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USB 3.0 Driver for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), XP - ThinkPad

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USB 3.0 Driver
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2.1.36.0
8/27/2012
README for USB 3.0 Driver

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Windows 7 (32-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit)
Windows Vista (32-Bit)
Windows Vista (64-Bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
Windows XP (64-bit)
2.1.36.0
8/27/2012

This package installs the software (USB 3.0 driver) to enable the following devices.
- Renesas Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller
- Renesas Electronics USB 3.0 Root Hub

Notes:

  • Refer to marketing materials to find out what computer models support which devices.
  • 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 Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of Changes
Installation Instructions
Determining which version is installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems:
  • ThinkPad T420, T420i, T420s, T420si
  • ThinkPad T520, T520i
  • ThinkPad W520
  • ThinkPad X1
  • ThinkPad X1 Hybrid(*1)
  • ThinkPad X220, X220i, X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet

*1: Supports Windows 7 64-bit only.

Supported Operating Systems:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3

 

Summary of Changes
  • < > Package version number
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version <2.1.36.0>

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the driver was not updated from version 2.0.32.0.

Version <2.1.32.0>

  • (New) ThinkPad Series 3 Docking Station with USB 3.0 family.

Version <2.0.32.0>

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X1 Hybrid for Windows 7 64-bit.
  • (New) Added support for Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2 for ThinkPad W520.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X1.
  • (New) Added support for Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad W520.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad T420s, T420si.
  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad T520, T520i.
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 folder 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 the step 4.

Silent Install

This is for system administrators' use 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

[Windows 7/Vista]

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
  3. At the left pane, click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Universal Serial Bus controllers category.
  5. Double-click either of the following devices.
    • Renesas Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller
    • Renesas Electronics USB 3.0 Root Hub
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.

[Windows XP]

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
  3. Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Universal Serial Bus controllers category.
  5. Double-click either of the following devices.
    • Renesas Electronics USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver
    • Renesas Electronics USB 3.0 Root Hub
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.

  • Alias ID: MIGR-77006, MIGR-77006-KR
  • Document ID:DS015025
  • Last Updated :6/23/2014
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