EX460

MSI recommends Windows® 7.

Overview


EX460

  Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium 


 A Visual Feast of Excitement

- ATI HD4330 3D Graphics Card (Built-in 512 MB VRAM)

The EX460 is equipped with the ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD4330 3D Graphics Card (embedded with 512 MB VRAM) for the most realistic visual presentation.




- 14" HD LCD Display (16:9 ratio)

The 16:9 Theater Ratio can provide an additional 14% visual area when compared to the 16:10 standard of most notebook computers, the BLACK BARS on the top and bottom of the screen can also be avoided. This is perfect for playing HD videos at any possible angle, absolutely ideal for visual enjoyment.



- The Latest in LED Power-Saving Backlight Technology

The EX460 is embedded with LED power-saving backlight technology to provide better color fullness and brightness, elevating the total quality of imagery. Furthermore, the lower usage of power can offer a longer operating time. 


 Slick and Simple Appearance

- Slick and Aerodynamic Design

The EX460 is slick and simple in design, perfect for those that are practical and efficient at work, frown from too much attention and glamour. The body of the EX460 is 344 millimeter in length, 212 millimeter in width, and 13.5-28 millimeter in thickness. The entire notebook weighs in at approximately 2 kilograms added with the battery, very ideal for taking it on the run so you can enjoy movies and music at your personal leisure.  

 

- Exclusive MSI EDS (Ergonomic De-Stress) Keyboard

MSI has designed a new keyboard with this particular notebook computer 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 EDS (Ergonomic De-Stress) Keyboard has a surface areas that is 51% larger, so the face of each individual key 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 Exclusive Energy-Saving ECO Engine Technology

EX460 has applied the brand new exclusive ECO Engine technology for extraordinary energy-saving capability. Through this power management system, the user may select different energy usage according to the needs under varies circumstances to prolong battery hours.

The users may select between the 5 functioning modes of office, gaming, movie, presentation, and Turbo Battery with the ECO buttons. The system will adjust the usage of power and brightness of the screen as needed to prolong battery operation. Furthermore, you can return to the usual setting by the simple touch of the “ECO OFF” button. 


 Create a High-Quality, All-Around, Wireless Life without Boundary

- Convenient Wireless Internet Access

The EX460 has the 802.11 b/g/n wireless all region internet connection so you can roam freely on the internet, also offering Bluetooth transmission interface so you can stay connected to your cellular phones, headset, PDA, and other gadgets without the hassles of wires and cables.




- Instant Teleconferencing

The EX460 is embedded with a high pixel webcam and microphone both incorporated in one total package; expressing a technological and fashionable appearance. The user may broadcast live during teleconferencing, capturing every exciting moment offered by the limitless world of the internet. 


 Smart Solution

The EX460 uses Intel® Core™2 Duo processor, to deliver innovative mobile solutions with unrivaled processor performance, stunning new HD capabilities, great wireless connectivity, and long battery life. EX460 gives users much more freedom and flexibility to learn, play, and enjoy on the go.

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.

 

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 Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor
OS Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium
(MSI recommends upgrade to Genuine Windows Vista® Business)
Chipset SiS® 672DX+SIS® 968
Memory DDR2 667/800, Max: 4GB
LCD Size 14" 1366x768
Graphics ATI® Mobility Radeon HD 4330
Graphics VRAM DDR2 512MB
HDD (GB) 2.5" 250GB/320GB/500GB SATA
Optical Drive Super-Multi / Blu-ray
Audio 2 Speakers
Webcam 1.3M
Card Reader SD/MMC/MS/XD
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
Express Card 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.

 

Awards

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 Modify the behavior for setting the Super password in BIOS setup menu.
Version 1.1P
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2010-05-24
Download download File Size 0.53 MB
Note

Driver

Win7 32,Vista 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 6.0.1.6093
Type Audio Release Date 2010-11-12
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 81.6 MB
Realtek HD Audio
Description
Version 6.0.1.5821
Type Audio Release Date 2010-11-12
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 56.95 MB
SiS 672DX Chipset
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type Chipset Release Date 2010-02-11
OS Win7 32
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
SiS 672DX Chipset
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type Chipset Release Date 2010-02-11
OS Vista 32
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
msi Bluetooth_6837D
Description
Version 7.10.01
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2009-12-24
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 73.52 MB
msi Bluetooth_6837D
Description
Version 6.40.0.1
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2009-09-14
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 66.51 MB
Realtek Card Reader
Description
Version 6.1.7600.30111
Type Card Reader Release Date 2010-07-19
OS Vista 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
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330/4570/4670
Description
Version 8.593.0.0000
Type VGA Release Date 2009-10-29
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 98.98 MB
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
Description
Version 8.631.0.0000
Type VGA Release Date 2009-09-24
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 108.14 MB
SiS LAN
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type LAN Release Date 2010-02-25
OS Win7 32
Download N/A File Size 0 MB
SiS LAN
Description
Version 2.0.1039.1670
Type LAN Release Date 2009-12-25
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 4.95 MB
Agere Modem
Description
Version 2.2.98.0
Type Modem Release Date 2010-11-12
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 1.45 MB
Agere Modem
Description
Version 2.2.98.0
Type Modem Release Date 2010-07-29
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 1.45 MB
Synaptics Touchpad
Description
Version 16.3.1.2
Type TouchPad Release Date 2012-12-18
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 46.26 MB
TouchPad
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type TouchPad Release Date 2009-05-15
OS Vista 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 32
Download download File Size 17.58 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 2010-09-30
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 1.46 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 7.7.0.331
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2009-09-14
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 20.88 MB
Camera
Description This device uses the native driver bundled in operating system.
Version
Type Camera Release Date 2010-03-16
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 2010-03-16
OS Vista 32
Download N/A File Size 0 MB

Utility

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.
Easy Face(XP 32,11036)
Description
Version 1.1.0.36
Type Utility Release Date 2011-04-12
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 15.87 MB
Note
Easy Face(W7 32,11036)
Description
Version 1.1.0.36
Type Utility Release Date 2011-04-12
OS Win7 32
Download download File Size 15.87 MB
Note
Easy Face(Vista 32,11036)
Description
Version 1.1.0.36
Type Utility Release Date 2011-04-12
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 15.87 MB
Note
System Control Manager (SCM) for Vista32
Description System Control Manager
Version 2.210.0205.006.06
Type Utility Release Date 2010-02-24
OS Vista 32, XP 32
Download download File Size 5.45 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.


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
Tue, 29 Mar 2011 If SD card is inserted, the system will hang up in Windows 7 boot logo occasionally during Windows 7 OS loading.
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.
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.
Wed, 25 Aug 2010 Why does the system occasionally hang up in Windows 7 boot logo during Windows 7 OS loading after I inserted SD card? Note: Issue will happen even when you restart your system.
Wed, 25 Aug 2010 SiS 191 Lan controller can't support Gigabit?
Wed, 25 Aug 2010 I can hear some noise coming from the speakers (left and right) during music playback using Windows Media Player under Windows 7.
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 How to run 3DMark06 on models with ATI Graphics?
Wed, 17 Mar 2010 When playing the sound that recorded by internal mic, you may find the sound has interference. It appears in Windows 7 operation system.
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?
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 Where can I find the drivers?
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 What OS can MSI Media Center or MSI Media Center Deluxe II support?
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 How can I know what CPU can my motherboard support?
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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