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      Realtek RTL8723AE Bluetooth Software for Windows 8.1 (64-bit), 8 (64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad X230s

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      Realtek RTL8723AE Bluetooth Software
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      3.744.744.052913
      6/14/2013
      README for Realtek RTL8723AE Bluetooth Software
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      Windows 7 (64-bit)
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      Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
      3.744.744.052913
      6/13/2013

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

      • RTL8723A 4.0 + High Speed Chip
      Contents
      Supported ThinkPad Systems
      Supported Operating Systems
      Summary of changes
      Installation instructions
      Uninstallation instructions
      Determining which version is installed

       

      Supported ThinkPad Systems
      • X230s
      Supported Operating Systems
      • Microsoft Windows 8.1  64-bit
      • Microsoft Windows 8  64-bit
      • Microsoft Windows 7  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 3.744.744.052913

      • [Important] Added support for Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit.
      • (New) Enhancement for more efficient memory usage.

      Version 3.672.663.122612

      • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad X230s.

      Note:
      Please refer to the README file 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 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.
      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 Install.BAT.
        Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\Install.BAT
      Uninstallation Instructions
      Manual Uninstall

      [Windows 8]

      [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 click 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 REALTEK Bluetooth Driver, and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
      9. 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. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
      3. Make sure View by Category is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
      4. Select ThinkPad UltraNav Driver, and click 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.

       

      Determining which version is installed

      [Windows 8]

      [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 REALTEK Bluetooth Driver.
      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 REALTEK Bluetooth Driver.
      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.

      [Windows 7]

      1. Select Start, then select Control Panel.
      2. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and select Uninstall a program.
      3. Select Organize, select Layout, then select Details Pane. The Details Pane will be shown at the bottom of screen.
      4. Select REALTEK Bluetooth Driver.
      5. Check the product version in the Details Pane

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      • Last Updated :23 Jun 2014
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