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Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 driver for Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit) - Notebook

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Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 driver
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Windows 8 (32-bit)
Windows 8 (64-bit)
12.0.0.7000/12.0.0.6950
11/18/2013
README for Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 driver

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Windows 8 (32-bit)
Windows 8 (64-bit)
12.0.0.7000/12.0.0.6950
11/18/2013

This package installs the software (Bluetooth driver) to enable the following device.

  • Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0
Contents
Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Uninstallation instructions
Determining which version is installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • Lenovo B475e, B480, B485, B490, B575e, B580, B590
  • Lenovo E49
  • Lenovo M490, M495
  • Lenovo V480, V480c, V480s, V580, V580c
  • ThinkPad Edge E330, E335, L330
  • Zhaoyang K29, K49, E49
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit)
Summary of Changes

Where:

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

Version <12.0.0.7000(In Control Panel) / 12.0.0.6950(In Device Manager)> (h1wz09ww)

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that is related to driver Security Vulnerability.

Version 12.0.0.2600(in Control panel),12.0.0.1941(in Device manager)

  • (Fix) Fixed a solid issue that Bluetooth of "Remote Keyboard and Mouse "funtion failed in Windows 8 system.
  • (New) Added support for BCM43142 Bluetooth.
  • (New) Added support for Microsoft Windows 8 32-bit.

Note:
Please refer to the README file in the attachment table for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

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 /qn option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup /qn

 

Uninstallation Instructions
Manual Uninstall

[Windows 8]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Press Windows + X.
  3. Click Control Panel at appeared pane.
  4. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  5. Select "ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Date Rate Software", and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.
Determining which version is installed

[Windows 8]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Press Windows + X.
  3. Click Device Manager at appeared pane.
  4. In Device manager, double-click Bluetooth Radios category.
  5. In Device manager, double-click 'Braodcom Bluetooth 4.0 '.
  6. Click the 'Driver' tab. Then you will see the driver version.

 


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  • Document ID:DS031745
  • Last Updated :6/23/2014
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