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vrun
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Registered: ‎02-25-2011
Location: GER
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Newbie Help X61 with clean HD ...suggestions for installing OS

Hi Experts

 

I have searched Forum, Database and did my googling ... to no avail...still confused :-/

 

The used X61 tablet is completely clean and I need to install an OS on it, prefereably Windows 7.

 

Can somebody give me a hint as to how to install Windows 7 most easily ...

Do I need to go grab some USB DVD Drive ?

 

(remember Newbie ;-): Will "Lenovo Support - Lenovo ThinkVantage Toolbox for Windows 7 (64-bit) and Vista (64-bit) - Desktops   Notebooks   WorkStations_files" help me with the drivers ... or do I need to download them 1 by 1 from the supportpage.

 

Sry if the above turns out to be too simple for you folks ... but I always wanted a tablet and a thinkpad ... hope my dream starts working soon  - THANKS !

 

(*_*)

 

 

 

Vince69
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Location: Perth, Australia
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Re: Newbie Help X61 with clean HD ...suggestions for installing OS

Hello mate,

 

You can install Windows 7 from a usb drive. Have a look there : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/dd535816.aspx

After installing windows install System Update : http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-73695

It will download automatically all the drivers you need.

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vrun
Paper Tape
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎02-25-2011
Location: GER
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Re: Newbie Help X61 with clean HD ...suggestions for installing OS

Hi Mate

 

...Don't you love it when quality information flow's freely around the globe ;-)

 

This must rank high on top of " installations done while asleep..."

The X61 is a gem...

 

I owe you a beer or two mate

- which unfortunately cannot be sent via TCP/IP :-(

...and I love your tagline too

Vince69
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Registered: ‎12-24-2010
Location: Perth, Australia
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Re: Newbie Help X61 with clean HD ...suggestions for installing OS

No worries, Thx.

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Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.


ThinkPad T510 4313-CTO Windows 8 x64 - Intel Core i7-620M - NVIDIA NVS 3100M - 8GB RAM - 240GB SSD- Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 - Gobi 2000.
ThinkPad Helix 3697-CTO Windows 8.1 x64 - Intel Core i7-3667U - Intel HD Graphics 4000 - 8GB RAM- 256GB SSD - Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 - Ericsson C5621gw

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