Intel PRO/1000 LAN Adapter Software (Gigabit Ethernet Driver) for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad
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README for Intel PRO/1000 LAN Adapter Software (Gigabit Ethernet Driver)
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Note for ThinkPad X1 Carbon users:
This document only supports X1 Carbon (Type 20A7, 20A8).
To find your X1 Carbon Type, please click here for more details.

This package installs the software (Ethernet driver) to enable the following device.

Device name Device name in the Device Manager
Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection
Intel(R) 82579V Gigabit Network Connection
Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection Intel(R) 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection
Intel Ethernet Connection I218-V Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I218-V
Intel Ethernet Connection I218-LM Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I218-LM
Intel Ethernet Connection I217-LM Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I217-LM

Note:

  • Refer to marketing materials to find out what computer models support this software.
  • 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 ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Determining which version is installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems

[Windows 8.1 64-bit support]

  • ThinkPad T430, T430i, T430s, T430si
  • ThinkPad T440, T440p, T440s
  • ThinkPad T530, T530i, T540p
  • ThinkPad W530, W540
  • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Machine types: 20A7, 20A8)
  • ThinkPad X230, X230i, X230s, X230 Tablet, X230i Tablet
  • ThinkPad X240, X240s

[Windows 8.1 32-bit support]

  • ThinkPad T430, T430i, T430s, T430si
  • ThinkPad T530, T530i
  • ThinkPad W530
  • ThinkPad X230, X230i, X230s, X230 Tablet, X230i Tablet

Note: For the ThinkPad T440, T440p, T440s, T540p, W540, X1 Carbon (Machine types: 20A7, 20A8), X240, and X240s, please use version the following Windows 8.1 64-bit package GRRD04WW (v12.11.77.1)

Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit, 64-bit
Summary of Changes

Where:

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

Version 12.9.15.0 /12.9.16.0 (Build 312533)

  • [Important] Added support for Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit.

Version 12.9.15.0/12.9.16.0 (Build 312533)

  • (New) Added support for Thinkpad X1 Carbon (Machine types: 20A7, 20A8).
  • (New) Added support for Thinkpad T540p,W540.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad T430,T430i,T430s,T430si,T530,T530i,W530,X230, X230i,X230s,X230 Tablet,X230i Tablet.
  • (New) Added support for Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection,Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection.
  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad T440,T440p,T440s,X240, X240s.

Note:
Please refer to the README file in the attachment table for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

Installation Instructions

Note:

  • 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. 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

Note: This is intended for system administrators only.

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.

Determining which version is installed

[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 Device Manager from the menu.
  3. Double-click the Network adapters category.
  4. Double-click one of the following device depending on product type.
    • Intel(R) 82579V Gigabit Network Connection
    • Intel(R) 82579LM  Gigabit Network Connection
    • Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I218-V
    • Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I218-LM
    • Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I217-LM
  5. Select the Driver tab.
  6. Check Driver Version.

[Touch]

  1. From the Start screen, select Desktop.
  2. Swipe in from the right edge of the touchscreen to display the charm bar.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Select PC info.
  5. Select Device Manager.
  6. Double-click the Network adapters category.
  7. Double-tap one of the following device depending on product type.
    • Intel(R) 82579V Gigabit Network Connection
    • Intel(R) 82579LM  Gigabit Network Connection
    • Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I218-V
    • Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I218-LM
    • Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I217-LM
  8. Select the Driver tab.
  9. Check Driver Version.


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Document ID : DS037749
Last Updated : 27 May 2014
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