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Audio driver for Windows XP, 2000 - ThinkPad R52, T43/p, X41, X41 Tablet

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Audio Driver

7959.0859375 KB
Windows XP (32-bit)
5.12.01.5300
6/7/2005
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4.96484375 KB
Windows XP (32-bit)
5.12.01.5300
6/7/2005
This package provides the audio driver for Microsoft Windows XP Tablet Edition 2005, 2000, and XP.

This package enables or updates the audio function of the following ThinkPad computers:
- ThinkPad R52
- ThinkPad T43, T43p
- ThinkPad X41, X41 Tablet

Note: This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.
Additional information
This Additional Information field contains the following sections
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Determining which version is installed

Summary of changes
Version 5.12.01.5240
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad T43, T43p
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad R52 (added)
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad X41 (added)

Version 5.12.01.5300

  • (New) Support for ThinkPad X41 Tablet
Installation instructions
Note: This driver can be installed with the Software Installer, or by following the instructions below.

Clean install
  1. Start Windows and log on with the user ID authorized as an administrator for Windows 2000/XP.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard drive.
  3. Click Start and then click Run.
  4. Type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\AUDIO\SETUP.EXE in the Open box and click OK.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  6. Click Finish and reboot the system when prompted in order to complete the installation.

Update install
Note: Remove any previously installed driver using the uninstall step in the next section.
  1. Start Windows and log on with the user ID authorized as an administrator for Windows 2000/XP.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start and then click Run.
  4. Type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\AUDIO\SETUP.EXE in the Open box and click OK.
  5. If the dialog box appears, select Reinstall or Update and then click Next.
  6. Click Finish to reboot the system and complete the installation.

Unattended install for Windows 2000/XP
Note: This is for system administrators' use only.
  1. Start Windows and log on with the user ID authorized as an administrator for Windows 2000/XP.
  2. Extract this package onto the hard disk drive.
  3. Click Start and then click Run.
  4. Type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\AUDIO\SETUP.EXE -S -SMS in the Open box and click OK.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Uninstall
  1. Start Windows and log on with the user ID authorized as an administrator for Windows 2000/XP.
  2. Depending on the operating system choose one of the following paths:
    • For Windows 98SE/Me/2000, click Start, select Settings, then click Control Panel.
    • For Windows XP, click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  3. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  4. Click SoundMax, and then click Change/Remove or Add/Remove.
  5. Select Remove or OK, then click Next or OK.
  6. Click Finish or OK and reboot the system to fully uninstall the drivers.

Determining which version is installed

Windows 2000
  1. Start Windows.
  2. Click Start, select Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  3. Double-click System.
  4. Click the Hardware tab at the top of the System Properties window.
  5. Click Device Manager.
  6. Expand the Sound, video and game controllers section.
  7. Select SoundMax Integrated Digital Audio.
  8. Right-click SoundMax Integrated Digital Audio, and select Properties.
  9. Click the Driver tab.
  10. Click Driver Details.
  11. Sselect C:\winnt\system32\drivers\smwdm.sys to display the version number, where C:\winnt is the location the operating system is installed. (Confirm the last 4 digits match the version)

Windows XP
  1. Start Windows XP.
  2. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  3. Click Performance and Maintenance.
  4. Click System.
  5. Click the Hardware tab.
  6. Click Device Manager.
  7. Expand the Sound, video and game controllers section.
  8. Select SoundMax Integrated Digital Audio.
  9. Right-click SoundMax Integrated Digital Audio, and select Properties.
  10. Click the Driver tab.
  11. Click Driver Details.
  12. Select C:\winnt\system32\drivers\smwdm.sys to display the version number, where C:\winnt is the location the operating system is installed. (Confirm the last 4 digits match the version)