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USB 3.0 Driver for Windows 7, Vista and XP - ThinkPad W510, W701, W701ds

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USB3.0 Driver

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Windows XP (32-bit)
1.0.19.0
6/11/2010
README for USB3.0 Driver

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Windows 7 (32-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit)
Windows Vista (32-Bit)
Windows Vista (64-Bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
1.0.19.0
6/11/2010
This package installs the software (USB3.0 driver) to enable the following video chips on the system board.
- NEC Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver
- NEC Electronics USB 3.0 Root Hub

Supported ThinkPad systems:
- W510, W701, W701ds

Supported operating systems:
- Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit
- Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit
- Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
- Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2

Note:
- This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.
- If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.
Additional information
Contents
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Determining which version is installed

 

Summary of Changes

Where:

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

Version 1.0.19.0

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the Device Manager and Add/remove program/ application of the Control Panel showed different version number.

Version 1.0.18.0

  • [Important] Add Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition support
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad W701, W701ds.
  • (New) (Initial release) Support for ThinkPad W510
  • (Fix) Installation option for Vista 32bit.
  • (Fix) Corrected a description of Support models in this README document.

 

Installation Instructions
Notes:
  • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Version Information section.
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 with an administrator account.
  2. Locate the folder 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.

 

Unattended Install
Note: This is for system administrators' use 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 option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup /s
    * In case of installing to Vista 32-bit, command line options are:
    setup /s /v"CHECK_HW_EXIST=1 NO_MONITOR=1"

 

Determining which version is installed

[Windows 7/Vista]

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
  3. At the left pane, click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Universal Serial Bus Controller category.
  5. Double-click any of the following devices.
    • NEC Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver
    • NEC Electronics USB 3.0 Root Hub
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.

[Windows XP]

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click My Computer, then click Properties.
  3. Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Universal Serial Bus Controller category.
  5. Double-click any of the following devices.
    • NEC Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver
    • NEC Electronics USB 3.0 Root Hub
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.