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Registry patch to enable Device Initiated Power Management on SATA hard drives for Windows Vista - ThinkPad
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Registry patch to enable DIPM on SATA hard drives
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1.02 05 Jul 2011
README for Registry patch to enable DIPM on SATA hard drives
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1.02 05 Jul 2011

This package contains the following support modules:

  • Registry patch to enable Device Initiated Power Management (DIPM) on SATA
Supported Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation Instructions
Uninstallation Instructions


Supported Systems

Supported ThinkPad systems:

  • E320,E325.
  • L410, L412, L420, L421, L510, L512, L520
  • R60, R60e, R61, R61e, R61i , R400, R500
  • SL300, SL400, SL400c, SL410, SL500, SL500c, SL510
  • T60, T60p, T61, T61p, T400, T400s, T410, T410i, T410s, T410si, T420s, T420si , T500, T510, T510i
  • W500, W510, W700, W700ds, W701, W701ds
  • X60, X60s, X60 Tablet, X61, X61s, X61 Tablet, X120e, X121e, X200, X200s, X200 Tablet, X201, X201i, X201s, X201 Tablet, X300, X301
  • Z61e, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t
  • Reserve Edition


Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit


Summary of Changes


  • < > Version numbers
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 1.02

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X121e,Edge E320,E325.

Please refer to the README file under the "File details" section for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

Installation Instructions
  1. Start Windows Vista and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Double-click the driver package to extract it to your hard drive. The default location is C:\DRIVERS\VISTA\ENBDIPM.
  3. Click Start, select My Computer, and navigate to the location where the package was extracted in step 2.
  4. Double-click DipmOn.reg to start the installation.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.


Uninstallation Instructions

How to disable DIPM on SATA (how to uninstall this package):

  1. Run (Double-click) DipmOff.reg in ENBDIPM folder.


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Document ID : DS013987
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-67811
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