Upgraded OS and now, no sound with video or websites
I have an IBM Thinkpad A30, just upgraded from Windows ME to Windows 2000, now I have no audio or sound when I watch videos or visit websites. I hear standard alert dings and bells, but no other type of audio playback.
I tried to download drivers, etc, but I'm obviously missin' something. Can you help? Thanks! ~mona~
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The OS will ,USUALLY, apply a generic driver to the Graphics Adapter, and most essential components. Not always, but usually, when it boots the first thing you do is Windows Updates. You may have problems with some hardware when doing a OS upgrade.It can be tricky. If, say, you jump from XP to 7, you may be able to use vista drivers. Your in luck, on the ThinkPad R31 support website Vista and Win 7 drivers are available, SEE: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?&DocID=HT072387 Go with Win 7, if you have that option.
If you have an XP COA on the bottom you can use (borrow) any XP restore disk (doesn't matter what mfg) or a standard XP disk to restore the OS. You can also buy a CD on eBay for less than $10 but you will of course need the COA.