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Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 Driver for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit), 8 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad S430 and Twist S230u

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Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 Driver

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Windows 8 (32-bit)
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Windows 8.1 (32-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
12.0.0.6500
6/18/2013
README for Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 Driver

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Windows 8 (32-bit)
Windows 8 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (32-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
12.0.0.6500
11/15/2013

This package installs the software (Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0) to enable the following devices.

  • Broadcom BTW20702 Bluetooth

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 System
Summary of Changes
Installation Instructions
Uninstallation Instructions
Determining which Version is Installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • ThinkPad S430
  • ThinkPad Twist S230u
Supported Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1  32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 32-bit, 64-bit
Summary of Changes

Where:

  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 12.0.0.6500

  • (New) Added support for Windows 8.1 32-bit, 64-bit.
  • (Fix) Fixed a security vulnerability issue.

Version 12.0.0.4900

  • (New) Added support for the combo card BCM43142.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the bluetooth PIM Interface "Include attachments with e-mail that is sent or received by this computer" was not checked as default.

Version 12.0.0.2100  (GAWW07WW)

  • (Fix) Fixed for Microsoft HCK test on Windows 8.


Version 12.0.0.1600  (GAWW06WW)

  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad S430,S230u,Edge S430.

 

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 Version Information section.
  • If Lenovo Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software is running on your ThinkPad computer, uninstall it before installing this version.
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 an administrator account.
  2. Press Fn and F5 keys at the same time to turn on Bluetooth.
  3. If Found New Hardware Wizard is opened, click Cancel.
  4. Locate the folder where the file was downloaded.
  5. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  7. In the Select Destination Location window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  8. In the Ready to Install window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 11.

    [Installing files]

    1. Close all applications.
    2. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
    3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.
      Note: Make sure to 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 the step 14 of the Installing files section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
    3. Close all applications.
    4. At the command line, execute setup.exe with the /qn option.
      Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup /qn
    5. When installation is completed, restart the computer.
      Note: Make sure to restart the computer.
    Uninstallation Instructions

      [Mouse and Keyboard]

      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 Lenovo Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software, and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
      5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.
        Note: Make sure to restart the computer.


      [Touch]

      1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
      2. Press the Windows logo button to display the Start screen.
      3. Swipe in from the bottom edge of the touchscreen to display the App bar.
      4. Select All Apps.
      5. Select Control Panel.
      6. Select Programs.
      7. Select Programs and Features.
      8. Select Lenovo Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software, and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
      9. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.
        Note: Make sure to restart the computer.
        Determining which version is installed

          [Mouse and Keyboard]

          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 Lenovo Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software.
          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.

          [Touch]

          1. Press the Windows logo button to display the Start screen.
          2. Swipe in from the bottom edge of the touchscreen to display the App bar.
          3. Select All Apps.
          4. Select Control Panel.
          5. Select Programs.
          6. Select Programs and Features.
          7. Select Lenovo Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software.
          8. 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.