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ThinkPad Wireless LAN Driver for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit), 8 (32-bit, 64-bit) - Lenovo V490u, ThinkPad Edge E130, Edge E135, T430u, X131e

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ThinkPad Wireless LAN Driver
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Windows 8 (32-bit)
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6.30.59.132
7/31/2013
README for ThinkPad Wireless LAN Driver
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Windows 8 (32-bit)
Windows 8 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (32-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
6.30.59.132
11/12/2013

This package installs the software (Wireless LAN driver and Utility) to enable the following devices:

  • 1x1 11b/g/n Wireless LAN PCI Express Half Mini Card Adapter (4313)
  • 2x2 11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN PCI Express Half Mini Card Adapter (43228)
  • 1x1 11b/g/n Wireless LAN PCI Express Half Mini Card Adapter (43142)

Note:

  • 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 Systems
  • Lenovo V490u
  • ThinkPad Edge E130, Edge E135
  • ThinkPad T430u
  • Thinkpad X131e

 

Supported Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit,64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 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 6.30.59.132

  • (New) Added support for Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • (New) Added support for Cisco EAP security plug-ins.
  • (New) Added support for Windows 8 32-bit support.

Version 6.30.59.26

  • (New) Added support for BCM 43142 module.
  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad T430u,X131e,Edge E130,E135,Lenovo V490u.

 

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 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 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. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left area of the screen.
  3. Select Programs and Features from the menu.
  4. Select Broadcom Wireless Utility, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

 

Determining which version is install

  1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left area of the screen.
  2. Select Programs and Features from the menu.
  3. Select Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter.
  4. Check the product version in the Details Pane shown at the bottom of screen. If not shown, select Organize, select Layout, then select Details Pane.

 

Broadcom 802.11 Network Adapter.

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  • Document ID:DS031807
  • Last Updated :6/23/2014
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