Keyboard Customizer Utility for Windows Vista - ThinkPad
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1.0.01 12 Sep 2008
Keyboard Customizer Utility
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1.0.01 12 Sep 2008
This package provides ThinkPad Keyboard Customizer Utility for Microsoft Windows Vista users. ThinkPad Keyboard Customizer Utility enables the user to customize the ThinkPad and external keyboard, and to assign 'Key Sensitivity' and 'Special character input' functions.

The following ThinkPad systems are supported:
- R60, R60e, R61, R61e, R61i
- R400, R500
- T400, T500
- T43, T43p
- T60, T60p, T61, T61p
- W500, W700, W700ds
- X60, X60s, X60 Tablet, X61, X61s, X61 Tablet
- X200, X 300 , X301
- Z61m, Z61p, Z61t

- The following additional packages are required for this update (see links below to obtain the updates).
- ThinkPad Hotkey Features for Windows 2000, XP, Vista - Version 2.00.0611 (or later).
- ThinkPad Power Management Driver Driver for 2000, XP, Vista(ACPI) - Version 2.01(or later)
- Before installing (updating) this utility, you must uninstall the current utility.
Additional information

Supported systems
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Uninstallation instructions
Determining which version is installed

Supported systems
The following systems are supported:
  • ThinkPad R60, R60e, R61, R61e, R61i
  • ThinkPad R400, R500
  • ThinkPad T400, T500
  • ThinkPad T43, T43p
  • ThinkPad T60, T60p, T61, T61p
  • ThinkPad W500, W700, W700ds
  • ThinkPad X60, X60s, X60 Tablet, X61, X61s, X61 Tablet
  • ThinkPad X200, X200s, X200 Tablet, X300, X301
  • ThinkPad Z61m, Z61p, Z61t

Summary of changes
Version 1.0.01
  • (Fix) Fix Presentation Director listing
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad R61,R61e,R61i,T61,T61p.
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad X300 (added).
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad R400,R500,T400,T500,W500,X200 (added).
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad X200s,X200 Tablet (added).
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad W700ds (added).
Version 1.0.00
  • (New) Initial release.

Installation instructions
  1. Start Windows Vista and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard drive.
  3. Click Start, select Accessories, then click Run...
  4. Type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\KEYCUSTM\SETUP then 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 Vista and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract the drivers to the hard drive.
  3. Click Start, select Accessories, then click Run...
    Note: System will not reboot automatically.

Uninstallation instructions
Note: If ThinkPad Keyboard Customizer Utility is running, close it.

Start Windows 2000 and logon with a User ID of Administrator.
  1. Start Windows Vista and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. For Classic Start menu, click Start, select Settings, then click Control Panel. Otherwise, click Start, then click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select ThinkPad Keyboard Customizer Utility.
  5. Click Uninstall/Change.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Click Finish, then restart the system.

Determining which version is installed
  1. Open ThinkPad Keyboard Customizer Utility.
  2. Right click the title bar and select Keyboard Customizer Utility information.
    The version will be displayed: 1.0.01

  • Automatically enable and disable key assignments (USB keyboards only) follows Keyboard connection status in Device Manager/Keyboards.
  • When you run PC-Doctor for Windows, you need to select Disable keyboard Customizer.
  • If your keyboard does not have right alt key, your assignment for right alt key is ignored.
  • Keyboard Customizer Utility does not work when the foreground window has administrative rights.

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 : DS000695
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-67288
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