Installing Windows 95 and its device drivers - ThinkPad 600
This information can also be found in the Online User's Guide for your ThinkPad 600.

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:

 

Device Driver Diskette Name
Windows 95 Supplement FilesWindows 95 Supplemental File Diskette
ThinkPad Configuration programConfiguration Utility for Windows 95
Utility Diskette for DOS, Personalization
Display driverVideo Features Package III for Windows 95
PC Card support softwareCard Soft PCMCIA Driver for Windows 95
Audio device driverAudio Features Diskette for Windows 95
TrackPoint driverTrackPoint Driver Diskette for Windows 95
ThinkPad Modem driverThinkPad Modem for Windows 95


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

4. Install Windows 95 and the software.
Installing Windows 95
Some new devices for the ThinkPad 600 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 the Windows 95 OSR0 or OSR1
1. Create a Windows 95 supplement file diskette.
1. Copy all the cabinet files and installation programs to your hard disk.
1-1. Make a temporary directory (for instance, C:\WIN95) and make sure enough hard disk space is available to store the cabinet files and installation programs (the required free space vary depending on the language of Windows 95).
1-2. Copy all the cabinet (.CAB) files and installation programs from \WIN95 directory of Windows 95 retail CD.
1-3. T ype " COPY src_cd:\WIN95\*.* tgt_drv:\tgt_dir " and press Enter. Where src_cd: is the drive letter of CD-ROM drive (e.g. D,E ..) and where tgt_drv:\tgt_dir: is the drive letter and temporary directory made in step 1-1 (e.g. C:\WIN95).

2. Copy updated files from Windows 95 supplement file diskette to the temporary directory.
2-1. Insert Windows 95 supplement file diskette into a floppy drive.
2-2. Type " COPY a:\OSR0INF\*.* tgt_drv:\tgt_dir " and press enter. Where tgt_drv:\tgt_dir: is the drive letter and temporary directory made in step 1-1 (e.g. C:\WIN95)
 
3. Start Installation from the temporary directory.
3-1. Run "SETUP.EXE" from the temporary directory created in step 1-1.
3-2. Refer to the Windows 95 documentation and instructions on the screen to complete the installation.

4. If needed, apply Windows 95 Service Pack 1 available from Microsoft Internet home page.

5. If needed, remove all the files in the temporary directory and the directory itself after installation is completed to save the hard disk free space.
 
Installing the Windows 95 OSR2 or OSR2-1
1. Copy all the cabinet files and installation programs to your hard disk.
1-1. Make a temporary directory (for instance, C:\WIN95) and make sure enough hard disk space is available to store the cabinet files and installation programs (the required free space vary depending on the language of Windows 95).
1-2. Copy all the cabinet (.CAB) files and installation programs from \WIN95 directory of Windows 95 OSR2 CD.
1-3. Type " COPY src_cd:\WIN95\*.* tgt_drv:\tgt_dir " and press Enter.
Where src_cd: is the drive letter of CD-ROM drive (e.g. C, D,..) and tgt_drv:\tgt_dir: Drive letter and temporary directory made in 1-1 (e.g. C:\WIN95)
 
2. Copy updated files from Windows 95 supplement file diskette to the temporary directory.
2-1. Insert Windows 95 supplement file diskette into a floppy drive.
2-2. Type " COPY a:\OSR2INF\*.* tgt_drv:\tgt_dir " and press enter.
2-3. Type " COPY a:\CARDBUS\*.* tgt_drv:\tgt_dir " and press enter.
Where tgt_drv:\tgt_dir: is the drive letter and temporary directory made in 1-1 (e.g. C:\WIN95)
 
3. Start Installation from the temporary directory.
3-1. Run "SETUP.EXE" from the temporary directory created in step 1-1.
3-2. Refer to the Windows 95 documentation and instructions on the screen to complete the installation.
 
Next step is to install some fix modules to Windows 95.
4. Install PC Card driver fix.
4-1. Insert Windows 95 supplement file diskette into a floppy drive and insert the Windows 95 CD into the CD-ROM drive.
4-2. Run "x:\OTHER\USBSUPP.EXE" where x is the driver letter of the CD-ROM drive
4-3. Run "A:\QFE444\PCCARDUP.EXE".
4-4. Reboot the system.
 
5. Replace Unimodem drivers to support Intel Video Phone application.
5-1. Insert Windows 95 supplement file diskette into a floppy drive.
5-2. From the command prompt, go to C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM (or SYSTEM subdirectory under the directory where Windows 95 installed).
5-3. Rename a couple of files as follows.
Type "REN UNIMODEM.VXD UNIMODEM.BAK" and press ENTER.
Type "REN UNIMDM.TSP UNIMDM.BAK" and press ENTER.
5-4. Copy new files as follows.
Type "COPY A:\UNIMODEM\*.*".
 
The last step is to install the OSR 2.1 code. To install the OSR2.1 code, refer to the OSR2.1 documentation.

Installing the ThinkPad Configuration program for Windows 95
  1. Start Windows 95.
  2. Extract the drivers onto the hard disk.
  3. Click on Start -> Run...
  4. Type in " x:\<path name>\SETUP.EXE ". Then click on OK . where x: is the drive letter and <path name> is the path you extracted the files to. Default path is C:\DRIVERS\W95\UTILITY\
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.
 

Installing 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 on the Start button.
  4. Move the cursor to the Settings then click on the Control Panel .
  5. Double-click on the Display icon.
  6. Select the Settings tab.
  7. Click on the Change Display Type... button.
  8. Click on the Change... button under 'Adapter type' field.
  9. Click on the Have Disk... button.
  10. Type C:\DRIVERS\W9X\VIDEO and click on the OK button.
  11. Windows 95 finds 'NeoMagic MagicGraph 128XD' then click on the OK button. Windows 95 copies all driver files to your hard disk.
  12. After driver files are copied, click on the Close button to close the 'Change Display Type' window.
  13. Select color depth, resolution, and font.
  14. Click on the Close button to close the 'Display Properties' windows.
  15. 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 the Start button.
  4. Move the cursor to the Settings then click on the Control Panel .
  5. Double-click on the Display icon.
  6. Select the Settings tab.
  7. Click on the Advanced Properities button.
  8. Click on the Change... button in the 'Adapter' tab.
  9. Click on the Have Disk... button.
  10. Type C:\DRIVERS\W9X\VIDEO and click on the OK button.
  11. Windows 95 finds 'NeoMagic MagicGraph 128XD' then click on the OK button. Windows 95 copies all driver files to your hard disk.
  12. After driver files are copied, click on the Close button to close the 'Advanced Display Properities' window.
  13. Select color depth, resolution, and font.
  14. Click on the Close button to close the 'Display Properties' windows.
  15. Click on the Yes button to restart Windows 95.

If you have not specified the type of monitor you want to use, your new setting might not function correctly. When you are prompted to specify a monitor, select Yes if you want to use an external monitor or No if you do not want to use an external monitor.

Installing PC Card Support software for Windows 95
  1. Start Windows 95.
  2. Remove any PC Cards from the computer.
  3. Extract the drivers onto the hard drive.
  4. Click on Start -> Run .
  5. Specify SETUP.EXE with the full path name where you unpacked the driver files and press Enter . Default path is C:\DRIVERS\W9X\PCCARD\
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen. Accept all defaults during CardWorks installation process.
  7. Reboot the system.

Installing the Audio device driver 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\AUDIO\SETUP and click on OK .
  5. Click on the Uninstall Crystal Drivers button at the pop-up window. (Do not click the "Install Driver" button.)
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  7. When you are prompted to restart the computer, remove any diskette from the diskette drive and restart the computer.
  8. When the computer prompts you to install the manufacturer's diskette during the startup of Windows 98, type C:\DRIVERS\W9X\AUDIO .
  9. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.

The MIDI serial port connector is available when the computer is attached to the ThinkPad Enhanced Port Replicator. The MIDI port capability is disabled as a default, so you need to enable the function with the ThinkPad Features.

Installing the IBM 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 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 ThinkPad Modem software for Windows 95
  1. Extract drivers to the hard disk.
  2. Click on Start -> Run..
  3. Type C:\DRIVERS\W9X\MODEM\SETUP
  4. Follow the instructions
  5. System will detect new hardware on reboot. Type C:\DRIVERS\W9X\MODEM for location.


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