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Conexant Audio Driver for Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), XP - ThinkPad

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Conexant Audio Software

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Windows Vista (32-Bit)
Windows Vista (64-Bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
4.92.15.0 / 3.64.15.0
10/11/2011
README for Conexant Audio Software

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Windows Vista (32-Bit)
Windows Vista (64-Bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
4.92.15.0 / 3.64.15.0
10/11/2011

This package installs the software (Conexant Audio Software) to enable the following device.

  • Conexant High Definition SmartAudio 221
  • Conexant 20561 SmartAudio HD

Notes:

  • If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.
  • This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.

 

Contents
Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of Changes
Requirements
Installation Instructions
Determining which Version is Installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • R400, R500
  • T400, T500
  • W500, W700, W700ds
  • X200, X200s, X200 Tablet, X301

 

Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005

 

Summary of Changes

Where:

  • < > Version numbers
  • Vista Windows Vista
  • XP Windows XP
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version <4.92.15.0 (Vista) / 3.64.15.0 (XP)> (6ea118ww)

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue wherein the computer might hang with a blue screen while recording sound after installing Cisco Agent.

Version <4.92.15.0 (Vista) / 3.64.14.0 (XP)> (6ea117ww)

  • (Fix) The Peak Meter in the right pane of the Volume Mixer page meter was removed. This Vista/XP version has the consistency with Windows 7 version in the look and feel of the SmartAudio II.

Version <4.92.15.0 (Vista) / 3.64.14.0 (XP)> (6ea116ww)

  • (New) Improved that the customized settings of Phantom Speakers/3D Immersion in the Smart EQ/3D Settings page was retained after driver installation.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the On Screen Display displayed the current audio volume setting when changing the microphone level.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the SmartAudio II application might hang when launched if the "Run in System Tray" was enabled during tablet mode.

Note:
Please refer to the README file under the "File details" section for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

 

Requirements

 

Installation Instructions

Notes:

Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click the Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with an administrator account.
  2. Locate the folder where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  6. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

Silent Install

Note: This is for system administrators' use only.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute setup.exe with the -s option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup -s

 

Determining which version is installed

[Windows Vista]

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
  3. At the left pane, click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Sound, video and game controllers category.
  5. Double-click either of the following devices:
    • Conexant High Definition SmartAudio 221
    • Conexant 20561 SmartAudio HD
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.

[Windows XP]

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click My Computer, then click Properties.
  3. Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Sound, video and game controllers category.
  5. Double-click either of the following devices:
    • Conexant High Definition SmartAudio 221
    • Conexant 20561 SmartAudio HD
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.