Realtek LAN Driver for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad L420, L421, L520
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7.23.623.2010 29 Mar 2011
Realtek LAN Driver
8gr301ww.exe
3.43 MB
7.23.623.2010 29 Mar 2011
This package installs the software (LAN driver) to enable the following device.
- Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller

Suported ThinkPad systems:
- L420, L421
- L520

Supported operating systems:
- Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit

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.
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 7.23.623.2010

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad L421.
  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad L420,L520.

 

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.
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 directory 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.
  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute setup.exe with the -s option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup -s

 

Determining which version is installed
  1. Click Start, then right-click Computer.
  2. Click properties.
  3. At the left pane, click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Network adapters category.
  5. Double-click Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller.
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.


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 : DS013710
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-77101
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