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Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit) Update Module KB2890084 (WW) - ThinkPad

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This package installs the following update module (KB) provided by Microsoft.

QFE#Description of Software
2890084 Fix WWAN connection sharing is shown as limited

This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.

Supported Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation Instructions
Uninstallation Instructions


Supported Systems
  • ThinkPad E440, E540
  • ThinkPad L440, L540
  • ThinkPad S3-S440, S440
  • ThinkPad S5-S540, S540
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit, 64-bit
Summary of Changes


  • < > Version numbers
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 1.00

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad E440, E540, L440, L540.
  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad S3-S440,S440,S5-S540,S540.
Installation Instructions
  • 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.
  • This software can work correctly on Lenovo computers listed above.
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 files]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative privileges.
  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.

[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 Step 4.

Uninstallation Instructions

To uninstall the software, perform the following steps.

  1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
  2. Click Start, and click Control Panel.
  3. Make sure View by Category is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select update module (KB2890084) listed under the Microsoft Windows group, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.