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TrackPoint driver for Windows XP, 2000 - ThinkPad

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This package provides the software support for the IBM PS/2 TrackPoint on Microsoft Windows XP, XP Tablet 2005 and 2000.
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Contents
Supported systems
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Uninstall instructions
Determining which version is installed
 
Supported systems
This following systems are supported:
  • ThinkPad A20m, A20p, A21m, A21p, A21e, A22m, A22p, A22e
  • ThinkPad A30, A30p, A31, A31p
  • ThinkPad G40, G41
  • ThinkPad R30, R31, R32
  • ThinkPad R40e(*3)
  • ThinkPad s31
  • ThinkPad T20, T21, T22, T23
  • ThinkPad T30, T40, T40p (*2)
  • ThinkPad X20, X21, X22, X23, X24, X30
  • ThinkPad TransNote
  • ThinkPad 390, 390E, 390X
  • ThinkPad 570, 570E
  • ThinkPad 600, 600E, 600X
  • ThinkPad 770(*1)
  • ThinkPad 770E, 770ED, 770X, 770Z
  • ThinkPad i Series 1157
  • ThinkPad i Series 1200, 1300,
  • ThinkPad i Series 1400(Type-2611), 1500(Type-2611) (*1)
  • ThinkPad i Series 1400(Type-2621), 1500(Type-2621,2651)
  • ThinkPad i Series 1720, 1721, 1781

Notes:
*1: Supports Windows 2000 only.
*2: TrackPoint only model is supported. Please do not install this driver to the UltraNav model.
*3: Supports Windows XP only.

Click below for the TrackPoint driver for systems with the UltraNav touch pad:


Summary of changes
Version 3.55
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad R51e, R60e.
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad X60, X60s.
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad X61, X61s.
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad X60 Tablet.
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad Z61e.
  • (New) Change the title of the package.

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

Installation instructions
Windows 2000
  1. Start Windows 2000 and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract the driver onto the hard drive.
  3. Click Start, select Settings, then click Control Panel.
  4. Double-click the System icon.
  5. Click the Hardware tab at the top of the System Properties window.
  6. Click the Device Manager button.
  7. Double-click Mice and other pointing devices .
  8. Double-click either the PS/2 TrackPoint or PS/2 Compatible Mouse whichever choice appears in the list.
  9. Click the Driver tab.
  10. Click the Update Driver button. The Update Device Driver Wizard runs.
  11. Click the Next button.
  12. Click Display a list of the known drivers for this device so that I can choose a specific driver.
  13. Click the Next button.
  14. Click the Have Disk button and specify the directory where the driver files are extracted, the default location is C:\DRIVERS\W2K\TPOINT.
  15. Click the OK button. Then driver list appears.
  16. Click IBM PS/2 TrackPoint in the list.
  17. Click the Next button.
  18. Click the Next button.
  19. If you see the warning panel which asks if you want to replace the keyboard port driver(s) or not, click the Yes button.
  20. Click the Finish button in the Update Device Driver Wizard window.
  21. Click the Close button in the IBM PS/2 TrackPoint Properties window.
  22. Restart your system to make the new settings effective.

Windows XP
  1. Start Windows XP and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract the driver to the hard drive.
  3. For Windows XP with Classic Start menu, click Start, select Settings, and click Control Panel. Otherwise, click Start, then click Control Panel.
  4. For Windows XP with Category view of the Control Panel, click the Performance and Maintenance icon. Then, click the System icon. Otherwise, double-click the System icon.
  5. Click the Hardware tab at the top of the System Properties window.
  6. Click the Device Manager button.
  7. Double-click Mice and other pointing devices.
  8. Double-click either IBM PS/2 TrackPoint or PS/2 Compatible Mouse whichever choice appears in the list.
  9. Click the Driver tab.
  10. Click the Update Driver button. The Update Device Driver Wizard runs.
  11. Click the Install from a list or specific location (Advanced) option.
  12. Click Next.
  13. Click the Don't search. I will choose the driver to install. option.
  14. Click Next.
  15. Click Have Disk.
  16. Specify the directory where the driver files are extracted. Then click the OK button. Then driver list appears.
  17. Click IBM PS/2 TrackPoint in the list.
  18. Click Next.
  19. If you see the warning panel which asks if you want to replace the keyboard port driver(s) or not, click Yes.
  20. Click Finish in the Hardware Update Wizard window.
  21. Click Close in the IBM PS/2 TrackPoint Properties window.
  22. Restart your system to make the new settings effective.

Unattended install for Windows 2000 and XP
  1. Start Windows 2000/XP, logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard drive.
  3. Click Start then click Run.
  4. Type the appropriate command line and click okay:
    • System will not reboot automatically
      C:\DRIVERS\W2K\TPOINT\SETUPW2K.EXE -SN
    • System will reboot automatically
      C:\DRIVERS\W2K\TPOINT\SETUPW2K.EXE -S

Uninstall instructions
Windows 2000
  1. Start Windows 2000 and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Click Start, select Settings, then click Control Panel.
  3. Double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon.
  4. Select IBM TrackPoint Support.
  5. Click the Change/Remove button.
  6. Restart the system.

Windows XP
  1. Start Windows XP and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. For Windows XP with Classic Start menu, click Start, select Settings, and click Control Panel. Otherwise, click Start, then click Control Panel.
  3. Double-click the Add or Remove Programs icon.
  4. Select IBM TrackPoint Support.
  5. Click the Change/Remove button.
  6. Restart the system.

Determining which version is installed
Windows 2000
  1. Start Windows 2000.
  2. Click Start, select Search, then click For Files or Folders.
  3. Click the Name & Location tab.
  4. In the Named: field, type tp4track.sys.
  5. In the Look in: field, specify Local Hard drives (C:, D:) .
  6. Click the Find Now button. Windows will now search your hard drive for tp4track.sys. If the file is not found, then the TrackPoint driver is not installed on your system.
  7. In the Found part of the window, select the tp4track.sys file located in C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS.
  8. Scroll the window to the right and look at the Modified column. The time stamp on the file will be the version number, "03:50a" - is version 3.50.

Windows XP
  1. Start Windows XP.
  2. For Windows XP with Classic Start Menu, click Start, select Search, and click For Files or Folders. Otherwise, click Start then click Search.
  3. In the Search Companion panel, click All filers.
  4. In the All or part of the file name: field, type tp4track.sys.
  5. In the Look in: field, specify Local Hard Drives (C:) or Local Hard Drives (C:,D:).
  6. Click the Search button. Windows will now search your hard drive for tp4track.sys. If the file is not found, then the TrackPoint driver is not installed on your system.
  7. In the Search Results panel, select the tp4track file located in C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS.
  8. Right-click tp4track and click Properties.
  9. Click the Version tab. The version number is listed next to the File version: line.