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Wireless LAN software - Dual-Band and ThinkPad 802.11abg for Windows 98 SE, NT 4.0 - ThinkPad R40, T40, T40p, T41, T42, X31, X40

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Dual-Band and 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter Software for Windows
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2.4.1.12
5/12/2004
README for Dual-Band and 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter Software for Windows

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2.4.1.12
5/12/2004
This package provides the Wireless LAN driver and utility software for the following Wireless LAN adapters for Microsoft Windows 98 SE and NT 4.0.

- Dual-Band (802.11a/b) Wi-Fi Wireless Mini PCI Adapter.
- 11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter (Part number: 31P9701, 31P9702)

This release supports the following systems:

- ThinkPad R40
- ThinkPad T40, T41, T42
- ThinkPad X31
- ThinkPad X40*

Note: * Only Windows NT 4.0 is supported.

You may need to re-enter security information after updating the Wireless LAN driver.
Additional information

Note: For Microsoft Windows 2000 and XP, the driver for this package can be obtained here.

Contents
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Determining which version is installed

Summary of changes
Summary of changes for version 2.4.1.12/1QWC70WW
  • (New) Supports ThinkPad R40, T40, T41, T42, X31, X40

Installation instrucitons for Windows 98SE
Note: Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is prerequisite. If your computer does not have WMI installed, go to http://www.microsoft.com and download the latest WMI and install it first.
  1. Start Windows 98SE.
  2. Extract this package to the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start, then click Run.
  4. In the Open field, type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\WLLANPHL\SETUP.EXE and click OK to install the Wireless LAN software. If you extracted the files to a different location, specify that location instead.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  6. Restart the system.
Installation information for Windows NT
Note: See the README file for unattended installation instructions.

Driver Installation

  1. Start Windows NT.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start, point to Settings, then click Control Panel.
  4. Double-click the Network icon.
  5. If this is the first time to configure the Network, it will display a Network Configuration dialog box, then proceed to the next step. If not, go to step 15.

    First Network Configuration:
  6. Click the Yes button.
  7. Select Wired to the network.
  8. Click the Next button.
  9. Click the Select from list... button.
  10. Click the Have Disk.. button.
  11. Type the path to the directory that contains the OEMSETUP.inf file in Insert Disk dialog box. The default location is C:\DRIVERS\WIN\WLLANPHL.
  12. Click the OK button.
  13. Select either Dual-Band Wi-Fi Wireless Mini-PCI Adapter or 11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter depending on which adapter is in your system.
  14. Go to step 23 below.

    Add Ethernet to Network Configuration:
  15. Click the Adapters tab.
  16. Click the Add... button.
  17. Click the Have Disk.. Button
  18. Type the path to the directory that contains the OEMSETUP.inf file in Insert Disk dialog box. The default location is C:\DRIVERS\WIN\WLLANPHL.
  19. Click the OK button.
  20. Select either Dual-Band Wi-Fi Wireless Mini-PCI Adapter or 11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Adapter depending on which adapter is in your system.
  21. Click the OK button.
  22. Click Close button.
  23. Follow the instructions displayed on the screen.
  24. Click Yes when prompted to restart the computer.
  25. Run the Setup.exe file and follow the instructions on the screen.
Determining which version is installed
Wireless LAN Driver and Configuration Utility for Windows 98 and NT
  1. Double click wireless status icon in system tray and open Configuration Utility.
  2. Click the About tab.

  • Alias ID: MIGR-55359, MIGR-55359-KR
  • Document ID:DS014042
  • Last Updated :6/23/2014
  • (c) 2014 Lenovo