The following list shows current ThinkPad systems that support Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). Before installing Windows XP SP2, make sure that your ThinkPad system is on this list.
|Things to confirm before installing Windows XP SP2|
This site contains a set of Hints and tips which documents special requirements or considerations you may encounter during Windows XP SP2 installation and operation on your ThinkPad system. In most cases, your ThinkPad system (if included in the list above) will have no problem with Windows XP SP2. However, before you start the installation, we recommend that you make sure your system is using the latest BIOS and Drivers.
Click here to check and obtain the latest BIOS and Drivers for your ThinkPad system.
Prior to installing any updates, you should backup your data and ensure your ThinkPad system is connected to an AC outlet and has a fully charged battery.
|General Hints and tips about ThinkPad systems|
|WiFi Protected Access (WPA) Support on Windows XP SP2|
|Microsoft USB Natural Keyboard Elite can not be recognized|
|Hardware "Safe to remove" prompt does not appear|
|WPA option does not appear in Windows Zero Configuration|
|The system will hang when closing the LCD to enter hibernation mode|
|Overlay adjustment property can not be used during AVI playback with Windows Media Player|
|ThinkVantage Access Connections disables the Windows Firewall|
|Cannot select WPA option after resuming from standby mode|
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