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ThinkPad 11b/g/n Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express Adapter II for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad
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ThinkPad Wireless LAN (11b/g/n)
11.31 MB
1.00.0029.814 Sep 2011
README for ThinkPad Wireless LAN (11b/g/n)
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1.00.0029.814 Sep 2011

This package installs the software (Wireless LAN driver and Utility) to enable the following devices:

  • ThinkPad 11b/g/n Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express Adapter II


  • 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.


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


Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • Edge 13, Edge 14, Edge 15
  • Edge E30, Edge E40, Edge E50
  • L410, L510, L412, L512
  • R400, R500
  • SL410, SL510
  • T400, T400s, T410, T410i, T410s, T410si
  • T500, T510, T510i
  • W500, W510, W701, W701ds
  • X100e
  • X200, X200s, X200 Tablet
  • X201, X201i, X210s, X201 Tablet


Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit


Summary of Changes


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

Version 1.00.0029.8 (6IWS25WW)

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where wireless reconnection could not be made without rebooting after disconnection.

Version 1.00.0029.2 (6IWS24WW)

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where wireless reconnection might take long time.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where wireless reconnection might fail after resuming normal operation from standby/suspend state.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the wireless On-Screen Display might show the wireless radio turned off after resuming normal operation from standby/ suspend state.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where an error was shown when manually installing the version 1.00.0026.0 (Build ID: 6IWS21WW).

Version 1.00.0026.0 (6IWS21WW)

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where wireless network is disconnected when VPN is established
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where wireless connection might fail with PEAP-GTC.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where wireless connection failed with the wireless channel 12 or 13 when SSID was not broadcasted (Stealth mode).

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


Important Information

The following version of this software has a chance of 'ThinkPad 11b/g/n Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express Adapter II' card unusable.

Package Driver Build ID
1.00.0011 2005.0.730.2009 6IWS11WW (or lower)

The problem was fixed with the following version, so update your software to the latest one.

Package Driver Build ID
1.00.0016 2007.1.1002.2009 6IWS15WW (or higher)




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 an administrator account.
  2. Locate the directory 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 administrator's 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 option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup -S


Uninstallation Instructions
Manual Uninstall
  1. Start Windows and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Click Start, click Control Panel, then click Programs.
  3. Make sure View by Category is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select ThinkPad Wireless LAN Adapter Software, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.


Determining which version is installed

To check the version of software, please perform the following steps:

  1. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  2. Make sure View by Category is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  3. Click Organize, select Layout, then select Details Pane. The Details Pane will be shown at the bottom of screen.
  4. Select ThinkPad Wireless LAN Adapter Software.
  5. Check the product version in the Details Pane.

The following versions have been released to date. Access Connections for each of those versions are also available.

Package Driver Build ID Access Connections Release
1.00.0029.8 2020.6.817.2011 6IWS25WW 5.72 or higher Current Release
1.00.0029.2 2018.1.1105.2010 6IWS24WW 5.72 or higher 6iws24ww.exe
1.00.0026.0 2017.1.628.201 6IWS21WW 5.62 or higher 6iws21ww.exe
1.00.0023.0 2016.0.0517.2010 6IWS19WW 5.62 or higher 6iws19ww.exe
1.00.0023.0 2013.0.0309.2010 6IWS18WW 5.62 or higher 6iws18ww.exe
1.00.0023.0 2013.0.0309.2010 6IWS17WW 5.62 or higher 6iws17ww.exe
1.00.0017.1 2009.0.1216.2009 6IWS16WW 5.50 or higher 6iws16ww.exe
1.00.0017 2007.1.1002.2009 6IWS15WW 5.50 or higher 6iws15ww.exe

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Document ID : DS000979
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-73701
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