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ThinkVantage Active Protection System for Windows 8 (64-bit), 7 (64-bit) - ThinkPad Edge E145, S440, Lenovo V4400u

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ThinkVantage Active Protection System
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Windows 8 (64-bit)

This package installs the software support for ThinkVantage Active Protection System.

Refer to marketing materials to find out what computer models support which devices.


  • If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.
Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation Instructions
Uninstallation Instructions
Determining which version is installed


Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • ThinkPad S440, S3-S440
  • Lenovo V4400u
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8 64-bitt
Summary of Changes


  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function


  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad S440, S3-S440, Lenovo V4400u.
Installation Instructions


  • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Version Information section.
  • If you have ThinkVantage Productivity Center installed on your system, update
    your Productivity Center to version 2.00 (or later) prior to install ThinkVantage Active Protection System.
Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click the Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrator account.
  2. Locate the directory where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  6. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

Silent Install

This is for system administrators' use only.

  1. Refer to the Manual Install section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 11 of the Installing files section, uncheck the checkbox next
    to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute setup.exe with the following options.
    -s -v"/qn REBOOT=ReallySuppress"
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup -s -v"/qn REBOOT=ReallySuppress"
Uninstallation Instructions
Manual Uninstall
  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Windows key + X, then click Control Panel.
  3. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select ThinkVantage Active Protection System, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.


Determining which version is installed
  1. Press Windows key + X ,and click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click the Lenovo's Airbag Protection icon.
  3. Click the About tab on ThinkVantage Active Protection System Properties.
  4. Version information is shown in the Software Version: section.


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  • Document ID:DS036053
  • Last Updated :18 Jun 2014
  • © 2015 Lenovo