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Intel Rapid Start Technology Driver for Windows 8.1 (64-bit), 8 (64-bit) - ThinkPad T430u and Lenovo V490u

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Windows 8 (64-bit)
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2.1.0.1002
10/3/2012
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Windows 8 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
2.1.0.1002
11/13/2013

This package installs the software (Intel(R) Rapid Start Technology Device) to enable the following device.

  • Intel(R) Rapid Start Technology Device
Contents
Supported System
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Uninstallation instructions
Determining which version is installed

 

Supported Systems
  • ThinkPad T430u
  • Lenovo V490u
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit
Summary of Changes

Where:

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

Version 2.1.0.1002

  • (New) Added support for Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad T430u, Lenovo V490u for Windows 8.

 

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 account.
  2. Locate the directory 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 the 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

Note: This is intended for system administrators 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 options.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup -s

 

Uninstallation Instructions

Note: The utilities should be removed as well if they were installed with the Synaptics software.

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Open Control Panel.
  3. Make sure View by Category is selected, and click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select Intel(R) Rapid Start Technology, and click Remove.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation.

 

Determining which version is installed
  1. Open Device Manager.
  2. Press View and select Show hidden devices.
  3. Double-click System devices category.
  4. Double-click Intel(R) Rapid Start Technology Device.
  5. Click the Driver tab.
  6. Check Driver Version.

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  • Document ID:DS031744
  • Last Updated :6/18/2014
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