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I have been trying to reinstall windows xp on a t40 note pad
Type of files
C:\IBMTOOLS\DRIVERS (depending on the preloaded operating system)
The T40 Device Driver File Matrix Web site
No alternate location available
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Preparing your ThinkPad computer for Windows XP
Before removing any software or operating system from your ThinkPad system, you will need to:
Installing Windows XP
The Windows XP Supplement File is in the following directory:
NOTE: If you cannot find this directory on your hard disk drive, download the Windows XP Supplement File from the ThinkPad Web site. For access to this Web site, press the ThinkPad button to open the Access ThinkPad panel. On this panel, click On the Web. A list of sites appears; choose the ones you want.
NOTE: Make sure that the correct video driver is installed prior to installing this file.
The Windows XP Update Modules are in the following directory
The name of each subfolder is the number of a fix module. For the information about each fix module, Click here to visit the Microsoft Knowledge Base homepage, type the number of the fix module you need in the search field, and click the search button.
NOTE: The Web site address might change without notice. If the homepage is not displayed, search the homepage from the Microsoft top page.
To install a fix module, run the exe file in a subfolder and follow the instructions on the screen.
Install the application software that was saved in the Preparing your ThinkPad for Windows XP section from the C:\IBMTOOLS\APPS directory on your hard disk drive.
Posted on Jun 12, 2008
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