Intel PRO/1000 LAN adapter software for Windows XP - ThinkPad R61, R61i, T60, T60p, T61, T61p, X60, X60s, X60 Tablet, X61, X61s, X61 Tablet, X300, Reserve Edition
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9.12.42.0 26 Feb 2010
README for Intel PRO/1000 LAN Adapter Software
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This package installs the software (Ethernet driver) to enable the following devices for Gigabit Ethernet support.
-Intel 82566MC Gigabit Network Connection
-Intel 82566MM Gigabit Network Connection
-Intel PRO/1000 PL Network Connection

Supported ThinkPad systems:
- Reserve Edition
- R61 (Machine types: 7732, 7733, 7734, 7735, 7736, 7737, 7738, 7742, 7743, 7744, 7751, 7753, 7754, 7755, 8914, 8918, 8919, 8920, 8927, 8928, 8929)
- R61i (Machine types: 7732, 7742, 8918)
- T60, T60p, T61, T61p
- X60, X60s, X60 Tablet, X61, X61s, X61 Tablet
- X300

Supported Operating Systems:
- Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional
- Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005

Note:
-This package also installs Intel PROSet for Windows Device Manager which is an extension to the Windows Device Manager. After the Intel PROSet software is installed, additional tabs are automatically added to Device Manager.
Additional information
Contents
Summary of Changes
Installation Instructions
Determining which Version is Installed

 

Summary of Changes

Where:

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

Version 9.12.42.0 - Build 201490

  • [Important] Ended support for Windows 2000. (Note) For Windows 2000, please use the old version 9.12.41.1001 (Build 185309).
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that might generate a blue screen error.

Version 9.12.41.1001 - Build 185309

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that might generate system hang with blue screen.
  • (Fix) Added support for ThinkPad X60,X60s,X60 Tablet in build 152228.

Version 9.7.251.0 - Build 152228

  • (New) Support for ThinkPad X300 (added).
  • (Fix) (Windows XP only) Ethernet driver can not be removed from Add or Remove Programs.

Version 9.7.240.0 - Build 149536

  • (New) Support for ThinkPad T60, T61p (added).
  • (Fix) A driver hang issue on ThinkPad T60/T60p on Windows XP.

Version 9.7.240.0 - Build 142746

  • (New) Initial release for T61p
  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad X61, X61s, X61 Tablet
  • (Fix) Fix a problem of an error message pop up when try to uninstall the driver in User mode

Version 9.7.37.0 - Build 138540

  • Initial release for ThinkPad R61, T61

 

Installation Instructions
Notes:
  • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Version Information section.
Ethernet driver
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 administrative privileges.
  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.

 

Unattended Install
Note: This is intended for system administrators only.
  • For unattended installation, Ethernet driver for DOS (e1000.dos) is prepared. Obtain the additional package, Intel PRO/1000 LAN Adapter Software for DOS to use the Ethernet drivers for DOS.
  • The information about unattended installation instructions are included in the following folders in this package;
    [Path where the files were extracted]\APPS\SETUP\PUSH\WS03XP32

 

Intel PROSet for Windows Device Manager

Intel PROSet for Windows Device Manager is an extension to the Windows Device Manager. When you install the Intel PROSet software, additional tabs are automatically added to Device Manager.

Notes:

  • You must have administrator rights to install or use Intel PROSet.
  • Before upgrading Intel PROSet, you have to uninstall the current PROSet that is installed on your ThinkPad. If you still face an error message like "You must uninstall the old version", uninstall the Intel PROSet for Wireless LAN driver.
  • If you have used prior versions of Intel PROSet, you should be aware of the following changes with Intel PROSet for Windows Device Manager:
    • There is no system tray icon.
    • The configuration utility is not accessible from the Control Panel or the Start menu.
    • All Intel PROSet features are now accessed from Device Manager. To access features, simply open the Device Manager and double-click the Intel adapter you would like to configure.
Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative privileges.
  2. Refer to the "Manual Install" section of Ethernet Driver, and download and extract the file.
  3. In the step 11 of the Installing files section of Ethernet Driver, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  4. Move to the following folder;
    [Path where the files were extracted]\APPS\PROSETDX\Win32
  5. Double-click DxSetup.exe file.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation.

 

Determining which version is installed
  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click My Computer and select Properties
  3. Click the Hardware tab and click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Network adapters category.
  5. Double-click one of the following devices:
    • Intel® 82566MM Gigabit Network Connection
    • Intel® 82566MC Gigabit Network Connection
    • Intel® PRO/1000 PL Network Connection
  6. Click the Driver tab and the driver version is displayed.


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