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Intel PRO 2200bg and 2915abg Mini PCI adapter wireless software for Windows 2000, XP - ThinkPad R5*, T4*, X31, X32, X4*, Z60m

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Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG, 2915ABG Network Connection Software
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Windows XP (32-bit)
9.0.4.8
3/9/2006
README for Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG, 2915ABG Network Connection Software
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Windows XP (32-bit)
9.0.4.8
3/9/2006
This package provides the Wireless LAN driver and Utility Software for
- Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2915abg Network Connection
- Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200bg Network Connection
for Windows 2000, XP, and XP Tablet Edition 2005. (*1)

(*1) Referred as "Windows XP" below in this document.

This release supports the following systems:
- ThinkPad R50, R50e, R50p, R51, R52
- ThinkPad T40, T40p, T41, T41p, T42, T42p, T43, T43p
- ThinkPad X31, X32, X40, X41, X41 Tablet
- ThinkPad Z60m

Notes:
- If you use ThinkVantage Access Connections, it must be updated to ver 3.71 or later.
- If you have any version 8.x of the Intel wireless driver installed, it is important to perfom an uninstall of that driver prior to upgrading to this latest version. See instructions below.
Additional information

Note:
If you have any version 8.x of the Intel wireless driver installed, it is important to perfom an uninstall of that driver prior to upgrading to this latest version. To uninstall:

  1. Go to Add Remove Programs in Control Panel, and uninstall any entries you see of the following:
    • Intel wireless PROSet drivers
    • Intel Sebring wireless application
  2. Once the uninstall is complete, procede with the installation of the latest driver package, version 9.0.4.8.

Note:
Systems with the Intel 2200 or Intel 2915 wireless adapter may hang when the power is disconnected. In some rare cases, when an Intel 2200 or 2915 wireless adapter is updated to the version 9.0.1.21, the system may freeze when the power is disconnected from the system. To work-around this issue you will need to change your graphics properties.

  1. Right-click the desktop.
  2. Click Properties.
  3. Click the Settings tab.
  4. Click the Advanced button.
  5. Click Intel Extreme Graphics 2 for Mobile.
  6. Click the Graphic Options button.
  7. Click the Power Scheme Settings button.
  8. Uncheck the box for the "Intel Dual-Frequency Graphics Technology".
  9. Click Apply.
  10. Click OK.

Note: These instructions do not apply to the ThinkPad X41 Tablet.

Contents
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Uninstallation instructions
Determining which version is installed

Summary of changes
Version 9.0.4.8 (1YWC54WW)
Note:
This version will only work with Access Connections Version 3.71 or higher.
  • (Fix) Driver is not correctly installed when PATH environment variable length is over 530 characters.
    Note: The Wireless LAN driver files did not change with this release. There is no need to apply this release if you already have the Wireless LAN driver version 9.0.4.8 installed without problems.

Click here for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

Installation instructions
Notes:
  • Software Installer provides the install/uninstall wizard for this package.
  • In some cases, you may need to re-enter the SSID and/or WEP keys after updating the driver.
  • Access Connections version 3.71 or later needs to be updated when you install this package.
  • Hotkey Features version 1.11.0402 or later needs to be updated when you install this package.
  1. Start Windows 2000/XP and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard drive.
  3. Click Start and then click Run.
  4. In the run dialog window, type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\WLANCX2A\ACSETUP.EXE and click OK. If you have extracted the files to a different location, specify this location instead.
  5. Follow the instructions.
  6. Restart the system.

Unattended install
Note: This procedure is intended only for system administrators.
  1. Start Windows 2000/XP and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard drive.
  3. Click Start and then click Run.
  4. In the run dialog window, type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\WLANCX2A\ACSETUP.EXE /QI /suppressreboot=TRUE and click OK. If you have extracted the files to a different location, specify this location instead.
  5. Follow the instructions.

Uninstallation instructions
  1. Start Windows 2000/XP and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Click Start and then click Run.
  3. In the run dialog window, type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\WLANCX2A\ACSETUP.EXE and click OK. If you have extracted the files to a different location, specify this location instead
  4. Select Remove, then click Next, then click OK.
  5. Follow the instructions.

Determining which version is installed
  1. Click Start, select Settings and click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click System, select the Hardware tab, and click Device Manager.
  3. Expand the Network adapters section.
  4. Right-click the relevant Intel PRO/Wireless Network Connection.
  5. Click the Driver tab. The version and date of the driver are displayed.

If the version is 8.0.12.20000 then perform the following steps

  1. Click Start, select Search, and click All Files and Folders.
  2. Click More advanced options.
  3. Ensure Search system folders and Search subfolders options are checked.
  4. Enter SbrngAPI.dll in the File Name field.
  5. The file may be located in the c:\windows\system32 folder. This location varies depending on where the Windows operating system was installed.
    • If SbrngAPI.dll is dated 4/12/2004, then the 1VWC14WW Driver is installed.
    • If SbrngAPI.dl is dated 2/9/2004, then the 1VWC11WW Driver is installed.

If the version is 8.1.0.25 then perform the following steps

  1. Click Start, select Search, and click All Files and Folders.
  2. Click More advanced options.
  3. Ensure Search system folders and Search subfolders options are checked.
  4. Enter SbrngAPI.dll in the File Name field.
  5. The file may be located in the c:\windows\system32 folder. This location varies depending on where the Windows operating system was installed.
    • If SbrngAPI.dll is dated 10/02/2004, then the 1VWC27WW Driver is installed.
    • If SbrngAPI.dl is dated 8/2/2004, then the 1VWC23WW Driver is installed.