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Audio Not working.

I tried using ear phones in the audio jack but I don´t hear any voice. But the driver seem to be right. Driver : SoundMax Integrated Digital Audio.

The driver got installed properly. I tried uninstalling and installing the driver but still the problem persists. I am not sure what is the problem.

If any one know the solution please let me know.

Thanks in Advance.

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  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2007

    after formating my PC the sond dosn't work, why

    plise ask my ,am so axated

  • vela Jan 12, 2008

    i have a similar problem with the audio on the x41 tablet. the driver is the latest and i have uninstalled and reinstalled it. the audio is from soundmax. the problem is that sometimes the sound comes on by itself but most of the time there is no audio!

    help!

    bala velan,bangalore

  • MickOmun Jan 16, 2008

    I have x41 Tablet > up-graded to Vista because my fingerprint reader quit along with password. It installed fine but no audio > installed soundmax - and updated driver - checked device man. it shows ok. The mixer shows it is working and even displays varing volume > but NO Sound.

    Drivers say latest up-date installed. All other devices seem functional.

  • Anonymous Sep 25, 2008

    Similar problem. Put vista on my x41 tablet about 2 weeks ago. Sound has been working. Suddenly it stopped. It is as if the ibm button is stuck on mute.



    Just as I was typing this, I unplugged the power cord to see if I would get the loud beep associated with that action. I didn't but after I put the plug back in and the ibm buttons worked again.



    Whatever is/was wrong was directly associated with the IBM buttons because I didn't change any settings.



    Scared to mute with ibm buttons now

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Hi. i had the same problem all audio worked just when i pluged earphones in sound was going from speakers not from earphones. well i had before some problems with windows what may cause it. dont know why but after pressing Fn+F5 the earfone output started work corectly. probably some hardware initialization failure

hope it will work for u

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I cam accross this post in search of a solution.

Vista has been running flawlessly on my tablet for about 2 weeks, sound and Ibm buttons included.

Earlier today i was waching videos without a problem. Suddenly I can't hear anything. I check settings adjust different things repeadly try Ibm volume buttons with no luck. 99% sure it was directly related to the ibm buttons because after unplugging and replugging the machine to see if i got the loud beeep (which i didn't) after the volume up button worked as if nothing happened.

Now I am scared to use the volume buttons for fear they get stuck in mute again.

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Make sure in the advanced audio setting the sound is not muted go into your device manager and check and see if there is a yellow question mark by the sound devices if so, Make sure you are online and update the driver there, And for the other guy who asked you to go into device manager and update drivers you should be on your way in no time... Let me know if it works please If not we can figure out another way to fix it for you.. thanks and Happy Holidays

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