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Downloads of v


Last Update:

06 Nov 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Lenovo


lenovo thinkvantage thinkpad thinkcenter thinkstation system update bios drivers admin

Lenovo System Update

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Downloads of v



Software Author(s):

  • Lenovo

Lenovo System Update

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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Exemption:

Only installs successfully on Lenovo hardware.


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Lenovo System Update, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Lenovo System Update, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Lenovo System Update, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade lenovo-thinkvantage-system-update -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade lenovo-thinkvantage-system-update -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install lenovo-thinkvantage-system-update
    name: lenovo-thinkvantage-system-update
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'lenovo-thinkvantage-system-update' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller lenovo-thinkvantage-system-update
    Name     = "lenovo-thinkvantage-system-update"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'lenovo-thinkvantage-system-update':
  ensure   => '',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 07 Nov 2023.


Lenovo System Update

System Update downloads software, driver and BIOS updates from a Lenovo server directly over the Internet without requiring specific user knowledge of where the package is located or if it is needed by the target system.

Other ways in which ThinkVantage Technologies help you keep your system up to date and secure are:

  • Provides a direct connection to Lenovo Service and Support for ThinkPad and ThinkCentre drivers, software and BIOS updates.
  • Helps maximize your system performance and minimize security vulnerability.
Supported Systems

ThinkVantage System Update is supported on the following systems:

  • Lenovo 3000 C100, C200, N100, N200, V100, V200
  • Lenovo 3000 J100, J105, J110, J115, J200, J200p, J205, S200, S200p, S205
  • All ThinkPad
  • All ThinkCentre
  • All ThinkStation
  • Lenovo V/B/K/E Series

Note: ThinkPad S440 & S540 does not support Windows 8.1

ThinkVantage System Update will support additional models as content is created for them.

Supported Operating Systems

The following operating system are supported:

  • Microsoft Windows 11
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 7

Package updates

This package is automatically updated by referencing the data feed provided by Lenovo. Should it be outdated by more than a few days please leave a comment below.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName= 'lenovo-thinkvantage-system-update'
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = 'https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/thinkvantage_en/system_update_5.08.02.25.exe'
$checksum   = '0D2E68C006E6A973BB09C85B3B90D8B5FE99F400DEE8778DE59ADBAF5B84D48F'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  url           = $url
  softwareName  = 'Lenovo System Update'
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  validExitCodes= @(0)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName = 'lenovo-thinkvantage-system-update'
$softwareName = 'Lenovo System Update'
$installerType = 'MSI' # Installed as .exe, but uninstall as .MSI!

$silentArgs = '/qn /norestart'
$validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1605, 1614, 1641)
if ($installerType -ne 'MSI') {

$uninstalled = $false
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $softwareName

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | % { 
    $file = "$($_.UninstallString)"

    if ($installerType -eq 'MSI') {
      $silentArgs = "$($_.PSChildName) $silentArgs"

      $file = ''

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                -FileType $installerType `
                                -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                                -File "$file"
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
  $key | % {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Lenovo System Update 212258 Thursday, February 16, 2023 Approved
Lenovo System Update 24850 Wednesday, January 11, 2023 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0140 35853 Friday, October 21, 2022 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0139 21932 Thursday, September 29, 2022 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0137 24185 Wednesday, August 24, 2022 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0136 48777 Friday, April 1, 2022 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0131 82378 Thursday, October 14, 2021 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0127 20291 Friday, August 6, 2021 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0124 16394 Monday, June 7, 2021 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0118 21765 Saturday, March 6, 2021 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0117 6774 Saturday, February 13, 2021 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0113 5071 Thursday, February 4, 2021 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0110 19965 Thursday, October 1, 2020 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0106 9106 Monday, August 17, 2020 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0097 5632 Sunday, July 12, 2020 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0096 7265 Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0095 3811 Saturday, April 4, 2020 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0093 5052 Thursday, February 27, 2020 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0092 5704 Friday, January 17, 2020 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0088 11798 Thursday, September 19, 2019 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0084 8749 Monday, June 24, 2019 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0078 7667 Monday, March 4, 2019 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0074 4236 Monday, November 19, 2018 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0072 6295 Thursday, May 17, 2018 Approved
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0070 2048 Sunday, February 11, 2018 Approved
Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update 5.07.0065 1701 Thursday, October 19, 2017 Approved
Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update 5.07.0059 1166 Thursday, July 13, 2017 Approved
Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update 5.07.0053 713 Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Approved
Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update 5.07.0045 525 Thursday, June 22, 2017 Approved
Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update 5.07.0032 879 Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Approved

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