Install IBM® ThinkPad T60 Drivers
What are the important points that one should keep in mind while installing latest drivers on IBM ThinkPad T60 laptop?
IBM ThinkPad T60 is a performance machine designed for extreme user. It comes preinstalled with an Intel T2500 2.0GHz Core Duo processor, 100GB 5400RPM SATA hard disk, 1GB (1,024MB) (configurable up to 4GB) RAM, ATI X1400 128MB graphics card, Multi-Burner DVD recordable optical drive, Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (802.11 a/b/g), wireless card, Bluetooth 2.0, InfraRed and many other components. All the above mentioned components on IBM ThinkPad T60 requires drivers to function. Drivers are the link between the hardware components and the Operating System installed on the system. Drivers are essential for the Operating System to understand the various commands given by the user and also for the OS to understand the codes produced by the components. Drivers for IBM ThinkPad T60 can be obtained from the official website of IBM. IBM ThinkPad T60 users can also get drivers using driver related software such as Driver Genius or using the official website of the component manufacturer. For this, users would have to get detailed list of components within IBM ThinkPad T60 using software such as Speccy.
Following details give users more information regarding things to keep in mind while installing drivers on IBM ThinkPad T60:
- Create restore point
- Verify system files
- Terminate unwanted services
Create restore point
Before starting with the installation of drivers for IBM ThinkPad T60, users are advised to create a restore point. The restore point should be created so that if some problems such as driver clashes or stability problems are coming up with the system after the installation of some of the drivers, the system can be restored to a time when the drivers were not installed.
Verify system files
While installing drivers for IBM ThinkPad T60, users are recommended to check and verify the integrity of the system files on the OS. The condition of the system files on the OS must be checked using the sfc/scannow command in the CMD. If system files are found damaged, the OS would have to be repaired using the installation disk and the default OS repair tool. If some of the system files to be associated with the drivers are damaged, the driver installation would run into unexpected errors.
All IBM ThinkPad T60 users installing drivers are suggested to terminate all unwanted services on the system before the installation process is initialized. Unwanted services on the system should be stopped so that they would not interfere with the driver installation process and cause some problems. Unwanted services on the system can be terminated using the task manager of the system.
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