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Wireless WAN (1xEV-DO Verizon) driver for Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000 - ThinkPad T61, T61p, X61, X61s, X61 Tablet, X300, ThinkPad Reserve Edition
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Wireless WAN (1xEV-DO Verizon) driver
2.19 MB 12 Jun 2007
This package provides the Wireless WAN driver to enable the following adapters.
- Sierra Wireless MC5725 Modem

This release supports the following ThinkPad systems:
- ThinkPad T61, T61p
- ThinkPad X61, X61s, X61 Tablet, X300
- ThinkPad Reserve Edition

The following operating systems are supported:
- Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
- Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit
- Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional
- Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005
- Microsoft Windows 2000

Note: This driver is language independent and can be used with any language system.
Additional information
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Determining which version is installed


Summary of changes
  • [Important] Added support for Microsoft Windows 7.
  • (Initial Release) Support for the ThinkPad T61, T61p, X61, X61s, X61 Tablet, and ThinkPad Reserve Edition.
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad X300 (added).



Notes: To use the device supported by this package, the following software should be installed as well as this package.

[Windows 7]

[Windows Vista/XP/2000]


Installation Instructions
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 administrative privileges.
  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.

[Installing files]

  1. Locate the folder where the files were extracted in Step 8. Then go to the Driver folder.
  2. Double-click MC5720AC.msi file.
  3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.


Determining which version is installed

[Windows 7]

  1. Start Windows 7.
  2. Click Start.
  3. Right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
  4. At the left pane, click Device Manager.
  5. Double-click the Modems category.
  6. Double-click Sierra Wireless Modem device.
  7. Click the Driver tab.
  8. Check Driver Version.

[Windows Vista]

  1. Start Windows Vista.
  2. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  3. Click System and Maintenance.
  4. Click System.
  5. From the left pane, click Device Manager.
  6. Click Modems.
  7. Double-click Sierra Wireless Modem Device.
  8. Click the Driver tab. The driver version will be displayed.

[Windows XP]

  1. Start Windows XP.
  2. Click Start, then right-click My Computer.
  3. Click Properties.
  4. Click the Hardware tab.
  5. Click Device Manager.
  6. Expand the Modems category.
  7. Double-click Sierra Wireless Modem Device.
  8. Click the Driver tab. The driver version will be displayed.

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 : DS003197
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-67954
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