S12T

MSI recommends Windows 8.

Overview

 



 
AMD Kabini E1-Series/A4-Series APU
 

The S12T features AMD latest power-sipping Kabini platform with your choice of E1 duo-core or high-end A4 quad-core series APU. Kabini comes with enhanced overall computing and graphic performance that blasts away all competition in the same category.
 

 

 
 
 

Classic brushed aluminum finish

 

The brushed aluminum cover is both stylish and classy.

 
 
 

Nimble touch screen

 

10-point multi-touch screen allows you to control Windows 8 smoothly and with precision

 

 
 
 
Supports mSATA SSD optional for performance boost up*
 

The mSATA SSD compared to HDD, It can speed up read-write time for faster boot-ups and quicker response times. You'll be impressed with the mSATA SSD's superior read-write performance.
*mSATA SSD optional

 
 
High-Definition Multimedia Interface
 

The S12T HDMI output not only delivers super-fast 5GB per second data rates, but it also reduces cable clutter, while ensuring the best possible video quality. By taking advantage of HDMI, the S12T can render game scenes with spectacular clarity and realism, making it a great choice for the next generation of both PC and online games.

 


 
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.

 
 
 
Built-in 720P HD Webcam   Latest & fastest data transfer technology USB3.0

 

 

 

 

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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 Kabini A4-Series/ E1-Series
OS Windows 8.1
Memory 4GB DDR3 (Up to 16GB)
LCD Size 11.6” HD (Glare type) with Touch Panel 1366x768, 16:9
Graphics AMD Radeon HD Series
HDD (GB) 2.5” SATA HDD / mSATA SSD(optional)
Webcam HD Webcam
Card Reader SD
LAN Gigabit LAN
Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
D-Sub (VGA) 1
HDMI 1(v1.4)
USB 2.0 port 2
USB 3.0 port 1
Mic-in/Headphone-out 1
Keyboard 87 keys
Battery 3 cell
Dimension 296(W)x 190(D)x 22.5~30.1(H) mm
Weight (KG) 1.3 KG (with 3-cell 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

Gold Award - PC.COM Magazine
Date: 2014-00
Title: Gold Award
Review: -
Media: PC.COM Magazine
Country: Malaysia

BIOS

Win8.1 64,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 Support SLP2.1 for Win7.
Version 301
Type BIOS Release Date 2014-03-26
Download download File Size 1.89 MB
OS Win7 64
Note
Description Fixed the issue that Win8.1 WHCK(USB Exposed port) test fail.
Version 10A
Type BIOS Release Date 2013-12-11
Download download File Size 1.89 MB
OS Win8.1 64
Note
Description 1. Fixed the issue that screen show garbage before login system(Wake from S4 and Press F11 enter BBS).
2. Fixed the issue that BIOS password dialog box display is abnormal after input three times wrong password when password check set Always.
Version 106
Type BIOS Release Date 2013-09-24
Download download File Size 1.89 MB
OS Win8 64
Note

Driver

Win8.1 64,Win8 64

!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 Audio
Description
Version 6.0.1.7016
Type Audio Release Date 2013-11-08
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 215.61 MB
Realtek Audio
Description
Version 6.0.1.7027
Type Audio Release Date 2013-10-11
OS Win8.1 64
Download download File Size 216.65 MB
AzureWave Bluetooth
Description
Version 1.3.780.3
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2014-02-28
OS Win8.1 64
Download download File Size 54.3 MB
Bluetooth AW-NB114H
Description
Version 1.3.728.3
Type Bluetooth Release Date 2013-09-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 52.68 MB
ATI VGA Driver
Description
Version 13.152.0.0
Type VGA Release Date 2014-04-08
OS Win8.1 64
Download download File Size 284.12 MB
ATI VGA
Description N/A
Version 13.120.5.0
Type VGA Release Date 2013-09-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 227.64 MB
Qualcomm Lan
Description
Version 2.1.0.21
Type LAN Release Date 2013-10-14
OS Win8.1 64
Download download File Size 5.78 MB
Qualcomm LAN
Description N/A
Version 2.1.0.17
Type LAN Release Date 2013-09-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 5.84 MB
ElantechTouchPad
Description N/A
Version 11.13.3.3
Type TouchPad Release Date 2013-09-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 106.79 MB
AzureWave Wireless LAN
Description
Version 2012.3.0913.2013
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2014-02-28
OS Win8.1 64
Download download File Size 33.5 MB
AzureWave WLAN
Description N/A
Version 2007.12.0419.2013
Type Wireless LAN Release Date 2013-09-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 36.74 MB
Elantench Touchpad
Description
Version 11.13.4.4
Type Touchpad patch Release Date 2013-10-11
OS Win8.1 64
Download download File Size 98.99 MB
Radio Switch
Description
Version 1.1.0.0
Type Radio Switch Release Date 2013-10-11
OS Win8.1 64
Download download File Size 0.76 MB
Radio Switch
Description N/A
Version 1.1.0.0
Type Radio Switch Release Date 2013-09-23
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 0.78 MB

Utility

Win8.1 64,Win8 64

!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.
Boot Configure
Description
Version 10.014.01164
Type Utility Release Date 2014-01-23
OS Win8.1 64
Download download File Size 1.99 MB
Note
SCM
Description
Version 13.013.09262
Type Utility Release Date 2013-10-21
OS Win8.1 64
Download download File Size 3.39 MB
Note
Super Charger
Description
Version 1.2.020
Type Utility Release Date 2013-10-14
OS Win8.1 64
Download download File Size 1.61 MB
Note
Super charger
Description
Version 1.2.019
Type Utility Release Date 2013-09-24
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 1.61 MB
Note
Battery Calibration
Description
Version 1.0.1208.0301
Type Utility Release Date 2013-09-24
OS Win8 64
Download download File Size 2.55 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

Win8.1 64,Win8 64

!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. Adjust camera device power sequence.
2. Add Win8.1 support.
Version 501
Type Firmware Release Date 2013-09-24
Download download File Size 0.26 MB
OS Win8.1 64, Win8 64
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?
Fri, 24 Jan 2014 When I select refresh or reset button in the Recovery screen of the Windows 8.1, there will be a message pop-up window showing “Insert media. Some files are missing. Your Windows installation or recovery media will provide these files”. What can I do?
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 How to use my recovery disk or USB flash drive to recover the system?
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?
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 There might be a message saying secureboot is not configured correctly after upgrading to Windows 8.1.
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?
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 System pops up an error message “MSI Battery Calibration has stopped working”. (See photo)
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 After upgrading to Windows 8.1, OS always shows an error message “Sound Blaster Cinema has stopped working”. How can I resolve it?
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 After upgrading to Windows 8.1, when opening photo or picture by Windows Photo Viewer, it will show "COM Surrogate has stopped working".
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 After upgrading to Windows 8.1, when opening SCM from the System Tray, it shows "SCM has stopped working".
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.
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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