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Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit), 8 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad S430 and Twist S230u

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README for Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230
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Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
15.6.1.6
11/15/2013

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

Device name Device name in the Device Manager
Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230

Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2230

Refer to marketing materials to find out what computer models support which devices.

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
Notes
Installation Instructions
Determining which Version is Installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • ThinkPad S430
  • ThinkPad Twist S230u(*1)

Note : *1: Supports Windows 8 64-bit only.

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 15.6.1.6

  • (New) Added support for Windows 8.1 32-bit, 64-bit.
  • (Fix) Corrected the unattended installation's option from "/QN" to "-q".
  • (Fix) Corrected the unattended uninstallation's options from "/QUIET /UNINSTALL" to "-q -uninstall".
  • (Fix) Fixed a security vulnerability issue.

Version 15.5.6.48

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the system would drop connection when 2 or more
    devices were connected on Windows 8 Mobile Hotspot.

Version 15.5.0.43

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

 

Notes
  • You may need to re-enter security information after updating the Wireless LAN driver.
  • AMT 4.2 or later must be used for Wireless Intel AMT capabilities. If AMT 4.1 or earlier version is used, Intel Wireless LAN driver must be version 12.x.
    You have nothing to do with that without using the AMT.
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.
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. 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 the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and select Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and 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 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 execute Autorun.exe with the /QN option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\Autorun /QN
Uninstallation Instruction

Note:
If winlogon.exe error or any problem occurs after uninstalling the software, re-install any version of the software for problem solving.

Manual Uninstall

[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 Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software, and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and 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 Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software, and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  9. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

Or

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Refer to the Manual Install section, and download and extract the file.
  3. In the step 11 of the Installing files section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  4. Locate the folder where the file was extracted.
  5. Locate the Autorun.exe file and double-click/double-tap it.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.
Manual Silent Uninstall

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 Autorun.exe with the /QUIET /UNINSTALL options.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\Autorun /QUIET /UNINSTALL
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 Device Manager from the menu.
  3. Double-click the Network adapters category.
  4. Double-click Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2230.
  5. Click the Driver tab.
  6. Check Driver Version.

[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 System and Security.
  6. Select Device Manager in the System section.
  7. Double-tap the Network adapters category.
  8. Double-tap Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2230.
  9. Select the Driver tab.
  10. Check Driver Version.

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