Notes: - 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.
(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.
Start Windows and logon with administrative privileges.
Close any running applications.
Run the InstallShield installation program in INTELINF folder. INFINST_AUTOL.EXE
You will be prompted to agree to the license agreement. If you do not agree, the Installer will exit before extracting any files.
Follow the on-screen instructions and use the default settings to complete the setup, once the operating system has rebooted.
This completes the installation of the Intel(R) Chipset Software Installation Utility.
Note: This is for system administrators' use only.
Run INFINST_AUTOL.EXE with the command line flags as follows.
INFINST_AUTOL.EXE -a -s
Installing the INF files prior to OS installation
Click Start and then click Run.
In the Open field, type INFINST_AUTOL.EXE -a -a -p C:\INTEL
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.
Click Next in Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard for.
Click Yes to Accept License Agreement.
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.
Check the C:\INTEL folder. Some folders should be in C:\INTEL.
The INF and CAT files can be used from the Win2000, XP, Vista folders for installation.
The subdirectory that you want to use is C:\INTEL.
[Installing the Windows Vista/XP/2000 INF files prior to OS installation]
Create the following directory structure under the Windows Setup Directory: \$OEM$\$$\INF
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
Create the following directory structure under the Windows Setup Directory: \$OEM$\$1\drivers\IntelINF
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.
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: [Unattended] OemPreinstall = Yes OemPnPDriversPath="drivers\IntelINF"
Run WINNT.EXE /u:answer file name /s:windows setup directory to install Windows.