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PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 1:40 pm 
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Anyone gotten this guy to install on the newfangled 8.1?

I can't get past accepting the license terms; hitting Next seems to do nothing. I've tried a couple of times over the last week, and it doesn't look promising.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 3:37 pm 
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Same issue here.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 12:16 pm 
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You need to install from the command line. Assuming you are looking to install 5.02.

Start an Administrator CMD window and run:
systemupdate502-06-26-2013.exe -s -a /v"/qn"

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:47 am 
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When I was running 8.1 on my X61T, even trying to install System Update from the command line failed to work. I was having the same issues as the people above me.

Has anyone successfully gotten that to work from the command line?

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:14 am 
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I was the OP in this thread.

Yes, I did get it to work from the command line. I don't recall if it was the exact set of options suggested here, as I had subsequently found the same question and a good answer over on the Lenovo forums. So it would appear to be possible.

I'm a bit surprised Lenovo hasn't re-engineered the installation routines by now.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:04 am 
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As an update to this old thread, and for future reference, I just installed W8.1 on my T230 and System Update wouldn't install either. It turns out that you needed .NET framework 3.5, not just the latest version (4.5). Once I installed v3.5, system updated installation went smoothly.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 2:52 pm 
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rcrafte wrote:
You need to install from the command line. Assuming you are looking to install 5.02.

Start an Administrator CMD window and run:
systemupdate502-06-26-2013.exe -s -a /v"/qn"

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