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Intel Wireless 7260 Driver for Windows 8.1 (64-bit) - ThinkPad Edge E440, Edge E540
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Intel Wireless 7260 Driver
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17.0.2.521 May 2014
README for Intel Wireless 7260 Driver
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This package installs the software (Wireless LAN driver and utility) to enable the following devices.

Device name Device name in the Device Manager
Intel Wireless-N 7260 Intel Wireless-N 7260

Contents
Supported System
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of Changes
Installation Instructions
Uninstallation Instructions
Determining which Version is Installed

 

Supported System
  • ThinkPad Edge E440
  • ThinkPad Edge E540
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit
Summary of Changes

Where:

  • < > Package Version number
  • ( ) Build ID for administrative purpose
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 17.0.2.5

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that is related to disconnection issue.

Version 16.6.0.8

  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad Edge E440, E540.
Installation Instructions

Notes:

  • 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.
  • You may need to re-enter security information after updating the Wireless LAN driver.
  • AMT 4.2 or later must be used for Wireless Intel AMT capabilities. If AMT 4.1 or earlier version is used, Intel Wireless LAN driver must be version 12.x. You have nothing to do with that without using the AMT.
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.
  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 an administrator account.
  2. Locate the folder 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.
    Note:
    If you use ThinkVantage Access Connections, Intel PROSet/Wireless component
    needs to be installed as pre-selected during the above procedure.
  3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart
    the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in the 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 Autorun.exe with the -q option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\Autorun -q
Uninstallation Instructions
Manual Uninstall

Note: If winlogon.exe error or any problem occurs after uninstalling the software, re-install any version of the software for problem solving.

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Refer to the Manual Install section, and download and extract the file.
  3. In the step 11 of the Installing files section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  4. Locate the folder where the file was extracted.
  5. Locate the Autorun.exe file and double-click it.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

Or

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Refer to the Manual Install section, and download and extract the file.
  3. In the step 11 of the Installing files section, uncheck the checkbox next
    to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  4. Locate the folder where the file was extracted.
  5. Locate the Autorun.exe file and double-click it.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

 

Manual Silent Uninstall
  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 Autorun.exe with the -q -uninstall options.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\Autorun -q -uninstall
Determining which version is installed
  1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left area of the screen.
  2. Select Device Manager from the menu.
  3. Double-click the Network adapters category.
  4. Double-click Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260/Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless 7260BN.
  5. Click the Driver tab.
  6. Check Driver Version.


If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please do try the following options:
1. Lenovo Assisted Search
2. Product usage and general troubleshooting tips
3. Lenovo Support Forum
4. Technical Support Call Centre

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Document ID : DS039814
Last Updated : 21 May 2014
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