Ethernet driver (Intel PRO/1000 LAN adapter software) for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad T410, T410i, T410s, T410si, T510, T510i, W510, W701, W701ds, X201, X201i, X201s, X201 Tablet
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Intel PRO/1000 LAN Adapter Software for 32-bit Windows
6irf26ww_732.exe
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11.13.51.025 Sep 2012
Intel PRO/1000 LAN Adapter Software for 64 bit Windows
6irf26ww_64.exe
32.3 MB
11.13.51.019 Jun 2012
README for Intel PRO/1000 LAN Adapter Software
6irf26ww.txt
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11.13.51.019 Jun 2012

This package installs the software (Ethernet driver) to enable the following devices for Gigabit Ethernet support.

  • Intel 82577LM Gigabit Network Connection

Note:

  • If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.
  • This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.
  • 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.
Contents
Supported ThinkPad systems
Supported Operating systems
Summary of Changes
Installation Instructions
Determining which Version is Installed

 

Supported ThinkPad systems
  • ThinkPad T410, T410i, T410s, T410si
  • ThinkPad T510, T510i
  • ThinkPad W510
  • ThinkPad W701, W701ds
  • ThinkPad X201, X201i, X201s, X201 Tablet

 

Supported Operating systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
Summary of Changes

Where:

  • < > Build number
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 11.13.51.0 Build 269128

  • (Fix) Bug fixing.

Version 11.5.10.1030 Build 235253

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where ThinkVantage System Update failed to install the NVIDIA display driver.

Version 11.5.10.1030 Build 224249

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where simultaneous file transmit/receive might fail.

Version 11.5.10.0 Build 221480

  • (Fix) Update for Windows 7 64-bit OS.

Note: Please refer to the README file under the "File details" section for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

 

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.
    The file name ends with "_732.EXE" for 32-bit, "_764.EXE" for 64-bit Windows.
  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.

  1. 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.
  2. The information about unattended installation instructions are included in the following folders in this package;
    Windows 7 32-bit:
    [Path where the files were extracted]\APPS\SETUP\PUSH\Win7_32
    Windows 7 64-bit:
    [Path where the files were extracted]\APPS\SETUP\PUSH\Win7_x64

 

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;
    Windows 7 32-bit:
    [Path where the files were extracted]\APPS\PROSETDX\Win7_32
    Windows 7 64-bit:
    [Path where the files were extracted]\APPS\PROSETDX\Win7_x64
  5. Double-click DxSetup.exe file.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation.

 

Determining which version is installed

To check the version of the device driver that is installed on your system, use the following instructions:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
  3. At the left pane, click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Network adapters category.
  5. Double-click Intel(R) 82577LM Gigabit Network Connection.
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.
Build No.VersionOperating SystemsRelease
262198 11.13.51.0 Windows 7 32-bit Current release
Windows 7 64-bit
235253 11.5.10.1030 Windows 7 32-bit 6irf25ww_732.exe
6irf25ww_764.exe
Windows 7 64-bit
224249 11.5.10.1030 Windows 7 32-bit 6irf24ww_732.exe
6irf24ww_764.exe
Windows 7 64-bit
221480 11.5.10.0 Windows 7 32-bit 6irf23ww_v32.exe
6irf23ww_v64.exe
11.5.10.1012 Windows 7 64-bit
206716 11.5.10.0 Windows 7 32-bit 6irf21ww_v32.exe
6irf21ww_v64.exe
Windows 7 64-bit
204933 11.5.5.0 Windows 7 32-bit 6irf19ww_v32.exe
6irf19ww_v64.exe
Windows 7 64-bit


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