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New: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T430, T530, W530, X230, X1 Carbon (1st Gen)

Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T430, T530, W530, X230, X1 Carbon (1st Gen)
Drivers and software for the Lenovo ThinkPad T430, T430s, T430u, T530, W530, X230, X230 Tablet, and X1 Carbon (34xx)

  • Cache the package to the local disk, to avoid “Open File – Security Warning” dialogs
  • Allow the following Windows 8.0 packages to install on Windows 8.1
    • Ericsson H5321gw/C5621gw Wireless WAN Driver – 8 [32,64] 8.0.10.1
    • Lenovo HID HW Radio Driver 1.0.0.54
    • Sierra Wireless MC8355 – Gobi 3000(TM) Software – 8 [32,64] 3.4.1308.3909
    • Sierra Wireless MC7700 – Gobi 4000(TM) Software – 8 [32,64] 3.4.1308.3909
  • Allow the following Windows 7 packages to install on Windows 8.1
    • ThinkVantage Active Protection System – 7 [32] 1.80.8.0
    • ThinkVantage Active Protection System – 7 [64] 1.80.8.0
  • Suppress the automatic reboot after installing the following packages
    • Intel HD Graphics 2000/2500/3000/4000 Display Driver – 7 [32] 9.18.10.3359
    • Intel HD Graphics 2000/2500/3000/4000 Display Driver – 7 [64] 9.18.10.3359
    • Video Features(Intel HD Graphics 4000) – 8.1 [32] 10.18.10.3412
    • Video Features(Intel HD Graphics 4000) – 8.1 [64] 10.18.10.3412
  • Allow the “Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller – 7 [32,64] 1.0.9.254” package to overwrite existing versions
  • Suppress the installation of Intel PROSet/Wireless Enterprise Software
  • Suppress the installation of Intel Management and Security Status
  • Install applicable system packages
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

Continue reading New: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T430, T530, W530, X230, X1 Carbon (1st Gen)

New: Dell Driver Pack – Latitude Exx30 Family

Dell Driver Pack – Latitude Exx30 Family
Drivers and software for the Dell Latitude 3330, 6430U, E5430, E5530, E6230, E6330, E6430, E6430s, E6530, M4700, and M6700

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Choose the driver pack based on the OS version and architecture
    • Windows 7 32-bit – A14 (12/11/2014)
    • Windows 7 64-bit – A14 (12/11/2014)
    • Windows 8.1 32-bit – A05 (12/11/2014)
    • Windows 8.1 64-bit – A05 (12/11/2014)
  • Allow the following Windows 7 drivers to install on Windows 8.1
    • Dell Wireless 5804 LTE/WWAN Mobile Broadband Driver
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

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New: Dell Driver Pack – Latitude Exx50 Family

Dell Driver Pack – Latitude Exx50 Family
Drivers and software for the Dell Latitude 3450, 3550, E5250, 5250, E5450, 5450, E5550, 5550, E7250, 7250, E7450, and 7450

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Choose the driver pack based on the OS version and architecture
    • Windows 7 32-bit – A11 (02/17/2015)
    • Windows 7 64-bit – A11 (02/17/2015)
    • Windows 8.1 64-bit – A12 (02/17/2015)
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading New: Dell Driver Pack – Latitude Exx50 Family

New: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkCentre M71, M81, M91

Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkCentre M71, M81, M91
Drivers and software for the Lenovo ThinkCentre M71, M81, M91, and M91p

    • Cache the package to the local disk, to avoid “Open File – Security Warning” dialogs
    • Allow the following Windows 7 packages to install on Windows 8.1
      • Intel ME7.1 Driver 7.1.21.1134
    • Install applicable system packages
    • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
    • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

    Continue reading New: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkCentre M71, M81, M91

    Changed: MassDeploy Reference Driver Pack

    MassDeploy Reference Driver Pack
    Reference drivers from component manufacturers for custom systems, or configurations unsupported by the system manufacturer

    • Added NVIDIA GeForce Desktop 347.88 drivers for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, 32-bit and 64-bit
    • Added NVIDIA Quadro Desktop and Quadro Notebook 341.44 drivers for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, 32-bit and 64-bit
    • Added Qualcomm Atheros Wireless Network Adapter drivers 10.0.0.274 for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, 32-bit and 64-bit
    • Added Realtek AC’97 Audio Codecs 6.0.1.6305 drivers for Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit
    • Added Realtek High Definition Audio Codecs 6.0.1.7246 drivers for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, 32-bit and 64-bit
    • Added Realtek PCIE and USB Card Reader 6.3.370.71 drivers for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, 32-bit and 64-bit
    • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
    • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
    • Install drivers, only if matching hardware is found, and only when a driver is a better match than existing drivers
      • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
      • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
    • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
    • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect
    • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

    Continue reading Changed: MassDeploy Reference Driver Pack

    Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series

    Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series
    Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface Pro 1, 2, and 3

    The Surface Pro 3 driver pack has been updated to the March 26, 2015 release.  The changes are described here.

    • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
    • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
    • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3
    • Choose the driver repository based on the system model, OS version, and OS architecture
      • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.0 64-bit – January 2015
      • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
      • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
      • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – March 26, 2015
    • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
      • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
      • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
    • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
    • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

    Continue reading Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series

    New: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T410, T510, W510, X201, X301

    Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T410, T510, W510, X201, X301
    Drivers and software for the Lenovo ThinkPad T410, T410s, T510, W510, W701, X201, X201s, X201 Tablet, and X301

    • Cache the package to the local disk, to avoid “Open File – Security Warning” dialogs
    • Allow the following Windows 8.0 packages to install on Windows 8.1
      • Audio Driver 4.95.49.53
      • Intel Chipset Support 9.3.0.1021
      • Intel Management Engine Interface 6.2 and Serial Over LAN (SOL) Driver 6.2.50.1062
      • Intel Rapid Storage AHCI Driver 12.8.10.1005
      • ThinkPad Hotkey Features Integration 3.89.0100
      • ThinkPad Video Features (NVIDIA NVS Optimus) 9.18.13.1269
    • Allow the following Windows 7 packages to install on Windows 8.1
      • HUAWEI EM660 Wireless WAN Driver 3.10
      • Leadcore5730D Wireless WAN Driver 1.12.01
      • ThinkPad TrackPoint Driver 4.73.1.0
      • ThinkPad UltraNav Utility 2.13
      • ThinkPad Wireless WAN (UNDP) Driver 1.1.250
    • Suppress the installation of Intel PROSet/Wireless Enterprise Software
    • Suppress the installation of Intel Management and Security Status
    • Install applicable system packages
    • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
    • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

    Continue reading New: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T410, T510, W510, X201, X301

    New: Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3020, 9020, XE2

    Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3020, 9020, XE2
    Drivers and software for the Dell OptiPlex 3020, 9020, and XE2

    • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
    • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
      • Windows 7 32-bit – A20 (02/03/2015)
      • Windows 7 64-bit – A20 (02/03/2015)
      • Windows 8.1 64-bit – A06 (02/03/2015)
    • Install drivers, only if matching hardware is found, and only when a driver is a better match than existing drivers
      • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
      • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
    • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
    • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

    Continue reading New: Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3020, 9020, XE2

    New: Dell Driver Pack – XPS 13, 15 (9333, 9530)

    Dell Driver Pack – XPS 13, 15 (9333, 9530)
    Drivers and software for the Dell XPS 13, 15 (9333, 9530)

    • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
    • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
      • Windows 7 32-bit – A02 (04/29/2014)
      • Windows 7 64-bit – A02 (04/29/2014)
      • Windows 8.1 64-bit – A02 (03/19/2014)
    • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
      • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
      • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
    • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
    • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

    Continue reading New: Dell Driver Pack – XPS 13, 15 (9333, 9530)

    New: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series

    Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series
    Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface Pro 1, 2, and 3

    • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
    • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
    • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3
    • Choose the driver repository based on the system model, OS version, and OS architecture
      • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.0 64-bit – January 2015
      • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
      • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
      • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – March 2015
    • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
      • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
      • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
    • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
    • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

    Continue reading New: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series