How to find and download network driver - Thinkpad, ThinkCentre

Section 1: Find Network Device Name

Option 1

  1. On your system, go to Control Panel. Select System.

  2. Click on Device Manager.

  3. Expand the Network adapters and look for the device name.

Option 2

  1. On your system, go to Control Panel. Select Network and Sharing Center.

  2. Click on Change adapter settings.

  3. See the active devices and look for device name.

Option 3

  1. From command prompt window, type and run “ipconfig /all”.

  2. See the connected media state devices and look for description of device name.


Section 2: Find the Network Card Driver

  1. Go to "".
  2. Search product name. (example: T440p).

  3. Filter the driver list by selecting the Component (for example: Networking: Wireless LAN) and your system's Operating System (for example: Windows 7 (32-bit)).

  4. There might be multiple Wireless LAN drivers that are available for your selected system and Operating System. To find which driver is applicable for your system, you will need to look for the driver that provides support for the Network Device identified in Section 1

    Click on driver to view the supported devices name for the selected driver.

  5. Your network device name (result from Section 1) should match with the information listed in the driver page (for example: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260). If the network device name matches, please proceed to download the driver as per the instructions in the driver page.

    If the network card name doesn't match, please repeat Step 4 using the next driver.
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  • Alias ID: which-wlan-driver
  • Document ID: HT078107
  • Last Updated :16 Jun 2015
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