System Update fails to install WLAN driver

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System Update fails to install WLAN driver

#1 Post by pgoelz » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:06 am

Thinkpad X1C, gen 3, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Win10 15063.540

For some reason, Lenovo System Update repeatedly fails to install the WLAN driver for the Intel AC7265 card. Every time I run System Update, it sees the currently installed version 19.51.0.4, downloads and (it claims) installs version 19.70.0 and then tells me to reboot. However, after reboot I am still on 19.51.0.4. When I run System Update again, it once again tries to download and update but after the reboot I am still on 19.51.0.4.

Unlike another thread on a similar issue, OTHER updates found by System Update DO get installed correctly.

I would not stress about this too much, but I am seeing some some small networking quirks while running RDP and I am hoping a driver update might fix it.

Anyone have any words of wisdom?

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Re: System Update fails to install WLAN driver

#2 Post by RealBlackStuff » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:40 am

You need to find the hardware IDs of the WLAN, then go into Group Policy Editor and tell W10 to keep its effing mitts of that driver!
https://superuser.com/questions/901803/ ... fic-driver


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