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ThinkPad Monitor INF File for Windows 8 - ThinkPad

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ThinkPad Monitor INF File

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9/30/2013
README for ThinkPad Monitor INF File

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Windows 8 (32-bit)
Windows 8 (64-bit)
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9/30/2013

This package installs the software (monitor information file) which defines the following items for ThinkPad LCD.

  • Monitor INF (Information file for the maximum resolution and monitor naming)
  • Windows ICM (Image Color Management file for ICC Color Profile)
    You can obtain an accurate color representation with the Windows ICM file.

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


Note:

  • 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 Systems
Summary of changes
Notes
Installation Instructions

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • ThinkPad Edge E440, Edge E540
  • Thinkpad L440, L540
  • ThinkPad S440, S3-S440
  • ThinkPad S540, S5-S540
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8
Summary of Changes

Where:

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

Version 5.00

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad S540, S5-S540
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad Edge E440, E540 
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad L440, L540
  • (New) Initial release for Thinkpad S440, S3-S440.
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 Version Information section.
  • Make sure that the correct display driver is installed prior to installing this software.
  • If you use the preload environment, you do not need this package. This package
    is required when you install Windows OS without the preload image.
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 button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. 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 administrator account.
  2. Locate the directory 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.
  7. Click Finish to complete extraction.
    The default location is C:\DRIVERS\WIN\MONITOR.

[Installing files]

  1. Right-click on the desktop then select Screen resolution.
  2. Click Advanced Settings.
  3. Select the Monitor tab.
  4. Click Properties.
  5. Select the Driver tab then click Update Driver.
  6. Select "Browse my computer for driver software".
  7. Click "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer".
  8. Click Have Disk.
  9. Specify path to this monitor INF then click Open.
    Example: C:\DRIVERS\WIN\MONITOR
  10. Click OK.
  11. Confirm the correct display type, then click Next.
  12. Windows has finished installing. Click Close.
  13. Click Close for Display Propertries.
  14. Click OK for the Monitor tab.
  15. Click OK for the Display Settings.

Finally delete the file saved in 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 setup.exe with the -s option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup -s