Category Archives: Lenovo ThinkPad T450, T550, W550, X250, X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)

Drivers and software for the Lenovo ThinkPad T450, T450s, T550, W550s, X250, and X1 Carbon (20Bx)

Updated: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T450, T550, W550, X250, X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)

Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T450, T550, W550, X250, X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Lenovo ThinkPad T450, T450s, T550, W550s, X250, and X1 Carbon (20BS, 20BT)

Updated the applicability rules to detect the X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)’s new naming convention in the BIOS

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model and OS version
    • ThinkPad T450 – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 03 (10/10/2016)
    • ThinkPad T450 – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 04 (03/10/2016)
    • ThinkPad T450s – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 03 (10/10/2016)
    • ThinkPad T450s – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 04 (03/10/2016)
    • ThinkPad T550 – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (11/17/2016)
    • ThinkPad T550 – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 04 (02/29/2016)
    • ThinkPad W550s – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (11/17/2016)
    • ThinkPad W550s – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 04 (02/29/2016)
    • ThinkPad X250 – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (10/31/2016)
    • ThinkPad X250 – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 03 (02/23/2016)
    • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen) – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (10/31/2016)
    • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen) – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 03 (02/23/2016)
  • 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
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Suppress the automatic reboot after installing Intel Bluetooth Drivers
  • Reconfigure the BIOS installers for unattended installation
  • Install applicable system packages
  • Install Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation, only when a WWAN card is present, and only on Windows 7
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading Updated: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T450, T550, W550, X250, X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)

Updated: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T450, T550, W550, X250, X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)

Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T450, T550, W550, X250, X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Lenovo ThinkPad T450, T450s, T550, W550s, X250, and X1 Carbon (20BS, 20BT)

Added a BIOS update feature, including the latest BIOS for all models
Added a feature to suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt after a BIOS update
Added Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation, only when a WWAN card is present, and only on Windows 7
Updated all drivers and software to the latest release
Removed support for Windows 8.1

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model and OS version
    • ThinkPad T450 – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 03 (10/10/2016)
    • ThinkPad T450 – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 04 (03/10/2016)
    • ThinkPad T450s – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 03 (10/10/2016)
    • ThinkPad T450s – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 04 (03/10/2016)
    • ThinkPad T550 – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (11/17/2016)
    • ThinkPad T550 – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 04 (02/29/2016)
    • ThinkPad W550s – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (11/17/2016)
    • ThinkPad W550s – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 04 (02/29/2016)
    • ThinkPad X250 – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (10/31/2016)
    • ThinkPad X250 – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 03 (02/23/2016)
    • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen) – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 01 (10/31/2016)
    • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen) – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 03 (02/23/2016)
  • 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
  • Suppress the BitLocker recovery prompt during the next reboot, only on BitLocker protected systems
    • The BitLocker recovery prompt is often triggered by BIOS updates
  • Suppress the automatic reboot after installing Intel Bluetooth Drivers
  • Reconfigure the BIOS installers for unattended installation
  • Install applicable system packages
  • Install Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation, only when a WWAN card is present, and only on Windows 7
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading Updated: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T450, T550, W550, X250, X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)

Updated: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T450, T550, W550, X250, X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)

Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T450, T550, W550, X250, X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)
Drivers and software for the Lenovo ThinkPad T450, T450s, T550, W550s, X250, and X1 Carbon (20BS, 20BT)

Added ThinkPad Power Manager for Windows 7 to allow airplane in-seat power mode
Most drivers are now installed from Lenovo’s SCCM driver packs

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Check hardware compatibility for the driver repositories
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model and OS version
    • ThinkPad T450, T450s – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 02 (03/10/2016)
    • ThinkPad T450, T450s – Windows 8.1 64-bit – Version 04 (03/10/2016)
    • ThinkPad T450, T450s – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 04 (03/10/2016)
    • ThinkPad T550, W550s – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 02 (02/29/2016)
    • ThinkPad T550, W550s – Windows 8.1 64-bit – Version 04 (02/29/2016)
    • ThinkPad T550, W550s – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 04 (02/29/2016)
    • ThinkPad X250 – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 02 (02/23/2016)
    • ThinkPad X250 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – Version 03 (02/23/2016)
    • ThinkPad X250 – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 03 (02/23/2016)
    • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen) – Windows 10 64-bit – Version 02 (02/23/2016)
    • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen) – Windows 8.1 64-bit – Version 03 (02/23/2016)
    • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (3rd Gen) – Windows 7 64-bit & 32-bit – Version 03 (02/23/2016)
  • 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
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Prevent “ThinkVantage Access Connections – 7 [32,64] 6.26.84” from managing anything other than mobile broadband adapters
  • Install applicable system packages
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading Updated: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T450, T550, W550, X250, X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)

New: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T450, T550, W550, X250, X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)

Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T450, T550, W550, X250, X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)
Drivers and software for the Lenovo ThinkPad T450, T450s, T550, W550s, X250, and X1 Carbon (20Bx)

  • Suppress the prompt to reboot after installing the Intel HD Graphics Driver
  • Suppress the installation of Intel PROSet/Wireless Enterprise Software
  • Suppress the installation of Intel Management and Security Status
  • Allow Intel USB 3.0 drivers to overwrite existing versions
  • 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 T450, T550, W550, X250, X1 Carbon (3rd Gen)