Installing Windows NT 4.0 and its device drivers - ThinkPad 570/E
This document describes the installation procedures for Microsoft Windows NT Workstation Version 4.0 and its device drivers.

Overall procedure
  1. Back up your software and personal data files on the hard disk.
  2. Install Windows NT.
You will need the following drivers for this procedure. Click the package name to download the drivers.

Package Name
Utility Features for Windows NT
Video Features (NM2200) for Windows NT 4.0
PC Card software only available from Software Selection compact disc (CD)
Audio Features for Windows NT
TrackPoint Driver I for Windows NT
IDE Driver Diskette for Windows NT
Modem Driver for Windows NT

Installing Microsoft Windows NT
NOTE: Before installing Windows NT, r
ead the Windows NT installation guide.

  1. Insert the Windows NT CD-ROM into the external CD-ROM drive.
  2. Open the DOS prompt
  3. Change to the CD-ROM drive.
  4. Type CD \I386
  5. Type WINNT and press the Enter key.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen.
I f your computer does not have a CD-ROM drive, use a network server. You can install Windows NT on multiple computers by first copying the Windows NT master source files to a shared drive on a network server. After connecting your computer to a network, such as with the DOS LAN requester, you can install the files from the network server to your computer at the DOS command prompt. For more information, refer to the installation guide of Windows NT, Windows NT Version 4 Service Pack 3, or Windows NT Version 4 Service Pack 4.

Notes for installing the PC Card support software
If you are installing Service Pack 4, you should install it before you install the PC Card support software. If you have already installed Service Pack 4, you need to reinstall the PC Card support software. If you are going to use a Port Replicator with Advanced EtherJet Feature with your computer, you should do the following:
  1. Log off before starting the installation.
  2. Uninstall PC Card support software (CardWizard).
  3. Dock your computer to the Port Replicator with Advanced EtherJet Feature.
  4. Install Service Pack 4
  5. Reinstall the PC Card support software.
ThinkPad Configuration program installation
  1. Start Windows NT 4.0 and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract the drivers onto the hard disk by running the file.
  3. Click Start, then click Run...
  4. Specify the installation program SETUP.EXE with the full path you extracted in step 3 and click the OK button. Default path is C:\DRIVERS\WNT\UTILITY\
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.
NOTE: When prompted for target directory during installation, only a short name can be specified for a target directory, e.g. C:\THINKPAD. Do NOT specify a directory name with spaces, e.g. "C:\IBM ThinkPad\".

ThinkPad Display driver installation
  1. Start Windows NT 4.0 and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract the drivers onto the hard drive.
  3. Click Start, then select Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  4. Double-click the Display icon.
  5. Select the Settings tab.
  6. Click the Display Type... button.
  7. Click the Change... button.
  8. Click the Have Disk... button.
  9. Specify the directory where the driver files are extracted. The default path is C:\DRIVERS\WNT\DISPLAY\. Then click the OK button. The driver list appears. Windows NT finds NeoMagic MagicMedia 256AV.
  10. Click the OK button.
  11. Click the Yes button to confirm that you are installing a third-party driver.
  12. Click the OK button when you are prompted to restart.
  13. Click the Close button to close the Display Type window.
  14. Click the Close button to close the Display Properties wndow.
  15. Click the Yes button and restart the computer to make the driver effective.
  16. Click the OK button, when the 'Invalid Display Settings' message appears.
  17. The 'Display Properties' window appears. Select your screen parameter from the color palette, desktop area, and refresh frequency.
  18. Click the Test button and make sure the selected mode is displayed correctly on the screen.
  19. Click the OK button in the 'Display Properties' window.
PC Card support software installation
  1. Insert the Software Selections CD into the CD-ROM drive. The Software Selections main window appears.
  2. Click Install Software.
  3. Click the View All radio button above the Program Name list window. All the device drivers and other programs in the Software Selections CD are listed.
  4. Select the check box for PC Card support software.
  5. Click the Install button at the bottom right of the window
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen.
ThinkPad Audio device driver installation
  1. Start Windows NT 4.0 and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract the drivers onto the hard disk.
  3. Click Start, then select Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  4. Double-click the Multimedia icon in the Control panel. The Multimedia Properties window appears.
  5. Click the Devices tab and then click the Add button.
  6. Select Unlisted or Updated Drivers, and press the OK button.
  7. A dialog box appears and prompts for the path of the drivers to be installed. Enter in the location you extracted the files to and click the OK button. The default path is C:\DRIVERS\WNT\AUDIO\. In the driver list window that appears, select the SoundFusion(TM) Audio device and click the OK button. Windows NT may report that the driver files are already present in the system. In this case, select Audio Devices, then click Audio for SoundFusion(TM) and click the Remove button. Press Yes, Restart Now to restart system and repeat the installation instructions given above.
  8. When the installation program prompts you, restart Windows NT to make the change effective.
TrackPoint driver installation
  1. Start Windows NT 4.0 and logon with administrative privilege.
  2. Extract the drivers onto the hard drive.
  3. Click Start, then select Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  4. Double-click the Mouse icon.
  5. Click the General tab.
  6. Click the Change button.
  7. Click the Have Disk... button.
  8. Specify the directory where the driver files are extracted. The default path is C:\DRIVERS\WIN\TPOINT\. Then click the OK button. The mouse driver list appears.
  9. Select PS/2 TrackPoint in the list.
  10. Click the OK button.
  11. Click the Close button in the "Mouse Properties" window.
  12. Go to Devices in Control Panel. If the i8042 Keyboard and PS/2 Mouse Port has been disabled, change it back to System. Failure to do this will cause the TrackPoint and keyboard not to function after rebooting.
  13. Restart your computer to make the new settings active.

IDE driver installation

  1. Start Windows NT 4.0 and Logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract the driver onto the hard drive.
  3. Click Start, then select Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  4. Double-click the SCSI Adapters icon in the Control Panel. If you find the following drivers from Drivers tab, remove them.
    1. Intel PIIX PCI Bus Master IDE Controller IDE CD-ROM(Atapi 1.2)/Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller
  5. Click the Add... button.
  6. Click the Have Disk... button in Install Driver screen.
  7. Specify the directory where the driver files are extracted and click the OK button. The default path is C:\DRIVERS\WNT\IDE\.
  8. Select the correct driver, and click the OK button. The driver you have to select is as follows: ThinkPad PIIX4 IDE Driver: for ThinkPad 560X, 570, 600, and 770 families.
  9. Restart the computer.

ThinkPad modem driver installation

  1. Start Windows NT. If using Windows NT logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract the drivers to the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start, then click Run.
  4. Specify SETUP.EXE with the full path name where you extracted the package in the step 2, and click the OK button.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  6. After the driver has been installed, shutdown and restart the system before attempting to use the modem.

 



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