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Verizon Wireless WAN adapter software for Windows 2000, XP - ThinkPad R60, R60e T60, T60p, X60, X60s, X60 Tablet, Z60m, Z60t, Z61e, Z61m, Z61t
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Verizon Wireless WAN adapter software
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6.18/ 28 Apr 2006
README for Verizon Wireless WAN adapter software
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6.18/ 28 Apr 2006
This package installs the software (Wireless WAN driver) to enable the following adapter:

- Sierra Wireless MC5720 Modem

The following systems are supported:

- ThinkPad R60, R60e
- ThinkPad T60, T60p
- ThinkPad X60, X60s, X60 Tablet
- ThinkPad Z60m, Z60t, Z61e, Z61m, Z61t

The following software must be updated when you install this package.
- ThinkVantage Access Connections ver. 4.12 or higher
- Hotkey Features for Windows 98/98 SE/Me/NT 4.0/2000/XP ver. 1.20.0508 or higher

To install the Wireless WAN driver, refer to the "Installation instructions" section.
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Determining which version is installed
Firmware update

Summary of changes
Version 6.18/ (79WC17WW)
  • (New) Support for Access Connections 4.12.
  • (Fix) Battery hour decreases after suspend and resume.

Version 6.15/ (79WC15WW)

  • (New) Support for Access Connections 4.0.
  • (New) Modem Firmware to disable a manual activation with Access Connections 4.0 (Only Applicable to ThinkPad Z60m, Z60t).

Version 6.11/ (79WC11WW)

  • (New) Support for ThinkPad Z60m, Z60t (Initial release).
  • (New) Support for Access Connections 3.8.
Installation instructions
Manual installation
Note: If you are running Windows 2000, you need to uninstall the previous driver if it is already installed (Not required for XP).
  1. Start Windows 2000/XP and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard drive.
  3. Start Explorer and open the folder where the this package was extracted. For example C:\Drivers\WIN\WWANSR\Driver\SETUP. If you extracted this package to a different location, specify that location instead.
  4. Double-click \Driver\MC5720AC.msi file.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  6. Restart the computer.
Determining which version is installed
Windows XP
  1. Click Start and then click Control Panel.
  2. Click Performance and Maintenance.
  3. Click System.
  4. Click the Hardware tab.
  5. Click Device Manager.
  6. Double-click Sierra Wireless Modem Device.
  7. Click the Driver tab to verify the Driver Version.
Windows 2000
  1. Click Start, select Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click System.
  3. Click the Hardware tab.
  4. Click Device Manager.
  5. Double-click Sierra Wireless Modem Device.
  6. Click the Driver tab to verify the Driver Version.
Firmware update

Issue date: April 28, 2006
Fixes: Radio state is not persistent after suspend and resume

Firmware update file: 79wd01ww.exe

Firmware README file: 79wd01ww.txt

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Document ID : DS013875
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-61618
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