Install Drivers for IBM® ThinkPad T60
What are the tips to install drivers for your IBM ThinkPad T60?
Drivers are the link between the hardware components and the Operating System installed on a computer. Drivers are essential for the hardware components to understand the requirements of the Operating System and also for the OS to understand the various codes generated by the components when the drivers are in operation. These differ with Operating Systems and IBM ThinkPad T60 users would have to install specific drivers on their systems based on the Operating System. Drivers for IBM ThinkPad T60 can be downloaded from the official website of IBM. IBM ThinkPad T60 users can also find specific drivers for the various components within the system by browsing to the website of component manufacturer. Some of the drivers that IBM ThinkPad T60 users would have to install on the system include graphics drivers, video drivers, sound drivers, network drivers, Ethernet drivers and so on.
Following details mentioned gives users more information regarding things to keep in mind when installing drivers for IBM ThinkPad T60::
- Scan for malware
- Terminate unwanted processes
- Create restore point/data backup
Scan for malware
All IBM ThinkPad T60 users installing drivers are advised to scan the system for malware infections. Malware can cause problems when drivers are being installed by attaching themselves to the system files or the driver files and locking them/changing their working characteristics. The scanning and removal to malware should be done with the help of an updated antivirus program.
Terminate unwanted processes
Unwanted processes running in the background of the system can cause issues when installing drivers on IBM ThinkPad T60. Unwanted processes tend to interfere with the driver installation and they would inflict errors into the driver installation process. Unwanted services on the system can be terminated using the task manager utility on the system. This would ensure driver installation is uninterrupted.
Before starting with the installation of drivers on IBM ThinkPad T60, users are recommended to create a restore point along with backup of all important information on the system. The backup should be created on a removable medium so that even if some issues come up with the system after the drivers are installed, the data would be safe. The restore point can be used to restore the system to working state.
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