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Repairing a thinkpad r40. Can't get the sound to play

I'm repairing a thinkpad r40. Can't get the sound to play. went thru all trouble shooting on lenovos page.

put new hard drive clean & install of xp. updated bios and audio drivers. dxdiag.exe says no sound card present and under device manager there are a series of yellow question marks infront of the multimedia controller devices.

any ideas?

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  • frankdanfelt May 11, 2010

    Make sure your using the correct driver. If you can leave me a email address I am sure I can help you. I use the T-40 myself, and its a great notebook.

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Yellow question marks would normally indicate that the drivers aren't installed.

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