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ThinkPad Realtek Wireless LAN 8188CE for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad X140e

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ThinkPad Realtek Wireless LAN 8188CE

15.3 MB
Windows 7 (32-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit)
1.00.0044.0
3/31/2014
README for ThinkPad Realtek Wireless LAN 8188CE

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Windows 7 (32-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit)
1.00.0044.0
3/31/2014

This package installs the software (Wireless LAN driver and utility) to enable the following device.

Device name Device name in the Device Manager
Realtek RTL8188CE 1x1 11b/g/n Wireless LAN PCI Express Half Mini Card Adapter

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

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 System
Summary of Changes
Installation Instructions
Determining which Version is Installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • ThinkPad X140e
Supported Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
Summary of Changes

Where:

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

Version 1.00.0044.0

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where recoverying Preload image would stop while this software was installed.

Version 1.00.0035.0

  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad X140e.
Installation Instructions

Notes:

  • 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 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 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 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
Uninstallation Instructions
Manual Uninstall
  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 Wireless LAN Driver, and select 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
  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 ThinkPad Wireless LAN Adapter Software.
  5. Check the product version in the Details Pane shown at the bottom of screen.