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Software Name Intel Wireless LAN (11abgn, abg, bg)
Support models ThinkPad R400
ThinkPad R500
ThinkPad T400, T400s
ThinkPad T500
ThinkPad W500
ThinkPad W700, W700ds
ThinkPad X200, X200s, X200 Tablet
ThinkPad X300, X301
ThinkPad L410
ThinkPad L510
ThinkPad SL300
ThinkPad SL400(C), SL410
ThinkPad SL500(C), SL510
ThinkPad R50, R50e, R50p, R51, R51e, R52
ThinkPad R60, R60e, R61, R61e, R61i
ThinkPad T40, T40p, T41, T41p, T42, T42p, T43, T43p
ThinkPad T60, T60p, T61, T61p
ThinkPad X31, X32
ThinkPad X40, X41, X41 Tablet
ThinkPad X60, X60s, X60 Tablet, X61, X61s, X61 Tablet
ThinkPad Z60m, Z61e, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t
ThinkPad Reserve Edition
Operating Systems Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005
Refer to marketing materials to find out what computer models
support which Operating Systems(*1).
Version 12.04.0000 (Package)
for Intel WiFi Link 5100/5150/5300/5350
- 12.4.0.21 (Driver)
for Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG/4965AGN
- 12.4.0.21 (Driver)
for Intel PRO/Wireless 3945BG/3945ABG Network Connection
- 12.4.0.21 (Driver)
for Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG/2200BG Network Connection
- 9.0.4.39 (Driver)
Support devices Intel WiFi Link 5100
Intel WiFi Link 5150
Intel WiFi Link 5300
Intel WiFi Link 5350
Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG
Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Intel PRO/Wireless 3945BG Network Connection
Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
*1: Support for Windows 2000 was terminated. On Windows 2000, use the old
version, 11.05.0 API (7KWC50WW).

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WHAT THIS PACKAGE DOES
This package installs the software (Wireless LAN driver and Utility) to enable
the following devices.
Device name Device name in Device Manager
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Intel WiFi Link 5100 Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100
Intel WiFi Link 5150 Intel(R) WiFi Link 5150
Intel WiFi Link 5300 Intel(R) WiFi Link 5300
Intel WiFi Link 5350 Intel(R) WiFi Link 5350
Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG
Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Intel PRO/Wireless 3945BG Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945BG
Network Connection Network Connection
Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
Network Connection Network Connection
Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network
Network Connection Network Connection
Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network
Network Connection Network Connection
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.

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CHANGES IN THIS RELEASE
Version 12.04.0000 (Package)
- 12.4.0.21 (5100/5150/5300/5350 driver)
- 12.4.0.21 (4965AG/4965AGN driver)
- 12.4.0.21 (3945BG/3945ABG driver)
- 9.0.4.39 (2915ABG/2200BG driver)
[Important updates]
Nothing.
[New functions or enhancements]
- Added support for ThinkPad L410,L510,SL410,SL510.
- Added support for Intel WiFi Link 5150 adapter card.
- Added support for ThinkPad T400s.
[Problem fixes]
- Fixed an issue where connection randomly dropped.

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DETERMINING WHICH VERSION IS INSTALLED

[Wireless LAN driver]


1. Click Start, click Control Panel, then click Performance and Maintenance.
2. Click System, click the Hardware tab, then click Device Manager.
3. Double-click Network adapters.
4. Double-click either of the following adapters.
- Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100
- Intel(R) WiFi Link 5150
- Intel(R) WiFi Link 5300
- Intel(R) WiFi Link 5350
- Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG
- Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
- Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945BG Network Connection
- Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
- Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
- Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
5. Click the Driver tab. The version and date of the driver are displayed.

[Package]
1. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
2. Click Add or Remove programs.
3. Select Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WIFI Software.
4. Click "Click here for support information". The Version will be displayed.

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NOTES
- Make sure that the following driver prerequisite were installed on your system
before installing this driver:
- MSXML6.0 Parser or higher
- Windows Installer 3.14 or higher
(Download installer from http://www.microsoft.com)
- If you use ThinkVantage Access Connections, the following software must be
installed.
- ThinkVantage Access Connections for Windows XP/2000
version 5.21 or higher
- ThinkPad Power Management Driver for Windows 98 SE/Me/2000/XP/Vista
version 1.51 or higher
or
ThinkPad Power Management Driver for SL Series
version 1.44 or higher
- ThinkPad Hotkey Features for Windows 98/98 SE/Me/NT 4.0/2000/XP
version 1.24.0603 or higher
or
Hotkey Features for Windows Vista/XP/2000
version 2.09.0002 or higher
(Note: Refer to each Hotkey package for which version to use.)
- If you currently use IEEE 802.1x authentication on Windows XP Service Pack 1
and do not use WPA encryption, Lenovo recommends you to uninstall Q826942 (WPA
Supplicant update rollup package in Windows XP) and Q815485 (WPA Wireless
Security Update in Windows XP).
This does not apply if you are running Windows XP Service Pack 2.
To check if Q826942 or Q815485 is installed and to uninstall it:
1. Start Windows XP and logon with administrative privileges.
2. Click Start and then click Control Panel.
3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
4. Click Windows XP Hotfix (SP2) Q826942 or Windows XP Hotfix (SP2) Q815485
if it is listed under Currently installed programs.
5. Click Remove and follow the instructions on the screen.
Note:
The above action will remove all the fixes within the update rollup package,
Q826942. You may need to re-install the other specific hotfixes you expect for
this rollup package.
- You may need to re-enter security information after updating the Wireless LAN
driver.
- If you use Single Sign-On with the following authentications, ThinkVantage
Access Connections version 4.22 or higher is needed.
- LEAP on Windows XP
- [Specification changes] 2200BG/2915ABG Network Connection will report lower
signal strength than with previous driver versions. Because the 2200BG/2915ABG
methodology was changed to be more accurate and responsive, similar to the
3945BG/3945ABG. However, wireless network performance and functions are not
affected at all by this change.

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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Note:
- 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 Explorer.
Downloading files
1. Click once on the underlined file name with the left mouse button. Once
this is done, a pop-up window will appear.
2. In this pop-up window, choose (using the left mouse button) the directory
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
without your assistance.
3. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating
that the download completed successfully.
4. After being downloaded, the file will need to be extracted.
Extracting files
5. Locate the directory where the file was downloaded.
6. Locate the file that was just downloaded and double click it using the left
mouse button.
7. The file will begin to extract in the directory where the downloaded file
is located.
Install files
8. Make sure to be logged on with administrative privileges.
9. Open an Explorer and locate the directory where the files were extracted.
10. Double-click Autorun.EXE.
11. Follow the instructions on the screen.
Note:
If you use ThinkVantage Access Connections, Intel PROSet/Wireless component
needs to be installed as pre-selected during the above procedure.
12. Restart the computer.
Finally delete the file saved in the step 2.

Unattended Install
This is for system administrators' use only.
- Refer to the Manual Install section, and download and expand the files.
- At the command line, execute Autorun.EXE with the /QN option.
Example: C:\DRIVERS\WIN\WLANINT\Autorun /QN

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UNINSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Note:
If winlogon.exe error or any problem occurs after uninstalling the software,
re-install any version of the software for problem solving.

Manual Uninstall
1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative privileges.
2. Click Start, select Settings, then click Control Panel.
3. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
4. Double-click Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software.
5. Click Next, select Remove, and then follow the instructions.
Or
1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative privileges.
2. Click Start, then click Run.
3. In the run dialog window, type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\WLANINT\Autorun.EXE and click
OK to start the installation process. If you have extracted the files to a
different location, specify this location instead.
4. Click Next, select Remove, and then follow the instructions.

Manual Unattended Uninstall


This is for system administrators' use only.
- Refer to the Manual Install section, and download and expand the files.
- At the command line, execute Autorun.EXE with the /QUIET /UNINSTALL option.
Example: C:\DRIVERS\WIN\WLANINT\Autorun /QUIET /UNINSTALL

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KNOWN ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS
- ThinkVantage Access Connections will not work if Windows XP Software Network
Bridge connection is created.
To recover the ThinkVantage Access Connections function:
1. Start Windows XP and logon with administrative privileges.
2. Click Start, select Settings, click Control Panel, then click Network
Connections.
3. Confirm that the following Device Name belongs to "Network Bridge".
Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100
Intel(R) WiFi Link 5150
Intel(R) WiFi Link 5300
Intel(R) WiFi Link 5350
Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG
Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945BG Network Connection
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
4. Right-click its "Name" (Wireless Network Connection).
5. Click Remove from Bridge.
6. Confirm that it belongs to "LAN or High-Speed Internet."
7. Right-click its "Name" again and click Properties.
8. The Wireless Network connection Properties tab will open and under the
General tab, Check at "WLAN Transport".
9. Restart the system.
- Installing and deleting server/client certificate may not take effect
immediately. To recover, restart the system.

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VERSION INFORMATION
The following versions have been released to date. Access Connections for each
of those versions are also available.
Where: 5000: Intel WiFi Link 5100/5150/5300/5350
4965: Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG/4965AGN
3945: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945BG/3945ABG Network Connection
2915: Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
2200: Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
Driver Access Connections
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5000/4965/3945 5000/4965/3945
Package Build ID 2915/2200 2915/2200 Rev. Issue Date
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12.04.0000 6HWC05WW 12.4.0.21 5.21 or higher 03 2009/09/11
9.0.4.39 5.0 or higher
12.04.0000 6HWC05WW 12.4.0.21 5.21 or higher 02 2009/06/11
9.0.4.39 5.0 or higher
12.04.0000 6HWC05WW 12.4.0.21 5.21 or higher 01 2009/04/03
9.0.4.39 5.0 or higher
12.02.1000 7VWC53WW 12.2.1.2 5.21 or higher 01 2009/03/23
9.0.4.39 5.0 or higher
12.01.1000 7VWC23WW 12.1.0.14 5.1 or higher 01 2008/11/18
9.0.4.39 5.0 or higher
12.01.1000 7VWC23WW 12.1.0.14 5.1 or higher 14th release
9.0.4.39 5.0 or higher
12.00.4000 7VWC15WW 12.0.0.82 5.0 or higher 13th release
9.0.4.39 5.0 or higher
12.00.1000 7VWC11WW 12.0.0.75 5.0 or higher 12th release
9.0.4.39 5.0 or higher
11.05.0 API 7KWC50WW 11.5.0.36 4.40 or higher 11th release
9.0.4.37 4.40 or higher
11.01.0 API 7KWC27WW 11.1.1.16 4.40 or higher 10th release
9.0.4.36 4.40 or higher
11.01.0 API 7KWC26WW 11.1.1.11 4.40 or higher 9th release
9.0.4.36 4.40 or higher
11.01.0 API 7KWC25WW 11.1.1.11 4.40 or higher 8th release
9.0.4.36 4.40 or higher
10.5.3.1 API 7AWC26WW 10.5.1.89 4.22 or higher 7th release
9.0.4.33 4.22 or higher
10.5.1.0 API 7AWC24WW 10.5.1.72 4.22 or higher 6th release
9.0.4.26 4.22 or higher
10.5.0.0 API 7AWC23WW 10.5.1.68 4.11 or higher 5th release
9.0.4.17 4.12 or higher
10.5.0.0 API 7AWC22WW 10.5.1.59 4.11 or higher 4th release
9.0.4.17 4.12 or higher
10.1.1.3 API 7AWC16WW 10.1.1.3 4.11 or higher 3rd release
9.0.4.13 4.12 or higher
10.1.1.3 7AWC15WW 10.1.1.3 4.11 or higher 2nd release
(None) (None)
10.1.0.13 7AWC09WW 10.1.0.13 4.11 or higher 1st release
(None) (None)
Note: Revision number (Rev.) is for administrative purpose of this README
document and is not related to software version. There is no need to
upgrade this software when the revision number changes.
To check the version of software, refer to the Determining which version is
installed section.

Summary of Changes
Where: < > Package version number
( ) Build ID for administrative purpose
[Important] Important update
(New) New function or enhancement
(Fix) Correction to existing function
<12.04.0000> (6HWC05WW)
- (New) Added support for ThinkPad L410,L510,SL410,SL510.
- (New) Added support for Intel WiFi Link 5150 adapter card.
<12.04.0000> (6HWC05WW)
- (New) Added support for ThinkPad T400s.
<12.04.0000> (6HWC05WW)
- (Fix) Fixed an issue where connection randomly dropped.
<12.02.1000> (7VWC53WW)
- (Fix) Fixed an issue where PEAP-GTC connection might fail.
<12.01.1000> (7VWC23WW)
- (New) Support for ThinkPad W700ds (added).
- (New) Support for Intel WiFi Link 5350 adapter card.
<12.00.4000> (7VWC15WW)
- (New) Support for ThinkPad R400,R500,T400,T500,W500,X200.
- (New) Support for ThinkPad W700,X301 (added).
- (New) Support for ThinkPad X200s,X200 Tablet (added).
<12.00.1000> (7VWC11WW)
- [Important]
Support for Windows 2000 was terminated. On Windows 2000, use the
previous version, 11.05.0 API (7KWC50WW).
- (New) Support for ThinkPad SL300,SL400,SL500.
- (New) Support for CCX-4.
<11.05.0 API> (7KWC50WW)
- (New) Support for ThinkPad X300 (added).
- (Fix) (3945BG/3945ABG only) The following error occurs when connecting to the
Access Point with the WEP 64-bit encryption security via the Device
Manager on Windows 2000.
"mmc.exe has generated errors and will be closed by windows. ..."
- (Fix) (3945BG/3945ABG only) Scan list does not show all Access Points.
- (Fix) EAP-FAST authentication fails when PAC is updated.
<11.01.0 API> (7KWC27WW)
- (New) Support for IEEE 802.11n Draft 2.0
- (Fix) Connection may drop when PSK (Pre Shared Key) mode is used.
<11.01.0 API> (7KWC26WW)
Hint:
If you are using 7KWC25WW, you have no need to apply this version.
- (New) Support for ThinkPad R61e/R61i/T61p/Reserve Edition (added).
- (Fix) Extracting files twice will cause extraction failure with the error
message;
C:\DRIVERS\WIN\WLANINT2\XP\Apps\x32\Thumb.db
Access denied
<11.01.0 API> (7KWC25WW)
- (New) Support for Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AG/4965AGN.
- (New) Support for ThinkPad R61/T61/X61/X61s/X61 Tablet.
- (New) Support for ThinkVantage Access Connections 4.40.
<10.5.3.1 API> (7AWC26WW)
- (Fix) (3945ABG/3945BG only) NMI parity error with the blue screen may occur
and then the computer hangs.
<10.5.1.0 API> (7AWC24WW)
- (Fix) Windows XP SP2 upgrade stops response.
- (Fix) (3945ABG only) EAP-FAST CCX V3 PAC pops up for every restart on Windows
XP.
[Specification changes]
- 2200BG/2915ABG Network Connection will report lower signal strength than with
previous driver versions. Because the 2200BG/2915ABG methodology was changed
to be more accurate and responsive, similar to the 3945BG/3945ABG. However,
wireless network performance and functions are not affected at all by this
change.
[Update information] New!!
The known limitations below can be resolved with using ThinkVantage Access
Connections version 4.22 or higher.
[Known limitations]
- Wireless Network Connection fails if ThinkVantage Access Connections Single
Sign On profile is used for Windows Domain Logon under:
- Windows XP for LEAP
- Windows 2000 for LEAP, EAP-TLS, PEAP-CHAP
Lenovo is working to investigate this problem with Intel.
<10.5.0.0 API> (7AWC23WW)
- (Fix) Intermittent network disconnection (3945BG/ABG only).
[Update information] New!!
The known limitations below can be resolved with using ThinkVantage Access
Connections version 4.22 or higher.
[Known limitations]
- Wireless Network Connection fails if ThinkVantage Access Connections Single
Sign On profile is used for Windows Domain Logon under:
- Windows XP for LEAP
- Windows 2000 for LEAP, EAP-TLS, PEAP-CHAP
Lenovo is working to investigate this problem with Intel.
<10.5.0.0 API> (7AWC22WW)
- [Important] A security vulnerability, that could lead to remote execution.
- [Important] A security vulnerability, that Wireless network security
information could be obtained.
For the detailed information about the security vulnerability, refer to the
following Intel Web site.
http://support.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/sb/CS-023068.htm
[Update information] New!!
The known limitations below can be resolved with using ThinkVantage Access
Connections version 4.22 or higher.
[Known limitations]
- Wireless Network Connection fails if ThinkVantage Access Connections Single
Sign On profile is used for Windows Domain Logon under:
- Windows XP for LEAP
- Windows 2000 for LEAP, EAP-TLS, PEAP-CHAP
Lenovo is working to investigate this problem with Intel.
<10.1.1.3 API> (7AWC16WW)
Hint:
If you are using the following cards, you have no need to apply this version
because the Wireless LAN driver files for the cards are not changed in this
version.
- Intel PRO/Wireless 3945BG Network Connection
- Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
- (New) Added support for the following Wireless LAN adapters.
- Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection
- Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
Note: ThinkVantage Access Connections must be ver. 4.12 or higher to
support these cards.
- (New) Added support for ThinkPad Z61p.
<10.1.1.3> (7AWC15WW)
- (New) Support for ThinkPad R60, R60e, Z61e, Z61m, Z61t.
- (New) Support for ThinkVantage Access Connections 4.12.
- (Fix) No display version in Add/Remove Programs 'Support Info'.
- (Fix) PC Doctor Network Link test at Windows shows blue screen.
- (Fix) EAP-FAST with manual PAC fails to connect.
- (Fix) Driver is not correctly installed when PATH environment variable length
is over 530 characters.
- (Fix) Advanced settings in Device Manager are not preserved across driver
update.
- (Fix) Cannot connect easily if AP is set to near.
- (Fix) Signal strength changes rapidly.
- (Fix) Intermittent suspend/resume issue.
<10.1.0.13> (7AWC09WW)
- (New) Support for ThinkPad T60, T60p, X60, X60s.
- (New) Support for ThinkVantage Access Connections 4.11.

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REFERENCE INFORMATION (OLD PACKAGES)
The following versions had been released for each adapter card before package
integration.

Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG, Network Connection Software


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Version Build ID Release
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9.0.4.8 1YWC54WW 5th
9.0.2.31 1YWC38WW 4th
9.0.2.25 1YWC36WW 3rd
9.0.1.21 1YWC25WW 2nd
9.0.1.13 1YWC17WW Initial

Summary of Changes
Where: < > Version number
( ) Build ID for administrative purpose
[Important] Important update
(New) New function or enhancement
(Fix) Correction to existing function
<9.0.4.8> (1YWC54WW)
- (Fix) Driver is not correctly installed when PATH environment variable length
is over 530 characters.
Note: The Wireless LAN driver files did not change with this release. There
is no need to apply this release if you already have the Wireless LAN
driver version 9.0.4.8 installed without problems.
<9.0.2.31> (1YWC38WW)
- (Fix) Connection speed fluctuates and disconnects.
- (New) Support for ThinkPad Z60m.
<9.0.2.25> (1YWC36WW)
- (New) Support for ThinkPad X41 Tablet.
<9.0.1.21 - 1YWC25WW>
- (New) Support for Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection.
- (Fix) Not roaming to the nearest Access Point.
- (Fix) EAP-FAST connection problems.
- (New) Support for ThinkPad X32/X41.
<9.0.1.13> (1YWC17WW)
- (New) Support for ThinkPad T43/T43p/R52.

Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG, Network Connection Software


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Version Build ID Release
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8.1.0.28 1VWC27WW 4th
8.1.0.25 1VWC23WW 3rd
8.0.12.20000 1VWC14WW 2nd
8.0.12.20000 1VWC11WW Initial

Summary of Changes
Where: < > Version number
( ) Build ID for administrative purpose
[Important] Important update
(New) New function or enhancement
(Fix) Correction to existing function
<8.1.0.28> (1VWC27WW)
- (New) Support for Access Connections ver.3.52 and higher.
- (New) Support for ThinkPad T43/T43p/R52.
- (Fix) Data reception failure may occur after resuming normal operation from
suspend or hibernation mode.
<8.1.0.25> (1VWC23WW)
- (New) Support for ThinkPad R50e.
- (Fix) System crash or hangup during WPA-PSK connection.
- (Fix) Communication performance is improved.
<8.0.12.20000> (1VWC14WW)
- (New) Support for EAP-TTLS.
- (New) Support for PEAP-GTC.
- (New) Support for Single Sign On(LEAP,EAP-TTLS,PEAP-MSCHAPV2).
- (New) Support for ThinkPad T42/T42p.
<8.0.12.20000> (1VWC11WW)
- (New) Support for ThinkPad R50/R50p/R51/T40/T40p/T41/T41p/X31/X40.

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TRADEMARKS
* Lenovo, ThinkPad and ThinkVantage are registered trademarks of Lenovo.
* Access Connections is a trademark of Lenovo.
* Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation.
* Microsoft, Windows and Windows Vista are registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation.
Other company, product, and service names may be registered trademarks,
trademarks or service marks of others.