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Realtek Giga LAN Driver for Windows XP - ThinkPad S431, S531

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Realtek Giga LAN Driver
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Windows XP (32-bit)
5.810.1218.2012
6/18/2013
README for Realtek Giga LAN Driver
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Windows XP (32-bit)
5.810.1218.2012
6/18/2013

This package installs the software (Realtek Giga LAN Driver) to enable the following device.

  • Realtek Giga LAN
Contents
Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation Instruction
Uninstallation Instruction
Determining which Version is Installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • ThinkPad S431, S3-S431
  • ThinkPad S531, S5-S531
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows XP  Professional SP3
Summary of Changes

Where:

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

Version 5.810.1218.2012 (HFRX01WW)

  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad S431, S3-S431, S531, S5-S531.
Installation Instruction

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 Version Information section.

Manual Installation

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 click 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 Installation

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.exe -s
    Uninstallation Instruction
    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 Realtek Ethernet Controller 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
    1. Click Start.
    2. Right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
    3. At the left pane, click Device Manager.
    4. Double-click Network adapters category.
    5. Double-click Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller.
    6. Click the Driver tab.
    7. Check Driver Version.

     


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    • Last Updated :6/18/2014 9:26:56 PM
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