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Synaptics ThinkPad UltraNav Driver for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit), 8 (32-bit, 64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad

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README for Synaptics ThinkPad UltraNav Driver

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Windows 8 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (32-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
18.0.7.40
4/21/2014

Note for ThinkPad X1 Carbon users:
This document only supports X1 Carbon (Type 20A7, 20A8).
To find your X1 Carbon Type, please click here for more details.

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

  • ThinkPad UltraNav Pointing Device
Contents
Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Notes
Installation instructions
Uninstallation instructions
Determining which version is installed

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • ThinkPad Helix
  • ThinkPad X1 Helix, X1 Helix 3G
  • ThinkPad S1 Yoga
  • ThinkPad T431s, T440, T440p, T440s
  • ThinkPad T540p
  • ThinkPad W540
  • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Machine types: 20A7, 20A8)
  • ThinkPad X230s, X240, X240s
  • ThinkPad Yoga

Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8  32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7  32-bit, 64-bit
Summary of changes

Where:

  • < > Package version number
  • (   ) Build ID for administrative purpose
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 18.0.7.40

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the touchpad or TrackPoint cursor might move while
    the lid was closed on ThinkPad S1 Yoga, Yoga.

Version 18.0.7.39

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the applicaiton window suffers random movements by
    TrackPoint operation when Display is set "Larger - 150%" on Windows 7 and Windows 8.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the applicaiton window sufferred random movements
    by Track Point operation when Display was set "Larger - 150%" on Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Version 18.0.7.37

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad Helix,X1 Helix,X1 Helix 3G whose support was transferred from the version 17.0.12.68 (GGGX49WW).
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where some Advanced settings of Touchpad were editable even if Touchpad was disabled by BIOS.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where Two Finger scroll worked although Classic TrackPoint Mode Only was selected.

Note:
Please refer to the README file under the "File details" section for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

Notes
  • The TrackPoint driver does not need to be installed on the UltraNav models.
Installation instructions

Note:

  • If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.
  • 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.
  • Before update, uninstallation of current driver is recommended. Refer to the Uninstallation Instructions section.
Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Select 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.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the 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 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 -sms options.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup -s -sms
Uninstallation Instructions
Manual Uninstall

[Windows 8 or later]

[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 ThinkPad UltraNav Driver, 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. From the Start screen, select Desktop.
  3. Swipe in from the bottom edge of the touchscreen to display the App bar.
  4. Select Settings.
  5. Select Control Panel.
  6. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and select Uninstall a program.
  7. Select ThinkPad UltraNav Driver, and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  8. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

[Windows 7]

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Select Start, then select Control Panel.
  3. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and select Uninstall a program.
  4. Select ThinkPad UltraNav Driver, and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.
Determining which version is installed

[Windows 8 or later]

[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 Mice and other pointing devices category.
  4. Double-click ThinkPad UltraNav Pointing Device.
  5. Click the Driver tab.
  6. Check Driver Version.

[Touch]

  1. From the Start screen, select Desktop.
  2. Swipe in from the right edge of the touchscreen to display the charm bar.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Select PC info.
  5. Select Device Manager.
  6. Double-tap the Mice and other pointing devices category.
  7. Double-tap ThinkPad UltraNav Pointing Device.
  8. Select the Driver tab.
  9. Check Driver Version.

[Windows 7]

  1. Select Start.
  2. Right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
  3. At the left pane, click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Mice and other pointing devices category.
  5. Double-click/Double-tap ThinkPad UltraNav Pointing Device.
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.