Installing Windows 2000 and its device drivers onto a blank hard disk drive - ThinkPad A22m

This document contains instructions for installing Microsoft Windows 2000 onto a system with a blank hard disk drive.

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You will require the following device drivers to ensure that the system works properly. Click the package name to download the driver.

Package name
System Program Service (BIOS)
System Program Service (BIOS) (2628-Sxx only)
Audio driver for Windows 2000
Video driver (Mobility- M/M1) for Windows 2000
Video driver (Mobility 128) for Windows 2000 (2628-Sxx only)
Modem Driver for Intel/Xircom Mini PCI Combo card for Windows 2000 (1)
Modem Drivers for Lucent Mini PCI card for Windows 2000 (1)
Modem Driver for 3COM Mini PCI Combo card for Windows 2000 (1)
Mediamatics DVDExpress video player update
TrackPoint driver for Windows 2000
Power Management driver for Windows 2000
Configuration Utility for Windows 2000
On Screen Display Utility
CMD Ultra DMA IDE Driver (2)
Windows 2000 Supplement Files
Ethernet Mini PCI Combo Driver (3COM) for Windows 2000
Ethernet Mini PCI Combo Driver (Intel) for Windows 2000

NOTES:

  • (1) Depends on what modem is installed in the system
  • (2) This driver has to be installed prior to attaching the unit to the ThinkPad Dock

Preparing your ThinkPad computer for Windows 2000

Make sure the BIOS on your ThinkPad computer is the latest

Installing Windows 2000

  1. Insert a bootable diskette into the floppy drive and power on the computer. The boot diskette needs to contain the DOS CD-ROM drivers to access the CD-ROM drive to install Windows 2000.
  2. Insert the Windows 2000 compact disc (CD) into the CD-ROM Drive.
  3. From the command prompt, type X:\I386\winnt.exe (where X represents the drive letter for the CD-ROM drive), and press the Enter key to start the Windows 2000 installation.
  4. The setup process will begin copying files to the hard disk drive. After this process has been completed, remove the disk from the floppy drive and press the Enter key to restart the system. After the Windows 2000 setup screen loads, press the Enter key to start the Windows 2000 Setup Wizard.
  5. Read the Licensing Agreement for Windows 2000. If you accept the terms that are displayed, press F8 to accept the Licensing Agreement and continue with the installation process.
  6. When asked where you want to install Windows 2000, press the Enter key to accept the default drive (C:).
  7. When asked if you want to convert your file system to NTFS, click No, don't upgrade. (You can convert the file system after you successfully install Windows 2000.) The following actions will occur: After files are copied to the hard disk drive, Windows 2000 will restart your computer automatically. After this has been completed, Windows 2000 will restart your computer automatically. The Windows 2000 GUI is displayed and you are prompted to continue the installation
  8. Click the Next button to continue the installation process. Setup will now detect and install devices. This will take several minutes to complete.
  9. The Regional Settings window will appear. Click the Next button to continue with the installation process.
  10. Enter your name and organization on the next screen. Click the Next button when complete.
  11. Enter the 25 character Windows 2000 Product Key and then click the Next button to continue.
  12. When prompted, enter the Administrator password. When prompted, re-enter the Administrator password for verification.
  13. When prompted, enter the required information in the Modem Dialing Information window. Click the Next button when complete.
  14. Adjust the date and time settings and select the correct time zone for your location. Click the Next button when complete. Windows 2000 will perform its final tasks. This portion of setup process is processor and hard disk drive intensive and will take some time to complete. The computer will restart automatically. If the system becomes unresponsive during the Save Settings portion of setup, restart the setup process of Windows 2000 after attaching the floppy drive.
  15. When prompted, enter the Administrator password.

Installing BIOS Update

  • You need an AC adapter and a charged battery pack to update the BIOS.
  • If your computer is attached to any kinds of Docking station or port replicator, turn off the computer and detach it before proceeding.
  • Make sure the BIOS diskette is write protected.
  • The embedded controller version can be checked two different ways. It can be viewed by invoking IBM BIOS Setup Utility or by running the ThinkPad Configuration from operating system, and selecting System Information from the Help menu or the System Information button.
  1. Print these instructions or display on another computer.
  2. Firmly connect the AC adapter to the computer.
  3. Insert the System Program Service Diskette into the diskette drive and turn on the computer.
  4. Select Read this first from the menu and carefully read the information that appears.
  5. Press the Esc key to return to the menu.
  6. Select Update system program and follow the instruction on the screen.

    WARNING: Do not turn off or suspend the computer until the update has been completed. If you turn off or suspend the computer while the update is still in progress, the system board may have to be replaced.

    After the update has been completed, do the following to make the changes effective.

  7. Make sure the System Program Service Diskette is removed from the diskette drive, then turn off the computer.
  8. Press and hold the F1 key, then turn on the computer. Hold the F1 key until the IBM BIOS Setup Utility menu appears.
  9. If a password prompt appears, type the correct password.
  10. Press F9 key.
  11. Select the Yes button to load default configuration.

Installing Audio driver

  1. Start Windows 2000.
  2. Extract the Audio Features for Windows 2000 on to the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start, then click Run.
  4. In the Run dialog window, type C:\DRIVERS\W2K\AUDIO\SETUP.EXE to install the audio driver. Click the OK button to start the installation process. If you extracted the files to a different location, specify that location instead.
  5. At the Crystal Audio Setup window, click Uninstall Crystal Drivers. When prompted to Shut Down or Restart your system, click the Restart button.
  6. When Windows restarts, it will detect new hardware and bring up the Welcome to the Found New hardware Wizard window. Click the Next button to continue.
  7. Select Search for a suitable driver for my device (recommended) and click the Next button to continue.
  8. Select the Specify Location check box, and type C:\DRIVERS\W2k\AUDIO\. If you extracted the files to a different location, specify that location instead. Click the Next button to continue.
  9. The wizard will find a driver for the following device: Multimedia Audio Controller, click the Next button.
  10. If you see a panel Windows 2000 has finished installing new devices, Do you want to restart our computer now?, click the Yes button to restart Windows 2000.

Installing Video drivers

  1. Start Windows 2000 and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract the video drivers onto the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start, then click Run.
  4. In the Run dialog window, type C:\DRIVERS\W2K\DISPLAY\SETUP.EXE. Click the OK button to start the installation process. If you extracted the files to a different location, specify that location instead.
  5. At the Welcome window, click the Next button.
  6. At the Software License Agreement window, if you agree, click the Yes button. This will start the installation process.
  7. At the Setup Complete window, put a check mark in Yes, I want to restart my computer now, and click the Finish button.
  8. Restart the system.

Installing Video drivers (2628-Sxx only)

  1. Start Windows 2000 and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract the video drivers to the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start, then click Run.
  4. In the Run dialog window, type C:\DRIVERS\W2K\DISPLAY\INSTALL\SETUP.EXE to install the video driver. Click the OK button to start the installation process. If you extracted the files to a different location, specify that location instead.
  5. At the Welcome window click the Next button.
  6. At the Software License Agreement window, if you agree, click the Yes button. This will start the installation process.
  7. At the Setup Complete window, put a check mark in Yes, I want to restart my computer now and click the Finish button.
  8. Restart the system.
  9. If the Found New Hardware Wizard appears, click the Next button.
  10. Select Search for a suitable driver for my device(recommended).
  11. Click the Next button.
  12. Select Specify a location and click the Next button.
  13. Specify the directory where the video drivers were extracted as C:\DRIVERS\W2K\DISPLAY\INSTALL.
  14. At the Driver Files Search Result window, click the Next button.
  15. Confirm Philips WDM Video Decoder is selected and click the Next button.
  16. At the Completing the Upgrade Device Driver Wizard window, click the Finish button.
  17. Shutdown and restart the system.

Installing Modem driver for Xircom Mini PCI Combo card (Intel)

  1. Start Windows 2000 and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start, then click Run.
  4. In the Open field, type C:\DRIVERS\W2K\MODEM\SETUP.EXE to install the modem driver. Click the OK button to start the installation process. If you extracted the files to a different location, specify that location instead.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  6. Restart the system for the driver to be effective.

Installing Modem driver for Mini PCI Combo card (3COM)

  1. Start Windows 2000 and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract the drivers onto the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start, then click Run.
  4. In the Open field, type C:\DRIVERS\W2K\MODEM\MDMSETUP\SETUP.EXE and click the OK button. If you extracted the files to a different location specify that location instead.
  5. Click the Next button at the Welcome dialog screen.
  6. Leave the Yes, I want to restart my computer now selection checked and click the Finish button at the Setup Complete dialog screen.
  7. Allow the system to reboot. If you need to install the modem card, turn off the power to the system and install the Mini PCI Combo card.
  8. Click the Next button in the Found New Hardware Wizard dialog.
  9. Click the Next button with Search for a suitable driver radio button selected.
  10. Select Specify a Location and click the Next button.
  11. Enter D:\winnt\options\cabs in the dialog box and click the OK button.
  12. Click the Next button at the dialog that has found the driver c:\winnt\options\cabs\wdhaibf.inf.
  13. Click the Finish button. The modem is now installed.

Installing Modem driver for Lucent Mini PCI card

  1. Start Windows 2000 and 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 (Example: C:\DRIVERS\W2K\MODEM\SETUP.EXE), and click the OK button.
  5. Follow the instructions. When the message window that says Digital Signature Not Found, click the Yes button.

Installing Mediamatics DVDExpress video player update
NOTES:

  • Microsoft Windows 95 version must be OSR2 or later.
  • Before installing, make sure that you have installed the following software:
    • Video Features for Windows 2000
    • Audio Features for Windows 2000
    • IDE Driver for Windows NT4.0
    • Mediamatics DVD-Video Player for Microsoft Windows 95/98
  • To download the latest version of these drivers, visit the Device Driver File Matrix page. This package cannot be installed without the Mediamatics DVDExpress DVD-Video player installed on the system. This package is for upgrade purposes only.
  1. Start Microsoft Windows.
  2. Extract the package to your hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start, then click Run.
  4. In the Run dialog window, type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\DVD\SETUP.EXE to install the upgrade DVD player. Click the OK button to start the installation process. If you extracted the files to a different location, specify that location instead.
  5. At the Welcome screen, click the Next button.
  6. If you agree to the license agreement, click the Yes button.
  7. To install to the default directory, click the Next button. It will uninstall the previous player, and then install the updated player.
  8. At the setup is complete window, click the Finish button.

Installing TrackPoint drivers

  1. Start Windows 2000 and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract the driver onto the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start, select Settings, then click Control Panel.
  4. Double-click the System icon.
  5. Click the Hardware tab at the top of the System Properties window.
  6. Click the Device Manager button.
  7. Double-click Mice and other pointing devices.
  8. Double-click either IBM PS/2 TrackPoint or PS/2 Compatible Mouse whichever choice appears in the list.
  9. Click the Driver tab.
  10. Click the Update driver button. The Update Device Driver Wizard runs.
  11. Click the Next button.
  12. Click Display a list of the known drivers for this device so that I can choose a specific driver.
  13. Click the Next button.
  14. Click the Have disk button and specify the directory where the driver files are extracted, the default location is C:\DRIVERS\W2K\TPOINT.
  15. Click the OK button. Then driver list appears.
  16. Click IBM PS/2 TrackPoint in the list.
  17. Click the Next button.
  18. Click the Next button.
  19. If you see the warning panel which asks if you want to replace the keyboard port driver(s) or not, click the Yes button.
  20. Click the Finish button in the Update Device Driver Wizard window.
  21. Click the Close button in the IBM PS/2 TrackPoint Properties window.
  22. Restart your computer to make the new settings effective.

Installing Power Management driver

  1. Start Windows 2000, and log on with the user ID authorized as an administrator.
  2. Open Control Panel, then double-click the Add/Remove Hardware icon.
  3. Click the Next button, then select Add/Troubleshoot a device.
  4. Click the Next button.
  5. Select Unknown from the device list; then click the Next button.
  6. Click the Finish button; then click the Next button.
  7. Select Search for a suitable driver for my device; then click the Next button.
  8. Select Specify a location; then click the Next button.
  9. Specify the directory name where you extracted this package; then click the OK button.
  10. Click the Next button, then click the Finish button.
  11. Restart the system.

Installing Ethernet Mini PCI Combo driver (3COM)

  1. If this is the first time the card has been installed an Add New Hardware Wizard dialog box for the PCI Ethernet Controller will appear. Press the Cancel button. If previous installation exists skip to step 2.
  2. Run setup.exe in lansetup directory. NOTE: This will uninstall any previous installations.
  3. Leave the Yes, I want to restart my computer now. selection checked and press the Finish button on the Reboot dialog screen.
  4. Allow the system to reboot. If you need to insert the Ethernet card, turn off the power and do it now.
  5. Press the Next button in the Found New Hardware Wizard Dialog.
  6. Press the Next button with Search for a suitable driver.... radio button selected.
  7. Select Specify a Location and press the Next button.
  8. Enter C:\winnt\options\cabs in the dialog and press the OK button.
  9. Press the Next button on the dialog that has found the driver c:\winnt\options\cabs\net556n5.inf
  10. Press the Finish button The network adapter is now installed.

NOTE:* If you upgraded to Windows 2000 from a Windows 95/98 installation you will need to enter c:\windows\options\cabs instead.

DOS driver for unattended installation
For customers who need unattended installation, the DOS driver (EL556.dos) is included in landisk4\NDIS2 sub-directory in this package. The DOS driver can be used only for this purpose.
LANDISKS
LANDISK2 contains driver files for Windows 95 and Microsoft Windows NT.
LANDISK3 contains driver files for Windows 2000.
LANDISK4 contains NDIS2, NDIS3, and other miscellaneous drivers.
LANDISK5 contains driver files for Windows 98 SE/Gold.
LANDISK6 contains driver files for Microsoft Windows Me.

Installing Ethernet Mini PCI Combo driver (Intel)

  1. Right-click the My Computer icon.
  2. Click Properties.
  3. Click the Hardware tab and select Device Manager.
  4. Click the + mark on Network Adapter.
  5. Double-click Intel(R) PRO/100+ Mini PCI.
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Click the Update driver button.
  8. Click the Next button.
  9. Click the Next button.
  10. Specify the directory where the drivers are extracted, click the Next button, and then follow the instructions displayed on the screen.

Intel(R) PRO/100+ Mini PCI
The name of the Ethernet device driver is Intel(R) PRO/100+ Mini PCI in the Device Manager and in the NetworkControl Panel.

DOS driver for unattended installation:
For customers who need unattended installation, the DOS driver (E100B.DOS) is included in DOS sub-directory in this package. Unattended installation instructions are also included in PUSH sub-directory. The DOS driver can be used only for this purpose.

Installing Configuration Utility driver
NOTE:

  • If this package is used for Windows 95, Internet Explorer version 4 or later will need to be installed.
  • If version 1.14 is installed, uninstall it before installing any newer versions.
  • The default installation path and folder were changed from version 1.14. If you already installed the previous version, uninstall it first or change the installation path and folder to the same as before.
  • If the Battery MaxiMiser Gauge is on the task tray, the uninstall program will display the message to close PWRMONIT.DLL. If this message appears, right-click the Battery MaxiMiser Gauge on the task bar and click the Close button.
  1. Start Windows 95/98/Me or 2000. If using Windows 2000, logon with administrative privilege.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start, then click Run.
  4. In the Open field, type C:\DRIVERS\W9X\UTILITY\SETUP.EXE to install the utility driver. Click the OK button to start the installation process. If you extracted the files to a different location, specify that location instead.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Installing On Screen Display Utility
NOTE: If On Screen Display is already installed on your system, check the version number. In case that the previous version is earlier than 2.24i, you need to install the latest version of the ThinkPad Utility.

  1. Start Windows 95/98/Me, or start Windows NT 4.0/2000 and log on with the user ID authorized as an administrator.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start, then click Run.
  4. Type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\ONSCR\SETUP.EXE in the Open box and click the OK button.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

For the versions without suffix i
The installation program of ThinkPad Utility for Windows 95/98/Me/2000 will ask you the place of the directory that this package is extracted to. Then, the installation program will install this package automatically. Please refer to the ThinkPad Utility for Windows 95/98/Me/2000 package for the details.

Installing CMD Ultra DMA IDE driver

  1. Boot the system without the ThinkPad Docked and logged-on with administrator rights.
  2. Extract the drivers to the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start, select Settings, then click Control Panel.
  4. Double-click System icon.
  5. Click the Hardware tab, and click the Device Manager button.
  6. On the menu bar of Device Manager, ensure Devices by Type is selected
  7. Click the plus next to IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers.
  8. Double-click Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller or CMD PCI-0648 Ultra DMA IDE Controller. The properties window should appear.
  9. Click the Driver tab and click the Update driver button.
  10. Click the Next button and select Display a list of the known drivers for this device so that I can choose a specific driver.
  11. Click the Have disk button, and change the location to the updated drivers. The default location is C:\DRIVERS\WIN\IDE\WIN2K.
  12. Ensure the INF file Windows 2000 finds is CMDIDE.INF (not MSHDC.INF). If Windows 2000 recommends MSHDC.INF, select Install one of the other drivers and click the Next button.
  13. Windows 2000 will display a list of available CMD PCI-IDE controllers, select CMD PCI-0648 Ultra DMA IDE Controller from this list and continue with default options.

Tune the driver under Windows 2000
Applications such as DVDExpress and Easy CD Creator require the Ultrabay drive to be setup in DMA transfer mode, but the Ultrabay drive within the ThinkPad Dock is setup in PIO transfer mode by default. To change transfer mode of the drive:

  1. Boot the system with ThinkPad Dock and logged-on with administrator rights.
  2. Click Start, select Settings, then click Control Panel.
  3. Double-click System icon.
  4. Click the Hardware tab, and click the Device Manager button.
  5. On the menu bar of Device Manager, ensure Devices by Type is selected
  6. Click the plus next to IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers.
  7. Double-click CMD PCI-0648 Ultra DMA IDE Controller.
  8. Double-click the second Primary IDE Channel.
  9. Click the Advanced Settings tab.
  10. Click the down arrow at the Transfer Mode in the Device 0 and select DMA if available.
  11. Close all windows and restart the system.

Installing Windows 2000 Supplement Files
Applying IBM LCD Color Profile

  1. Start Windows 2000.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard disk drive.
  3. Right-click the desktop to open Display Properties.
  4. Click the Settings tab.
  5. Click Advanced.
  6. Click the Monitor tab, then Properties.
  7. Click the Driver tab, then the Update driver button. The Upgrade Device Driver Wizard starts.
  8. Click the Next button.
  9. Select Display a list of the known drivers for this device so that I can choose a specific driver.
  10. Click the Next button.
  11. Click the Have disk button.
  12. Click Browse, and search the location where the file IBMTPLCD.INF exits.
  13. Click Open.
  14. Click IBMTPLCD.INF and then click the Ok button.
  15. Click the Next button.
  16. Click the Next button at start device driver installation wizard.
  17. Click the Finish button.
  18. Click the Close button.


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