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      ThinkPad Realtek Wireless LAN 8188CE for Windows 8 (64-bit) - ThinkPad X140e

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      ThinkPad Realtek Wireless LAN 8188CE
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      Windows 8 (64-bit)
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      11/3/2013
      README for ThinkPad Realtek Wireless LAN 8188CE
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      Windows 8 (64-bit)
      2010.1.506.2013
      11/3/2013

      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 8 64-bit
      Summary of Changes

      Where:

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

      Version 1.00.0221

      • (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

      [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 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.

      [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 Wireless LAN Driver, and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
      9. 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

      [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 ThinkPad Wireless LAN Adapter Software.
      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 ThinkPad Wireless LAN Adapter Software.
      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.

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      • Last Updated :23 Jun 2014
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