrates Internet-enabled HDMI equipment, allowing you to connect to the Internet without other cables. There’s no need to add cables if you want to add an audio channel as you can just use the HDMI cable to transmit audio streams to A/V receivers. The supports extreme HD for a better, more true-to-life, and natural picture.

 

 

 

 

 

The latest Bluetooth 4.0 technology

The major improvement of Bluetooth 4.0 over 3.0 is that devices transfer much more data, using less power. Devices can also connect and begin transferring data in as little as 3 milliseconds. It also effectively transfers data within a greatly expanded range (over 100 meters) and uses the AES-128 CCM authenticated encryption algorithm, ensuring better security.

 

                 
 

The 360° surround-sound acoustics of the SRS PC TruSurround XT technology

The 360° surround-sound acoustics of the C-Series’s headphone audio give music a like-it’s-live presence and sense of space, so you can enjoy perfect listening wherever you happen to be. Together with the 15.6” widescreen display, the superb sound makes the C-Series your own private theater. The SRS PC Sound™-certified audio performance ensures you enjoy an utterly captivating aural experience.

 

 

 

 

 

  


 

 

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 The 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i3/i5 Processor
OS Windows 8
Chipset Intel HM76
Memory DDR3 ,up to 1600MHz
LCD Size 15.6" HD (1366x768) LED backlight
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GT730M (CX61 0OD)
NVIDIA GeForce GT710M (CX61 0OC)
NVIDIA GeForce GT645M (CX61 0NF)
NVIDIA GeForce GT635M (CX61 0NE)
NVIDIA GeForce GT640M (CX61 0ND)
NVIDIA GeForce GT630M (CX61 0NC)
Graphics VRAM DDR3 2GB
HDD (GB) 750GB/640/500GB SATA 5400rpm
Optical Drive Blu-ray / DVD Super Multi
Audio 2
Webcam HD type (30fps@720p)
Card Reader SD
LAN Gigabit LAN
Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
D-Sub (VGA) 1
HDMI 1
USB 2.0 port 1
USB 3.0 port 2
Mic-in/Headphone-out 1 / 1
Keyboard 102 keys
AC Adapter 95W
Battery 6-Cell
Power Management Turbo Battery+
Dimension 383(W)x249.5(D)x32.3~37.6(H)mm
Weight (KG) 2.4Kg (w/ Battery)

 

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

Win8 64,Win7 64

!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 First Release
Version 406
Type BIOS Release Date 2013-09-26
Download download File Size 2.69 MB
OS Win7 64
Note For CX61 0NC/0ND/0NE/0NF
Description First Release.
Version A09
Type BIOS Release Date 2013-09-26
Download download File Size 3.46 MB
OS Win8 64
Note For CX61 0OC/0OD/0OL
Description First Release
Version 50I
Type BIOS Release Date 2013-09-26
Download download File Size 3.02 MB
OS Win8 64
Note For CX61 0NE/0NF
Description First Release
Version 902
Type BIOS Release Date 2013-09-26
Download download File Size 2.71 MB
OS Win7 64
Note For CX61 0OC/0OD/0OL

Driver

Win8 64,Win7 64,Win7 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.
Realtek HD Audio
Description
Version 6.0.1.6728
Type Audio Release Date 2013-03-28
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 131.77 MB
Realtek HD Audio
Description
Version 6.0.1.6537
Type Audio Release Date 2012-05-09
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 127.13 MB
Intel(R) 7 Series Chipset
Description Intel(R) 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family
Version 9.3.0.1019
Type Chipset Release Date 2013-06-11
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 2.87 MB
Intel(R) Chipset
Description Intel(R) 6&7 Series/C216 Chipset Family
Version 9.3.0.1025
Type Chipset Release Date 2013-05-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 3.97 MB
Atheros Bluetooth AW-NB100H
Description
Version 8.0.0.220
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2013-04-02
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 182.51 MB
Intel Bluetooth-Intel Canyon Peak Centrino Wireless-N135 + BT4.0
Description
Version 2.6.23.40059
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2012-12-07
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 76.08 MB
Intel Bluetooth-Intel Canyon Peak Centrino Wireless-N 135 + BT4.0
Description
Version 2.2.16.30255
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2012-11-21
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 323.65 MB
Atheros Bluetooth AW-NB100H
Description
Version 7.4.0.120
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2012-09-28
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 172.49 MB
Intel Bluetooth_N130
Description
Version 2.5.21.40054
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2012-08-22
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 64.65 MB
Intel Bluetooth_N130
Description
Version 1.0.78.20535
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2012-05-08
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 149.05 MB
Intel Bluetooth_N130
Description
Version 1.0.78.20535
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2011-09-06
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 149.05 MB
Realtek Card Reader
Description
Version 6.1.8400.30136
Type Card Reader Release Date 2012-08-24
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 10.95 MB
Realtek Card Reader
Description
Version 6.1.7600.30127
Type Card Reader Release Date 2011-07-14
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 9.49 MB
Realtek Card Reader
Description
Version 6.1.7600.30127
Type Card Reader Release Date 2011-07-14
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 9.49 MB
NVIDIA GeForce GT730M
Description For CX61 0OD
Version 311.51
Type VGA Release Date 2014-01-17
OS Win8 64, Win7 64
Download download File Size 237.25 MB
NVIDIA GeForce GT710M/645M/640M/635M/630M
Description For CX61 0NC/0ND/0NE/0NF/0OC
Version 311.00
Type VGA Release Date 2013-09-25
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 237.13 MB
Intel HD Graphics Family_Intel Ivy Bridge
Description
Version 8.15.10.2696
Type VGA Release Date 2013-09-25
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 112.83 MB
Intel HD Graphics Family_Intel Ivy Bridge
Description
Version 8.15.10.2696
Type VGA Release Date 2013-09-25
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 151.48 MB
NVIDIA GeForce GT710M/645M/635M/640M/630M
Description For CX61 0NC/0ND/0NE/0NF/0OC
Version 295.62
Type VGA Release Date 2013-09-25
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 140.19 MB
NVIDIA GeForce 710M/645M/635M/640M/630M
Description For CX61 0NC/0ND/0NE/0NF/0OC
Version 297.07
Type VGA Release Date 2013-09-25
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 228.16 MB
Intel HD Graphics Family_Intel Ivy Bridge
Description
Version 9.17.10.2875
Type VGA Release Date 2013-01-02
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 137.24 MB
Realtek LAN
Description
Version 8.2.612.2012
Type LAN Release Date 2012-08-22
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 5.61 MB
Realtek LAN
Description
Version 7.46.610.2011
Type LAN Release Date 2012-05-09
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 5.53 MB
Elantech Multi Touchpad
Description
Version 8.0.5.7
Type TouchPad Release Date 2013-09-25
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 21.02 MB
Elantech Multi Touchpad
Description
Version 11.13.0.2
Type TouchPad Release Date 2012-08-22
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 130.25 MB
Atheros Wireless Lan - AW-NB100H
Description
Version 10.0.0.225
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2013-04-02
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 37.84 MB
Intel Canyon Peak Centrino Wireless-N135/130 + BT4.0
Description
Version 15.5.4.45
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2012-10-15
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 146.12 MB
Atheros Wireless Lan - AW-NB100H
Description
Version 9.2.0.470
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2012-09-28
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 17.62 MB
RealTeK Wireless Lan _AW-NE139H
Description
Version 2007.2.0706.2012
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2012-08-22
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 31.87 MB
RealTeK Wireless Lan _AW-NE139H
Description
Version 1005.27.928.2011
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2012-05-08
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 28.19 MB
Intel Canyon Peak Centrino Wireless-N 135 / N130 + BT4.0
Description
Version 15.1.1.1
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2012-05-04
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 580.36 MB
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Description
Version 11.6.0.1030
Type Intel Rapid Storage Technology Release Date 2013-05-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 11.22 MB
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Description
Version 11.1.0.1006
Type Intel Rapid Storage Technology Release Date 2012-05-04
OS Win7 64
Download download File Size 11.33 MB
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Description
Version 11.1.0.1006
Type Intel Rapid Storage Technology Release Date 2012-05-04
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 11.33 MB
Intel Management Engine
Description
Version 8.1.0.1263
Type Intel Management Engine Release Date 2013-05-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 118.63 MB
Intel Management Engine
Description
Version 8.0.0.1262
Type Intel Management Engine Release Date 2012-04-25
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 1.09 MB
Camera
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type Camera Release Date 2012-08-22
OS Win8 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 2010-06-24
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
Intel USB 3.0 driver
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type USB 3.0 Release Date 2013-05-23
OS Win8 64
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
Intel USB 3.0 driver
Description
Version 1.0.3.214
Type USB 3.0 Release Date 2012-05-09
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 6.78 MB
Radio Switch
Description
Version 1.0.7112.20593
Type Radio Switch Release Date 2012-11-09
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 0.78 MB

Utility

Win8 64,Win7 64,Win7 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.
One-Click-Install SCM
Description This SCM provides the fast installing method, One-Click-install method.
If your notebook happens the situation which is SCM does not work, please download newer SCM from MSI official website and then re-install SCM or use this One-Click-Install SCM to help you install SCM fast.
Version 10.013.06287
Type Utility Release Date 2013-09-16
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 3.4 MB
Note
Cyberlink PowerDVD 10 Blu-ray patch
Description This patch solved the error of playing Blu-ray DISC:

The integrity of CyberLink PowerDVD is at risk. Check your anti-virus software for malicious activities or try reinstalling CyberLink PowerDVD.
Version DVD130329-01
Type Utility Release Date 2013-04-12
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 125.84 MB
Note
SCM
Description
Version 10.013.03016
Type Utility Release Date 2013-03-06
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 3.4 MB
Note
S-Bar 2.0 (Ver 4.5)
Description
Version 21.012.12039
Type Utility Release Date 2012-12-06
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 12.57 MB
Note
SCM (Only for Windows 8 upgraded from Windows 7.)
Description Note: Please reboot and press DEL key to enter the BIOS. Make sure the EC version in the System Information page. If your EC version is 4xx, please install this version of SCM.
Version 10.212.11060
Type Utility Release Date 2012-11-26
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 4.28 MB
Note
SRS Premium Sound Driver
Description
Version 1.11.8800
Type Utility Release Date 2012-07-06
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 17.71 MB
Note
Intel Turbo Boost Monitor
Description
Version 2.1.23.0
Type Utility Release Date 2012-07-06
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 22 MB
Note
Battery Callibration
Description
Version 1.0.0.1
Type Utility Release Date 2012-04-11
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 1.71 MB
Note
Simple Camera Application (Win7 32/64)
Description Webcam Application
Version 1.0.909.0801
Type Utility Release Date 2010-06-10
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 0.76 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.
Description 1.Fix resume from S3/S4, occur white screen blinking issue.
2.Optimize recording function key and control key events method.
Version 403
Type Firmware Release Date 2013-07-18
Download download File Size 0.06 MB
Note For Windows 7
Description First Release.
Version 505
Type Firmware Release Date 2013-04-12
Download download File Size 0.22 MB
Note

FAQ

Release Date Title
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 Why I can see fuzzy and blurry text when I run some applications under Windows 8.1 system?
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 After upgrading to Windows 8.1, my Fn+F2 hotkey can't work and also not working when intel's multi-display collage function was switched on.
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 Some Blu-ray disks can't be read by my MSI notebook's TSST SN-406AB Blu-ray drive.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 How to use my recovery disk or USB flash drive to recover the system?
Wed, 15 Jan 2014 I have difficulty pairing laptop with other storage device via Bluetooth connection and even the device is successfully paired, I still cannot transfer files between laptop and the storage device. (This FAQ applies to models listed above with Windows 8.1 installed)
Wed, 15 Jan 2014 My Bluetooth headset has been successfully paired with laptop but I still cannot have sound emit from it. (This FAQ applies to models listed above with Windows 8.1 installed)
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 When WINDOWS 8 OS is in idle mode, HDD usage often reaches 100%.
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 After upgrading to Windows 8.1, why can’t I press F3 to do recovery? How can I Reset my laptop?
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 Camera APP in Start screen will freeze if I press Fn+F6 to enable/disable camera function.
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 After upgrading to Windows 8.1, when I click Intel Rapid Storage Technology (IRST) icon on the taskbar with right button of mouse and then select "Open Application", I am prompted by an error message.
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 After upgrading to Windows 8.1, why do I get an error message telling me that my drive is locked when trying to refresh system by pressing F3 key to do recovery?
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 It shows "Cannot start BlueStacks", whether click StartBluestacks on the desktop or Apps shortcut.
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 WinZip cannot be found or it is an incorrect version after system upgrades to Windows 8.1, it recurs after reboot and shutdown.
Wed, 25 Sep 2013 I have an MSI notebook with a TSST SN-406AB Blu-ray drive. The drive works well to read CDs, DVDs but it is unable to read BDs even with the proper software to do so.
Thu, 04 Jul 2013 All of function keys suddenly stop working on Win8 system. Additionally, SCM (System Control Manager) doesn’t work and SCM's icon disappears on system tray. Under this situation, it might cause that Wi-Fi LED light and Bluetooth LED light could not work well.
Tue, 18 Sep 2012 After install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, the system pops up an error message "S-bar is stopping working" when start up the system.
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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