Intel Chipset Support for Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), XP (32-bit, 64-bit) and 2000 - ThinkPad R400, R500, T400, T400s, T500, W500, W700, W700ds, X200, X200s, X200 Tablet, X301
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README for Intel Chipset Support 7
7.14 KB 20 Aug 2008
Intel Chipset Support 7
2.44 GB 20 Aug 2008
This package installs the software detect and reconfigure the following devices.
- Intel GM45 Express Chipset
- Intel PM45 Express Chipset

Supported ThinkPad systems:
- R400, R500
- T400, T400s, T500
- W500, W700, W700ds
- X200, X200s, X200 Tablet, X301

- If you use the Product Recovery function shipped with your computer 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
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation instructions

Supported Operating Systems

Supported Operating Systems systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition(*1)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005
  • Microsoft Windows Windows 2000

Note: *1: Supports ThinkPad W700 and W700ds only.

Summary of changes
  • (New) Added support for Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition on ThinkPad W700, W700ds.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad T400s.
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad W700ds (added).
  • (New) Initial Release
  • (Fix) Corrected chipset names.
Installation instructions
Manual Install
  1. Start Windows and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Close any running applications.
  3. Run the InstallShield installation program in INTELINF folder. INFINST_AUTOL.EXE
  4. You will be prompted to agree to the license agreement. If you do not agree, the Installer will exit before extracting any files.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions and use the default settings to complete the setup, once the operating system has rebooted.
  6. This completes the installation of the Intel(R) Chipset Software Installation Utility.
Unattended Install

Note: This is for system administrators' use only.

Run INFINST_AUTOL.EXE with the command line flags as follows.

Installing the INF files prior to OS installation


  1. Click Start and then click Run.
  2. In the Open field, type
  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 in Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard for.
  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. The subdirectory that you want to use is C:\INTEL.

[Installing the Windows Vista/XP/2000 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 above.
    • 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, Unattend.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 : DS003993
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-70315
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