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ThinkVantage GPS for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), XP - Notebook

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ThinkVantage GPS (Global Positioning System) receives signals from the GPS satellites and determines the location of your ThinkPad.

This package installs the software (GPS driver) to enable the following devices:

  • Ericsson F3507g
  • Ericsson F3607gw
  • Ericsson F5521gw
  • Ericsson H5321gw
  • Qualcomm HS-USB
  • Qualcomm Gobi 2000 HS-USB
  • Sierra Wireless MC8355-Gobi 3000 HS-USB
  • Sierra Wireless MC7700-Gobi 4000 HS-USB
  • Sierra Wireless MC7750-Gobi 4000 HS-USB

ThinkVantage GPS (Global Positioning System) receives signals from the GPS satellites and determines the location of your computer.

Refer to marketing materials to find out what computer models support which devices.

If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted
below.

Contents
Supported Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of Changes
Requirements
Installation Instructions
Uninstallation Instructions
Determining which Version is Installed
Reference Information

 

Supported Systems
  • Lenovo V480s
  • ThinkPad Edge 11, Edge 13, Edge 14, Edge 15
  • ThinkPad Edge E120, Edge E125, Edge E130, Edge E135, Edge E220s
  • ThinkPad E320, Edge E325, Edge E330, Edge E335
  • ThinkPad Edge E420, Edge E420s, Edge E425, Edge E430, Edge E435
  • ThinkPad Edge E520, Edge E525, Edge E530, Edge E535
  • ThinkPad L410, L412, L420, L421, L430, L510, L512, L520, L530
  • ThinkPad S430
  • ThinkPad SL300, SL400, SL400c, SL410, SL500, SL500c, SL510
  • ThinkPad T400, T400s, T410, T410i, T410s, T410si, T420, T420i, T420s, T420si, T430, T430i, T430s, T430si, T430u
  • ThinkPad T500, T510, T510i, T520, T520i, T530, T530i
  • ThinkPad W500, W510, W520, W530
  • ThinkPad X1, X1 Carbon (Type 34xx), X100e, X120e, X121e, X130e, X131e
  • ThinkPad X200, X200s, X200 Tablet, X201, X201i, X201s, X201 Tablet, X220, X220i, X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet
  • ThinkPad X230, X230i, X230 Tablet, X230i Tablet
  • ThinkPad X301
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit SP1 and later
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 SP2, SP3
Summary of Changes

Where:

  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 2.81

  • (Fix) Fixed an security vulnerability issue.
  • (Fix) Fixed the issue where ThinkVantage GPS might not start after resuming
    normal operation from standby, sleep, or hibernation state with Gobi
    MC8355, MC7700, or MC7750 card installed.

Version 2.80

  • (New) Added support for Win7 for Lenovo B430.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad T430u,X1 Carbon (Type 34xx).
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X131e,Edge S430.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad L430, L530, T430, T430i, T430s, T430si, T530, T530i, W530, X230, X230i, X230 Tablet, X230i Tablet.
  • [Important] Ended support for Google Maps in ThinkVantage Maps.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad Edge E130, E135, E330, E335, E430, E435, E530, E535, Lenovo V480s.
  • (New) Added support for Ericsson H5321gw.
  • (New) Added support for Ericsson H5321gw/F5521gw/F3607gw Autosensing.
  • (New) Added support for Sierra Wireless MC7700/MC7750-Gobi 4000 HS-USB.

Version 2.73

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X130e.
  • (New) Added support for SIM card-free for GPS tracking with using Ericsson F5521gw adapter.
  • (New) Updated the Google Maps API to v3 in ThinkVantage Maps.

Version 2.72

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad Edge E425, Edge E525.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X121e, Edge E120, Edge E125, Edge E320, Edge E325.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X1.
  • (New) Added support for Sierra Wireless MC8355-Gobi 3000 HS-USB.
  • (Fix) Fixed the issue where ThinkVantage GPS failed to restart tracking after resuming normal operation from standby/sleep/hibernation state on Windows Vista.

Note:
Please refer to the README file under the "File details" section for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

 

Requirements

If you use ThinkVantage Access Connections with Ericsson F3507g, the following software must be installed.

[Windows 7]

For ThinkPad SL300, SL400, SL400c, SL500, SL500c:

For the other ThinkPad models:

[Windows Vista]

For ThinkPad SL300, SL400, SL400c, SL500, SL500c:

For the other ThinkPad models:

[Windows XP]

For ThinkPad SL300, SL400, SL400c, SL500, SL500c:

For the other ThinkPad models:

The following Wireless WAN adapter software for each adapter must be updated.

For Ericsson F3507g:

For Ericsson F3607gw:

For Ericsson F5521gw:

For Qualcomm HS-USB:

For Qualcomm Gobi 2000 HS-USB:

For Sierra Wireless MC8355-Gobi 3000 HS-USB:

 

Installation Instructions

Notes:

Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click the Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on an administrator account.
  2. Locate the directory where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  6. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

Silent Install

Note: This is intended for system administrators only.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute setup.exe with the /s /v"/qn" options.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup /s /v"/qn"
Uninstallation Instructions
Manual Uninstall

[Windows 7]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  3. Make sure View by Category is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select ThinkVantage GPS, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

[Windows Vista]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  3. Make sure Control Panel Home is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select ThinkVantage GPS, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

[Windows XP]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select ThinkVantage GPS, and click Remove or Change/Remove.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

 

Determining which Version is Installed
  1. Start the ThinkVantage GPS. The main screen will be displayed.
  2. In the Help menu, click About ThinkVantage GPS.
  3. Check the version of ThinkVantage GPS.
Reference Information
  1. Supported languages
    US English / Simplified Chinese / Traditional Chinese (Taiwan) / Japanese / Korean / Danish / German / Spanish / Finish / French / Italian / Netherlands / Norwegian / Swedish / Brazilian Portuguese
    If you change the display language to any language other than these, text in windows will be displayed in English.
  2. How to use GPS on Windows 7
    You can launch GPS Enabler by selecting Lenovo's GPS in System and Security or Network and Internet category in Control Panel.
  3. ThinkVantage GPS cannot work with Ericsson Mobile Broadband Manager
    You need to uninstall Ericsson Mobile Broadband Manager if it is installed. If you don't do it, when starting tracking, some error occurs with error message.

  • Alias ID: MIGR-73724, MIGR-73724-KR
  • Document ID:DS015017
  • Last Updated :23-6-2014
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