Intel Chipset Support for Windows 2000/XP/Vista - ThinkPad R60, R60e, T60, T60p, X60, X60s, X60 Tablet, Z61e, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t
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Intel Chipset Support 5
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This package detects and configures the INTEL 945GM Express and INTEL 945PMExpress Chipsets for Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista.

The following systems are supported:
- ThinkPad R60, R60e
- ThinkPad T60, T60p
- ThinkPad X60, X60s, X60 Tablet
- ThinkPad Z61e, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t

- If you use the Product Recovery function shipped with your ThinkPad to restore the Windows preload environment, you do not need this package. This package is required when you install Windows operating systems without the Product Recovery function.
- This program is based on the US version but, this is language independent and can be used with any language system.
Additional information
Summary of changes
Installation instructions

Summary of changes
  • (New) Support for Windows Vista.


  • (New) Support for X60 Tablet


  • (New) Updated the following device ID fs Name Strings:
    • Mobile Intel 945GM/PM/GMS/940GML and Intel 945GT
      Express Processor to DRAM Controller - 27A0
    • Mobile Intel 945GM/PM/GMs/940GML and Intel 945GT
      Express PCI Express Root Port - 27A1


  • (Initial release) Detect and Configure INTEL 945GM Express Chipset and INTEL 945PM Express Chipset.

Installation instructions
Install this program to reinitialize the INTEL chipset after every supplemental update to the base operating system.
  1. Start Windows 2000/XP/Vista and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Close any running applications.
  3. Double-click the driver package to extract it to your hard drive. The default location is C:\DRIVERS\WIN\INTELINF.
  4. For Windows Vista, Click Start, select All Programs, select Accessories, then click Run...
    For Windows XP/2000, Click Start, then click Run...
    Note: For unattended installation, Run INFINST_AUTOL.EXE with the command line flags as follows: INFINST_AUTOL.EXE -a -s
  5. Specify INFINST_AUTOL.EXE with the full path name where you extracted the package in step 3, and click OK.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen.

How to extract Windows INF files prior to OS installation
  1. For Windows Vista, Click Start, select All Programs, select Accessories, then click Run...
    For Windows XP/2000, Click Start, then click Run...
  2. In the Open field, type INFINST_AUTOL.EXE -a -a -p C:\INTEL.
  3. Click OK. The Setup Screen (INTEL Chipset Software Installation Utility) appears.
    Note: This stage runs the InstallShield program and does not extract the INF and CAT files.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Click Yes to Accept License Agreement.
  6. Click Next at the ReadMe Information screen. The progress bar shows the extract status. After reaching 100%, the INF and CAT files have been extracted in the C:\INTEL folder.
  7. Check the C:\INTEL folder. Some folders should be in C:\INTEL.
  8. The INF and CAT files can be used from the Win2000/XP/Vista folders for installation.
  9. Use the C:\INTEL subdirectory.

Installing the Windows 2000/XP/Vista INF files prior to OS installation
  1. Create the following directory structure under the Windows Setup Directory:
  2. Copy the Windows INF files from the the following folder to the directory created in Step 1.
    • Windows 2000: C:\INTEL\Win2000
    • Windows XP: C:\INTEL\XP
    • Windows Vista: C:\INTEL\Vista
  3. Create the following directory structure under the Windows Setup Directory:
  4. Copy the Windows INF files and the catalog files (.CAT) from the folder listed in step 2 to the directory created in Step 3 above.
  5. Either modify the default Windows installation answer file, Unattended.txt, located in the Windows Setup Directory, or create a customized answer file. The answer file must include the following information:
    OemPreinstall = Yes
  6. Run WINNT.EXE /u:answer file name /s:windows setup directory to install Windows.

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Document ID : DS003827
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-62939
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