ThinkVantage Active Protection System for Windows 8.1 (32-bit), 8 (32-bit), 7 (32-bit) - Notebook
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README for ThinkVantage Active Protection System
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This package installs the software support for ThinkVantage Active Protection System.

Notes:

  • 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.
Contents
Supported System
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of Changes
Requirements
Installation Instructions
Uninstallation Instructions
Determining which Version is Installed

 

Supported System
  • Lenovo(R) V4400u
  • ThinkPad Edge E145, Edge E440, Edge E540
  • ThinkPad L440, L540
  • ThinkPad S440, S540
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1  32-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 32-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit
Summary of Changes

Where:

  • < > Package version number
  • ( ) Build ID for administrative purpose
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 1.79.0.3

  • (Fix) Fixed the issue for the Graphic User Interface.

Version 1.78.0.11

  • (Fix) Fixed the issue that the Pen input option under Configuration -> Tablet Settings is enabled on a touch model without a digitizer pen.

Version 1.78.0.10

  • (New) Added support for Windows 8.1 32-bit.
  • (Fix) Fixed the issue that error message might be displayed during installation.
    • on Win 7 operating system when Power Manager version 6.63.1 is installed.
    • on Win8 operating system when Lenovo Settings Power version 7.43.1 is installed.
  • (Fix) Fixed the issue that a message might not be localized to Traditional Chinese on the ThinkVantage Active Protection Control Panel when you choose an operating system for Hong Kong.

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.
  • If you have ThinkVantage Productivity Center installed on your system, update your Productivity Center to version 2.00 (or later) prior to install ThinkVantage Active Protection System.
Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Select 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 account.
  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.

Silent Install

This is for system administrators' use 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 following options.
    -s -v"/qn REBOOT=ReallySuppress"
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup -s -v"/qn REBOOT=ReallySuppress"
Uninstallation Instructions
Manual Uninstall

[Windows 8.1/8]

  [Mouse and Keyboard]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left  area of the screen.
  3. Select Programs and Features from the menu.
  4. Select ThinkVantage Active Protection System, and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

  [Touch]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Press the Windows logo button to display the Start screen.
  3. Swipe in from the bottom edge of the touchscreen to display the App bar.
  4. Select All Apps.
  5. Select Control Panel.
  6. Select Programs.
  7. Select Programs and Features.
  8. Select ThinkVantage Active Protection System, and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  9. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

[Windows 7]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Windows key + X, then click Control Panel.
  3. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select ThinkVantage Active Protection System, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.
Determining which version is installed

    [Windows 8.1/8]

      [Mouse and Keyboard]

    1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left area of the screen.
    2. Select Control Panel from the menu.
    3. Select Lenovo's Airbag Protection.
    4. Select the About tab on ThinkVantage Active Protection System Properties.
    5. Version information is shown in the Software Version: section.

      [Touch]

    1. Press the Windows logo button to display the Start screen.
    2. Swipe in from the bottom edge of the touchscreen to display the App bar.
    3. Select All Apps.
    4. Select Control Panel.
    5. Select Lenovo's Airbag Protection.
    6. Select the About tab on ThinkVantage Active Protection System Properties.
    7. Version information is shown in the Software Version: section.

    [Windows 7]

    1. Select Start, then select Control Panel.
    2. Make sure "View by Large icons" is selected.
    3. Select Lenovo's Airbag Protection.
    4. Select the About tab on ThinkVantage Active Protection System Properties.
    5. Version information is shown in the Software Version: section.


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      Document ID : DS036989
      Last Updated : 12 Mar 2014
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