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Synaptics UltraNav driver for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit), 8 (32-bit, 64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), XP - ThinkPad
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Synaptics ThinkPad UltraNav Driver
6hgx79ww.exe
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16.2.19.1314 Oct 2013
README for Synaptics ThinkPad UltraNav Driver
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16.2.19.1331 Oct 2013

This package installs the software (ThinkPad UltraNav driver) to enable the following device.

  • ThinkPad UltraNav Pointing Device
  • IBM ThinkPad UltraNav Pointing Device

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.

This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.

Contents
Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Important
Installation instructions
Uninstallation instructions
Determining which version is installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • Edge 11, Edge 13, Edge 14, Edge 15
  • Edge E10, Edge E30, Edge E31, Edge E40, Edge E50
  • Edge E120, Edge E125, Edge E220s, Edge E320, Edge E325
  • Edge E420, Edge E420s, Edge E425, Edge E520, Edge E525
  • L410, L412, L420, L421, L510, L512, L520
  • R40, R50, R50p, R51, R52, R60
  • R61 (*2)
    Machine types:
    7732, 7733, 7734, 7735, 7736, 7737, 7738, 7742, 7743, 7744, 7751, 7753, 7754, 7755,
    8942, 8943, 8944, 8945, 8947, 8948, 8949
  • R61i (*2)
    Machine types:
    7732, 7742, 8943
  • R400
  • S430, SL410, SL510
  • T30 (*1), T40, T40p, T41, T41p, T42, T42p, T43, T43p (*1), T60, T60p, T61, T61p
  • T400, T400s, T410, T410i, T410s, T410si, T420, T420i, T420s, T420si, T430, T430i, T430s, T430si
  • T500, T510, T510i, T520, T520i, T530, T530i
  • Twist S230u
  • W500, W510, W520, W530
  • W700, W700ds, W701, W701ds
  • X1, X1 Hybrid, X1 Carbon (Type 34xx)
  • X100e, X120e, X121e, X130e
  • X201, X201i, X201s, X201 Tablet, X220, X220i, X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet
  • X230, X230i, X230 Tablet, X230i Tablet
  • Mini 10
  • Z60m, Z60t, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t

 

Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1  32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 SP2, SP3

Note:

 

Summary of changes

Where:

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

Version 16.2.19.13

  • [Important] Added support for Windows 8.1 32-bit,64-bit.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the mouse cursor moves when the lid is closed on ThinkPad
    T430 (Windows XP, Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit, & Windows 8 32-bit, 64-bit).
    Note: BIOS Version 2.57 or later is also required to fix the issue.

Version 16.2.19.11

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the mouse cursor moves when the lid is closed on ThinkPad
    T430 (Windows 7  32-bit, 64-bit).
    Note: BIOS Version 2.57 or later is also required to fix the issue.

Version 16.2.19.9

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the mouse cursor drifts in Tablet mode on ThinkPad Twist S230u.
    Note: BIOS Version 1.55 or later is also required to fix the issue.

Note:
Please refer to the README file for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

 

Notes
  • The TrackPoint driver does not need to be installed on the UltraNav models.
  • Multi-touch gestures are supported only with the multi-touch touch pad.
  • This package discontinued support for Windows 2000 in version 11.1.21.2
    For Windows 2000, use the version 11.1.21.2 (Build ID: 7iGU07WW) of this package.
  • If the driver detects that either TrackPoint or keyboard is in use, it will suppress the touchPad pointing and gestures. After keyboard or TrackPoint use is complete, the touchPad will remain suppressed for a short period of time (less than one second). Optionally the suppression will be extended until all fingers break contact with the TouchPad. This feature has been supported from version 15.2.19.0 (Build ID:6HGX37WW).
  • To cancel this feature,
    1. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
    2. Make sure View by Category is selected, and click Hardware and Sound.
    3. Click Mouse, then select UltraNav tab.
    4. Click Settings of TouchPad.
    5. Click Smart Check Settings, then click PalmCheck.
    6. Set the slider to Minimum, then press OK. Or uncheck Prioritize for TrackPoint and keyboard input.
  • BIOS Version 1.55 or later is also required to fix an issue where the mouse
    cursor drifts in Tablet mode on ThinkPad Twist/S230u Twist.

 

Installation instructions

Note:

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. 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 to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

Silent Install

Note: 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 -s -sms options. .
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup -s -sms

 

Uninstallation Instructions
Manual Uninstall

[Windows 8]

  1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left area of the screen.
  2. Select Programs and Features from the menu.
  3. Select ThinkPad UltraNav Driver, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

[Windows 7]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  3. Make sure View by Category is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select ThinkPad UltraNav Driver, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

[Windows Vista]

  1. Start Windows and logon with administrative account.
  2. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  3. Make sure Control Panel Home is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select IBM ThinkPad UltraNav Driver or ThinkPad UltraNav Driver, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

[Windows XP]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select IBM ThinkPad UltraNav Driver or ThinkPad UltraNav Driver, and click Remove or Change/Remove.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

 

Determining which version is installed

[Windows 8]

  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 Mice and other pointing devices category.
  4. Double-click IBM ThinkPad UltraNav Pointing Device or ThinkPad UltraNav Pointing Device.
  5. Click the Driver tab.
  6. Check Driver Version.

[Windows 7/Vista]

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
  3. At the left pane, click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Mice and other pointing devices category.
  5. Double-click IBM ThinkPad UltraNav Pointing Device or ThinkPad UltraNav Pointing Device.
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.

[Windows XP]

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
  3. Click the Hardware tab and then click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Mice and other pointing devices category.
  5. Double-click IBM ThinkPad UltraNav Pointing Device or ThinkPad UltraNav Pointing Device.
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.


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Document ID : DS019164
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-66898
Last Updated : 21 Mar 2014
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