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RealTek LAN Driver for Windows XP - ThinkPad

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Realtek LAN Driver

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Windows XP (32-bit)
Windows XP (64-bit)
5.788.613.2011
7/24/2011
README for Realtek LAN Driver

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5.788.613.2011
7/24/2011

This package installs the software (Realtek LAN driver) to enable the following device.

  • Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
  • Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller

Note:

  • If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.
  • This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.

 

Contents
Supported ThinkPad System
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of Changes
Installation Instructions
Determining which Version is Installed

 

Supported ThinkPad System
  • X100e

 

Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional SP2, SP3

 

Summary of Changes

Where:

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

Version 5.788.613.2011

  • Fixed an issue where the ThinkPad X100e dual core models had slower performance than the single core models while transferring files from server.

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

 

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.
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 administrative privileges.
  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 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 intended for system administrators only.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In 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

 

Determining which version is installed
  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 Network adapters category.
  5. Double-click either of the following devices.
    Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
    Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
    .
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.