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Intel Smart Connect Technology (iSCT) 5.0 for 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad X240, X240s

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Intel Smart Connect Technology (iSCT) 5.0
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README for Intel Smart Connect Technology (iSCT) 5.0

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This package installs the software (Intel Smart Connect Technology driver) to enable the following device.

  • Intel Smart Connect Technology Device

Updating the software will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.

Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating System
Summary of Changes
Installation Instruction
Determining which Version is Installed


Supported ThinkPad System
  • ThinkPad X240, X240s
Supported Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 7  32-bit, 64-bit
Summary of Changes


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


  • (New) Initial relrease of iSCT 5.0.


  • (Fix) Fixed an issue for installer.


  • [Important] Removed support for Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X240.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that had incompatibility with Intel Smart Response Technology 12.7 with SSHD drive.

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

Installation Instruction


  • 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 Update

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 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.

Enabling/Disabling iSCT

In order to enable the iSCT function, follow the instruction below.

  1. Select Start, select All programs and select Intel.
  2. Select Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology.
    • To enable/disable iSCT, check/uncheck the checkbox next to "Always Updated" in the Basic tab.
    • To change the update frequency, move the slide bar in the Basic tab.
    • To change Start and End time of Extended Power Saving time, set the time
      in the Advanced tab.

To know more information, select the Help button, then select Topics.

Determining which version is installed
  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 Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology.
  5. Check the product version in the Details Pane.

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  • Document ID:DS035978
  • Last Updated :23 Jun 2014
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