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Realtek LAN Driver for Windows 8.1 (64-bit) - ThinkPad Edge E145, X140e

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Realtek LAN Driver
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Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
8.18.621.2013
1/9/2014
README for Realtek LAN Driver
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Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
8.18.621.2013
1/9/2014

This package installs the software (Realtek LAN driver) to enable the following device.

Device name Device name in the Device Manager
Realtek LAN Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller

 

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

 

Supported ThinkPad System
  • ThinkPad Edge E145
  • ThinkPad X140e
Supported Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit
Summary of Changes

Where:

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

Version <8.18.621.2013>

  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad X140e and ThinkPad Edge E145.
Installation Instruction

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 Update

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 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 Installation

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 Instruction
  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. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select "Realtek Ethernet Controller All-In-One Windows Driver", and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and Finish.
Determining which version is installed
  1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left area of the screen.
  2. Select Device Manager from the menu.
  3. Double-click the Network adapters category.
  4. Double-click Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller.
  5. Click the Driver tab.
  6. Check Driver Version.

  • Alias ID:
  • Document ID:DS039815
  • Last Updated :6/23/2014
  • (c) 2014 Lenovo