Intel Wireless LAN (11abgn, abg, bg) for Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad
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13.04.0000 26 May 2011
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13.04.0000 26 May 2011

This package provides the Wireless LAN driver to enable the following Wireless LAN adapters.

  • Intel WiFi Link 5150

 

Contents
Supported ThinkPad systems
Supported Operating Systems
Upgrade Information
Summary of Changes
Requirements
Installation Instructions
Uninstallation Instructions
Determining which Version is Installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • Edge 13 (Machine types: 0196, 0197, 0492), Edge 14, Edge 15
  • Edge E30, Edge E40, Edge E50
  • L410, L510, L412, L512
  • Reserve Edition
  • R60, R60e, R61, R61e, R61i
  • R400, R500
  • SL300, SL400, SL400c, SL410, SL500, SL500c, SL510
  • T60, T60p, T61, T61p
  • T400, T400s, T410, T410i, T410s, T410si, T500, T510, T510i
  • W500, W510, W700, W700ds, W701, W701ds
  • X60, X60s, X60 Tablet, X61, X61s, X61 Tablet
  • X100e
  • X200, X200s, X200 Tablet
  • X201, X201i, X201s, X201 Tablet, X300, X301
  • Z61e, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t

 

Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit SP1

 

Upgrade information

The following devices are still supported in this version, while a newer version of the software, "Intel Wireless LAN (11abgn, abg, bg)" version 14.00.1000 or higher" is also available for upgrade.

  • Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000
  • Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200
  • Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300
  • Intel PRO/Wireless 3945BG Network Connection
  • Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
  • Intel WiFi Link 1000
  • Intel WiFi Link 5100
  • Intel WiFi Link 5300
  • Intel WiFi Link 5350
  • Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG
  • Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN

 

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 <13.04.0000> (6MWV22WW)

  • [Important]
    For the following devices, "Intel Wireless LAN (11abgn, abg, bg)" version 14.02.0000 or higher is available for upgrade. (Still this version continues to support the devices.)
    Intel WiFi Link 5100
    Intel WiFi Link 5300

    For the following devices, use this version of software.
    Intel WiFi Link 5150
  • [Important] For the following devices, "Intel Wireless LAN (11abgn, abg, bg)" version 14.00.1000 or higher is available for upgrade. (Still this version continues to support the devices.)
    Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000
    Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200
    Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300
    Intel PRO/Wireless 3945BG Network Connection
    Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
    Intel WiFi Link 1000
    Intel WiFi Link 5350
    Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG
    Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN

    For the following devices, use this version of software.
    Intel WiFi Link 5100
    Intel WiFi Link 5150
    Intel WiFi Link 5300
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where Intel PROSet might show an error message.

Version <13.03.0000> (6MWV21WW)

  • [Important] Resumed support for the following devices:
    • Intel PRO/Wireless 3945BG Network Connection
    • Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the computer might hang with blue screen.

Version <13.02.0000> (6MWV18WW)

  • [Important] Briefly-discontinued support for the following devices because Power Save Polling (PSP) caused connection issues with some access points.
    • Intel PRO/Wireless 3945BG Network Connection
    • Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
      Please get the previous version, 12.04.0000 (6HWV04WW), from the following link for these devices.
      6hwv04ww.exe
      6hwv04ww.txt
  • (New) Added support for Intel WiFi Link 5350.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad Edge 14",15",E40,E50.

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

 

Requirements

 

Installation Instructions

Notes:

  • There are pre-requisites before installing this software. Click here for the list of pre-requisites.
  • The following adapters are no longer supported.
    • Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
    • Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
      They are supported with the old version, 11.05.0 API 7KWV50WW
  • 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 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 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.
    Note: If you use ThinkVantage Access Connections, Intel PROSet/Wireless component needs to be installed as pre-selected during the above procedure.
  3. 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.

  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 Autorun.exe with the /QN option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\Autorun /QN

 

Uninstallation Instructions
Manual Uninstall
  1. Start Windows and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  3. Make sure Control Panel Home is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software, and click Uninstall.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

Or

  1. Start Windows and log on with a user ID authorized as an administrator.
  2. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  3. In the step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  4. Click Start then click All Programs.
  5. Click Accessories, then click Run.
  6. Type [Path where the files were extracted]\Autorun.exe and click OK.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\Autorun.exe
  7. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.
Manual Silent Uninstall

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 Autorun.exe with the/QUIET /UNINSTALL options.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\Autorun /QUIET /UNINSTALL

 

Determining which version is installed
  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
  3. At the left pane, click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Network Adapters.
  5. Double-click either of the following devices.
    Intel(R) WiFi Link 5150
    ------------------------------------------------
    Intel(R) Centrino(R) Advanced-N 6200 AGN
    Intel(R) Centrino(R) Ultimate-N 6300 AGN
    Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945BG Network Connection
    Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
    Intel(R) WiFi Link 1000
    Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100
    Intel(R) WiFi Link 5300
    Intel(R) WiFi Link 5350
    Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG
    Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.

The following versions have been released to date. Access Connections for each of those versions are also available.

Where:

  • 6000: Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200, Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300
  • 5350: Intel WiFi Link 5350
  • 5000: Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000, Intel WiFi Link 5100/5150/5300
  • 4965: Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG/4965AGN
  • 3945: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945BG/3945ABG Network Connection
  • 2915: Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
  • 2200: Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
Package Build ID Driver Access Connections Release
6000/5000/
5300/4965/3945
6000/5000/
5300/4965/3945
13.04.0000 6MWV22WW 13.4.0.9
13.4.0.139
5.71 or higher
5.71 or higher
Current release
13.03.0000 6MWV21WW 13.3.0.24
13.3.0.137
5.71 or higher
5.71 or higher
6mwv21ww.exe
6mwv21ww.txt

 

Package Build ID Driver Access Connections Release
6000/5000/
4965/3945
6000/5000/
4965/3945
13.02.0000 6MWV18WW 13.2.0.30 5.6 or higher 6mwv18ww.exe
6mwv18ww.txt
13.01.1000 (*3) 6MWV16WW 13.1.1.1 5.6 or higher 6mwv16ww.exe
6mwv16ww.txt
13.00.0000 6MWV15WW 13.0.0.107 5.5 or higher 6mwv15ww.exe
6mwv15ww.txt
12.04.0000 6HWV04WW 12.4.0.21 5.21 or higher 6hwv04ww.exe
6hwv04ww.txt
12.03.2000 6EWV06WW 12.3.1.1 5.21 or higher 6ewv06ww.exe
6ewv06ww.txt
12.02.1000 7VWV53WW 12.2.1.2 5.21 or higher 7vwv53ww.exe
7vwv53ww.txt
12.01.1000 7VWV23WW 12.1.0.14 5.1 or higher 7vwv23ww.exe
7vwv23ww.txt
12.00.4000 7VWV15WW 12.0.0.82 5.0 or higher 7vwv15ww.exe
7vwv15ww.txt

 

Package Build ID Driver Access Connections Release
5000/4965/3945
2915/2200
5000/4965/3945
2915/2200
11.05.0 API 7KWV50WW 11.5.0.36
9.1.2.10
4.40 or higher

7kwv50ww.exe
7kwv50ww.txt

11.01.1 API 7KWV24WW 11.1.1.16
9.1.1.15
4.40 or higher 7kwv24ww.exe
7kwv24ww.txt

Note:

  • (*1) Driver for 2915ABG/2200BG reverted from 9.1.2.10 to 9.1.1.15.
  • (*2) 2915ABG/2200BG adapters no longer supported.
  • (*3) Ended support for Intel My WiFi Technology.


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Document ID : DS001957
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-70505
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