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Realtek Wireless LAN Adapter Software for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad and Lenovo Series Notebook

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Realtek Wireless LAN Adapter Software
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Windows 7 (32-bit)
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1005.32.306.2012/1.00.0031.1
7/17/2012
README for Realtek Wireless LAN Adapter Software
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Windows 7 (32-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit)
1005.32.306.2012/1.00.0031.1
7/17/2012

This package installs the software (Wireless LAN driver and utility) to enable the following device.

Device name Device name in the Device Manager
Network Controller 1x1 11b/g/n Wireless LAN PCI Express Half Mini Card Adapter

 

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

 

Supported Systems
  • Lenovo B480, B580, V480, V580
  • Lenovo B475e, B575e
  • Lenovo B490, B590
  • Lenovo E49
  • Lenovo V480S
  • Thinkpad Edge E330, E335
  • Zhaoyang K29, K49, E49
  • ThinkPad L330

 

Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)

 

Summary of Changes

Where:

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

Version 1005.32.306.2012 (in Device Manager),1.00.0031.1 (in Control Panel)

  • (New) Added support for  Lenovo B490, B590
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad L330
  • (New) Added support for Lenovo B475e, B575e
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad Edge E330,E335
  • (New) Added support for Lenovo E49, Zhaoyang K29, K49, E49
  • (Fix) Fixed an solid issue that Mobile Hotspot with ethernet can't start using Realtek WLAN

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

Notes:

  • 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 Determining which Version is Installed 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 Save.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click Save. 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 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 the 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

 

Uninstallation Instructions
Manual Uninstall
  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  3. Make sure View by Category is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select ThinkPad Wireless LAN Adapter Software, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

 

Determining which Version is Installed
  1. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  2. Make sure View by Category is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  3. Click Organize, select Layout, then select Details Pane. The Details Pane will be shown at the bottom of screen.
  4. Select ThinkPad Wireless LAN Adapter Software.
  5. Check the product version in the Details Pane.

 


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  • Document ID:DS028628
  • Last Updated :6/23/2014
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