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      Realtek Giga LAN Driver for Windows 8 (64-bit) - Lenovo V4400u, ThinkPad S440, S540

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      Realtek Giga LAN Driver
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      Windows 8 (64-bit)
      README for Realtek Giga LAN Driver
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      Windows 8 (64-bit)

      This package installs the software (Realtek Giga LAN Driver) to enable the following devices

      • Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
      Supported ThinkPad Systems
      Supported Operating System
      Summary of Changes
      Installation Instruction
      Uninstallation Instruction
      Determining which Version is Installed


      Supported ThinkPad System
      • ThinkPad S440, S3-S440, S540
      • Lenovo V4400u
      Supported Operating System
      • Microsoft Windows 8  64-bit
      Summary of Changes


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

      Version 8.013.0314.2013

      • (New) Added support for ThinkPad S5-S540,S540.
      • (New) Initial release for Thinkpad S440, S3-S440, Lenovo V4400u.
      Installation Instruction


      • 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. Select Control Panel from the menu.
        4. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and click Uninstall a program.
        5. Select Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
        6. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.
            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. At the popup window left, click Device.
            4. Double-click Network adapters category.
            5. Double-click Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller.
            6. Click the Driver tab.
            7. Check Driver Version.

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              • Document ID:DS036051
              • Last Updated :23 Jun 2014
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