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Missing T450s (20BW) Intel WiFi driver in Update Retriever/Thininstaller

2016-05-26, 14:26 PM

T450s missing WiFi driver after SCCM build, Intel WiFi driver not available from Update Retriever for 20BW. Only Realtek WiFi shows. But Intel WiFi driver is there from Support site. Kindly advice.

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Re: Missing T450s (20BW) Intel WiFi driver in Update Retriever/Thininstaller

2016-05-26, 16:29 PM

I just checked, and it appears that it is available for download.    Below is what Update Retriever reports as being availble for the Windows 10 64-bit update, and the 18.40.0 version is the same as that on the support site from what I can tell.    The same update is also available for Windows 7/8

 

 

Update ID: nz0wg01w_64

  

Revision : 01
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Software name Intel Wireless LAN (11abgn, 11bgn, 11ac)

Support models ThinkPad Helix 2nd Gen (Machine types: 20CG, 20CH)
Thinkpad T450, T450s
Thinkpad T550
Thinkpad W550s
Thinkpad X1 Carbon (Machine types: 20BS, 20BT)
Thinkpad X250

Operating Systems Microsoft Windows 10 32-bit, 64-bit

Refer to marketing materials to find out what computer models
support which Operating Systems.

Versions 18.40.0 (Package)
- 18.40.0.12/18.33.0.2 (Driver)

Support devices Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
Intel Wireless-N 7265


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
WHAT THIS PACKAGE DOES

This package installs the software (Wireless LAN driver and utility) to enable
the following devices.

Device name Device name in the Device Manager
-------------------------------- ----------------------------------------
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265

Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-N 7265

Intel Wireless-N 7265 Intel(R) Wireless-N 7265


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.


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
CHANGES IN THIS RELEASE
Versions 18.40.0 (Package)

- 18.40.0.12/18.33.0.2 (Driver)
(Support devices)
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
Intel Wireless-N 7265
This is the initial release.

[Important updates]
None.

[New functions or enhancements]
- Improved driver stability.

[Problem fixes]
- Fixed an issue where Wireless adapter cannot be installed successfully.


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
DETERMINING WHICH VERSION IS INSTALLED


Package:


[Windows 10]

[Mouse and Keyboard]
1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left
area of the screen.
2. Select Programs and Features from the menu.
3. Select Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software.
4. Check the product version in the Details Pane shown at the bottom of screen.
If not shown, select Organize, select Layout, then select Details Pane.

[Touch]
1. Press and hold the Start Button in the lower-left corner of the screen to
open a menu.
2. Select Programs and Features from the menu.
3. Select Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software.
4. Check the product version in the Details Pane shown at the bottom of screen.
If not shown, select Organize, select Layout, then select Details Pane.


Driver:


[Windows 10]

[Mouse and Keyboard]
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. Double-click the Network adapters category.
4. Double-click either of the following devices.
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
Intel Wireless-N 7265

5. Select the Driver tab.
6. Check Driver Version.

[Touch]
1. From the Start screen, select Desktop.
2. Swipe in from the right edge of the touchscreen to display the charm bar.
3. Select Settings.
4. Select PC info.
5. Select Device Manager.
6. Double-tap the Network adapters category.
7. Double-tap either of the following devices.
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
Intel Wireless-N 7265

8. Select the Driver tab.
9. Check Driver Version.


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
NOTES

- ThinkVantage Access Connections is not supported in Windows 8.1 or later. Use
the Windows 8.1 or later connection manager.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
LIMITATIONS

- Bluetooth and Wi-Fi radio are both operating on the same 2.4 GHz band. When
both of them are used simultaneously, you may see slower communication speed
and/or reduced communication range caused by radio interference. To avoid such
the situation, use the Wi-Fi radio with the 5 GHz band (802.11a, 802.11ac or
802.11an mode).

- When this software is uninstalled, you can not detect this uninstalled version
again by ThinkVantage System Update and you need to manually install the
software.


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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 Windows Explorer.

Downloading file
1. Select the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows
will appear.
2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
3. When the selection message of the Run or Save on the window, select Save.
4. 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
5. Make sure to be logged on with an administrator account.
6. Locate the folder where the file was downloaded.
7. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click/double-tap it.
8. Follow the instructions on the screen.
9. In the Select Destination Location window, select Next. If you would like
to select a different folder, select Browse.
10. In the Ready to Install window, select Install. All the necessary files
will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

Installing files
11. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and select
Finish.
12. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart
the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in the step 4.


Unattended Install

This is for system administrator's 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 select Finish to cancel installation.
3. At the command line, execute Setup.exe with the [-quiet] / [-q] /
[-silent] / [-s] option.
Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\
Setup [-quiet] / [-q] / [-silent] / [-s]


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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


[Windows 10]

[Mouse and Keyboard]
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 Programs and Features from the menu.
4. Select Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software, and select Uninstall or
Uninstall/Change.
5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and
restart the computer.

[Touch]
1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
2. Press and hold the Start Button in the lower-left corner of the screen to
open a menu.
3. Select Programs and Features from the menu.
4. Select Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software, and select Uninstall or
Uninstall/Change.
5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and
restart the computer.


Manual Unattended Uninstall

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 select Finish to cancel installation.
3. At the command line, execute Setup.exe with the [-quiet] / [-q] /
[-silent] / [-s] /UNINSTALL options.
Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\
Setup [-quiet] / [-q] / [-silent] / [-s] /UNINSTALL


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
VERSION INFORMATION

The following versions have been released to date.

Support devices: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
Intel Wireless-N 7265


Package Driver Build ID Rev. Issue Date
------- -------------------- -------- ---- ----------
18.40.0 18.40.0.12/18.33.0.2 NZ0WG01W 01 2016/05/12


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

<18.40.0> (nz0wg01w)
- (New) Initial release for the following systems:
ThinkPad Helix 2nd Gen (Machine types: 20CG, 20CH),
T450, T450s, T550, W550s, X1 Carbon (Machine types:
20BS, 20BT), X250
- (New) Improved driver stability.
- (Fix) Fixed an issue where Wireless adapter cannot be installed successfully.

 

 

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Re: Missing T450s (20BW) Intel WiFi driver in Update Retriever/Thininstaller

2016-05-26, 16:36 PM

Thanks JDGillis for your response. Unfortunately, I forgot to mention that we need it for a Windows 7 x86 build.

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Re: Missing T450s (20BW) Intel WiFi driver in Update Retriever/Thininstaller

2016-05-26, 16:37 PM

Apologies... forgot to mention, we need it for a Windows 7 x86 build

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Re: Missing T450s (20BW) Intel WiFi driver in Update Retriever/Thininstaller

2016-05-26, 16:46 PM

I see that up there too, but it is listed as Update ID: nz0we01w_32

 

VERSION INFORMATION

The following versions have been released to date.

Support devices: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
Intel Wireless-N 7265


Package Driver Build ID Rev. Issue Date
------- -------------------- -------- ---- ----------
18.40.0 18.40.0.12/18.33.0.2 NZ0WE01W 01 2016/05/12

 

 

 

Revision : 01
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Software name Intel Wireless LAN (11abgn, 11bgn, 11ac)

Support models ThinkPad Helix 2nd Gen (Machine types: 20CG, 20CH)
Thinkpad T450, T450s
Thinkpad T550
Thinkpad W550s
Thinkpad X1 Carbon (Machine types: 20BS, 20BT)
Thinkpad X250

Operating Systems Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit

Refer to marketing materials to find out what computer models
support which Operating Systems.

Versions 18.40.0 (Package)
- 18.40.0.12/18.33.0.2 (Driver)

Support devices Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
Intel Wireless-N 7265


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
WHAT THIS PACKAGE DOES

This package installs the software (Wireless LAN driver and utility) to enable
the following devices.

Device name Device name in the Device Manager
-------------------------------- ----------------------------------------
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265

Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265 Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-N 7265

Intel Wireless-N 7265 Intel(R) Wireless-N 7265


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.


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
CHANGES IN THIS RELEASE
Versions 18.40.0 (Package)

- 18.40.0.12/18.33.0.2 (Driver)
(Support devices)
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
Intel Wireless-N 7265
This is the initial release.

[Important updates]
None.

[New functions or enhancements]
- Improved driver stability.

[Problem fixes]
- Fixed an issue where Wireless adapter cannot be installed successfully.


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
DETERMINING WHICH VERSION IS INSTALLED


Package:


[Windows 7]

1. Select Start, then select Control Panel.
2. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and select Uninstall a program.
3. Select Organize, select Layout, then select Details Pane. The Details Pane
will be shown at the bottom of screen.
4. Select Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software.
5. Check the product version in the Details Pane.


Driver:


[Windows 7]

1. Select Start.
2. Right-click/Press and hold Computer, and then select Properties.
3. At the left pane, select Device Manager.
4. Double-click/Double-tap the Network adapters category.
5. Double-click/Double-tap either of the following devices.
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
Intel Wireless-N 7265

6. Select the Driver tab.
7. Check Driver Version.


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
NOTES

Nothing.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
LIMITATIONS

- Bluetooth and Wi-Fi radio are both operating on the same 2.4 GHz band. When
both of them are used simultaneously, you may see slower communication speed
and/or reduced communication range caused by radio interference. To avoid such
the situation, use the Wi-Fi radio with the 5 GHz band (802.11a, 802.11ac or
802.11an mode).

- When this software is uninstalled, you can not detect this uninstalled version
again by ThinkVantage System Update and you need to manually install the
software.


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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 Windows Explorer.

Downloading file
1. Select the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows
will appear.
2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
3. When the selection message of the Run or Save on the window, select Save.
4. 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
5. Make sure to be logged on with an administrator account.
6. Locate the folder where the file was downloaded.
7. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click/double-tap it.
8. Follow the instructions on the screen.
9. In the Select Destination Location window, select Next. If you would like
to select a different folder, select Browse.
10. In the Ready to Install window, select Install. All the necessary files
will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

Installing files
11. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and select
Finish.
12. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart
the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in the step 4.


Unattended Install

This is for system administrator's 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 select Finish to cancel installation.
3. At the command line, execute Setup.exe with the [-quiet] / [-q] /
[-silent] / [-s] option.
Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\
Setup [-quiet] / [-q] / [-silent] / [-s]


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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


[Windows 7]

1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
2. Select Start, then select Control Panel.
3. Make sure "View by Category" is selected, and select Uninstall a program.
4. Select Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software, and select Uninstall or
Uninstall/Change.
5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and
restart the computer.


Manual Unattended Uninstall

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 select Finish to cancel installation.
3. At the command line, execute Setup.exe with the [-quiet] / [-q] /
[-silent] / [-s] /UNINSTALL options.
Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\
Setup [-quiet] / [-q] / [-silent] / [-s] /UNINSTALL


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
VERSION INFORMATION

The following versions have been released to date.

Support devices: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265
Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7265
Intel Wireless-N 7265


Package Driver Build ID Rev. Issue Date
------- -------------------- -------- ---- ----------
18.40.0 18.40.0.12/18.33.0.2 NZ0WE01W 01 2016/05/12


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

<18.40.0> (nz0we01w)
- (New) Initial release for the following systems:
ThinkPad Helix 2nd Gen (Machine types: 20CG, 20CH),
T450, T450s, T550, W550s, X1 Carbon (Machine types:
20BS, 20BT), X250
- (New) Improved driver stability.
- (Fix) Fixed an issue where Wireless adapter cannot be installed successfully.

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Re: Missing T450s (20BW) Intel WiFi driver in Update Retriever/Thininstaller

2016-05-26, 16:46 PM
Just did a quick check again in UR, both x86 & x64 Win7 drivers for Intel WLAN is now available. Thanks!
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