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Intel PRO/1000 LAN adapter software for Windows Vista - ThinkPad R50, R50p, R51, T41, T41p, T42, T42p, X31, X32, X40

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Intel PRO/1000 LAN adapter software
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Windows Vista (32-Bit)
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Build 135400
2/21/2007
README for Intel PRO/1000 LAN adapter software

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Windows Vista (32-Bit)
Windows Vista (64-Bit)
Build 135400
2/21/2007
This package installs the software (Ethernet driver) to enable the following device for Gigabit Ethernet support.
- Intel PRO/1000 MT Mobile Connection

This release supports the following ThinkPad systems:
- R50(*1), R50p(*1), R51(*1)
- T41(*1), T41p(*1), T42, T42p
- X31(*1), X32
- X40

Note:
*1: Supports the models with Intel PRO/1000 MT Mobile Connection only.
This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.
- This package supports Intel PRO/1000 MT Mobile Connection device only.
- For the Intel PRO/1000 PL Network Connection device, install the another package;
Intel PRO/1000 LAN Adapter Software Build 162286 or higher.

This package also installs Intel PROSet for Windows Device Manager which is an extension to the Windows Device Manager. After the Intel PROSet software is installed, additional tabs are automatically added to Device Manager.
Additional information
Contents
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Determining which version is installed

Summary of changes
Build 135400
  • [Important] Organized and integrated to support Intel PRO/1000 MT Mobile Connection only. Because of that, ther following supports were ended.
  • Ended support for Intel PRO/1000 PL Network Connection.
    Note: For the Intel PRO/1000 PL Network Connection device, install the another package; Intel PRO/1000 LAN Adapter Software Build 162286 or higher.
  • [Important] Ended support for ThinkPad T60,T60p,X60,X60s,X60 Tablet.
    Note: For ThinkPad T60, T60p, X60, X60s and X60 Tablet, install the another package; Intel PRO/1000 LAN Adapter Software Build 162286 or higher.
  • (Fix) Removed ThinkPad R50e from the Support models list which was mistakenly listed.
  • (Fix) Corrected the name of additional package guided in the Unattended Install section.
  • (New) Added support for Deep Smart Power Down function.

Build 132347

  • (New) Support for Microsoft Windows Vista.

Installation instructions

Note:

  • 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.
Ethernet Driver
Manual Install

To update the driver, follow the instructions below:

  1. Start Windows Vista and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract this package onto your hard drive.
  3. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  4. Click System and Maintenance, then click System.
  5. Click Device Manager.
  6. Expand the Network adapters category.
  7. Right-click Intel® PRO/1000 MT Mobile Connection and then select Update Driver Software....
  8. Click Browse my computer for driver software.
  9. Click Browse..., then select one of the following driver locations:
    The default location is:
    Windows Vista 32-bit:
    C:\Drivers\VISTA\ETHERNET\PRO1000\Win32
    Windows Vista 64-bit:
    C:\Drivers\VISTA\ETHERNET\PRO1000\Winx64
  10. Select Include subfolders, then click Next.
  11. Click Close when the installation has completed.
Unattended Install

Note:
This is for system administrators' use only.

For unattended installation, Ethernet driver for DOS (e1000.dos) is prepared. Obtain the additional package, "Intel PRO/10/100/1000 LAN Adapter Software for DOS and OS/2" to use the Ethernet drivers for DOS.

The information about unattended installation instructions are included in the following folders in this package.

Windows Vista 32-bit:
(C:\Drivers\VISTA\ETHERNET)\APPS\SETUP\PUSH\Vista32

Windows Vista 64-bit:
(C:\Drivers\VISTA\ETHERNET)\APPS\SETUP\PUSH\Vistax64

Intel PROSet for Windows Device Manager

Intel PROSet for Windows Device Manager is an extension to the Windows Device Manager. When you install the Intel PROSet software, additional tabs are automatically added to Device Manager.

Note:

  • You must have administrator rights to install or use Intel PROSet.
  • Before upgrading Intel PROSet, you have to uninstall the current PROSet that is installed on your ThinkPad.
  • If you have used prior versions of Intel PROSet, you should be aware of the following changes with Intel PROSet for Windows Device Manager:
  • There is no system tray icon.
  • The configuration utility is not accessible from the Control Panel or the Start menu.
  • All Intel PROSet features are now accessed from Device Manager. To access features, simply open the Device Manager and double-click the Intel adapter you would like to configure.
Manual Install
  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative privileges.
  2. Click Start, select All Programs, select Accessories, then click Run....
  3. Specify DxSetup.exe with the full path name where you extracted the package and click OK.
    Example:
    Windows Vista 32-bit:
    C:\Drivers\VISTA\ETHERNET\APPS\PROSETDX\Vista32\DxSetup.exe Windows Vista 64-bit:
    C:\Drivers\VISTA\ETHERNET\APPS\PROSETDX\Vistax64\DxSetup.exe
  4. Click Next.
  5. Select I accept the terms in the license agreement, then click Next.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Click Install.
  8. Click Finish.

Determining which version is installed

File NameVersionBuildOperating SystemsRelease
e1g60i32.sys8.1.50.0(135400)

Windows Vista 32-bit

Current release
E1G6032E.sys8.1.50.0(135400)Windows Vista 64-bitCurrent release

To check the version of the device driver that is installed on your system, use the following instructions:

  1. Start Windows Vista and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  3. Click System and Maintenance, then click System.
  4. Click Device Manager.
  5. Expand the Network adapters category.
  6. Double-click Intel® PRO/1000 MT Mobile Connection.
  7. Click the Driver tab and the driver version will be displayed.

  • Alias ID: MIGR-67255, MIGR-67255-KR
  • Document ID:DS002726
  • Last Updated :6/23/2014
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