Digitizer Firmware Update Utility - ThinkPad X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet
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Digitizer Firmware Update Utility
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0139P000601 Dec 2011
README for Digitizer Firmware Update Utility
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0139P000601 Dec 2011

This utility will examine your system configuration and detect supported digitizer device installed in your ThinkPad X220 Tablet.

The utility will then check the firmware version of the ditizer and judge whether your system requires a firmware update or not.  If required, an update button will be enabled to run the firmware update program for your digitizer.


Supported ThinkPad Systems
Summary of Changes
Making a Downloaded File to Use
Installation Guide


Supported ThinkPad systems
  • X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet


Summary of Changes


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

Version fwdigi01

  • (Fix) Improved accuracy of the digitizer.



Making a Downloaded File to Use

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 the Digitizer Firmware Update Utility]

  1. Locate the folder where the file was downloaded.
  2. Double click the file saved.
  3. Copy "fwdigi01.exe" to the located folder.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.


Installation Guide

Attention: Please do not power off the ThinkPad during the firmware update, or your digitizer may NOT be usable anymore.


  • The Digitizer Firmware Update Utility does not support a suspend/hibernation/ resume feature of the ThinkPad while the firmware update utility is running.

Please do not use Fn-F4, close LID or equivalent functions.

After the above sections "MAKING A DOWNLOADED FILE TO USE" have been completed, follow these steps.

Please connect the AC adapter and use a fully charged battery to power the ThinkPad system during the update.  This will avoid an accidental loss of power.

  1. Run the "fwdigi01.exe".
  2. The update utility examins a digitizer firmware version and judges update required or not.
  3. If your digitizer firmware needs to be updated, the update button is able to push.
    If not, you can push the exit button only.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen to update the firmware.
    The update utility updates the firmware and verifies it.
  5. When the update is completed, press the exit button to end the Firmware Update Utility.
  6. Shutdown and power on again.
  7. Finally delete the update utility.

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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