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IBM ThinkPad T60. No sound & internal wireless modem is dead

I have an IBM ThinkPad T60. I no longer get sound from the internal speakers or through the headphone jack. In addition, the internal wireless modem no longer works. Any ideas on how I can fix these two problems. Thanks, Frank

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  • fxlong Mar 12, 2009

    I reinstalled the sound driver, but this did not fix the problem. I suspect it's a hardware issue, but I don't know where to begin.

  • fxlong Mar 12, 2009

    Thanks David. Is the motherboard replacement a job I can do myself, or does it require special equipment. Will I loose everything on my hard drive?

  • fxlong Mar 12, 2009

    Thanks for the support

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Sounds like you need to reinstall the sound driver, the should be located on your computer, or you can download then from IBM's website

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Hope this helps, if so please rate accordingly.


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    David Fitch Mar 12, 2009

    If you reinstalled the sound driver, then it may be a hardware issue, if so the only recourse is replacing the motherboard since the soud one the laptop is built into the motherboard itself...

    Same thing for the wireless modem as well, if you downloaded the drivers then the only thing left is to replace thepart.



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    David Fitch Mar 12, 2009

    It can be done by you, the hardest part will be finding a replacement, you should be able to retain your data because it is on the hard drive which will be removed from the laptop before hand...

    Let me know if you have any more questions

    P.S. there will be a lot of screws, I suggest getting a nice piece of rigid insulation and using it to push your screws into so it will be a litle easire to remember where they go back....



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