Installing Windows 95 and its device drivers - ThinkPad 390, 1720
This document describes the installation procedures for Windows 95 and its software for your ThinkPad computer.
The following versions of Windows 95 are available for your computer:
 
  • Retail Release Version (OSR0)
  • Service Pack Version 1 (OSR1)
  • OEM Service Release Version 2.1 (OSR2.1)
T he OSR0 is an off-the-shelf version of Windows 95 and is available at any retail store.
The OSR1 can be downloaded from the Microsoft Internet home page ( http://www.microsoft.com).
The OSR2-1 is available only as preloaded versions. Since your computer incorporates several new devices that were not available when these versions of Windows 95 were announced, take special precautions when installing or reinstalling these versions.

Your Version of Windows 95:
You can check which version of Windows 95 you are using by clicking on Start and moving the cursor to Settings and Control Panel
, and then double-clicking on Control Panel and System .

You can check the version in this window. Read the numbers under "System".
4.00.950 means that it is Windows 95 OSR0.
4.00.950a means that it is Windows 95 OSR1
4.00.950B means that it is Windows 95 OSR2.1

Overall Procedure
 
  1. Have the Windows 95 installation package in hand.
  2. Back up your software and personal data files on the hard disk.
  3. Go to the ThinkPad Web site and download the latest hardware driver diskettes. You need to create at least the following device driver diskettes (see table below):
  4. Install Windows 95 and the software.

 

Device Driver Diskette Name
ThinkPad Configuration program / Fuel Gauge programThinkPad Configuration Utility for Windows 98/Windows 95
Display driverVideo Features for Windows 95/98
Audio device driverAudio Features for Windows 98/Windows 95
ThinkPad Modem driverThinkPad Modem Driver for Windows 98/Windows 95
TrackPoint driverTrackPoint Driver for Win95/98/NT
Bay driverWarm Swap Driver for Windows 95/98
Hibernation utilityHibernation Utility Diskette
PC Card support softwareCardWorks Software for Windows 95
TDial Utility ProgramModem Ring Driver for Windows 95/98


 

Note : If you have already formatted the hard drive, you can download these drivers by clicking on the links in the above table.

Note: To use the CD-ROM drive to install Windows 95, create the DOS boot diskette that enables you to use the CD-ROM drive. Then boot the system with the diskette.

Installing Microsoft Windows 95
Some new devices for the ThinkPad 390 computer are not supported by the Windows 95 Retail Release Version and the Service Pack Version 1. In addition, some new files must be incorporated at the time of installation.
Installing Windows 95 OSR0 or OSR1
1. Create a Windows 95 supplementary diskette using the Diskette Factory program (refer to the User's Reference).
2. Make sure there is enough space in the hard disk to store the cabinet files and the installation programs (the required space might vary depending on the
national language supported by your version of Windows 95).
3. Make a temporary directory.
For example, enter at the DOS prompt:
MD C:\WIN95
4. Copy all the cabinet (.CAB) files and the installation programs from the \WIN95 directory of the Windows 95 CD-ROM to this directory.
For example, enter at the DOS prompt:
COPY src_cd:\WIN95\*.* tgt_drv:\tgt_dir
where src_cd is the drive letter of the CD-ROM drive (D, E,...), tgt_drv is the drive letter, and tgt_dir is the temporary directory that you made in step 3.
5. Insert the Windows 95 supplementary diskette into the diskette drive.
6. Copy the updated files from the Windows 95 supplementary diskette to the temporary directory.
For example, enter at the DOS prompt:
COPY A:\OSR0INF\*.* tgt_drv:\tgt_dir
where tgt_drv is the drive letter, and tgt_dir is the temporary directory that you made in step 3.
7. Install the operating system in the temporary directory by entering SETUP.EXE at the temporary directory prompt.
Refer to the Windows 95 documentation and the instructions that appear on the screen to complete the installation.
If required, install the Service Pack Version 1, available from the Microsoft Internet home page.
If required, remove all the files in the temporary directory and then remove the directory itself after you complete the installation, to free the space on the hard disk.

Installing Windows 95 OSR2 or OSR2.1
If you have a CD-ROM version of the Windows 95 OSR2 or OSR2-1, do the following:
1. Create a Windows 95 supplementary diskette using the Diskette Factory program (refer to the User's Reference).
2. Make sure there is enough space in the hard disk to store the cabinet files and the installation programs (the required space might vary depending on the language supported by your version of Windows 95).
3. Make a temporary directory.
For example, enter at the DOS prompt:
MD C:\WIN95
4. Copy all the cabinet (.CAB) files and the installation programs from the \WIN95 directory of the Windows 95 CD-ROM disk to the temporary directory.
For example, enter at the DOS prompt:
COPY src_cd:\WIN95\*.* tgt_drv:\tgt_dir
where src_cd is the drive letter of the CD-ROM drive (D, E,..), tgt_drv is the drive letter, and tgt_dir is the temporary directory that you made in step 3.
5. Insert the Windows 95 supplementary diskette into the diskette drive.
6. Copy the updated files in the Windows 95 supplementary diskette to the temporary directory. For example, enter the following at the DOS prompt:
Type "COPY a:\SYSTEM\*.* tgt_drv:\tgt_dir" and press enter.
Type "COPY a:\PCMCIA\*.* tgt_drv:\tgt_dir" and press enter.
Type "COPY a:\USB\*.* tgt_drv:\tgt_dir" and press enter.

where tgt_drv is the drive letter, and tgt_dir is the temporary directory that you made in step 3.
7. Install the operating system in the temporary directory by entering SETUP.EXE at the temporary directory prompt.
8. Refer to the Windows 95 documentation and the instructions that appear on the screen to complete the installation.
9. Insert the Windows 95 supplementary diskette into the diskette drive.
10. Update the CardBus drivers:
1. Click on Start , Settings , then Control Panel .
2. Double-click on System ; then click on the Device Manager tab.
3. Double-click on Other devices , and double-click PCI CardBus Bridge .
4. Click on the Driver tab; then click on Update Driver....
5. Click on Next >.
If Windows cannot find the driver, click on Other Locations... , then type A:\PCMCIA\ , and click on OK .
6. Click on Finish .
7. Repeat these steps for the second PCI CardBus Bridge item.
The CardBus driver installation is complete.
11. Update the System drivers:
1. Click on Start , Settings , then Control Panel .
2. Double-click on System ; then click on the Device Manager tab.
3. Double-click on Other devices , and double-click PCI Bridge .
4. Click on the Driver tab; then click on Update Driver....
5. Click on Next >.
If Windows cannot find the driver, click on Other Locations..., then type A:\SYSTEM\, and click on OK.
6. Click on Finish .
Repeat these steps for the second PCI Bridge item.
7. Double-click on System devices , and double-click PCI Standard Host CPU Bridge .
8. Click on the Driver tab; then click on Update Driver....
9. Click on Next >.
If Windows cannot find the driver, click on Other Locations... , then type A:\SYSTEM\ , and click on OK .
10. Click on Finish .
The System driver installation is complete.
12. Update the USB drivers: (for OSR2.1)
1. Click on Start , Settings , then Control Panel .
2. Double-click on System ; then click on the Device Manager tab.
3. Double-click on Other devices , and click PCI Universal Serial Bus .
4. Click on Remove and OK to remove it.
5. Run the USB update program to install the USB driver. Refer to your Windows 95 manual.
After installation, restart the computer.
6. The computer automatically detects the Standard USB Host Controller ; click on Other Locations....
7. Type A:\USB\ , and click on OK .
8. Click on Finish .
The USB driver installation is complete.

Installing the ThinkPad Configuration Program for Windows 95
To install the ThinkPad Configuration program for Windows 95:
 
  1. Start Windows 95 or Windows 98.
  2. Extract the Utility Features for Windows 95/98 onto the hard drive.
  3. Click on Start ; then click on Run... .
  4. Type C:\DRIVERS\W9X\UTILITY\SETUP and click on OK .
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Installing the ThinkPad Display Driver for Windows 95
To install the ThinkPad display driver for Windows 95:
Windows 95 (Retail Version, Service Pack 1)
 
  1. Boot Windows 95.
  2. Extract the drivers onto the hard disk.
  3. Click Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Display .
  4. Select the Settings tab.
  5. Click on the Change Display Type... button.
  6. Click on the Change... button under 'Adapter type' field.
  7. Click on the Have Disk... button.
  8. Type C:\DRIVERS\W9X\VIDEO for the source path and click on the OK button.
  9. Windows 95 finds 'NeoMagic MagicMedia 256AV' then click on the OK button. Windows 95 copies all driver files to your hard disk.
  10. After driver files are copied, click on the Close button to close the 'Change Display Type' window.
  11. Select color depth, resolution, and font.
  12. Click on the Close button to close the 'Display Properties' windows.
  13. Click on the Yes button to restart Windows 95.

Windows 95 (OSR2: OEM Service Release 2)
 
  1. Boot Windows 95.
  2. Extract the drivers onto the hard disk.
  3. Click on Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Display .
  4. Select the Settings tab.
  5. Click on the Advanced Properties button.
  6. Click on the Change... button in the 'Adapter' tab.
  7. Click on the Have Disk... button.
  8. Type C:\DRIVERS\W9X\VIDEO for the source path and click on the OK button.
  9. Windows 95 finds 'NeoMagic MagicMedia 256AV' then click on the OK button. Windows 95 copies all driver files to your hard disk.
  10. After driver files are copied, click on the Close button to close the 'Advanced Display Properties' window.
  11. Select color depth, resolution, and font.
  12. Click on the Close button to close the 'Display Properties' windows.
  13. Click on the Yes button to restart Windows 95.

Installing the Audio Device Driver for Windows 95
To install the audio support software for Windows 95:
 
  1. Start Windows 98.
  2. Extract the drivers to the hard drive.
  3. Exit all Windows programs.
  4. Click on Start -> Run .
  5. Type C:\DRIVERS\W9X\AUDIO\SETUP and click on OK .
  6. At the Welcome window, click Next .
  7. If you agree to the terms stated in the License Agreement, click Yes .
  8. At the Choose Installation Configuration window, select only the following: MagicMedia 256AV Audio System , NeoMagic MagicWave 3DX Audio System . Note: Do NOT select MagicMedia 256ZX Audio System.
  9. Click Next . It will start copying files to the system.
  10. At the "Setup is Complete" window, select Yes, I want to restart my computer now. and click on Finished .


Installing the ThinkPad Modem Driver for Windows 95
To install the ThinkPad modem driver for Windows 95:
 
  1. Start Windows 95/98.
  2. Extract the drivers onto the hard disk.
  3. Click on Start -> Run.. .
  4. Type C:\DRIVERS\W9X\MODEM\SETUP.BAT in the "Open" box, then click on OK .
  5. Click on Next to continue with the setup program.
  6. Click on Finish .
  7. Shutdown and restart the computer.

Note: If the modem does not work:
 
  1. Click on Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> System -> Device Manager .
  2. If there is any "LT Win Modem" with exclamation mark, select it and click on Remove .
  3. Click on Close button in the Properties dialog box.
  4. Shutdown and restart the computer.

Installing the TrackPoint Driver for Windows 95
To install the TrackPoint driver for Windows 95:
 
  1. Start Windows 95.
  2. Extract the drivers onto the hard drive.
  3. Click on Start -> Settings -> Control Panel .
  4. Double-click on the Mouse icon.
  5. Click on the General tab.
  6. Click on Change .
  7. Click on Have Disk .
  8. Specify the directory where the driver files are extracted. Default path is C:\DRIVERS\WIN\TPOINT\.Then click on OK button. Then mouse driver list appears.
  9. Select PS/2 TrackPoint in the list.
  10. Click on OK .
  11. Click on Close in the "Mouse Properties" window.
  12. Restart your computer to make the new settings active.

Installing the Bay Driver for Windows 95
To install the bay driver for Windows 95:
 
  1. Must remove any real-mode drivers such as MSCDEX and related drives in CONFIG.SYS.
  2. Start Windows 95/98.
  3. Extract the drivers to the hard disk.
  4. Click Start -> Programs -> Agate Tioman -> Uninstall Agate Tioman and follow the directions. When prompted, restart the system.
  5. Click Start -> Run.. .
  6. Type C:\DRIVERS\W9X\SWAP in the dialog box and click on OK .
  7. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Installing the Hibernation Utility for Windows 95
Notes:
 
  • If you change the memory size, you need to reinstall the hibernation utility.
  • If you created a hibernation partition, you need to delete it before recreating a partition.

To install the hibernation utility program for Windows 95:
1. Insert the Hibernation Utility Diskette into the diskette drive.
2. Restart the computer.
3. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Installing the PC Card Support Software for Windows 95
To install the PC Card support software for Windows 95:
1. Start Windows 95.
2. Remove any PC Cards from the computer.
Note: Push the PC Card eject button; the eject button pops out. Push the button again; the PC Card pops out.
3. Click on Start, then Run....
4. Insert the "CardWorks Software for Windows 95 Disk 1" into the diskette drive.
5. Type A:\SETUP and press Enter.
6. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Installing the CD-ROM Device Driver for Windows 95
This section describes how to disable the unnecessary DOS and Windows CD-ROM device drivers.
 
  • If you installed Windows 95 on a blank hard disk drive without DOS and Windows, Windows 98 has automatically installed a generic ATAPI CD-ROM device driver for your ThinkPad's CD-ROM drive. You do not need to do the following procedure.
  • If you installed Windows 95 in a computer on which DOS and Windows had been already installed, you need to disable the DOS and Windows CD-ROM device drivers to use the correct Windows 98 generic ATAPI CD-ROM device driver.

To disable the DOS/Windows CD-ROM device drivers:
1. Start Windows 95 and go to the MS-DOS command prompt.
2. Open the CONFIG.SYS file with your text editor; then find the following line:
DEVICE=C:\xxxxxx\CDROMDRV.SYS /R
Note: xxxxxx is the subdirectory where you have installed the CD-ROM device driver. The default subdirectory for C:\xxxxxx is C:\CDROM.
If you cannot find the line, quit the file and go to step 4.
3. Comment out the line to change it as follows:
REM DEVICE=C:\xxxxxx\CDROMDRV.SYS /R
If the line is already commented out, quit the file and go to the next step.
4. Open the AUTOEXEC.BAT file; then find the following line:
C:\xxxxxx\MSCDEX.EXE /D:TPCD001 /M:15
Note: xxxxxx is the subdirectory where you have installed the CD-ROM device driver. The default subdirectory for C:\xxxxxx is C:\CDROM.
If you cannot find the line, quit the file and go to step 6.
5. Comment out the line to change it as follows:
REM C:\xxxxxx\MSCDEX.EXE /D:TPCD001 /M:15
If the line is already commented out, quit the file and go to the next step.
6. Exit the DOS command prompt; then reboot the system.

Installing the TDial Utility Program for Windows 95
To install the TDial Utility Program for Windows 95:
 
  1. Start Windows 95.
  2. Extract the drivers onto the hard disk.
  3. Click on Start -> Run.. .
  4. Type C:\DRIVERS\W9X\RING\SETUP and click on OK .
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

 


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