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Application Software Limitations When Updating to Windows 8.1 on ThinkCentre and ThinkStation Desktop Computers

This document provides important information about application software when you update your computer operating system from Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 8 to Windows 8.1. For instructions on updating to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8, refer to the document Updating to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8 on ThinkCentre and ThinkStation Desktop Computers - General.

Applications that are recommended to be uninstalled before updating to Windows 8.1 (Lenovo applications)

The following applications are not compatible with Windows 8.1. It is recommended that you uninstall them before updating to Windows 8.1. You can update to Windows 8.1 without uninstalling these applications, but you might encounter problems when running them on Windows 8.1. After updating to Windows 8.1, find either a latest version of an application or an alternative application that supports Windows 8.1 from the Lenovo Support Web site at http://www.lenovo.com/support. You might not see all of these applications listed on your computer.

Applications that are recommended to be uninstalled before updating to Windows 8.1 (Third-party applications)

The following applications are not compatible with Windows 8.1. It is recommended that you uninstall them before updating to Windows 8.1. You can update to Windows 8.1 without uninstalling these applications, but you might encounter problems when running them on Windows 8.1. After updating to Windows 8.1, find either a latest version of an application or an alternative application that supports Windows 8.1 from the Web site of the application vendor.

Application name

Third-party vendor name

AMD(R) Catalyst(TM) Control Center

AMD

Dolby Home Theater

Dolby

Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology Settings

Intel

PowerDVD Create

CyberLink

Trademarks

Lenovo, ThinkCentre, ThinkStation, and ThinkVantage are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both.

AMD is registered trademark of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Intel is trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

Other company, product, or service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.