Enabling audio over HDMI - ThinkPad SL410, SL510

How to enable audio over HDMI.

Affected configurations

Any SL410 or SL510 connected via HDMI cable to a TV / Monitor.


With the HDMI device connected, perform the following steps.

For Windows XP:

  1. Close all windows
  2. In the control panel, open Sounds and Audio Devices
  3. Select the Audio tab
  4. Under Sound Playback, select HDMI Device
  5. Click OK

HDMI audio for Windows XP

For Windows 7:

  1. Close all windows
  2. In the control panel, open Sound
  3. Select the Playback tab
  4. Select the HDMI device
  5. Click OK

Audio for Windows 7

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2. Product usage and general troubleshooting tips
3. Lenovo Support Forum
4. Technical Support Call Centre

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Document ID : HT005345
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-74938
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