Battery MaxiMiser and Power Management features for Windows - ThinkPad General
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1.38 22 Apr 2005
Battery MaxiMiser and Power Management Features package
1xu105u1.exe
2.66 MB
1.38 22 Apr 2005
This package contains the following small packages for Microsoft Windows 95/98/Me/NT 4.0/2000/XP users:

- ThinkPad Battery MaxiMiser and Power Management Features
- ThinkPad Battery Information Support Driver I, II, and III

Note:
Some features of this software may not be available on certain ThinkPad systems.
Additional information

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Contents
Supported systems
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Summary of supported programs, machines, and operating systems
Determining which version is installed

Supported systems
This package enables or updates the utility programs for the following systems:
  • ThinkPad 570, 570E
  • ThinkPad 600, 600E, 600X
  • ThinkPad 770(*8), 770E, 770ED, 770X, 770Z
  • ThinkPad A20m, A20p, A21e, A21m, A21p, A22m, A22p, A22e,A30, A30p,A31, A31p (*1)
  • ThinkPad G40 (*7), G41(*5)
  • ThinkPad R32, R40 (*4), R40e (*6), R50 (*5), R50e (*5), R50p (*5), R51 (*5)
  • ThinkPad T20, T21, T22, T23, T30 (*3), T40 (*4), T40p (*5), T41 (*4), T41p (*5), T42 (*4), T42p (*5), T43 Model 26xx (*10)
  • ThinkPad X20, X21, X22, X23, X24, X30 (*4), X31 (*4), X32 (*9), X40 (*9)
  • ThinkPad i Series 1157 (*1)
  • ThinkPad TransNote (*3)

Notes:

  • *1: Supports Windows 98/98 SE/Me/NT 4.0/2000/XP only
  • *2: Supports Windows 98/98 SE/Me/2000/XP only
  • *3: Supports Windows 98 SE/Me/NT 4.0/2000/XP only
    • Only the following T30 models support the Windows Me: 2366/2367-x1x, x2x, x3x, x4x, x5x, A6x and A7x except for M1x, M2x, M3x, M4x and M5x
  • *4: Supports Windows 98/98 SE/NT 4.0/2000/XP only
  • *5: Supports Windows 2000/XP only
  • *6: Supports Windows XP only
  • *7: Supports Windows 98 SE/2000/XP only
  • *8: No Windows XP support
  • *9: Supports Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP only
  • *10:Supports Windows NT 4.0 only

Summary of changes
Version 1.38
  • (Fix) Manually changed brightness setting is not kept in Battery Endurance mode.
  • (Fix) Charge stop level is not reset when both start and stop levels need to be changed.
  • (Fix) Charge threshold settings are not kept after hibernation wakeup.
  • (Fix) Some conditions for resetting automatic charge thresholds are not correct.

Get a complete list of changes fixed by previous updates.

Installation instructions


Notes:

  1. Start Windows 95/98/Me. For Windows NT 4.0, 2000, XP, logon with a User ID with administrator privileges.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start and then click Run.
  4. In the Run dialog window, type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\BMMPM\SETUP, and click OK. If you extracted the files to a different location, specify that location instead.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Unattended install
Note: This is for system administrators' use only.
  1. Start Windows 95/98/Me, or Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP and logon with a User ID of Administrator.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start and then click Run.
  4. In the Run dialog window, type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\BMMPM\SETUP -S -SMS, and click OK. If you extracted the files to a different location, specify that location instead.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Summary of supported programs, machines, and operating systems
  • ThinkPad Power Property
    • Supported on all machines
    • Not supported on Windows NT 4.0
  • Battery MaxiMiser program
    • Not supported on ThinkPad 5xx, 6xx, 7xx, i-1157
    • Not supported on Windows 95/NT 4.0
  • Battery Information program
    • Not supported on ThinkPad 5xx, 6xx, 7xx, i-1157
    • Supported on all operating systems
  • Fuel-Gauge program
    • Supported only on ThinkPad 5xx, 6xx, 7xx, i-1157
    • Not supported on Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000/XP ACPI system

Determining which version is installed
Method 1:
  1. Start Battery MaxiMiser Wizard and see the first page. You will see the version information on the screen.

Method 2:

  1. Start the Battery Information program. The main screen will be displayed.
  2. Select About... system menu. The 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

Country Availability
AvailableWorldwide
Document ID : DS013836
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-44226
Last Updated :
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