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Sound prob i have no sound from any speakers. if i adjust volume i can hear a 'crackle' at the point where i adjust - eg - silence crackle, silence crackle. any advice?? ef

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  • devilsduce Jan 24, 2009

    r40 had sound now no sound i hook up usb speakers and full volume and I can hear very little sound but i can hear it when i have my ear right up against the speaker the speakers do work as they are new and tested them on other laptop sound drivers never changed any help would be good Oh yeah cd rom shows up in my computer then gone then its there then gone i do the add new hardware and its back then gone again I like my Ibm but damn this is painfull

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Thinkpad r40e

it may be the driver but it just cut out mid track,

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Let me know what the Type Numeric Number and Model Number on the bottom of the laptop is. I can look on IBM website and see where the hard drive is in located to the speaker. It has happen on some HP and Toshiba I know from experience where the hard drive causes the speakers to crackle. Not sure why, maybe not enough shielding. The type has 4 Numeric Characters and the Model has 3 Alpha/Numeric Characters.

Let me know

comier957

Posted on Aug 10, 2008

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