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Windows 7: IBM z60m No sound?

29 Oct 2009   #1

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IBM z60m No sound?

Hello! After searching the forums, I can see other's with the same issue, however no fix posted? Does anyone know why my IBM z60m has no sound after a clean install of Windows 7? I had sound before? Now I have nothing, not even with external speakers or headphones. When I go to the device manager, it just says High definition sound device. When I go to manage sound devices it says high definition device ready, but it won't put out sound when I run the test. I have searched lenovo for sound card drivers, however apparently it is onboard and I can't get a clear set of drivers for the motherboard. Anyone fixed this issue with the z60m? Real bummer, nice laptop, no sound, no help from lenovo either.

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29 Oct 2009   #2

windows 7

Ok, after digging around on the net for an hour, I downloaded the HD audio drivers for win7 here: Realtek

I don't have the screen controls back (operated by the hard buttons at the top of the keyboard) but that's OK at least I have sound now.
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09 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7
Solved sound problem with z60m audio

I posted a solution in this thread:
Lenovo Z60m
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04 May 2012   #4

Windows 7 Pro

I had the same problem, by upgrading the BIOS it fixed the problem.
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