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Windows 7: No Sound in my lap-top


28 Apr 2009   #1

Windows 7 Build 7201 X64 bit
 
 
No Sound in my lap-top

Hello, I have a IBM T61 laptop computer with Windows 7 build 7077, and I can't hear any music or anything, but my wolume control shows me some activity. Can anyone help me.

ps I have updated everything but nothing works

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28 Apr 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Check device manager for any problem devices: Open Start, type devmgmt.msc, press Enter. Look for yellow icons. Post back.
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28 Apr 2009   #3

Windows 7 Build 7201
 
 

Well the T61 has a soundmax audio card I would try a older driver either a 32bit or a 64bit. I know with my lappy I had to run a differant Realtek driver to get the audio work. Windows supplied driver used a HD output driver not a Analog output driver.
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28 Apr 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by elmopio View Post
Well the T61 has a soundmax audio card I would try a older driver either a 32bit or a 64bit. I know with my lappy I had to run a differant Realtek driver to get the audio work. Windows supplied driver used a HD output driver not a Analog output driver.
This description is consistent with the described behavior. I don't think I would try an older driver as thats prone to failure as usually only the newest drivers are WHQL-certified for Windows 7. I'd start by looking at the mixer device:

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29 Apr 2009   #5

Windows 7 Build 7201 X64 bit
 
 

Okey,

Device Manager
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And the audio when playing a movie
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Just let me know if you need anything else


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29 Apr 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Perhaps elmopio is on the right track then. Apparently there is a specific version of these drivers that outputs to the analog port connected to the speakers. This one apparently does not even though it shows that it does in the volume mixer. Here's the latest SoundMax Integrated Digital HD Audio Driver from the Microsoft Update Catalog. It's a manual install so you'll have to right click the SoundMAX device in the device manager, select Update and don't let it search, show it right where the extracted driver is.

http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/561353/X8...b0d8d26057.cab
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29 Apr 2009   #7

Windows 7 Build 7201 X64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baarod View Post
Perhaps elmopio is on the right track then. Apparently there is a specific version of these drivers that outputs to the analog port connected to the speakers. This one apparently does not even though it shows that it does in the volume mixer. Here's the latest SoundMax Integrated Digital HD Audio Driver from the Microsoft Update Catalog. It's a manual install so you'll have to right click the SoundMAX device in the device manager, select Update and don't let it search, show it right where the extracted driver is.

Where is the link???
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29 Apr 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kallib85 View Post
Where is the link???
Whaddya mean?
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29 Apr 2009   #9

Windows 7 Build 7201 X64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baarod View Post
Here's the latest SoundMax Integrated Digital HD Audio Driver from the Microsoft Update Catalog. It's a manual install so you'll have to right click the SoundMAX device in the device manager, select Update and don't let it search, show it right where the extracted driver is.
Did you mean that i have to look for the driver or,what are you trying to tell me
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29 Apr 2009   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kallib85 View Post
Did you mean that i have to look for the driver or,what are you trying to tell me
There's a link up there now. Scroll up...
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