Intel Chipset Device Software for Windows 7 (32-bit & 64-bit), Vista (32-bit & 64-bit) and XP - ThinkPad
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Intel Chipset Device Software
1.42 MB 12 Apr 2012
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This package installs the software (Intel ICH9M Chipset) to enable the following device.

  • Intel® Chipset Device Software


Supported Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation Instructions
Determining which version is installed


Supported Systems

Supported ThinkPad systems:

  • Edge E120, Edge E320
  • L420, L421, L520
  • X121e, X130e


Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3


Summary of Changes


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

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X130e.

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X121e,Edge E120,E320.


  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad L421.


  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X121e,Edge E120,E320.


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


Installation Instructions

  • 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 Determining Which Version is installed section.


Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading files]

  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 files]

  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.

[Install 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

This is intended for system administrators only.
  • Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  • In the step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  • 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

To check the version of software, perform the following steps.

[Windows 7/Vista]

  1. Click Start, then click All Programs.
  2. Click Accessories, then click Run.
  3. Type regedit and click OK to perform Registry Editor.
  4. Go to Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Intel\Infinst.
  5. Check the value of Version.


[Window XP]

  1. Click Start, then click Run.
  2. Type regedit and click OK to perform Registry Editor.
  3. Go to Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Intel\Infinst.
  4. Check the value of Version.



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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 : DS013990
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-77102
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